Mark is a nomad at heart, having moved more than 20 times in 26 years. Before becoming a Web Content Producer at Fox 13, Mark worked as a writer on Senator Orrin Hatch’s reelection campaign, a surgical assistant, a legal aide, a door-to-door sales rep and the fastest hands a movie theater’s concession stand had ever seen.

Recent Articles
  • One dead, one injured after crash closes 3300 South near 900 East

    MILLCREEK, Utah — One person was killed after a car crashed into a power pole near 3300 South and 950 East Thursday, and EB/WB lanes are closed in the area. Unified Police confirm the driver of the vehicle, later identified as 22-year-old Ibrahim Yassin, was pronounced dead at the scene. A 22-year-old female passenger was transported to a hospital, where she is listed in serious but stable condition. “We heard the big crash, and we came out immediately,” said Kathy […]

  • Woman killed in crash on SR-59 in southern Utah

    SOUTHERN UTAH — A woman who suffered critical injuries in a crash that closed State Route 59 in southern Utah has died. Officer Ken Thompson of the Hurricane Police Department said officers were dispatched to mile post 21 on SR-59 just after 2 p.m. Thompson said a Nissan Xterra traveling southbound left the road, came back on the road and was T-boned by a Nissan truck traveling northbound. Police believe the driver of the Xterra over-corrected upon re-entering the roadway. […]

  • Three suffer minor injuries in two-alarm fire in Salt Lake City

    SALT LAKE CITY — Three people suffered minor injuries and have been displaced after at two-alarm house fire Wednesday. According to the Salt Lake City Fire Department, the fire began around 7 p.m. at a residence in the area of 2100 South Scenic Drive, which is near Foothill Drive. Two individuals self evacuated from the home and were treated at the scene for minor injuries. Another individual was taken to University of Utah Hospital for further evaluation of minor injuries. […]

  • Ogden Police identify man found dead in 21st Street Pond

    OGDEN, Utah — Ogden Police have identified a man who was found dead in the 21st Street Pond on the Ogden River Wednesday. The deceased is identified as 51-year-old Tracy Rex Kunzler, and police say preliminary indication does not indicate a suspicious death. According to Ogden Police, Kunzler’s body was recovered from the 21st Street pond near 500 West and 17th Street. Ogden Police were alerted to the issue after a Facebook post made Tuesday night, and Kunzler’s remains were […]

  • Utah Senate President Wayne Niederhauser to retire at end of current term

    SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Senate President Wayne Niederhauser announced Wednesday he will not seek re-election later this year when his current term ends. Niederhauser, who represents Senate District 9, says he intended to seek re-election until “very recently.” He states that he has been evaluating the pros and cons of seeking re-election and found the cons outweighed the pros “almost three to one.” Niederhauser expressed his gratitude to his constituents, his colleagues in the Utah Senate, and his wife. […]

  • Man fights off would-be robber in Salt Lake City

    SALT LAKE CITY – A man was assaulted outside a restaurant in Salt Lake City Sunday but managed to fight off the would-be robber. Police were called to the area of 715 West and North Temple,  across the street from Red Iguana, around 6:30 p.m. Sunday. “According to witnesses, we had a man approach another man while waiting in line across the street,” said Lt. Russ Amott of Salt Lake City Police. “Our suspect assaulted the victim, trying to get […]

  • Good Samaritan forces entry into Layton apartment to extinguish kitchen fire

    LAYTON, Utah – Firefighters in Layton say a good Samaritan forced entry into an apartment Sunday to extinguish a kitchen fire. Battalion Chief Brad Wilkes of the Layton Fire Department said they were dispatched to a fire at the Quail Cove Apartment, near 248 West Antelope Drive, around 6:40 p.m. Sunday. Wilkes said a man noticed a fire in the apartment, where no one was at home at the time. The man broke the glass to retrieve an extinguisher stored […]

  • Utah State University fires head men’s basketball coach

    LOGAN, Utah — Utah State University announced Sunday that head men’s basketball coach Tim Duryea has been relieved of his duties. Duryea has been the team’s head coach for three seasons and took over prior to the 2015-2016 season as the program’s 18th head coach, according to a press release. Duryea led the Aggies to an overall record of 47-49, which includes a Mountain West record of 22-32. “We appreciate everything that Tim and his staff have contributed to Utah […]

  • Teen in critical condition after being struck by SUV in Eagle Mountain

    EAGLE MOUNTAIN, Utah — A 16-year-old boy was flown to a hospital in critical condition Saturday after he was struck by an SUV while riding a bicycle and crossing Pony Express Parkway. Sunday authorities said the teen has been transferred to ICU at Primay Children’s Hospital. Sgt. Tyler Collet of the Eagle Mountain Division of the Utah County Sheriff’s Office said dispatch was called about the crash around 4:45 p.m. He said two teenage males on BMX bikes were traveling […]

  • Man dies while skiing at Deer Valley

    SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah — A man suffered fatal injuries Friday while skiing in a race course area at Deer Valley Resort. Coleen Reardon, Director of Marketing for Deer Valley, said the fatal crash occurred Friday around 12:30 p.m. during a “brief race” on the NASTAR race course at Deer Valley. “He fell and collided with a pole in the finish area,” Reardon said. Emergency crews, including ski patrol, responded and rendered medical aid. The 70-year-old man was taken from the scene […]

  • Police: man wanted for drug distribution found with 87.5 grams of meth on his person

    OREM, Utah — Police arrested a man in Orem Thursday and say they found nearly 90 grams of methamphetamine on his person. According to a statement of probable cause, police attempted to arrest Lance Chapman at his home Wednesday on several outstanding warrants. They did not find the man Wednesday, but detectives spotted him Thursday riding a long board in Orem and made an arrest. Police say they asked Chapman if he was carrying anything illegal and he replied “that […]

  • Utah teacher asks junior high students: ‘What my parents don’t know about social media is…’

    A Utah teacher’s Facebook post has been shared thousands of times after she asked her junior high students to fill in the blank when it comes to their parents and social media. The teacher, who asked to keep the school in question anonymous, said she asked students in three 9th-grade classes to finish the sentence: “What my parents don’t know about social media is….” She said the responses from the 14 to 15 year olds were sickening, heartbreaking and depressing. […]