Trump Rolls Back Obama's Clean-Energy Plan That Caused Problems For The Coal IndustryPresident Donald Trump's move to roll back Obama-era regulations aimed at curbing climate change comes as the coal industry is reeling from job losses, bankruptcies, pollution restrictions and growing competition from natural gas, wind and solar.
Curious Toddlers Fall Victim To OpioidsNo matter how it happens, if a 35-pound toddler grabs just one opioid pill, chews it and releases the full concentration of a time-released adult drug into their small bodies, death can come swiftly.
Mom Gets Probation For Baby's Death In DUI CrashOfficials say she was drunk and sitting in the back seat of the car with her baby in her arms without a car seat or a seat belt when the car crashed. The infant died from her injuries.
Tougher Utah DUI Law Will Mean New Approaches For Spotting OffendersIf someone is behaving normally, does not appear to be impaired but admits to having had some alcohol and faintly smells of it, it may be difficult for an officer to establish probable cause.
Utah Drops DUI Limit To .05, Lowest In NationThe change means a 150-pound man would be over the 0.05 limit after two beers, while a 120-pound woman could exceed it after a single drink.
Oregon Could Become Third State To Raise Tobacco Age To 21 The measure would raise the legal age in Oregon for possessing and buying tobacco and nicotine products from 18 to 21 beginning next year, following the leads of Hawaii in 2015 and California in 2016.
Officer: Teens Plotted Shooting Girl Who Was Texting One Of ThemThe teen and another 16-year-old boy are charged with attempted aggravated murder, aggravated robbery and obstruction of justice in the attack on Deserae Turner, 14. She survived, but her family says she has been battling for her life.
Elderly Man Admits Distributing Child Porn While Posing As Middle-Aged WomanThe plea agreement includes joint recommendation for a 97-month prison sentence and $2,000 in restitution to one of the victims.
Oklahoma Lawmaker Charged With Child Prostitution Filed Odd Bills, Frequently Missed VotesRalph Shortey was best-known for more eccentric bills, including one that would allow property owners to shoot down drones and the fetus bill, which drew national ridicule in 2012.
Attorney: Oklahoma State Senator Will Resign Amid Child Prostitution ChargesState prosecutors charged Shortey last week with engaging in child prostitution, transporting a minor for prostitution and engaging in prostitution within 1,000 feet of a church. He was released on a $100,000 bond.
Oklahoma State Senator Found With Teen In Motel Faces Child Prostitution ChargesRalph Shortey, a 35-year-old conservative Republican who has a wife and three young daughters, surrendered to authorities on charges of engaging in child prostitution, transporting a minor for prostitution and engaging in prostitution within 1,000 feet of a church. He was released after about two hours on a $100,000 bond.
Police: Man Attacked Restaurant Employee With Pipe, Said 'Get Out Of America'The man was asked to leave, but he returned minutes later yelling, "Get out of America!" He's accused of throwing a plastic object at the employee and hitting him with a pipe.