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Wells Fargo to pay $1B for mortgage, auto lending abuses

Ken Sweet, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 8:23am

Wells Fargo will pay $1 billion to federal regulators to settle charges tied to its mortgage and auto lending business, the latest chapter in a wide-ranging scandal at the banking giant. However, it appears that none of the $1 billion will go directly to the victims of Wells Fargo's abuses.

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In Comey memos, Trump talks of jailed journalists, 'hookers'

Mary Clare Jalonick, Eric Tucker and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 8:20am

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.

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.

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.

Agriculture authorities hold hearings on how to implement new cannabis laws

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 6:44am

The state will soon be taking an uncharted path in its approaches to the regulation of CBD oil, growth of industrial hemp, and state-directed cultivated of full-strength marijuana, thanks to a busy legislative session addressing those issues.

Former UHP trooper sentenced in connection with June 2017 wildfire near Vernal

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 11:04pm

A former Utah Highway Patrol trooper has been ordered to serve six months in jail and pay $482,000 in restitution after officials say he intentionally started a fire while on duty last June.

Indian LDS Church members welcome President Nelson to Bengaluru

Carole Mikita, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 10:25pm

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in India welcomed President Russell M. Nelson Thursday to a place he says he loves.

Ceremony honors Utah World War I veterans

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 9:53pm

The Utah State Society of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Thursday paid tribute to those Americans who served in the “Great War” in recognition of the sacrifice so many people made in service of their country.

At trial, experts debate drug Cosby gave to his accuser

Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 9:36pm

It's long been one of the most enduring mysteries of Bill Cosby's sexual assault case: What drug did he give his chief accuser on the night she says he molested her?

Utah student walkout to honor Columbine victims, push for gun reforms

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 9:20pm

Utah students plan to walk out of school Friday and meet at the Utah Capitol to honor the victims of the 1999 Columbine High School massacre and to call on elected officials to enact common sense gun reforms.

Provo's Olympic rink glides forward under city-county deal

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 8:38pm

Leaders in Utah County say they have reached a deal that leaves the future of Provo's public ice rink as smooth as a Zamboni's trail.

Rudy Giuliani to join Trump legal team in Russia probe

Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 8:28pm

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, an outspoken supporter of Donald Trump since the early days of his campaign, is joining the team of lawyers representing the president in the special counsel's Russia investigation.

Spouses can boost early detection for melanoma patients

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 8:05pm

There's an extra bonus to marriage for melanoma patients: They tend to be diagnosed in earlier more treatable stages than patients who are unmarried, widowed or divorced, a new study says.

6 essential Marvel movies to watch to prepare for 'Avengers: Infinity War'

Amanda Taylor, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 7:32pm

Below are the essential must-watch Marvel movies to be sure you’re familiar with before strolling into the — I’m sorry — gauntlet.

Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines future

Michael Weissenstein and Andrea Rodriguez, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 7:11pm

Raul Castro turned over Cuba's presidency Thursday to a 57-year-old successor he said would hold power until 2031, a plan that would place the state the Castro brothers founded and ruled for 60 years in the hands of a Communist Party official little known to most on the island.

Reports: Man killed by police exhibited paranoid behavior in weeks leading up to shooting

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 7:00pm

In the days and weeks leading up to Lonnie Marcel Bowen being shot and killed by police Tuesday, he exhibited odd behavior — fueled by either drug use or mental illness — and believed police were out to get him, police reports note.

Allergy shots helps Utah father battle spring allergy season

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 6:28pm

A father of triplets can now play baseball with his kids after finding relief from his allergies.

Children's hospital practices for major earthquake aftermath

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 5:47pm

Volunteers and patients donned bandages and fake blood Thursday at Shriners Hospital for Children to help staff and emergency responders practice treating and evacuating children with orthopedic conditions in the event of a major earthquake.

Southwest Airlines sought more time for engine inspections

David Koenig and Claudia Lauer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 5:24pm

Southwest Airlines sought more time last year to inspect jet-engine fan blades like the one that snapped off during one of its flights Tuesday in an accident that left a passenger dead.

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