Franke Pleads Guilty To Child Abuse: KSUB News Summary
Youtube personality Ruby Franke is pleading guilty to abusing her six children. The parenting advice vlogger pleaded guilty to four counts of aggravated child abuse in a St. George courtroom yesterday. The abuse she was accused of took place over the course of several months in Washington County. Jail time could be anywhere from one to fifteen years. Franke's business partner and mental health counselor Jodi Hildebrant also faces six counts of aggravated child abuse.
State Might Sell Student Data To Charter Schools
The Utah State Board of Education is considering enacting a policy that would force public schools to share student information with charter schools. Public schools would share information including addresses and phone numbers to make it easier for charter schools to advertise directly to families. Should the policy be enacted, parents would be allowed to opt out of their child's information being shared in order to comply with the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act. Discussions are early and it is not known when the matter will be brought up to the USBE Finance Committee.
First Legal Homeless Camp Opens In Utah
The first legal homeless camp in Utah is open near 600 West and 300 South. The temporary micro-shelter is the first collaboration between the city and state, along with homeless service provider Switchpoint. The camp is capable of housing up to 50 people in small pods that look like stripped-down tiny houses. Switchpoint will run the site through April 30th with a state-led camp set to open sometime next year.
Wrong Way Driver In Fatal Crash Had History Of DUI
Officials say the woman who died Sunday morning in a wrong-way crash with a Utah Highway Patrol trooper had a history of DUIs. The crash happened on I-15 near Orem as troopers were responding to a reported wrong-way driver. The driver, who's been identified as 26-year-old Natalie Munchgesang, was pronounced dead at the scene. Court documents list her as an alcohol-restricted driver, and show she had at least two prior DUI offenses. The trooper and a passenger in Munchgesang's car were both seriously injured in the crash.
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