An 18-year-old from Syracuse is facing charges after police say he crashed his car while huffing a computer-cleaning air duster. He's being cited for driving under the influence of drugs, possession of a psychotoxic chemical, failure to wear a seatbelt, and failure to stop at a stop sign.
Syracuse detective Heath Rogers says that there has been a rise in abuse of air dusters, which consist of compressed gas usually used to clean debris from keyboards and other electronics.
Even though northern Utah is forecasted to face avalanche danger this week, the lack of snow this winter has forced Ogden to cancel its Winterfest. Kerry talks to Dave Greiling about these and other developing stories.
Court papers show Teresa Freeman was charged with one count of custodial sexual relations for having sexual relations with a parolee she supervised at a Salt Lake City halfway house. The 37-year-old faces a prison term of up to five years if convicted.
The body of a yet unidentified man has been recovered in Grand Canyon National Park. According to park spokesperson Shannan Marcak the Grand Canyon Regional Communications Center received a report of a deceased person near the South Kaibab Trail.
Upon arriving at the scene, rangers found the body of an unidentified male about one-third mile from the trailhead, near Yaki Point. Rangers made their initial investigations, then carried the body to the rim. The body was first taken to the park's emergency operations center and then on to the Coconino County medical examiner.
Former uranium-mill workers and their survivors are now eligible for government compensation due to radiation exposure. A U.S. Energy Department ruling has increased a list from 3 to 20 mill tailings plants where workers may have suffered illness from the job.
Newly entitled workers from four uranium mill tailings plants in the Four Corners area can now apply for compensation and medical benefits. According to a news release, the U.S. Department of Labor is notifying newly eligible workers at seventeen plants nationwide about potential benefits.