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Police & Fire

Weber Sheriff's Office: Fired evidence room worker was 'under the influence'

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The sheriff’s office issued a press release Wednesday afternoon saying an investigation is underway regarding the firing of the civilian, non-sworn employee. 


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Drunk driving in Utah: Fewer crashes happening but those that do are deadlier

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Fewer alcohol-related crashes occurred in Utah over the past decade, but these crashes have become deadlier.


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Cellphones aren't the only thing distracting Utah drivers on the road

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From 2007 to 2016, 221 people lost their lives to road crashes involving distracted drivers, accounting for nine percent of Utah’s overall traffic deaths. 


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Clinton police release name of man killed in Monday night shooting

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Clinton Police Lt. Shawn Stoker said police were first dispatched at 9:32 p.m. Monday to a call of shots fired near 1132 N. 1000 West in Clinton. Several shots were fired and multiple vehicles were reportedly seen leaving the area without their headlights on, Stoker said.


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Utah reports to feds omit inmates 'released' from custody after deadly incidents

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Her death, and the deaths of three others in similar situations, were not included in federal reports because law enforcement officials argue they weren’t “in-custody” when they died.


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Family of 9 displaced after early morning house fire

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An early morning house fire left a family of nine displaced after causing an estimated $100,000 of damages to the home in Ogden.


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Data shows that Weber County has the worst drivers in Utah

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Weber County ranked last in safety among all Utah counties in 2016, earning the title three times in the past five years. It ranked the second worst in 2014 and 2015.


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Just how dangerous are Utah's roads?

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Road crashes killed 272 people in Utah in 2017, a decline for the first time in the past five years, according to preliminary data from the Utah Department of Public Safety.


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Man found dead after Clinton shooting

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One man is dead, and Clinton Police are looking to speak with anyone who may have information regarding his death and reports of shots fired around 9:30 p.m. Monday.


Courts

Medical examiner says Angelina Costello had brain hemorrhages, cigarette burns

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A forensic pathologist from the state Medical Examiner’s Office testified that he found cigarette burns on Angelina Costello’s face, lower back and several fingers. 


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