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Judy Fahys / KUER News

Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill has ruled that a Cottonwood Heights police officer who shot a 17-year-old two months ago had good reason to use his weapon.

Courtesy / University of Utah

Police are sharing more details about what happened at the University of Utah Monday night, when a student was fatally shot.

Erik Neumann / KUER

Officials have announced that a small-scale Medicaid expansion request in Utah was approved by the federal government. For lawmakers focused on difficult problems like homelessness and drug addiction, it was a time to celebrate. 

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Hundreds of years before pumpkin pie and jack-o-lanterns, the Fremont Indians grew corn, beans, and types of squash that may have included pumpkin. 

Erik Neumann / KUER

University of Utah nurse Alex Wubbels whose aggressive arrest by a Salt Lake City police officer went viral in late August reached a settlement with law enforcement yesterday.

Governor's office


Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has nominated Judge Paige Peterson to fill a vacancy on the Utah Supreme Court.

Manhunt For U Of U Shooter Ends, Charges Expected Soon

Oct 31, 2017
Judy Fahys / KUER

The manhunt that lasted through Monday night ended Tuesday when the suspect in a fatal shooting at the U turned himself in.

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Open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, starts tomorrow. Obamacare was threatened with repeal numerous times this year but for now it’s still the law. 

The Salt Lake Tribune

In a tape from August of this year, Salt Lake City police stop a 50-year-old black man named Patrick Harmon. He was riding his bicycle without a taillight and swerving into multiple lanes of traffic. When police discover he has warrants and try to arrest him, Harmon bolts and threatens them with a knife.

Julia Ritchey / KUER


Utah’s governor and lieutenant governor are teaming up with local businesses and nonprofits to send aid to Puerto Rico.

Judy Fahys / KUER News

President Donald Trump told Utah leaders Friday he’s going to shrink the boundaries of two national monuments in Utah. Supporters and opponents of the move are already stepping up to make their views known.

High-Speed Jet To Quicken Organ Transplant Delivery

Oct 30, 2017
Erik Neumann

Donations of vital human organs like hearts and livers will happen faster and more reliably for patients in and around Utah. That’s because of a recently acquired high-speed jet at Intermountain Life Flight

KUER Reporter Whittney Evans Wins PRNDI Award

Jun 28, 2017
Austen Diamond

KUER reporter Whittney Evans took home 2nd place in the "Soft Feature" category for Division A stations (8-15 full time news staff) at the 2017 PRNDI Awards. Her winning story, Hospice For Homeless Gives Residents A Place To Die And Sometimes Heal, also took home a regional Edward R. Murrow Award

News Bites Brunch, November 12th

Sep 26, 2016

I know it’s hard to believe, but the 2016 elections are over! Discuss the ins and outs of reporting the election on Utah’s frontlines with KUER’s News Team. Meet them, greet them and then grill them with your questions of who, what, where, when and most importantly, why.

KUER News Wins at the SPJ Headliners Banquet

Jun 24, 2016

The Utah chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists recognized KUER for outstanding work in radio journalism and local news coverage, presenting the station with a total of 12 awards for stories and features produced on-air last year.  KUER's Judy Fahys took home the honor of Best Radio Reporter of the year, followed by KUER's Andrea Smardon, Whittney Evans and Brian Grimmett receiving 2nd place, 3rd place and honorable mention in the category.

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