Steve Griffin, Deseret News
Congressman-elect and Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams sorts through his office desk in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018. McAdams was removing the last of his things in preparation for his move to Washington after his victory in the 4th District race.

SALT LAKE CITY — Here’s a look at the news for Jan. 3.

Utah’s new Democratic congressman Ben McAdams already has a target on his back, and he’s not the only one. Read more.

Utah’s senators, Mike Lee and Mitt Romney, plant political flags in different spots when it comes to President Donald Trump. Read more.

See the faces of Utah’s 78 homicides in 2018 in our latest report.

Utah Jazz season ticket prices are going up next year.Here’s why..

Kelly Clarkson and five other big shows are coming to Utah in January. Read more.

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued a statement on temples. Read it here.

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