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Utah man sent to prison for robbing eastern Idaho bank

Eric Grossarth, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Sep 16th - 9:20am

A Utah man who robbed Ireland Bank in March was sent to prison Friday.

A California woman dreamt she swallowed her engagement ring. Turns out she actually did it in her sleep

Amir Vera, CNN  |  Posted Sep 16th - 8:12am

Jenna Evans was having one of those dreams that felt too real to be true.

Vapes spiked with illegal drugs show dark side of CBD craze

Holbrook Mohr, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 7:47am

Jay Jenkins says he hesitated when a buddy suggested they vape CBD. “It’ll relax you,” the friend assured. The vapor that Jenkins inhaled didn’t relax him. After two puffs, he ended up in a coma.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Sean Walker, KSL.com and Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 16th - 7:21am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

Coach Kim: When you get mad, you get stupid

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 16th - 7:05am

I heard this recently: “When you get mad you get stupid." I immediately recognized it as truth. In this useful edition of LIFEadvice, I'll share a process that will help you fight smarter.

After bankruptcy filing, Purdue Pharma may not be off hook

Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 12:13am

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners expressed sympathy but not responsibility for the nation’s opioid crisis as the company filed for bankruptcy protection late Sunday night, part of a move to settle some 2,600 lawsuits — most from state and local governments.

Energy prices spike after Saudi oil attack as US blames Iran

Jon Gambrell and Aya Batrawy, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 10:09pm

Global energy prices spiked Monday by a percentage unseen since the 1991 Gulf War after a weekend attack on key oil facilities in Saudi Arabia caused the worst disruption to world supplies on record, further fueling heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S.

Locals in the NFL: BYU's Jamaal Williams loved working with Aaron Jones in Packers' Week 2 win

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 15th - 9:13pm

Jones was the workhorse back — he had 23 carries for 116 yards and a touchdown — but Williams received his own dues in the Packers’ 21-16 win over rival Minnesota.

Utah company is putting the mystery back in date nights

Finders Seekers  |  Posted Sep 15th - 9:00pm

Date nights don't have to be a big ordeal, but they are essential to any healthy relationship. Here's how to add a little mystery to your night.

Funeral held for teen killed in crash in Big Cottonwood Canyon

Garna Mejia, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 15th - 8:33pm

“She was a perfect granddaughter who loved everyone.”

Utah Shakespeare Festival to tour state's public schools with suicide prevention play

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 15th - 7:13pm

The Utah Shakespeare Festival is hitting the road with the play "Every Brilliant Thing," traveling to high schools throughout the state to bring its message of hope to the young Utahns who may need it the most.

Quintero's brace helps Minnesota drop Real Salt Lake to 4th in West

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 15th - 6:30pm

Darwin Quintero had a brace for Minnesota, which overcame Albert Rusnak's early goal, to take a 3-1 win Sunday afternoon over Real Salt Lake at Allianz Field in St. Paul, Minnesota.

High school students get a look at high-paying technical jobs

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Sep 15th - 5:54pm

With unemployment in Utah below 3%, a number of industries are struggling to find enough qualified workers to fill positions in high-paying technical fields.

'It' is tops again; 'Hustlers' full of flash at box office

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 5:08pm

It wasn't quite enough to take down Pennywise the clown, but Jennifer Lopez and the scheming strippers of "Hustlers" topped even the high expectations they brought to the weekend box office.

Bonneville speed racer in critical condition after 350 mph crash

Graham Dudley, KSL.com and Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 15th - 4:17pm

A Bonneville Speed Week racer has been airlifted from the Salt Flats Race Track after he was involved in a wreck at over 350 mph.

2 in critical condition after crash in Highland

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 15th - 3:51pm

Two motorcyclists were hit by a four-door sedan pulling out onto North County Road this morning, authorities say.

Legal showdown looms over House subpoena to intel director

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 3:12pm

The acting director of national intelligence is refusing to comply with a subpoena to turn over a whistleblower complaint , setting up a legal showdown this week between the Trump administration and a House committee.

Have You Seen This? Arizona high school “Marvels” like nobody’s watching

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 15th - 2:33pm

It sure is a unique way to watch “Avengers: Endgame.”

Power restored to thousands after outage in Salt Lake County

Graham Dudley, KSL.com and Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 15th - 1:13pm

Rocky Mountain Power said a power outage that affected 6,482 customers in West Valley City and Kearns Sunday was due to a damaged power line.

Average US price of gas down 3 cents per gallon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 1:05pm

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has dropped 3 cents per gallon (3.8 liters) over the past three weeks to $2.63.

Deer Creek Fire now 90% contained, officials say

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 15th - 12:50pm

The Wasatch County Sheriff’s Office gave an update Sunday on the Deer Creek Fire, which sparked Saturday and temporarily closed U.S. Highway 189 in Wasatch County.