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Why Stericycle's medical waste incinerator operations are leaving Utah

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Feb 21st - 9:37pm

Stericycle will cease its medical waste incineration operations in Utah after it abandoned plans to move to a Tooele County location. The move was part of a settlement agreement inked with the state over air quality violations. Discussions continue.

Man, 35, killed in Layton shooting

Ashley Imlay and Andrew Adams, KSL  |  Posted Feb 21st - 8:17pm

A man was killed Thursday evening in a shooting in Layton, police said.

102 small earthquakes shake Bluffdale area in more than a week, U. seismography reports

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 21st - 8:05pm

According to the University of Utah Seismograph Stations, there been 102 small earthquakes in Bluffdale from Feb. 13 to noon Thursday.

Abortion, socialism hot topics at Rep. Chris Stewart town hall meeting

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 21st - 7:00pm

Two top-of-mind issues for Rep. Chris Stewart riled up one of his constituents attending a midday town hall meeting at a Main Street eatery Thursday.

Man arrested after false threat leads to lockout at Weber County school, authorities say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 21st - 6:44pm

A Weber County man aimed to avoid being linked to a stolen truck Thursday morning by calling in a false school threat to distract emergency responders, authorities say.

Preemie baby born to preemie parents in the same Provo hospital

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 21st - 6:29pm

Each year, about 15 million babies are born prematurely throughout the world, but not every family has a story like one Provo couple. Some are calling it a big coincidence.

School safety bill passes Utah House on vote of 45-27

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Feb 21st - 5:48pm

The Utah House of Representatives on Thursday voted 45-27 to pass school safety legislation created in the aftermath of the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, on Feb. 14, 2018.

Utah man admits to killing newborn son he had beaten for crying

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Feb 21st - 5:15pm

A Roy father has pleaded guilty in the beating death of his newborn son, part of an agreement with prosecutors that spares him a possible death sentence.

Will Utah sales tax rate drop to 3 percent? Lawmakers waiting for latest revenue estimates

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Feb 21st - 4:40pm

The much-anticipated tax reform plan that calls for adding sales taxes to services while lowering the state rate could be hit hard by a downturn in anticipated state revenues.

Utah man charged with murder in girlfriend's stabbing death

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 21st - 4:09pm

A South Salt Lake man was charged Thursday with stabbing his 26-year-old girlfriend to death.

Husband of woman injured in cabin explosion credits neighbors for saving her life

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 21st - 3:45pm

The husband of a woman injured in a cabin explosion last week thanked those who helped save her life and called it a miracle in a statement to friends, family and media.

Skier’s GoPro captures him getting buried in avalanche

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:29pm

If you want to experience an avalanche risk-free, this skier captured his burial on a GoPro.

Utah inmate charged with attacking clerk, attempting escape

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 21st - 1:48pm

A man who police say attacked a Utah County Jail clerk in an attempt to escape has been charged.

Utah lawmaker wants to require BYU police to follow open records rules or risk decertification

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 21st - 1:24pm

A bill aimed at forcing the BYU Police Department to follow the same open records rules that all other law enforcement agencies are subjected to or risk decertification has been introduced in the Utah Legislature.

A guide to winter camping and snowpacking

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 21st - 12:31pm

Winter camping is both an appealing and intimidating idea for many people. There are few crowds, and the peaceful beauty of remote outdoor locations in the winter is hard to beat.

'I felt like it was very successful': Wasatch County tests out program to pay off warrants without arrests

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 21st - 12:14pm

Many who came to Wasatch County court Thursday weren't a part of new criminal cases entering the county court system; rather they took advantage of a new program that allowed those with warrants to pay their warrant fees without being arrested.

Utahn awaiting trial arrested in second child porn allegation

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 21st - 11:52am

A South Jordan man already facing child pornography charges was arrested again this week while out of jail awaiting his next court hearing.

A cancer drug might be useful in treating traumatic brain injuries, U. researchers say

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 21st - 11:21am

Researchers at the University of Utah and University of Washington have published a study indicating that a drug traditionally used to treat cancer may be useful in mitigating the effects of traumatic brain injuries.

Utah hate crimes bill clears first legislative hurdle, heads to Senate floor

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Feb 21st - 10:41am

Despite languishing for years, a bill that would add teeth to Utah's hate crime laws has cleared a legislative hurdle that will allow it to be heard by the full state Senate.

Utah Warriors' defensive shift already paying dividends for 2nd-year squad

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 21st - 10:14am

Two games into the league’s second season, the Warriors have flipped their original narrative on its head. No longer a team with an explosive offense and an inconsistent defense, Utah has found a defensive identity to pair with its offense.