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Meredith joined Fox 13 News in January 2012 as a web producer. Previous she has worked with Pew Charitable Trusts Environmental Group, USA Today and Aol News. Meredith studied photojournalism at Syracuse University and received a master’s degree in interactive journalism from American University.


Recent Articles
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    2 kids charged in connection to 2-alarm apartment fire in Taylorsville

    TAYLORSVILLE, Utah — Two children have been charged after a two-alarm apartment fire in Taylorsville Saturday afternoon, according to fire officials. A 10-year-old female and a 10-year-old male have been charged with aggravated arson. Unified Fire Authority responded to a report of tree fire at Callaway apartments, 4033 S. Clubhouse Drive, at about noon. The flames soon extended onto the roof of the apartment building, said David Ulibarri, UFA spokesman. All residents were safely evacuated and one cat was rescued and […]

  • Balloon dog sculpture sets new record

    A balloon artist set a new Guinness World Record Saturday with his balloon structure. Jeremy Telford attempted to break the record for the largest balloon structure by an individual. The attempt was part of the 20th anniversary celebrations at Thanksgiving Point in Lehi. The goal was to create a sculpture only from balloons that was bigger than 22 feet by 45 feet, a record that stood since 2011. “Behind me is your typical one balloon wiener dog, like a clown […]

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    Utah’s ‘Iron Cowboy’ completes 50-50-50 challenge

    UTAH COUNTY — The finish line is in sight. James Lawrence, dubbed The Iron Cowboy, set a new world record Saturday after he completed his challenge to run 50 full-course Ironman triathlon courses in 50 days throughout 50 U.S. states. Lawrence, of Lindon, finished his journey at the Electric Park in Lehi Saturday afternoon. Lawrence began his 50-50-50 challenge on June 6 after he completed his first full triathlon in Kaua`i, Hawai`i. As a father of five young elementary school […]

  • Fire at vacant Midvale Middle School

    MIDVALE, Utah — Officials battled a large fire in Midvale Saturday inside an old school. Crews arrived at Midvale Middle School around 7pm to find the gymnasium and swimming pool area in flames. Officials are looking for two juveniles that were reported being seen around the school when the fire broke out. The school had just closed down this past year, and it was about to be demolished later this summer to make way for a brand new middle school. According to authorities, […]

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    Police searching for suspects in WVC BB gun shooting

    A woman was taken to the hospital after being hit multiple times with a pellet gun while walking down the street in West Valley City Saturday. West Valley City Police said the woman and her husband were walking down Redwood Road near 3259 South about 5:15 pm when they heard popping behind them. The couple said they felt something hit them in the back and on their legs. “It appears that it was just random that these individuals just target […]

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    Man dies in ATV crash in Juab County

    A 37-year-old man died after rolling his ATV in Juab County. He was riding with a group of friends at the Little Sahara Recreation area Friday when witnesses said he went over a steep dune and rolled. According to the Juab County Sheriff’s Office, the man was wearing full protective gear. They are not releasing his name at this time, but he is from the Salt Lake Valley.

  • UDOT begins 2015 construction projects, largest at Point of the Mountain

    The Utah Department of Transportation announced more than 100 construction projects for 2015. On Friday, they highlighted the areas that will impact drivers the most. “This is really an exciting time of year for us here at UDOT. We are really watching our construction program for the year,” said Carlos Braceras, executive director at UDOT. “We really have a very strong vision to keep Utah moving,” The projects range from repairing bridges to widening lanes. The largest construction zone will […]

  • Man says tax return stolen from mailbox

    SALT LAKE CITY — A woman was caught on camera allegedly taking a tax return from the mailbox at a Rose Park home last week. “She walked up here, pretended to knock, looked over her shoulder grabbed the letter and walked away,” said Travis McKee, the homeowner. The family’s security camera caught the entire thing. McKee said he was able to void the check inside with the tax return, but it’s not the money he is worried about. “It’s the […]

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    Viewer Photos: Epic Icicles

    Share your photos of any ice or icicles around Utah.

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    Police release photos of robbery suspect sporting false ponytail, seek public’s help

    ROY, Utah — Police are asking for help locating a male suspect who robbed a bank located inside a grocery store Saturday while wearing a hat with a false ponytail attached. The suspect entered the American First Credit Union located within the Harmon’s grocery store at 5370 South 1900 West at approximately 9:20 a.m. Police said he told the teller: “I’m here to rob you. I’m serious.” According to a press release from the Roy City Police Department, the man […]

  • Man injured in shooting at WVC McDonald’s

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — A man was shot at a West Valley City McDonald’s early Saturday morning. Investigators say witnesses called in about multiple shots fired in the area. However, the victim had already been taken to the Jordan Valley Medical Center. The shooting occurred in a McDonald’s parking lot near 3400 West and 3500 South. The victim told police he was shot by an unknown suspect from inside a black car at approximately 3 a.m. Detectives said they […]

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    Authorities identify woman’s body found near Bridal Veil Falls, said died after fall

    UTAH COUNTY, Utah – Authorities have identified the woman found dead at Bridal Veil Falls as 39-year-old Camille Stepan of North Salt Lake. Utah County Sheriff’s deputies she died from injuries she got after falling “from a significant height.” Deputies said her body was found at the base of Bridal Veil Falls in Provo Canyon Tuesday. Police got a call from a man who said he thought he found a coat while hiking Tuesday afternoon. When the hiker got closer, he […]

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