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Accountant defends tax returns in solar tax 'scheme' trial

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 4:15pm

Testimony continues in a federal court trial which the U.S. Department of Justice says stems from an "abusive tax scheme" that cost the U.S. Treasury at least $50 million in bogus tax credits and depreciation claims. It involves a Utah company.

President George HW Bush greets mourners honoring his wife

Juan A. Lozano and Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 3:37pm

His daughter standing behind him, former President George H.W. Bush sat at the front of the cavernous sanctuary of St. Martin's Episcopal Church. He gazed up at the rose-draped casket holding his wife of 73 years.

2 arrested after body found hidden in closet

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 3:33pm

Two people were arrested after police said they hid the body of a man in a closet after he overdosed and died while all three were using drugs.

Rainbow Bridge becomes world’s 4th international dark sky sanctuary

Faith Heaton Jolley, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 3:22pm

Utah’s dark starry skies have once again received recognition after Rainbow Bridge National Monument was recently named an international dark sky sanctuary— making it only the fourth designation in the world.

Woman accused of assaulting air marshal, throwing coffee on passengers on flight from London to SLC

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 2:45pm

A woman faces misdemeanor assault charges after officials say she threw coffee on passengers and assaulted a U.S. Air Marshal on a Delta flight from London to Salt Lake City on Thursday.

Leak crackdown talk yields rare Comey, Trump agreement

Mary Clare Jalonick, Eric Tucker and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 2:27pm

James Comey and President Donald Trump seem to disagree on most everything, but the ex-FBI director’s memos show consensus on at least one thing: the need to hunt down leakers.

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

Ken Sweet, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 1:55pm

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.

Cockroaches, other health hazards close La Frontera Cafe in Sandy

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 11:44am

Salt Lake Health Department officials closed a Mexican food restaurant Wednesday, citing several dozen health code violations “presenting an imminent health hazard.”

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.

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