No one had heard from Sean Anderson in almost three weeks, but it didn’t seem unusual for a drug-addicted drifter.
Two civil rights groups are fighting for public disclosure of Utah’s closely guarded jail standards, which are maintained by a private contractor in cooperation with another non-governmental entity, the Utah Sheriffs’ Association.
FARMINGTON — Almost 16 months after Dominic Landreth died in the Davis County Jail, investigators still have not closed the case.
Utah law provides no civil remedy against a school district that allegedly is negligent in the hiring and supervision of a teacher who has sex with students, the state Court of Appeals has ruled.
Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to reflect new information provided to the Standard-Examiner.
OGDEN — Weber County has spent more than $456,000 over the past three years on contracts for public relations services and economic development ventures.
A legislator is proposing an in-depth study of death penalty costs so the state will have unambiguous answers at hand as Utah’s capital punishment debate continues.
Prompted by a series of deaths in its jail, the Davis County Sheriff’s Office has updated its policies governing inmate suicide prevention and screening of mental health and drug withdrawal risks.
Law enforcement reporting of hate crimes is fraught with contradictions and caveats, which makes Ogden’s 2016 state-leading total of eight such offenses a subject for comparative debate.