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5 dead, child wounded after series of California shootings

Deadly California Shooting

A gunman killed four people and wounded a number of others at random Tuesday at multiple locations in rural Northern California, including an elementary school, before police shot him dead, authorities said.


Teachers endure assaults in school for behaviorally disabled teens

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Teachers are verbally and physically assaulted on a regular basis. But many of the students have mental or emotional disorders that might make prevention difficult. 

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Ex-Cache County Sheriff's deputy sentenced in K-9 death

Endy Cache County police dog

Former Cache County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Whittier received his sentence in 1st District Court Monday for the death of his K-9 officer, Endy. 

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Demonstrators protest death of Ogden man at Halloween party

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The protest was conducted at the same spot where Torrence was found unresponsive following a fight outside a Halloween party that took place nearby.

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Utah family of 4 found dead in apparent murder-suicide

Utah Family Murder Suicide

A Utah family of four and their dog have been found dead with gunshot wounds in an apparent murder-suicide, police said Friday.

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Details, rumors around Ogden man's Halloween death proving difficult to confirm

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Police and responded to a call of a large fight near 700 24th St. in Ogden on Saturday, Oct. 28, according to a press release from the Ogden Police Department. When the dust cleared, they found Torrence unresponsive and transported him to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.


West Haven man pleads guilty for his role in deadly 2016 Ogden car crash

Kyle Branden Yepez mugshot

Kyle Branden Yepez, 21, had three misdemeanor charges dropped in return for a guilty plea to one count of operating a vehicle negligently and causing injury or death, a third-degree felony.

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Missing South Ogden man found in Idaho

Walter Leodolter

Walter Leodolter, 86, was last seen around noon Wednesday, Nov. 8, at his home at 5900 S. 1100 East in South Ogden. He was found Thursday morning. 


Sentencing of Galindo, convicted of attempted murder, moved to December

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Pending any additional issues, Patrick Galindo will be sentenced on Dec. 6 in Ogden’s 2nd District Court.

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Syracuse Police: Juvenile arrested on aggravated assault, arson charges

Syracuse police patch

Police booked a male juvenile into Farmington Bay Youth Center after he allegedly brandished a knife and set a fire near a dumpster at Syracuse High School Wednesday, Nov. 8.

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