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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    Family believes search for missing ‘Piano Guys’ daughter now a recovery effort

    OREGON — Nearly a week after Annie Schmidt went missing while hiking in Oregon, her mother says they believe the efforts have shifted from a search to a recovery. KOIN 6 in Oregon reports that more than 150 volunteers joined in the search for Schmidt Saturday near the Bonneville Dam in the Columbia River Gorge. Schmidt, a 21-year-old who recently moved to Portland from Utah, is the daughter of Jon Schmidt, who is a member of the popular Utah music […]

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    Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash on ramp from I-215 to I-15

    SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah — A motorcyclist who witnesses said was driving erratically before crashing was taken to a hospital in critical condition Sunday afternoon. The crash occurred around 2 p.m. on the on-ramp to southbound I-15 coming from westbound I-215. Sgt. Jacob Cox with the Utah Highway Patrol said the motorcyclist was driving erratically and appears to have lost control before striking several cars and possibly a wall along ramp. The motorcyclist was taken to a hospital in critical […]

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    Police seek other driver after road rage rollover leaves man with life-threatening injuries

    MAGNA, Utah — Police are following leads to identify the driver of a BMW who was involved in a road rage incident that resulted in a crash with critical injuries in Magna Saturday.  According to the Utah Highway Patrol, the occupants in a silver BMW and the occupants in a gray Trailblazer got into a verbal argument at the intersection of SR-201 and 8000 West around 5 p.m. Saturday. When the light turned green, police say the Trailblazer pulled in […]

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    Man dies in ATV crash while hunting with family in southern Utah

    ST. GEORGE, Utah — A 63-year-old man from Cedar City died Saturday after an ATV crash near Kolob Peak. St. George News reports emergency crews responded to a remote area near Kolob Peak in Washington County around 6:30 p.m. Saturday and found the man unconscious but breathing. Life Flight responded to transport the man from the scene, however he died before crews could arrive at his location. St. George News reports the man was on a hunting trip with family members […]

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    Taylorsville man allegedly assaulted escort who refused to engage in ‘fetish games’

    TAYLORSVILLE, Utah —  A man faces charges after he allegedly restrained and assaulted an escort who refused to engage in “fetish games” with him, and the suspect has a prior felony conviction for attempted sexual abuse of a child. According to a statement of probable cause, 57-year-old Richard Loren Denison faces one count of aggravated sexual assault as a first-degree felony and one count of sexual solicitation as a class B misdemeanor. The charges stem from an incident on October 12, when […]

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    One flown to hospital in critical condition after crash in Magna

    MAGNA, Utah — One person was flown to a hospital in critical condition after being ejected during a rollover crash on State Route 201 in Magna Saturday. Sgt. Jacob Cox with the Utah Highway Patrol said a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed lost control and rolled several times in the area of SR 201 and 7600 West. Fox 13 News first heard report of the crash just before 5 p.m. Cox said one person in the vehicle […]

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    Amy Smart, Adrian Grenier cuddle with kittens at Salt Lake City adoption center

    SALT LAKE CITY — Two Hollywood actors who love animals stopped by a pet adoption center in Salt Lake City Thursday to snuggle with some kittens, and the center is sharing the photos ahead of their annual Strut Your Mutt fundraiser. Amy Smart, “The Butterfly Effect” and “Crank”, along with Adrian Grenier, “Entourage” and “The Devil Wears Prada”, stopped by the Best Friends Animal Society Pet Adoption Center in Sugar House Thursday. The pair is in town working on a […]

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    Trump leads McMullin by 1 point among likely Utah voters in new poll

    SALT LAKE CITY — A new survey released by Utah Policy Thursday shows Donald Trump with a narrow lead over independent candidate Evan McMullin in Utah, while Hillary Clinton trails in third place. The survey of likely Utah voters was conducted by Dan Jones & Associates and commissioned by, with the majority of the survey being conducted after video footage of Trump bragging about sexually assaulting women went public but before the end of the third presidential debate on Wednesday. […]

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    Provo resident fills yard with Trump signs after vandals damage first batch

    PROVO, Utah — Police in Provo are looking for the people responsible after several campaign signs and some property was vandalized late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning. The vandalism occurred at several homes in the area of 2675 North and 1060 East in Provo. Trump campaign signs were damaged or defaced with vulgar graffiti, and the vandals also damaged a front door and two vehicles. The vandals used white paint to cover signs and property with profanity along with […]

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    Logan veterinarian to pay $200,000 to settle Controlled Substance Act violations

    SALT LAKE CITY — A veterinarian who operates a research clinic in Logan will pay the United States $200,000 in civil penalties to resolve allegations he mishandled controlled substances, including purchasing them for his personal use. According to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Utah, Dr. Michael J. Larson agreed to the settlement regarding operations at IBEX Pre-Clinical Research, Inc. in Logan. The company conducts orthopedic surgical studies on laboratory animals, and in February […]

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    Man pleads guilty in fraud case where pair impersonated LDS Church officials

    SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah man has pleaded guilty to felony charges in connection with a scheme where he and another man defrauded investors by posing as representatives of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Alan McKee pleaded guilty to charges of fraud and unlawful activity, and both felony counts could net as much as 15 years in prison. McKee and Gary Anderson allegedly defrauded a construction company and two individuals out of about $1.2 million between […]

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    Juvenile charged in connection with deaths of two Summit County teens

    SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah — The Park City Police Department announced Wednesday that charges have been filed against a juvenile in connection with the deaths of two 13-year-old boys. According to a press release, the Summit County Attorney’s Office has filed charges against a juvenile as a result of the police department’s investigations into the deaths of Grant Seaver and Ryan Ainsworth. The two teens both died in September. While police did not give specific details about a cause of death, […]