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Ogden teen pleads not guilty to killing man in February; obstruction charge dropped by prosecutors

OGDEN — An Ogden teen accused of murder pleaded not guilty to charges Tuesday after prosecutors dropped one of three felonies against him. Xavier Soto, 18, entered not guilty pleas to one count of murder, a first-degree felony, and one count of possession of a dangerous weapon by a restricted person


Ogden Police arrest man for felony child abuse after 3-year-old suffers severe injury

OGDEN, Utah — A man was booked into jail and faces a felony charge of child abuse after a 3-year-old girl in his care suffered severe injury. According to a statement of probable cause, Joshua Matthew Bailey, 24, was arrested Monday by Ogden Police after an investigation that began February 12.


Officials Urge Caution As Ogden River Rises

OGDEN, Utah – As the state’s large snowpack melts, the Ogden River is continuing to rise. City officials are keeping a close eye on the rushing water, and they want residents to be mindful as they head outside to enjoy the spring weather.


Utah man charged with kidnapping, sex trafficking teen in foster care

DAVIS COUNTY, Utah (ABC4 News) - A Davis County man has been charged with kidnapping, rape and sex trafficking after a teen from Utah ended up in a Colorado hospital in 2017 saying the man had repeatedly sexually assaulted her, raped her and then tried to force her into prostitution.


Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers

Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer


Old-time passenger rail excursion being offered during Spike 150 celebrations

OGDEN — Union Pacific and Utah’s Spike 150 commission are offering railroad enthusiasts an opportunity to take a step back in time. As part of celebrations tied to the 150th anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad, the two entities are offering up a ride on UP’s “Heritage Flee


Photos: People gather at Ogden IFA barrier protest

Weber Innovation High School students and parents hold signs in protest on Monday, April 22, 2019 in front of the IFA Country Store located next door to the school. A barrier has been placed by the store blocking a road students frequently use to access school property. Parents and students claim th


Photos: Post Malone buys Subaru at Utah dealership

SALT LAKE CITY — Post Malone bought a new car in Salt Lake City last week, and the dealership is sharing photos from the musician’s visit. “We appreciate his business but more than that we appreciate him being so kind and generous,” a Facebook post from Nate Wade Subaru said. “Post Malone took the t


Chalking tires to track parking violators is unconstitutional, federal appeals court rules

SALT LAKE CITY — The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that parking enforcement officers who mark car tires with chalk to track how long the driver has been parked are acting unconstitutionally.


Emergency managers make sandbags available as Ogden River runs high

WEBER COUNTY, Utah -- The Ogden River is running high Tuesday morning and is expected to rise as much as an inch throughout the day. The river is running at about 1,000 cubic feet per second, and emergency managers said it can handle up to another 600 CFS.


Odd flooding briefly slows traffic in Ogden Canyon

OGDEN — Minor flooding made driving interesting in Ogden Canyon on Monday morning. Discharge from a hillside pipe covered State Road 39 with about eight inches of water at about 8 a.m., said Vic Saunders, Utah Department of Transportation spokesman.


Some Utah parents angry at farm supply company that blocked road near schools

OGDEN — Some parents in Ogden say a farm supply company is risking their kids' safety. After the Intermountain Farmers Association recently blocked access to a roadway on property it owns, about a dozen people gathered Monday to protest the move that they say forces students and faculty to instead n


Rare white deer spotted in Ogden, Utah

Utah native William Hagon spotted something he hadn’t seen before in Ogden, Utah, on April 20 – a rare white deer. He recorded this video of the young deer, later posting it to Facebook. Hagon described the deer as “albino” while he was filming, but he later told Storyful that he thought the deer’s


Utah lacrosse coach recognized for sensitivity to team after two suicides

BRIGHAM CITY, Utah — Box Elder County Lacrosse coach, Juan Gaytan, and his team are getting national recognition, but it's all for what they're doing to support each other off the field.


Clearfield Teen’s Math Skills Take Her To National Competition

CLEARFIELD, Utah — Katrina Michael says math is best enjoyed when you just do it for fun. The 14-year-old home-schooled math whiz says she’s always loved numbers. “It’s probably because it’s pretty straightforward,” Michael explained. “There’s no… exceptions. Whereas, like if you’re doing English, t


BBQ food truck faces backlash for ‘LGBTQ’ T-shirts

A Kentucky food truck is selling a T-shirt that says “I support LGBTQ — liberty, guns, Bible, Trump, BBQ.”. Jamie Smith, owner of Belle’s Smokin’ BBQ, drew criticism after he posted a photo of the T-shirt on social media. LGBTQ commonly stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer or que


Painter Balances Roles As Artist And Mother, Paints With Young Daughter

OGDEN, Utah — When Kwani Povi Winder had her daughter, she wondered how she could balance motherhood and art. A grant from a nonprofit arts organization helped make sure she could do both. Hers is a story of artists helping artists.


Water cleared from flooded roadway in Ogden Canyon

(KUTV) — Crews cleared water from Ogden Canyon after it flooded Monday morning. State Route 39 was covered with water between Peery Camp and Alaskan Inn. Drivers were asked to slow down and proceed with caution by the Utah Department of Transportation.


Utah rivers are running ‘high, cold and fast’ because of snow melt. 3 of them are at risk of flooding.

Huntsville • There are 150 sandbags between Wayne Hill’s family cabin and the Ogden River. During the next week or so, he expects he and his neighbors will deploy a thousand more to protect their small neighborhood along the river’s banks.


Man shot, injured while intervening in argument in Utah

WEST VALLEY CITY — A man was shot Monday evening while trying to intervene in an argument, police said. The shooting was reported about 8:15 p.m. in the area of 3850 Benview Drive in West Valley City. It started when a man crossed the street to where people were fighting, according to West Valley Po