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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 fatal motorcycle crash on I-84 August 30. Images courtesy Utah  Highway Patrol.

    One dead, one injured after father and son riding motorcycles crash on I-84

    MORGAN COUNTY, Utah — A father and son riding motorcycles on I-84 in Morgan County crashed as they took a curve Sunday, and the father was killed while the adult son suffered minor injuries. According to the Utah Highway Patrol, the crashes occurred at about 4 p.m. as the westbound pair took a curve in the road near mile post 108. Keith Rash, 53 of North Ogden, drifted off to the right of the road and struck a guardrail. Rash […]

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    Woman in critical condition after lightning strikes during family picnic

    LEHI, Utah — A woman in her 50s went into cardiac arrest and was taken to a hospital in critical condition after lightning struck a tree near where her family was having a picnic Sunday night, and while other family members suffered the effects of the lightning strike, none but the woman suffered serious injury. Battalion Chief Rick Howard, Lehi Fire Department, said the lightning strike occurred around 6:30 p.m. as the woman and her family were having a picnic […]

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    Horror genre legend Wes Craven reportedly dead at 76

    Filmmaker Wes Craven, known for movies like “A Nightmare on Elm Street” and “Scream”, died Sunday at the age of 76 according to multiple reports. Entertainment Weekly reports Craven’s family announced the death Sunday, and the verified Twitter account for Wes Craven posted a photo Sunday night with Craven’s photo, his name and “1939-2015” pic.twitter.com/eyXPs6ONPe — Wes Craven (@wescraven) August 31, 2015 EW reports the family statement indicated that Craven was engaged and working right up until the end of his […]

  • The scene of a rollover crash on I-70 that left two men dead August 30, 2015. Images courtesy Utah Highway Patrol.

    Two killed after Jeep veers on I-70, rolls down embankment

    UTAH — Two men were killed Sunday when a Jeep with a soft top veered off I-70 and rolled multiple times down an embankment. According to the Utah Highway Patrol, the crash occurred around 4 a.m. as an eastbound Jeep veered into the median, over-corrected to the right and ultimately veered off the freeway near mile marker 206. The Jeep went down an embankment and rolled several times. The driver, 35-year-old Jason Cammons of Bluebell, was killed in the crash, […]

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    Body of missing Colorado man last seen in Salt Lake City found in Nevada

    SALT LAKE CITY – The body of a Colorado man who vanished after he stepped off of a train in Salt Lake City while traveling home from California has been found in a remote area of Nevada. According to the Facebook page “Robin Putnam, find Home”, family members were notified that Robin Putnam, who was 25 when he vanished in July of 2012, was located in a remote area of eastern Nevada. The posting states the cause and manner of […]

  • Man injured in fight with girlfriend’s brother has died; DA screening new charges in case

    HERRIMAN, Utah – A man who was on life support Saturday after a fight with his girlfriend’s brother that was allegedly sparked by an incident of domestic violence has died due to his injuries, and the District Attorney is screening charges against the  deceased’s assailant. Police identified the deceased as 24-year-old Blake Burningham Saturday evening. The victim’s girlfriend told police the man had punched her after a verbal fight escalated sometime Friday nigh or early Saturday morning. Instead of notifying police, she called her brother, […]

  • Folks featuring fancy facial hair compete to be the best at Oktoberfest

    SALT LAKE CITY — Snowbird’s 43rd annual Oktoberfest Celebration is underway, and Saturday’s festivities featured some fancy facial hair as participants competed in the second annual Beard and Mustache Competition. The annual Oktoberfest celebration attracts more than 60,000 visitors to Snowbird each year, according to a press release from event organizers, and there will be events at the resort each Saturday and Sunday through October 11, as well as on Labor Day (Monday, September 7.) Saturday, the Salty Saints Social Club […]

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    Four jailed after police following tip on wanted woman find several suspects inside home

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – Police in West Valley City were following up on tips in a wanted person case Friday night, and after a large police response and an incident that lasted several hours, officers ultimately took five people into custody—four of whom were booked into jail. A patrol officer following up on tips was led to a home in the area of 3400 West in West Valley City, and the officer observed the wanted suspect as well as […]

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    Names added to memorial honoring thousands of lives saved by organ, tissue donors

    SALT LAKE CITY – Another 575 names were added to a wall in Salt Lake City Saturday, and the wall is a memorial to thousands of lives that have been saved by local organ and tissue donors over the years. Intermountain Donor Services adds new names to the memorial each year during an emotional service, and the Celebration of Life Monument is located in the southeast corner of Library Square, 500 South 300 East in Salt Lake City. Of the […]

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    ‘Salt Lake Confederates’ cruise to State Capitol to show support of flag

    SALT LAKE CITY — A crowd of self-described ‘Salt Lake Confederates’ cruised the streets of Salt Lake City bearing the Confederate Flag and other banners Saturday, and they made their way to the stairs of the State Capitol for a rally in support of the controversial battle standard. According to an email from event organizers, the rally was put together by a group on social media called “The Salt Lake Confederates”, and the cruise and rally was to show support of […]

  • Authorities identify individuals in officer-involved shooting that left man dead

    SPANISH FORK, Utah — A man was shot and killed Friday after he engaged with officers, and police were called to the area to make a welfare check on a subject who was reportedly under the influence of drugs and believed to be armed. Lt. Matt Johnson, Spanish Fork Police Department, said they received a call from the man’s mother asking them to make a welfare check, and she reported the man may be armed with a gun. “Our officers were contacted […]

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    Police pursue and arrest two after suspects spotted spray painting stolen SUV

    SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah – Two women are in custody after they allegedly stole a vehicle, used the victim’s credit card fraudulently and then tried to evade police after being spotted spray painting the SUV at Little Dell Reservoir—and officers are still seeking a male suspect and another stolen vehicle in connection with the case. According to a press release from the Unified Police Department, things began with a report of stolen vehicle at Neff’s Canyon Thursday. The vehicle was […]

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