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  • Utah medical waste incinerator proposes doubling production

    A medical waste burning plant that is leaving North Salt Lake City after being cited for toxic emissions wants to more than double production at a new facility in a rural part of the state. Stericycle Inc. is proposing to burn 18,000 tons of medical...
  • Governor gets hundreds of messages on firing-squad bill

    Utah's governor has received hundreds of messages from people around the country urging him to sign or veto a bill that would make the state the only one to allow executions by firing squad if lethal injection drugs are unavailable. Gov. Gary Herbert,...
  • Utah firing squad bill may get governor's signature

    Utah firing squad bill may get governor's signature
    Utah's governor announced Thursday that he was "leaning toward" signing a bill that would allow the use of a firing squad to execute death row inmates if lethal-injection drugs are unavailable. Republican Gov. Gary R. Herbert said that because Utah is a...
  • Utah governor says he'll likely approve firing squad bill

    Utah's governor said Thursday he is leaning toward signing a proposal that would make his state the only one to allow firing squad executions if lethal injection drugs are unavailable. Republican Gov. Gary Herbert said Utah is a capital punishment...
  • Death penalty opponents urge veto of Utah firing squad bill

    Death penalty opponents are urging Utah Gov. Gary Herbert to veto a bill allowing execution by firing squad if the state cannot obtain lethal injection drugs. Ralph Dellapiana of Utahns for Alternatives to the Death Penalty delivered a petition and a...
  • Utah plans registry for white-collar criminals to stop fraud

    In the same way a customer searching for a new laptop might consult Consumer Reports before making a purchase, Attorney General Sean Reyes wants would-be investors to consult a resource listing convicted fraudsters before handing over any money....
  • Utah lawmakers pass bill allowing for execution by firing squad

    Utah lawmakers pass bill allowing for execution by firing squad
    Utah will be able to use a firing squad to execute death row inmates when lethal-injection drugs are unavailable, as long as the governor signs a bill that cleared the state Senate on Tuesday. The bill, sponsored by Republican Rep. Paul Ray, passed by a...
  • Utah lawmakers fail to reach Medicaid expansion deal

    Before Utah lawmakers kicked off their annual session about 45 days ago, legislative leaders pledged to do something about Medicaid expansion to help thousands of the state's poor without health coverage. But the session is now over, and they walked away...
  • Victim's widow supports efforts to bring back firing squads

    The widow of a bailiff who was injured during a courthouse shooting three decades ago that led to the assailant being executed by gunfire says she supports Utah's efforts to bring back the firing squad. VelDean Kirk witnessed the 2010 firing squad...
  • Utah governor signs church-backed anti-discrimination bill

    Gov. Gary Herbert on Thursday signed into law an anti-discrimination measure that earned the support of the Mormon church amid a crowd that brought smiling clergy members together with LGBT activists draped in rainbow flags. Hundreds of people packed the...
  • Utah lawmakers: No deal on Medicaid this session

    With hours to go before Utah lawmakers wrap up their 45-day annual session, legislators and Gov. Gary Herbert announced that they can't reach a deal anytime soon about whether and how Utah will expand Medicaid. Herbert, a Republican, held a last-minute...