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.


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  • A suspect fleeing police crashed into a deputy's patrol vehicle January 18, 2017 in Orem. Image courtesy Utah Highway Patrol.

    Suspect in carjacking crashes into deputy’s vehicle during chase in Utah County

    UTAH COUNTY, Utah — A man who allegedly stole a car in American Fork Wednesday is behind bars after a short pursuit that ended with the suspect crashing into a deputy’s vehicle. According to the American Fork Police Department, officers were called to a 7-Eleven Wednesday around noon after a report of a robbery. Police learned that a suspect, later identified as 20-year-old James Dekota Brunson, approached a car in the parking lot and drew a handgun before demanding the customer’s […]

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    Rick Koerber indicted again for alleged Ponzi scheme

    SALT LAKE CITY — More than two years after charges against him were dismissed, Rick Koerber has been indicted again on allegations that he ran a fraudulent investment scheme for several years and obtained about $100 million in funds. Claud R. Koerber, aka Rick Koerber, was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury on 18 counts: four counts of fraud in the offer and sale of securities, 10 counts of wire fraud, two counts of money laundering, and two counts of tax evasion. […]

  • A crash at 5400 South and Mountain View Corridor on January 18, 2017.

    Lanes reopen at Mountain View Corridor after SUV collides with street sweeper

    WEST VALLEY CITY — Lanes of 5400 South were closed near the Mountain View Corridor Wednesday as crews responded to a crash involving an SUV and a street sweeper, and a teenage girl was taken to a hospital in stable condition. West Valley City Police say a 17-year-old girl from Kearns was driving an SUV and rear-ended a street sweeper. She has been taken to a hospital in stable condition. Lane closures were in effect shortly after the crash, which Fox 13 […]

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    Man wanted for shooting estranged wife on Christmas Eve found dead in Utah County

    AMERICAN FORK, Utah — A man who allegedly shot his estranged wife on Christmas Eve as she worked at a gas station in American Fork has been found dead in a Lehi park, police confirmed Sunday. According to the American Fork Police Department, the body of Michael Darrin Lowe was found by a citizen in Willow Park in Lehi City Sunday morning. The body was in an area with thick reeds and was partially buried by snow. After an investigation, […]

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    Skier critically injured after hitting tree at Brighton

    BRIGHTON, Utah – A man was flown to a hospital in very critical condition Sunday after he struck a tree while skiing at Brighton Resort. Lt. Brian Lohrke of the Unified Police Department said canyon patrol officers were called shortly after 11:30 a.m. Sunday about an accident with traumatic injuries. A 35-year-old man was skiing with a friend on the resort grounds, and the victim got slightly ahead of his friend. “[The friend] was coming down the mountain and saw […]

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    Suspect who stole car with kids inside Friday arrested after police chase in Salt Lake County

    SALT LAKE COUNTY — A man who allegedly stole a car with children inside while fleeing from police in Layton Friday has been arrested Saturday night after a chase that ended in a crash in West Valley City. West Valley City PD confirmed that 26-year-old Tyler Williams– a parole fugitive with warrants– was arrested at the end of Saturday night’s chase. Williams is the same man suspected in Friday’s carjacking. In that case he dropped both children– a three-year old and […]

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    Time lapse shows inversion conditions starting to form over Salt Lake Valley

    LITTLE COTTONWOOD CANYON, Utah — It took about 40 minutes for a low-forming layer of clouds to settle in over the Salt Lake Valley Saturday morning, but a time-lapse video shows the process unfolding in less than 20 seconds. Shane Denherder set up a tripod and camera in Little Cottonwood Canyon and captured about 750 still photos over the course of 36 minutes starting shortly after 10 a.m. Saturday. The resulting time-lapse video shows inversion conditions beginning to form over the valley. […]

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    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus ending after 146 years

    The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey are giving up “The Greatest Show on Earth” later this year, citing a decline in ticket sales and rising operating costs–particularly after removing elephants from their shows. Kenneth Feld, chairman and CEO of Feld Entertainment–which produces Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, announced the final shows will be in May of this year as they conclude their Circus XTREME and Out Of This World tours. According to the company’s website, the circus has been operating for […]

  • Fire crews rescue a cat trapped in a pipe in Ogden, Image courtesy Ogden City Fire Department.

    Ogden firefighters rescue trapped cat, reunite pet with owner after 5 weeks apart

    OGDEN, Utah — A 911 call about a cat trapped in a pipe led to a rescue and a reunion Saturday in Ogden. According to the Ogden City Fire Department, crews from Station 3 responded to a 911 call about a small cat that was trapped about 10-15 feet down a pipe. A resident heard the animal crying and was able to see the glow from the animal’s eyes down in the bottom of the pipe. Fire crews used a […]

  • A car spins out after speeding past a snowplow in Ogden. Image courtesy Utah Department of Transportation.

    Video shot in Ogden shows importance of giving snowplows their space

    OGDEN, Utah — Dash camera video from the Utah Department of Transportation is the second recent reminder of why it is critically important to give snowplows plenty of room on the road. UDOT tweeted the footage, which was captured by a dashboard camera at the northbound on-ramp at 31st Street in Ogden, along with a plea for drivers to give snowplows their space: “When weather gets snowy again, NEVER do what this driver did at the 31st St. NB on-ramp in […]

  • Tyler Williams, the suspect in an alleged carjacking in Layton.

    Suspect identified in Layton car theft with children inside

    LAYTON, Utah – Layton police have identified a man suspected of stealing a car with children inside and running from police. Suspect in yesterday's stolen vehicle/evading case has been identified as Tyler Williams. Please call us if you have any info on him. pic.twitter.com/ieJkkDrTxW — Layton Police (@laytonpolice) January 14, 2017 Sgt. Clint Bobrowski says the suspect is 26-year-old Tyler Allen Williams. Williams has several outstanding warrants for his arrest and is listed as a fugitive from Adult Probation and […]

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    Suspect in Iowa homicide arrested in Tooele County

    TOOELE COUNTY, Utah — A trooper stopped to assist a motorist in Tooele County Thursday, and now that motorist is behind bars and facing murder charges in connection with a missing persons case out of Iowa. According to the Utah Highway Patrol, a trooper responded to a motorist assist call on westbound I-80 near milepost 65 Thursday evening and ultimately identified the driver as 22-year-old Kyle Alexander Jepson of Des Moines, Iowa. Jepson was arrested on an outstanding burglary warrant, and […]