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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  • Kenneth Ekow Andam. Publicity photo courtesy

    Former Olympic sprinter wanted on fraud charges requests recall of warrant due to malaria

    UTAH COUNTY — A former Olympic sprinter is wanted by Utah authorities after he failed to appear in court for allegedly defrauding his victims out of more than $300,000, but the man states he missed court because he is being treated for malaria. Kenneth Ekow Andam, 40, faces one count of securities fraud as a second-degree felony, one count of unlicensed broker/dealer or agent as a third-degree felony, one count of forgery as a third-degree felony, and one count of money laundering […]

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    Bizarre details emerging in motorhome standoff along I-215

    SALT LAKE CITY — Authorities have identified a man who barricaded himself in a motorhome on Interstate 215 in Salt Lake City, which caused brief closures of two lanes of traffic on Saturday afternoon. Forty-year-old Demetrius Greene of Salt Lake City was taken into custody after he voluntarily turned himself over to officials. Lt. Jeff Nigbur, Utah Highway Patrol, said things began around 2:30 p.m. when a driver called for a tow truck for a motorhome on southbound I-215 West near […]

  • Screen capture courtesy Steve Bittenbender, @freelancehack, via Twitter.

    Video shows incredible buzzer-beater that clears stands at high school game in Kentucky

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Video of a buzzer-beating shot at a high school basketball game is going viral, and the footage shows an incredible, last-minute effort that inspired an explosive reaction from the crowd. Video posted to Twitter by Steve Bittenbender, @Freelancehack, shows Alex Cook of Male High School sinking a desperation shot from nearly half-court after a botched pass. Understandably, the crowd goes wild and Cook is soon buried by a swarm of enthusiastic teammates and fans. Here's your shot […]

  • A house fire in Kearns on February 6. Image courtesy David Watkins.

    Home likely a total loss after structure fire in Kearns

    KEARNS, Utah — Fire officials said a home in Kearns is likely to be a total loss after a single alarm fire Saturday. Battalion Chief Brian Anderton of the Unified Fire Authority said they received the call of the fire at about 4:53 p.m. and responded to the area of 4500 West and 4900 South. When crews arrived on scene, the home was “heavily engulfed”, Anderton said. Footage submitted by a FOX 13 News viewer shows the burning residence. Three […]

  • right to left: Mason Scott Tuttle and Brian Tuttle with their winning wall. Image courtesy SPEC MIX INC.

    Utah brothers win 2016 Bricklayer 500 World Championship

    LAS VEGAS — A pair of brothers who work for a masonry company in Clearfield traveled to Las Vegas this week, where they won a new truck and $15,000 in cash and other prizes by taking first place in the 2016 Spec Mix Bricklayer 500 World Championship. Scott Tuttle, 38, and his brother, Brian Tuttle, both work for Quik Trowell Masonry in Clearfield, and Scott won the championship while his brother served as mason tender at the competition, which was […]

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    Utah adoption center owner arrested for allegedly taking money, misleading hopeful parents

    AMERICAN FORK, Utah — The owner of an adoption center based in American Fork has been arrested after he allegedly continued accepting clients after the business was ordered to stop, and at least four couples lost money amounting to more than $100,000 between them. According to a statement of probable cause, James C. Webb owned and operated Adoption Center of Choice and is now facing four counts of theft by deception as second-degree felonies and four counts of failure to […]

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    Photos, video from Wisconsin show why you shouldn’t park on a frozen lake

    LAKE GENEVA, Wisc. — Several cars have reportedly fallen through the ice during a festival in Wisconsin Saturday after several patrons of the annual event parked on the frozen lake. FOX 6 in Wisconsin reports the Geneva Fire Department responded to the incident, which occurred at Winterfest–an annual event at Lake Geneva. Video from FOX 6 shows the sinking vehicles and the efforts to extract at least one vehicle, while tweets from several users show the incident during various stages […]

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    One dead, one flown to trauma center after car hits cow in Millard County

    MILLARD COUNTY, Utah — A man was killed and a woman was taken to a trauma center after a crash involving a vehicle and a cow on SR-257 late Thursday night. According to the Utah Highway Patrol, a southbound Subaru Forester struck a cow in the roadway near milepost 38 on SR-257 around 11:45 p.m. Thursday. Oscar Estrada, 37 of Milford, was not wearing a seat belt, and he suffered fatal injuries to the head and chest after striking the […]

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    Driver who hit returned missionary while fleeing police charged with murder

    KAYSVILLE, Utah — The wanted man who hit and killed a 21-year-old woman after two carjackings in Centerville Monday has been charged with first-degree felony murder in the woman’s death. Jazmyn Jeppson of Farmington suffered fatal injuries after her vehicle was struck by the one driven by 27-year-old Anthony Cruz, who had allegedly committed two carjackings and was fleeing from police. According to friends and family, Jeppson had recently returned from serving a religious mission with The Church of Jesus […]

  • One of 82 arrests made by ICE ERO in Utah from January 29 to February 5.

    Utah ICE agents arrest 82 ‘criminal aliens’

      UTAH — A week-long enforcement action by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement personnel in Utah resulted in 82 arrests, all of whom were targeted as “potentially deportable criminal aliens.” According to a news release issued Friday, Enforcement and Removal Operations made arrests in 22 Utah cities over the last seven days. All of those targeted by ICE ERO had prior criminal convictions, including for offenses like DUI, burglary, resisting an officer, making a false report, forgery, drug possession and […]

  • FILE: A photo of a Gunnison sage-grouse posted on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife  Service's website. Credit: Mike Danzenbaker.

    Utah sues federal government over management of sage-grouse conservation efforts

    SALT LAKE CITY — The state of Utah has filed a lawsuit Thursday in which the state claims the United States Departments of Interior and Agriculture have “overthrown” Utah’s sage-grouse conservation plan by adopting an amended use plan in 2015. According to a press release from the Utah Attorney General’s Office, the state filed a Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief in U.S. District Court Thursday, alleging the federal government has disregarded the state’s prior efforts to conserve sage-grouse habitat. […]

  • Dave Mirra. Image via Dave Mirra's verified Facebook page.

    Police in North Carolina: BMX icon Dave Mirra dies at 41

    GREENVILLE, N.C. — Police in North Carolina stated Thursday that BMX icon Dave Mirra was found dead in an “apparent suicide.” According to a press release posted on the Greenville Police Department’s Facebook page, officers responded to a call Thursday evening and found Mirra, 41 of Greenville, in his truck dead from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound. “We mourn the loss today of a great friend and wonderful human being who touched the lives of so many around the world with […]


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