Utah’s jail standards, the operational guidelines used by sheriff’s offices to run the county lockups, are now available for public review online.
OGDEN — A hospice company should be held liable for an employee’s 81 mph rear-end crash that killed two people during an Interstate 15 stoppage, attorneys for the victims’ relatives assert in court documents.
SALT LAKE CITY — A Senate bill that would require Utah jails to report deaths, along with their causes and the role played by substance abuse, is on its way to the House.
SALT LAKE CITY — A man convicted of fatally injecting a North Ogden teenager with heroin and methamphetamine and dumping her body in Morgan County woods has lost his bid to overturn the child abuse homicide verdict against him.
SALT LAKE CITY — A bill calling for Utah jails and prisons to report inmate deaths to the state sailed through a Senate committee vote after the sponsor broadened the scope of prescription medication information that must be included.
RIVERDALE — A nonprofit sports development group and Riverdale officials are discussing a proposal to build six soccer fields on 40 acres of vacant municipal land south of the city offices.
Utah and 43 other states are allowing modern “debtors’ prison” circumstances to flourish as more low-income people are jailed or threatened with incarceration after not paying bills, a civil rights group says.
SALT LAKE CITY — County jails and the Utah Department of Corrections would be required to track and report inmate deaths to state executives and the Legislature under a bill introduced by Sen. Todd Weiler, R-Woods Cross.
SALT LAKE CITY — An Ogden man now faces trial on three felony charges after a federal judge upheld a warrantless search that yielded a handgun and methamphetamine from a black bag in front of the suspect’s home.
SALT LAKE CITY — A former Bountiful bank manager pleaded guilty to money laundering after embezzling more than $565,000 and buying a house with the diverted sum.