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Hometown: Salt Lake City, Utah

Job: KSTU News - Fox 13 Utah
Title: Web Content Producer

School: University of Utah - 2010
Major: Mass Communication - Visual Comm and New Media
Minor: Mathematics - Statistics
Minor: Economics.

Pastimes: watching television, movies, rock music, internet surfing, sleeping.
Passions: photography, statistics, useless pop culture knowledge.

Goal in life: be Rick Steves. Visit every Hard Rock Cafe.
Dream job: National Geographic photographer.

Recent Articles
  • Family grateful for passersby who pulled man from burning truck

    SALT LAKE CITY – Two days after he crashed in a tanker truck that exploded, the parents of a Colorado man are optimistic about his recovery. 28-year-old Leslie Shelton is now in a medically-induced coma after the truck he was driving exploded near the junction of I-15 and Highway 6 in Spanish Fork on Friday afternoon, destroying the truck and everything in it. The fire raged for a long time and the roadway was closed off for parts of Friday and Saturday. […]

  • Firefighters train for Christmas tree blazes

    SALT LAKE CITY – Now that Thanksgiving is over, many people will be putting up their Christmas decorations, and that probably includes a tree. The Saratoga Springs Fire Department is also preparing for the holiday season by doing some extra training so they know how to tackle a Christmas tree fire. “There’s a process to fire and we get to actually put them in this controlled environment and they get to watch the fire grow from its phases,” said Saratoga […]

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    DABC audit finds inventory problems, high turnover rates

    SALT LAKE CITY – A new audit of Utah’s Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control has uncovered problems with inventory and high employee turnover rate at state-run liquor stores. The audit recommended that the DABC rethink how it stocks its shelves. Its goal is to turn over inventory at least once a month, but auditors say more than half of stores can’t do that. Instead of the DABC dictating which products appear on shelves and how many bottles of those products, […]

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    One thousand paper cranes on display at the U

    SALT LAKE CITY – There are one thousand paper cranes on display at the University of Utah’s campus as part of a new permanent exhibit. For the past fifteen months, students, faculty, staff and people from around the world folded the paper cranes that are now on display at the Wilford W. and Dorothy P. Goodwill Humanitarian Building. “People kept saying, ‘Oh I want to learn how to make cranes,’ or, ‘This is so pretty, I wish I could do […]

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    Tips to keep a real Christmas tree green longer

    SANDY, Utah – The owner of a Sandy tree lot says Christmas tree sales across the U.S. will give about 100,000 people jobs this holiday season. Matt Shadle, owner of the lot at 9000 South State Street, says that many people seem to be afraid of buying a real tree because of the hassle, but he says there’s no comparison between real and artificial. “You get the smell in your house, it’s a very traditional feel. I think it brings Christmas […]

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    Alleged serial shoplifters arrested after viewer tips lead to hotel

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – Police in West Valley City have caught two alleged serial shoplifters, thanks in part to tips from viewers. Police say tips led them to a hotel, but once officers got there, they found that the two had already left. But the suspects, Daniel Craig Edwards and Jennifer Allyce Hatch, were found at the Gateway Motel about a half mile away and arrested. Edwards and Hatch allegedly stole from at least 11 retail stores in malls […]

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    Local pastors, Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office call for civility

    SALT LAKE CITY – Around the country, Ferguson, Missouri, has become identified with tension between police and citizens, especially minorities. A gathering at the Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office didn’t follow that script. “Tonight as you saw incredible people from various denominations came together to have a conversation and that’s what we need more of,” said Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder. Winder and several members of his staff stood alongside a group of local pastors from various denominations. “My […]

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    Power outage for 600 customers in Weber County

    OGDEN, Utah – Power is out for more than 600 Rocky Mountain Power customers in Weber County. Rocky Mountain Power says power in the Marriott-Slater, Ogden and West Haven areas (zip codes 84404 and 84401) is expected to be restored at around 2:30 Monday morning. They say a pole fire caused a power line to come down, but crews are on-site and repairs are underway. For more information, go to www.rockymountainpower.net.

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    WATCH: The Star Wars trailer remade with LEGOs

    The long-awaited teaser trailer for Star Wars – Episode VII: The Force Awakens was released this weekend, and some creative fans got to work remaking the trailer…with LEGOs. This remake is by YouTube user ZachFB Studios, who has created dozens of LEGO remakes. ZachFB Studios also posted a side-by-side comparison so you can see just how close he got to the original trailer.

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    Traffic backed up for miles after rollover in northern Arizona

    ST. GEORGE, Utah – A rollover along Interstate 15 in northern Arizona backed up traffic for miles on Sunday afternoon. Utah Highway Patrol say a truck and camping trailer traveling northbound on I-15 rolled around noon about two miles north of the Cedar Pocket Rest Area, which is located about twenty miles southwest of St. George. The trailer overturned onto its top and debris from inside began spilling on the roadway. The Arizona Department of Transportation says at least one lane of the roadway […]

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    Lehi woman killed in Riverton crash

    Riverton, Utah – A Lehi woman is dead after a crash in Riverton on Saturday. The crash happened near Bangerter Highway and Redwood Road just after 4 p.m. between Bluffdale and Riverton. Witnesses say one vehicle ran a red light and broadsided the other. “As a result of the accident it appears the Grand Prix was traveling eastbound and struck the Hyundai Sonata right in the driver door, a t-bone type accident. Both of those vehicles came to rest just […]

  • Layton family loses 380 total pounds

    LAYTON, Utah – After living a lifestyle where unhealthy fast food was the norm, a Layton family decided they would change their lives and eating habits. FOX 13’s Bob Evans has the story on  Lori, Ed and Kyle Olson, who lost a total of 380 pounds.


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