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Cockroaches, other health hazards close La Frontera Cafe in Sandy

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 5:02pm

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

Officials: 2 arrested in connection with Ogden courthouse bomb threats

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 4:50pm

Two people have been arrested in connection with three bomb threats that were reported at the Ogden 2nd District Courthouse this month, officials said.

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.

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.

Utah top in country for job growth, report says

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 2:02pm

The Beehive State ranked first in overall and private sector job growth for the month of March, according to Utah Department of Workforce Services. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was flat at 3.1 percent, the national rate was 4.1 percent.

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.

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.

Salt Lake City Marathon route forces road closures Saturday

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 10:42am

Motorists should expect some delays when runners participate in the 15th annual Salt Lake City Marathon Saturday.

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.

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.