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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    Inmate dies in apparent suicide at Box Elder County Jail

    BOX ELDER COUNTY, Utah — An inmate at the Box Elder County Jail was found dead Sunday, hanging in a shower area adjacent to his cell in a medical unit. According to a press release from the sheriff’s office, 42-year-old Christopher Witt of Layton was found hanging in a shower area adjacent to a cell, which was in a medical unit in the jail. Sheriff Kevin Potter said a prison employee walked by and observed Witt standing in his cell just […]

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    Little league football team dons pink all season in honor of role model battling cancer

    WEST HAVEN, Utah — A little league football team has been playing with a purpose, thanks to a role model who has given meaning to the West Haven team’s season. Win or lose, the West Haven Grizzlies play for Angie. Angie Muirbrook, the wife of the team’s coach, was diagnosed with breast cancer four years ago. But, this year has been the hardest. “They haven’t given me long to live, and I just know, the last little while, I’ve done […]

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    Police investigating apparent murder-suicide after bodies found in West Valley City home

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — Police in West Valley City are investigating the deaths of two people after personnel responding to a 911 call for medical help Sunday morning found the bodies inside a residence, and later Sunday night authorities said it appears the incident is a murder-suicide. Police in West Valley City stated they were investigating the deaths of two people in the vicinity of 2500 West and 3000 South, and the bodies were found in a residence at the Mountain […]

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    Man slashed by knife-wielding suspect after strangers crash children’s party

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – Police in West Valley City are searching for several suspects who allegedly crashed a party for children they didn’t know, and when the beer-bearing strangers were asked to leave the party, one suspect produced a knife and slashed an adult victim. West Valley City PD said the incident occurred late Saturday, just before midnight, in the area of 1600 West Claybourne Avenue when three men and two women walked into the wrong party while carrying […]

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    Utah climbs to No. 4 in AP Top 25 Poll after win over No. 23 Cal

    SALT LAKE CITY – The University of Utah fought off Cal in Salt Lake City Saturday night, and Sunday the AP Top 25 Poll showed the Utes’ victory over No. 23 Cal was good for advancing a single rank to No. 4. The Utes were No. 5 last week, and while Ohio State remains No. 1 there was some shuffling between Baylor and TCU, with the Bears moving up one spot to No. 2 while the Horned Frogs slid from […]

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    Utah fan’s grammar error on GameDay sign attracts Internet mockery, wins contest

    SIGN RULE NO. 1: If you're going to make fun of the other school's academics, check your grammar. — College GameDay (@CollegeGameDay) October 10, 2015 SALT LAKE CITY — Making signs is a big part of College GameDay, and with the ESPN show in Salt Lake City Saturday for the Utah game against Cal, there have been plenty of clever jokes in picket sign form. But, one Utah fan’s grammatical error garnered attention online for the irony inherent in […]

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    Utahns behind product promoted by pooping unicorn in viral video aimed to educate and amuse

    SOUTHERN UTAH — A Utah company with a product associated with a taboo topic is enjoying some viral success after they sidestepped the gross factor involved with explaining the “Squatty Potty” by turning to a mythical creature voiding rainbow-colored excrement. A YouTube video posted earlier this week has amassed a million views in just a few days, and, if the reaction in the FOX 13 Newsroom is any indication, you will either find the ad hilarious or really, really gross. The ad […]

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    Elderly hunter missing in Garfield County has been found

    GARFIELD COUNTY, Utah — Search and rescue personnel were looking for an 89-year-old man who went hunting in Antimony Canyon in Garfield County Thursday morning and who had not been seen since, but later Friday night authorities said the man was found and is alive. According to a press release from the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, 89-year-old George Jolley of Antimony left to go elk hunting around 9 a.m. Thursday in Antimony Canyon and had not been seen since. The […]

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    Driver crashes car into office building in Millcreek

    MILLCREEK, Utah — A vehicle crashed into a building in Millcreek Thursday night after the car collided with another vehicle nearby. Lt. Lex Bell, Unified Police Department, said the crash occurred at an office building at 3950 South and 700 East, and FOX 13 News first heard reports of the crash around 8:20 p.m. Bell said vehicle came about 5 feet into the building. Several photos from the scene show the damage and a tow truck working to remove the vehicle. […]

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    LDS Church announces new members of Presiding Bishopric

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Friday Bishop Gérald Caussé has been named as the new Presiding Bishop of the LDS Church, filling the role formerly held by Gary E. Stevenson, who was recently called to serve in the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.  Dean M. Davies will serve as the first counselor in the new Presiding Bishopric, and W. Christopher Waddell has been named as the second counselor. The First Presidency of the LDS […]

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    Video shows hikers plunging into river after bridge collapses in New Zealand

    LAKE WAIKAREMOANA, New Zealand — A video uploaded to YouTube this week shows four French tourists plunging between 20 and 30 feet into the water after a support cable on the bridge reportedly released. The newly uploaded video reportedly shows an incident that occurred in September. The New Zealand Herald reports the four French tourists fell 8 meters (about 26.2 feet) when a bridge on the Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk collapsed. Both the video description and New Zealand Herald state […]

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    One of top 10 most-wanted fugitives arrested after weeks of evading police

    WEST VALLEY CITY — Police have captured a wanted fugitive Wednesday, and the man had previously escaped from police on several occasions in recent months. Stephen Hammer, 24, was listed as one of the Unified Police Department Metro Gang Unit’s Top 10 fugitives, and the man suspected in multiple burglaries and thefts has evaded police after pursuits on several occasions. The man is also wanted for the theft of firearms, vehicle burglaries and numerous charges for fleeing police. Hammer evaded […]


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