An anticipated payout to Utah as part of a national settlement with drug companies could strengthen programs to help those in crisis, equip people with an overdose-reversing drug and safely dispose of leftover prescription pills, Attorney General Sean Reyes said Thursday.
Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill says he believes two Herriman officers had no choice in October 2020 but to use deadly force against a man who fired several rounds in a Herriman neighborhood before sliding his way under a van and reaching for a gun.
Donna Miller has accepted $152,000 as part of a settlement after suing Murray police for racial bias in a traffic stop that left her facing criminal charges for a time. She says she didn't drink a drop or do any drugs.
It's been a long wait for Utah inmates and their family members, who have waited more than a year to see each other in person. They can't hold hands or embrace under current protocol, but that may change soon.
Ethan Hunsaker pleaded guilty and mentally ill on Tuesday in the death of Ashlyn Black. The plea allows him to potentially receive mental health treatment at the Utah State Hospital before he serves time at the Utah State Prison.