Richard L. Worthington top crime story of 1991, December 29, 1991

Article of top news stories of 1991, printed in The Daily Spectrum (Saint George, Utah), on Sunday, December 29, 1991.

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issue," state Democratic Chairman Chairman Peter Billings Jr. said in October. The trial of the lawsuit is scheduled scheduled in April of an election year in which voters will pick a new U.S. senator and governor. Utah's $56 million effort to land the Winter Olympics for its capital city after 25 years of trying went bust on June 15 when the International International Olympic Committee voted 46-42 46-42 46-42 to give the 1998 Games to Nagano, Japan. The IOC's rejection of Salt Lake City was particularly galling to Olympics boosters confident that Utah's ability to host the Games was unrivaled among the five candidates. candidates. Indeed, all signs, save one. seemed to point to the five gold rings coming to the Crossroads Crossroads of the West in 1998. But that hurdle the awarding last year of the 1996 Summer Games to Atlanta apparently swayed an IOC unwilling to give the prize to the same country twice in a row. The top crime story of the year unfolded on Sept. 21 when Richard L. Worthington killed a nurse and took over the maternity wing of Alta View Hospital in Sandy, threatening to blow up himself and eight hostages. During the 18-hour 18-hour 18-hour ordeal, which included a baby's birth and ended without further bloodshed, Worthington Worthington let it be known he was seeking revenge against a doctor he said had given his wife a tubal ligation without his permission. Worthington, the father of eight children, pleaded innocent and his trial is scheduled for 1992. The most significant result of the Legislature's redistricting plan hammered out in a four-day four-day four-day special special session was that it prompted Rep. Wayne Owens, D-Utah, D-Utah, D-Utah, to run for the U.S. Senate in 1992. Owens said he had no choice after the GOP-dominated GOP-dominated GOP-dominated Legislature Legislature shaved some predominantly Democratic portions from his district. Elder Paul H. Dunn, a retired general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Latter-day Latter-day Saints, for decades was the faith's most spellbinding speaker and best-selling best-selling best-selling author. His personal stories of combat in the Pacific and professional professional baseball were legendary. They also were false, it turned out. The Arizona Republic reported reported in April that Dunn had fabricated fabricated many of the accounts. The churchman hedged a denial when the story broke, but months later conceded he had lied and

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  • Richard L. Worthington top crime story of 1991, December 29, 1991 — Article of top news stories of 1991, printed in The Daily Spectrum (Saint George, Utah), on Sunday, December 29, 1991.

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