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Big banks saved $3.6B in taxes last quarter under new law

Ken Sweet, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 1:30pm

The nation's six big Wall Street banks posted record, or near record, profits in the first quarter, and they can thank one person in particular: President Donald Trump.

Have You Seen This? Baby bears find human hammock; bearpocalypse inevitable

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 1:15pm

Sure you think it's cute now, but wait until you find that bear waiting for you in your bed.

Wells Fargo fined $1B for mortgage, auto lending abuses

Ken Sweet, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 12:53pm

Wells Fargo will pay $1 billion to federal regulators to settle charges tied to misconduct at its mortgage and auto lending business, the latest punishment levied against the banking giant for widespread customer abuses.

Police searching for man suspected in Millcreek stabbing

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 12:52pm

Police are seeking a man suspected in a stabbing that left one person in serious condition early Friday.

Murray man admits kidnapping, sexually abusing young boys

McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 12:46pm

A Murray man accused of offenses including kidnapping and sexual abuse of young boys in six criminal cases has taken plea deals in three Ogden cases.

Man charged for alleged human trafficking, drug distribution

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 12:14pm

The Utah Attorney General's Office has charged a man with engaging in human trafficking in Salt Lake City.

Appeals court upholds Jeremy Johnson conviction, but wants prison term reviewed

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 11:32am

St. George businessman Jeremy Johnson might be spending less time in federal prison.

Defense says schedules show Cosby wasn't around for assault

Michael R. Sisak and Claudia Lauer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 11:21am

Jurors got a look at Bill Cosby's travel records on Friday as his lawyers made the case that he never visited his suburban Philadelphia mansion in the month he's accused of drugging and molesting a woman there.

Quiz: Can you tell the real vs. fake news stories?

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 11:09am

Take KSL.com’s weekly fake news quiz to keep your media literacy skills sharp.

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The amazing story of amateur runner Utah native Sarah Sellers' Boston Marathon

Doug Robinson, Deseret News  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 10:54am

Who is Sarah Sellers? That is what every media outlet in the country has been asking since the Utah native delivered her shocking second-place finish in Monday’s Boston Marathon and became one of the most sought-after interviews in the world.

Man convicted in 1996 gang killing granted parole

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 10:50am

A man who was 21 years old when he shot and killed a rival gang member, who he believed stole a half-ounce of marijuana, has been granted parole.

Brawl breaks out at Logan lacrosse game, parents claim racial tensions

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 10:38am

Police are investigating a fight that broke out during a lacrosse game at Logan High School Wednesday night. Spectators said players from the opposing team from Roy suddenly started rushing the bleachers.

Testimony continues in $50 million solar 'scheme' trial

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 10:15am

Customers of a local technology company that the federal government says cost the U.S. Treasury $50 million testified Thursday in U.S. District Court of Utah. The trial involves the sale of solar lenses and claims of federal tax credits.

In Comey memos, Trump talks of jailed journalists

Mary Clare Jalonick, Eric Tucker and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 9:47am

In a series of startlingly candid conversations, President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment of a top adviser, asked about the possibility of jailing journalists and described a boast from Vladimir Putin about Russian prostitutes, according to Comey's notes of the talks obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday night.

Feud erupts between utility, 4 states including Utah, over Colorado River

Dan Elliott, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 9:33am

Tension over the drought-stressed Colorado River escalated into a public feud when four U.S. states accused Arizona's largest water provider of manipulating supply and demand, potentially threatening millions of people in the United States and Mexico who rely on the river.

5 Utah events to help you celebrate Earth Day

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 8:39am

This month, it’s your chance to give back to our home planet by celebrating Earth Day and Arbor Day.

Residency probe underway in San Juan commission race

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 8:03am

San Juan County asked a candidate for the San Juan Commission and chairman of Utah Dine Bikeyah's board to give proof of residency to remain on the ballot. The probe is a result of a complaint by a resident that Willie Grayeyes does not live there.

In spite of recent police shootings, cop says his approach remains the same

Mark Stevens, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 7:39am

Police are investigating a fight that broke out during a lacrosse game at Logan High School Wednesday night. Spectators said players from the opposing team from Roy suddenly started rushing the bleachers.

Residents file lawsuit against US 89 expansion

Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 7:21am

A citizens’ group, trying to stop the widening of U.S. 89 in Davis and Weber counties, has filed a lawsuit against the Utah Department of Transportation.

Romney's reception at GOP convention likely a 'mixed bag'

Dennis Romboy, KSL and Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 7:05am

Though Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mitt Romney has already qualified for the primary election ballot, how he fares among delegates might be an intriguing turn at what may be a raucous Utah GOP state convention Saturday.

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