Government

North Ogden ranks as Utah's 4th-safest city, according to FBI data

North Ogden safety

City leaders cite the inclination of residents to look out for one another, police officer efforts...

Government

Man held in Venezuela for 2 years is welcomed home by Trump

APTOPIX Venezuela Jailed American Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joshua Holt, a Utah man who traveled to Venezuela in 2016 to marry a woman he met online but soon found himself jailed and later branded the CIA’s top spy in Latin America, has been welcomed home by his family and President Donald Trump. Holt, 26, says he was “overwhelmed with...


Government

Lawyer: Trump needs informant info before Mueller interview

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani says the president wants details on the classified information shared with lawmakers about the FBI investigation into Russian election meddling before deciding on an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller. Rudy Giuliani says...


Government

Budget battle brews as Trump threatens another shutdown

Budget Battle

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has warned Congress that he will never sign another foot-tall, $1 trillion-plus government-wide spending bill like the one he did in March. His message to lawmakers in both parties: Get your act together before the next budget lands on my desk. After a brief...


Police & Fire

Review shows Davis sheriff’s office OT spending booms

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Auditors are questioning the practice of 'voluntary' overtime in the Davis County Sheriff's Office.


Government

Backchannel, 'Dracula' help free Utah man in Venezuela

Venezuela Jailed American Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — A secret backchannel led by a veteran Republican Senate staffer and a flamboyant Venezuelan official nicknamed “Dracula” broke through hostile relations between the two governments to secure the release of American prisoner Joshua Holt, who traveled to the South American country...


Government

Trump says talks with North Korea on summit going 'very well'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump says talks with North Korea on summit going ‘very well‘


Government

American freed from jail in Venezuela says he's 'overwhelmed with gratitude' to those who

WASHINGTON (AP) — American freed from jail in Venezuela says he’s ‘overwhelmed with gratitude’ to those who sought his release.


Government

Trump welcomes home American held in jail in Venezuela, says it was a 'very tough ordeal'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump welcomes home American held in jail in Venezuela, says it was a ‘very tough ordeal‘


Government

Freed after 2 years, man jailed in Venezuela returns to US

Venezuela Jailed American

A Utah man jailed in Venezuela on weapons charges nearly two years ago was released Saturday after a U.S. senator pressed for his freedom in a surprise meeting with President Nicolas Maduro days after the embattled socialist leader expelled the top American diplomat in the South American country.


Business

Court: Gov't violated privacy law for defrauded students

Student Loans For Profit Colleges

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal court has ruled that the Education Department violated privacy laws with regard to students defrauded by the Corinthian for-profit college chain. In a break with Obama administration policy, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced in December that some students cheated...


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