Local News Archive

Protest Decries Police in SLC, Ferguson

(KCPW News) Demonstrators gathered on Thursday night in downtown Salt Lake to protest recent actions by police officers, here and across the

SLCPD Chief: Dillon Taylor Shooting Still Under Investigation

(KCPW News) In light of recent events in Ferguson, Mo., as well as the shooting incident involving a 20-year-old man and a

Salt Lake Co. Hopes to Boost Bicycle Commuting with New Projects

(KCPW News) Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams unveiled a plan to improve bikeways in the region on Thursday. The $800,000 initiative

Political Cornflakes: Pleas for Calm in Ferguson; Labor Role for Former Utahn

(KCPW News) Lily Eskelson, a former Utah school teacher, is slated to head America’s largest labor union. What do we expect to

Ride-Sharing Gaining Acceptance of SLC Officials

(KCPW News) You may not have heard of Lyft or Uber, but chances are, you could be using them sooner rather than

Environmental Watchdog Says Diesel Used Illegally in Fracking

(KCPW News) A new report asserts that hundreds of oil and gas wells around the country have been pumping thousands of gallons

The Rundown: Looking at Suicide Prevention Efforts in Utah

Today on the show – with a worldwide spotlight on the death of actor Robin Williams – we’re re-airing a conversation about

Political Cornflakes: Herbert Invites Some Senators Over, Congress Members Aren’t Popular, The GOP Still Loves Mitt

Last week, 14 U.S. Senators signed a letter written to President Obama, urging him to establish a new national monument in southern Utah.

Gay Marriage Advocate Says Supreme Court Should Decide Debate

(KCPW News) Just a few days ago, Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes and the state of Utah petitioned the Supreme Court to

ESA Spacecraft Successfully Arrives at Comet

(KCPW News) The European Space Agency’s Rosetta probe met up with comet 67P on Wednesday, which is impressive enough. But its mission

Utah Petitions Supreme Court for Review of Same-Sex Marriage Case

(KCPW News) It was a much-anticipated move, but on Tuesday it became official: Utah has filed its petition with the United States

Report Says SLCPD Shooting of Dog Was Justified

(KCPW News) A civilian review board’s investigation into the shooting death of a Salt Lake resident’s pet dog found that the responsible

Herbert Meets with Utah Tribal Leaders

(KCPW News) Thursday wraps up the Ninth Annual Governor’s Native American Summit, which took place on the campus of Utah Valley University.

Political Cornflakes: Natl Monument Requests, Romney’s Family Vacation, Suing Obama

(KCPW News) Fourteen US senators wrote a letter to President Barack Obama urging him to name a new national monument in Utah.

What’s in a Name? San Diego Comic-Con Issues Cease-And-Desist Order to Salt Lake Comic Con

(KCPW News) The San Diego Comic-Con wrapped up over the weekend. Believe it or not, movie casting decisions or the reintroduction of

West Nile Virus Found in Utah Mosquitoes, Precautions Advised

(KCPW News) West Nile Virus has been found again in Utah mosquito pools, and health officials are urging residents to take precautions

Political Cornflakes: The Senate’s Good Old Days, BLM Complaints, Pioneers in DC

(KCPW News) Some Utahns were on Capitol Hill in Washington DC yesterday decrying abuses by the Bureau of Land Management. What was

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