ALCOHOL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ALCOHOL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Two men charged with raping boy at gunpoint http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58292173-78/teen-police-wrote-charged.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58292173-78/teen-police-wrote-charged.html.csp">Two men charged with raping boy at gunpoint</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By erin alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T09:04:27.542-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 09:04AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two men, ages 25 and 40, are accused of raping a 17-year-old boy at a party in Salt Lake City. In charges filed Tuesday, police wrote that the teen was at a party Aug. 6 at a home near 300 East and 700 South, where there was “a lot of alcohol, marijuana and food.” The two men encouraged the victim and another teen to drink alcohol, police alleged. The men went into another room with the teen, and the 40-year-old told the teen to have sex with the 25-year-old, police wrote in charging documents. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58292173@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 09:04:27 MDT Slippery slopes: Booze, porn and collapsing houses ... http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58288780-82/state-valentine-utah-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58288780-82/state-valentine-utah-http.html.csp">Slippery slopes: Booze, porn and collapsing houses ...</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T13:24:03.188-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 01:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There are houses that slide down hills: — Utah law should crack down on unsafe building sites — Salt Lake Tribune Editorial “People who like to build houses on the sides of mountains are like people who like to keep tigers as domestic pets. They are beautiful and, if anything, the inherent danger just makes them more so. “It doesn’t always end well. “But, while government’s ability to protect the would-be Siegfrieds and Roys among us from themselves is limited, state and local officials should b...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58288780@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:24:03 MDT I.D. of victim in weekend I-80 fatal crash elusive http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58284533-78/crash-highway-nissan-troopers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58284533-78/crash-highway-nissan-troopers.html.csp">I.D. of victim in weekend I-80 fatal crash elusive</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T21:27:16.232-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 09:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Highway Patrol continued Monday trying to determine the identity a man killed in weekend crash on Interstate 80 near East Canyon. UHP Sgt. Todd Royce said identification of the victim was proving difficult because troopers had learned the Nissan car he was driving had been reported stolen. However, troopers did suspect that drugs or alcohol, along with excessive speed, played roles in the Sunday crash. The westbound vehicle ran off the highway to the right, striking a parked and unoccu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58284533@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 21:27:16 MDT UHP: West Valley City man identified as I-80 crash victim http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58288281-78/crash-curtis-uhp-alcohol.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58288281-78/crash-curtis-uhp-alcohol.html.csp">UHP: West Valley City man identified as I-80 crash victim</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T21:06:44.123-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 09:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Highway Patrol on Tuesday released the identity a man killed in weekend crash on Interstate 80 near East Canyon. UHP Sgt. Todd Royce said Marc D. Curtis, 48, of West Valley City, died when the stolen Nissan he was driving crashed about 8 a.m. Sunday morning on I-80 near mile marker 133. Troopers suspect that drugs or alcohol, along with excessive speed, played roles in the crash, but it remained under investigation. Furthermore, Curtis was not wearing a seatbelt, UHP said. The westboun...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58288281@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 21:06:44 MDT Man killed in Parley’s Canyon crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58281290-78/canyon-investigators-nissan-west.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58281290-78/canyon-investigators-nissan-west.html.csp">Man killed in Parley’s Canyon crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-10T21:32:15.217-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 09:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A man died in Parley’s Canyon Sunday morning after crashing into a parked vehicle. The man, who was not immediately identified, was driving west on Interstate 80 when his Nissan sedan went off the road near mile post 133, west of the East Canyon exit, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. About 7:50 a.m., he crashed into the back of a Ford pickup truck, which was unoccupied, and a small trailer. The driver was not wearing his seat belt, and investigators suspect that alcohol and drugs may have ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58281290@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 21:32:15 MDT Annual liquor sales in Utah up $20 million http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58237542-223/million-liquor-sales-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58237542-223/million-liquor-sales-utah.html.csp">Annual liquor sales in Utah up $20 million</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T11:05:42.436-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 11:05AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah alcohol sales reached another record high, growing by more than $20 million over the past year, according to a report released Tuesday by the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (DABC). During the 2013-2014 fiscal year, which ended June 30, total retail sales were $367.2 million. That’s an increase of nearly 6 percent from the previous 12 months when the state sold $346.8 million in beer, wine and spirits. The DABC also keeps yearly figures on the total number of cases of alcohol...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58237542@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:05:42 MDT No booze for D.C. folks? New Hampshire may fix law http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58230505-68/state-law-hampshire-washington.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58230505-68/state-law-hampshire-washington.html.csp">No booze for D.C. folks? New Hampshire may fix law</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HOLLY RAMER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T16:39:23.103-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 04:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Concord, N.H. • New Hampshire is assuring residents of the nation’s capital that they can purchase alcohol in the state despite a law that suggests otherwise. But cigarettes? Maybe not. The New Hampshire Liquor Commission recently told retailers they should accept Washington, D.C., driver’s licenses when determining a buyer’s age, even though state law does not explicitly include them and instead refers to licenses from “another state” or Canada. The issue came up this month when a Concord store...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582305052014-07-28T16:39:23.103-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T16:39:23.103-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58230505@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:39:23 MDT Burt’s Tiki Lounge may be first to sell Utah liquor license http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58224774-78/license-state-alcohol-liquor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58224774-78/license-state-alcohol-liquor.html.csp">Burt’s Tiki Lounge may be first to sell Utah liquor license</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T13:09:29.607-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 01:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Burt’s Tiki Lounge in Salt Lake City may become the first Utah business to sell its state liquor license for a profit. Earlier this week, the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (DABC) received a notice of “intended transfer” from the tiny bar at 726 S. State St. The document, which does not include a sale price, “is just the first step in the sale process,” said Nina McDermott, DABC director of compliance and licensing enforcement. Before it is finalized, club owners must prove there ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58224774@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:09:29 MDT Wrong-way Utah driver in court on three counts of murder http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58182652-78/mumford-hogan-crash-driving.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58182652-78/mumford-hogan-crash-driving.html.csp">Wrong-way Utah driver in court on three counts of murder</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By marissa lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T09:38:03.611-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 09:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tooele • Paul Mumford was confused when he woke up at the hospital, prosecutors said. He couldn’t remember the crash that landed him there, the high-speed collision that killed a mother and her two daughters. “Did I hurt someone?” he asked police. “Did someone die?” Mumford was charged last week with three counts of murder for the deaths of Delphine John, 44, and daughters Anaya Orozco, 3, and Deliah Ramirez, 18. He appeared Monday in a Tooele County courtroom, where he stood solemnly as 3rd D...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58182652@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:38:03 MDT Letter: Medicaid choice shows Utah life not elevated http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58158111-82/utah-state-elevated-medicaid.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58158111-82/utah-state-elevated-medicaid.html.csp">Letter: Medicaid choice shows Utah life not elevated</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T17:11:01.988-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 05:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I find Utah state government quite ironic, starting with the state Legislature. We all know there are 111,000 people who need insurance help. We also know the federal government has offered $500 million to the cause and that Utah has so far refused to take it. It was, however, very refreshing to see John C. Wester of the Catholic Diocese ask “why in a state that proudly proclaims its pro-life beliefs, political leaders are frittering away the chance to expand Medicaid.” He continued by saying it...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58158111@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:11:01 MDT Toasting July Fourth in true colonial fashion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58094856-223/washington-whiskey-distillery-percent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58094856-223/washington-whiskey-distillery-percent.html.csp">Toasting July Fourth in true colonial fashion</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHELLE LOCKE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T11:17:46.439-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 11:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">You know George Washington and John Hancock as founding fathers. But what about George Washington, successful whiskey distiller? Or John Hancock, fortified wine importer? Turns out some of that patriot spirit came in bottles. “I was surprised at how much people drank,” says Corin Hirsch, who chronicled the drinking habits of colonial-era Americans in her recently released book “Forgotten Drinks of Colonial New England: From Flips and Rattle-Skulls to Switchel and Spruce Beer.” “People were start...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580948562014-07-02T11:17:46.439-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-02T11:17:46.439-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58094856@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 11:17:46 MDT