Local News Archive

Former Attorneys General Swallow and Shurtleff Arrested

(KCPW News) Two former Utah Attorneys General were arrested on Tuesday morning on charges ranging from engaging in a pattern of illegal

Political Cornflakes: Miscast Votes and the GOP’s Immigration Reform Crisis

When casting votes on legislation, members of Congress sometimes make mistakes and have to fess up. Has that been the case for

Heber City, Rainbow Family Find (And Use) Common Ground

(KCPW News) Over the holiday weekend—and in the days leading up to it—you may have heard us report on something called the

KCPW World Cup Update – Day 27

(KCPW News) There’s losing, then there’s losing the way Brazil lost today. The host nation took an embarrassing 7-1 defeat at the

KCPW World Cup Update – Day 26

(KCPW News) Who would’ve thought that it would come down to two European teams and two South American teams in the 2014

KCPW World Cup Update – Day 22

(KCPW News) During the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, all eyes were on an eerily prophetic octopus named Paul, who

Wolverine Makes Rare Appearance in Utah

An animal never-before-photographed in the state has shown up in camera trap shots taken by the Utah DWR. The agency’s cameras caught

KCPW World Cup Update – Day 21

(KCPW News) It was a tough day yesterday for American soccer fans, as the US team fell to Belgium in a heartbreaker. So

SCOTUS Rejects ACA Contraceptives Mandate, Citing Religious Liberty

(KCPW News) The United States Supreme Court ruled Monday morning that “closely held” corporations are not obligated to offer contraception coverage under

KCPW World Cup Update – Day 20

(KCPW News) Salt Lake Citizens packed themselves into the Gallivan Center to watch a World Cup thriller between the United States and

KCPW World Cup Update – Day 19

(KCPW News) The round of 16 begins, and it’s been full of drama and controversy, up to and including: extra time, penalty

Political Cornflakes: Senator Mike Lee’s Victory Lap After SCOTUS Ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled against President Barack Obama this week on his recess appointments – appointments that Utah Senator Mike Lee

KCPW World Cup Update – Day 16

(KCPW News) No games today, so KCPW’s Ryan Cunningham and Real Salt Lake blogger Matt Montgomery delve into the cultural melting pot that is the United

KCPW World Cup Update – Day 15

(KCPW News) The group stage has come to a close, but the United States’ World Cup hasn’t ended just yet. Can the

Governor Takes on Gay Marriage, Reelection Ambitions in News Conference

(KCPW News) Utah Governor Gary Herbert held his monthly KUED press conference on Thursday, just a day after a critical Tenth Circuit

KCPW World Cup Update – Day 14

(KCPW News) Soccer superstar Lionel Messi is starting to look a lot like soccer superstar Lionel Messi. And the United States has

Utah Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Upheld by 10th Circuit Court

(KCPW News) The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver upheld a federal judge’s decision that Utah’s same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional. KCPW’s

Utah Republicans Urge Action on Immigration Reform

(KCPW News) Action on immigration reform has stalled in Washington since the senate passed legislation last year and the republican-controlled House then

KCPW World Cup Update – Day 13

(KCPW News) It was an unlucky Day 13 for Ivory Coast, Japan, and Italy. And Uruguay’s Luis Suárez and his big mouth

KCPW World Cup Update – Day 12

(KCPW News) The United States is in a position to advance in the World Cup, and our neighbors to the south, Mexico,

Consultant to Prison Relocation Commission: Communication is Key

(KCPW News) A legislative commission tasked with finding a new location for Utah’s state prison has a lot to consider when it

KCPW World Cup Update – Day 9

(KCPW News) Nine days into the World Cup, and the goals keep coming. And this weekend, the stakes are high for the

Outrage Builds Over SLCPD Shooting of Dog

(KCPW News) An incident involving a Salt Lake City police officer’s shooting and killing of a dog has sparked outrage in the

Political Cornflakes: Thomas Burr on Approval Ratings for the President and Congress

(KCPW News) A new poll says only 16 percent of Americans approve of Congress as a whole. How does that compare with

KCPW World Cup Update – Day 8

(KCPW News) Croatia dominates, Cameroon throws around elbows, and England logs another chapter into its book of disappointing World Cups. But really,

Former West Valley Detective Charged with Manslaughter in Willard Shooting

(KCPW News) The Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office announced on Thursday that they were filing a charge in the 2012 police

KCPW World Cup Update – Day 7

(KCPW News) The kings have been dethroned! Defending World Cup champions Spain dropped their second match in a row, effectively ending their

Utah Lawmakers Spar Over Federal Lands Jurisdiction

(KCPW News) A month after the interim session commenced, it was part two of interim committee meetings in the Utah legislature on

KCPW World Cup Update – Day 6

(KCPW News) With a foot, a head, and a whole lot of grit, the United States men’s soccer team claimed victory over

Poll Shows Support for Herbert’s Healthy Utah Plan

(KCPW News) A new poll suggests that Governor Gary Herbert’s Healthy Utah plan has the backing of a majority of Utahns. In