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Police say Taylorsville woman died of suffocation, call death a homicide

Police say a woman found dead in a Taylorsville home died of suffocation and are calling her death a homicide.

Police say Taylorsville woman was murdered

Police say a woman found dead in a Taylorsville home died of suffocation and are calling her death a homicide. Read more »

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Portions of streets to close for Salt Lake City Marathon

The Salt Lake City Marathon will prompt closures on portions of several streets on Friday, April 18, and Saturday, April 19. Read more »

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Allstate to open service center in Draper, bringing 100+ jobs

Allstate Insurance will open a new service center in Draper with plans to hire more than 100 employees in the next year. Read more »

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Gov. Herbert still optimistic about Medicaid expansion plan

Gov. Gary Herbert continued to be optimistic Wednesday that the federal government will sign off soon on his proposed alternative to Medicaid expansion following meetings in Washington, D.C.,... Read more »

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Teen in his kitchen shot by bullet fired from parking lot

A 17-year-old boy was shot in the ankle while in the kitchen of his West Valley apartment Wednesday when a man fired a gun from the parking lot, police say. Read more »

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Fire consumes unoccupied Millcreek home

An unoccupied Millcreek home was destroyed in a fire Wednesday evening. Read more »

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Atheists, Mormon scholars talk religion

Two groups came together Wednesday night to create understanding between groups commonly seen as oppositional. Read more »

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British diplomat lauds UK trade relations with Utah

Speaking before an audience of local business leaders Wednesday at the Salt Lake Chamber, Sir Peter Westmacott, British ambassador to the United States, touted the U.K.'s business relationship with... Read more »

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Salt Lake man pleads guilty to 2012 attack on synagogue

A Salt Lake man pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges filed after he fired a gun at the Congregation Kol Ami synagogue in Salt Lake City between January and April 2012. Read more »

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Salt Lake police present plan to improve processing of rape kits

Beginning June 1, the public will be able to see the progress of rape kit processing in Salt Lake City as part of an effort to improve transparency and make systemic improvements. Read more »

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Utah, Oklahoma same-sex marriage cases on parallel track

The legal fight over gay marriage in Oklahoma has a nearly 10-year head start over the one in Utah, but both cases found their way to a federal appellate court within a week of each other. Read more »

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Children at Shriners enjoy Easter egg hunt

Shriners Hospital for Children hosted an Easter egg hunt for patients in Salt Lake City on Wednesday. Read more »

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Police investigate 'suspicious death' in Taylorsville home

A body found in a Taylorsville home Wednesday has led police to deem the death as "suspicious." Read more »

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UTA offers extra TRAX service for Saturday events

The Utah Transit Authority is offering additional TRAX service this Saturday. Read more »

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Wrought iron gate stolen from U. campus

University of Utah police are investigating the theft of a wrought iron gate on campus. Read more »

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Photos: Event at University of Utah raises awareness of abuse

The Clothesline Project is making its third semiannual appearance at the University of Utah. The event features T-shirts designed by victims of abuse portraying their thoughts, feelings and... Read more »

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Nihon Matsuri Japan Festival is April 26

The ninth annual Nihon Matsuri Japan Festival will share Japanese culture and traditions with activities and entertainment for all ages. Read more »

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Utah consumer prices up 1.4 percent over one year ago

The Zions Bank Wasatch Front Consumer Price Index increased 0.7 percent from February to March. Over the past 12 months, prices have increased in Utah by 1.4 percent. Read more »

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March another record-setting month for Deseretnews.com

DeseretNews.com properties reached a new all-time mark of 41 million monthly combined page views in March. Read more »

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Officers pay tribute to officers at Utah Heroes Night

The Utah Fraternal Order of Police hosted its annual Utah Heroes Night on Tuesday at Granger High School. Read more »

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Salt Lake City Council examines backlog of sexual crime evidence

The Salt Lake City Police Department met with City Council members Tuesday to discuss a backlog of more than 600 unprocessed "rape kits" that have accumulated since 2004. Read more »

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U., Ute Tribe reach agreement on continued use of Utes

After five years without a formal agreement in place, the Ute Indian Tribe and the University of Utah inked a new deal Tuesday that will allow the school's sports team to continue using the name Utes. Read more »

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Study: Fathers as likely as mothers to kill their infants

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Fifteen percent of homicides in the United States are filicides — children killed by a parent. Nearly 10 percent of filicides occur during a child's first week of life, according to a new... Read more »

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Utah Symphony to perform at Utah's national parks

The Utah Symphony is teaming up with the Utah Office of Tourism to offer concerts and community events at Utah’s five national parks Aug. 11-17. Read more »

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Environmental law comes under fire after federal audit

A new report by the Government Accountability Office has the oil and gas industry as well as politicians such as Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah decrying the federal environmental review process. A... Read more »

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