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
  • Officer suffers minor injury after patrol car rolls during pursuit on I-15 in Sandy

    SANDY, Utah — A Bluffdale police officer was taken to a hospital as a precaution Saturday night after suffering minor injuries in a crash that occurred during a high-speed chase on I-15 in Sandy. Sgt. Todd Royce of the Utah Highway Patrol said the pursuit began in Lehi and the suspect fled north on I-15 at high speeds. Fox 13 News first heard report of the pursuit around 7:30 p.m. The suspect exited I-15 at 10600 South in Sandy, and […]

  • Three killed in rollover crash near St. George as group returned from camping trip

    ST. GEORGE, Utah — Three people were killed in a rollover accident on SR-18 near St. George Saturday morning as four men returned from a camping trip. The Utah Highway Patrol states the crash occurred around 11 a.m. near mile post 7 on SR-18 in St. George as a gray Dodge Durango was traveling southbound. The driver drifted off the road and lost control. The driver and the two passengers riding in the rear seats were not restrained, and they were […]

  • Dr. Betz appointed interim CEO of University of Utah Health after Dr. Lee resigns

    SALT LAKE CITY — University of Utah President David Pershing has named an interim replacement for Dr. Vivian Lee, the CEO of U of U Health who resigned Friday. “I am pleased to announce that Dr. A. Lorris Betz has agreed to serve as interim senior vice president for the University of Utah Health Sciences, CEO of University of Utah Health, and executive dean of the University’s School of Medicine as we conduct a national search for this very important […]

  • Third suspect in custody after traffic stop on I-80 leads to multi-agency manhunt

    TOOELE COUNTY, Utah — What started as a routine traffic stop turned into an all-day manhunt for two suspects. From helicopters to K9 units, several law enforcement agencies scoured the mountains between Salt Lake and Tooele Counties. Both men are now in jail. It all began on I-80 West 10:30 Saturday morning at mile marker 100 near Saltair. A UHP trooper pulled over a car for making an illegal lane change. Inside the car were three men and 14 pounds […]

  • Marcus Williams of Utah drafted by New Orleans Saints in 2nd round

    SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Safety Marcus Williams is the 42nd overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft after he was selected by the Saints in the second round. According to a press release from the University of Utah, Williams is a two-time All-Pac-12 safety and first-team All-Pac-12 Academic honoree who started all three of his season at Utah. Williams had one year left on his NCAA eligibility. He seemed excited about the prospect of playing in New Orleans, tweeting […]

  • Dr. Vivian Lee, CEO of U of U Health Care, resigns

    SALT LAKE CITY — Dr. Vivian Lee, CEO of University of Utah Health Care, has resigned Friday after a wave of public outcry in response to the firing of Huntsman Cancer Institute CEO Dr. Mary Beckerle. Lee made the announcement in an email Friday evening, saying in part: “Taking account of the events of the last two weeks, I believe the best interests of the University are now served by the decision I am taking today.” The move comes just […]

  • Body of missing teen recovered at Grand Canyon National Park; grandmother still missing

    GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — Park rangers have recovered the body of a 14-year-old boy who was reported missing along with a relative in Grand Canyon National Park after being swept away by spring runoff. According to a press release from the park, rangers recovered the body of Jackson Standefer Friday after a group on a commercial river trip located the body on the Colorado River at River Mile 152. Jackson and his step-grandmother, 62-year-old Lou Ann Merrell of Vernal, were swept away […]

  • Utah among states included in recall after plastic found in chicken patties

    WASHINGTON — Foster Poultry Farms has issued a recall for about 131,880 pounds of frozen chicken patties due to possible plastic contamination. According to the recall posted by the United States Department of Agriculture on Thursday, the recalled products are 5-lb. bags containing 20 pieces of “FOSTER FARMS Chicken Patties Breaded Chicken Breast Patties with Rib Meat.” The products carry a Best By date of 02/15/18 and were produced in February of this year. The products bear establishment number “P-33901” […]

  • Juvenile charged with negligent homicide for crash that killed two Draper teens

    DRAPER, Utah — A 16-year-old who was driving a vehicle that crashed and caught fire on Highland Drive in November of 2016 is now facing charges in connection with the crash, which left two classmates dead. According to Draper Police, the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office is filing a petition in juvenile court for two counts of negligent homicide, which is a class A misdemeanor. Lexie Fenton and Ethan Fraga, both 16, suffered fatal injuries after the driver of […]

  • Denver Broncos take Garett Bolles of Utah with 20th pick in NFL Draft

    SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s Garett Bolles is headed for the NFL after being taken during the first round of the Draft Thursday night. The Denver Broncos selected Bolles as the 20th pick overall Thursday. Bolles got his start playing at Snow College and was a two-time all conference pick. He earned national junior college All-American honors as a sophomore. According to his draft profile on NFL.com, the top junior college prospect in the country chose to remain near home […]

  • Dixie State University student arrested for alleged rape at apartment near campus

    ST. GEORGE, Utah — Dixie State College Police arrested a student Wednesday on a charge of rape after an alleged sexual assault that occurred in January. According to a statement of probable cause, the alleged assault occurred January 9 after the victim met Samuel Butler via the dating app Tinder and arranged to go out for coffee. The victim told police Butler told her he “wanted to get laid” prior to the date, but she said she made it clear that […]

  • Sandy Police investigating alleged sexual assault at local park

    SANDY, Utah — Police in Sandy are investigating an alleged sexual assault after a woman said an armed man got into her vehicle and forced her to drive to a park before assaulting her. According to a press release from the Sandy Police Department released Thursday, the alleged assault occurred late Monday night or early Tuesday morning. A woman told police that a male suspect entered her vehicle while wielding some type of bladed object. He then allegedly forced her to […]