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Illegal vapes traced to California woman who was CBD pioneer

Oct. 21, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Some of the people rushing to emergency rooms thought the CBD vape they inhaled would help like a gentle medicine. Others puffed it for fun. What the vapors delivered instead was a jolt of synthetic marijuana, and with it an intense high of hallucinations and even seizures. More...

Speed limit going up on parkway north of Salt Lake City

Oct. 18, 2019 3:41 PM EDT

BRIGHAM CITY, Utah (AP) — The speed limit is going up on a four-lane parkway north of Salt Lake City. Drivers can start traveling 65 mph (104.6 kph) on the 14-mile (22.53-kilometer) Legacy Parkway starting Jan. 1, up from 55 mph (88.51 kph). The change was announced during the monthly meeting of the Utah...

Man who killed Utah student sentenced for Colorado killing

Oct. 17, 2019 7:32 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A man who was previously convicted of fatally shooting a University of Utah student has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing a Colorado man. Austin Boutain was sentenced Thursday for the death of 63-year-old Mitchell Ingle, of Golden, in October 2017. Boutain pleaded...

Salt Lake officer accused of relationship with parolee

Oct. 17, 2019 10:45 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Salt Lake City police officer is accused of having a sexual relationship with a parolee. The Salt Lake Tribune reported Wednesday that 42-year-old Robert Tilton Hinds is facing a felony charge of custodial sexual relations. According to charging documents, he was charged last week....

Lawyer says Arizona official miscast as human smuggler

Oct. 15, 2019 8:06 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A lawyer for an Arizona elected official charged in three states in an international adoption scheme said Tuesday prosecutors have miscast his client as a human smuggler. Attorney Matt Long said Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen cares deeply for the mothers from the Marshall Islands...

Inmate flees drug treatment program in Salt Lake City

Oct. 15, 2019 10:53 AM EDT

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a Utah County Jail inmate enrolled in a residential drug treatment program has gone missing in Salt Lake City. The Daily Herald in Provo reported Monday that 26-year-old Ryan Thomas Miller, of Orem, was last seen at the Odyssey House of Utah. Authorities say the Utah...

Police say Greenville man hit brother-in-law with car, pole

Oct. 15, 2019 10:45 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say a Greenville man is facing attempted murder charges after he allegedly hit his brother-in-law with a car and then went after him with a pole. The Deseret News in Salt Lake City reports that 30-year-old Jacobson Jacob Pelt was charged Monday with two counts of attempted...

Utah health officials issue reminder to get flu vaccination

Oct. 14, 2019 3:00 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah health officials are issuing a reminder for people to get the flu vaccine. KUTV in Salt Lake City reported Monday that the Utah Department of Health has found four patients have been hospitalized due to influenza. The agency recommends anyone age 6 months or older get the vaccine...

Police say Millcreek man assaulted child, shot at neighbor

Oct. 14, 2019 10:57 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say a suburban Salt Lake man punched a child riding a bicycle, opened fire on the child's father and then barricaded himself in his home. Authorities say a 61-year-old Millcreek man became angry Sunday afternoon over noise from children riding dirt bikes. Unified police...

Salt Lake City area man suspected of stabbing grandmother

Oct. 14, 2019 10:31 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a man in a Salt Lake City suburb allegedly stabbed his grandmother several times. KUTV in Salt Lake City reports the suspect called police Monday morning and said he had stabbed his grandmother. Unified police officers responded to the Millcreek...