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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
  • Jets refurbished in Utah bound for service in Indonesia

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – The first three refurbished F-16s departed Hill Air Force Base this week on their way to Indonesia. Crews combined for a total of 15,000 man hours as they worked to prepare the jets to fly again rather than be discarded. Maj. Frank Taravella, chief, shoutheast Asia Branch U.S. Air Force International Affairs, spoke about the work. “These aircraft were delivered in crates from the bone yard in Arizona,” he said. “They had to be […]

  • Study: Traffic on 400 S. down nearly 10,000 cars a day thanks to TRAX

    SALT LAKE CITY — A new study shows traffic congestion along 400 South leading to and from the University of Utah could have been much worse if not for the TRAX line. “It’s a pretty remarkable success story,” said Reid Ewing, a University of Utah professor of city and metropolitan planning. The recent University of Utah study looked at traffic along 400 South before, during and after the TRAX line opened in the early 2000s. They found a decline of […]

  • Historic B-29 Superfortress comes to Utah, tours available through Sunday

    SALT LAKE CITY – A historic aircraft is taking to the skies over Salt Lake City and giving Utahns a unique chance to experience a piece of World War II history. The B-29 Superfortress bomber is known as “Fifi”, and the Utah wing of the Commemorative Air Force was in Salt Lake City and Provo this week to showcase the aircraft. The iconic plane first flew in 1942, and it is best known for flying missions over Japan during WWII. […]

  • Home-building organization asks neighbors to watch out for each other after odd theft

    MAGNA, Utah — Someone stole six to seven pieces of sod from the front lawn of a newly built Habitat for Humanity home in Magna recently. “I got a call that basically the front lawn had been stolen and it took a little while for my brain to actually catch up to that concept, that someone would steal the front lawn of a Habitat for Humanity home,” said Ed Blake, executive director of Salt Lake Valley Habitat for Humanity. The […]

  • BLM officials work to return looted artifacts to their rightful homes

    SALT LAKE CITY — Officials with the Bureau of Land Management are taking steps to return thousands of illegally obtained artifacts to their rightful owners. In 2009, federal law enforcement officers raided several homes in Utah and Colorado looking for the items. Many of the people accused of looting accepted plea deals in which they had to turn over the whole of their collections. This spring, the BLM team completed the first baseline inventory of the collection, identifying approximately 200,000 […]

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    Found: Missing 12-year-old girl found safe, was with teen friend

    UPDATE: A 12-year-old girl who has been missing since Saturday is safe and now with youth services. Officials said Stevie Rae Shane called her grandmother to ask for a ride at about 3 a.m. Police said Shane was with a 14-year-old friend in the Millcreek area of Salt Lake. Officials said investigators will talk to Shane to find out what happened. SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah – Police are asking the public for help finding a missing girl,and on Sunday they […]

  • Spark Science: Cooking up fireworks

    Ben Hyde from Spark Science explains how some common kitchen items can help you create your own fireworks.

  • Reptile rescuer shares snake safety tips

    Snakes are out enjoying the summer sun just like a lot of Utahns and their paths could cross. Jim Dix, from the Reptile Rescue Service, speak with FOX 13 about how to identify snakes that are dangerous and what to do if you come across one.

  • Police seeking armed ‘serial robber’

    SALT LAKE CITY — Police are searching for a man believed to have robbed several businesses in the Salt Lake Valley. Police said an armed man with a similar description robbed at least four businesses Tuesday night through Thursday morning. The suspect is well covered in security video pictures, but witnesses said the man appears to be either Latino or African-American. He is armed with a handgun and demanding money in each of the robberies. “Everyone that goes on, it […]

  • Booming Forward: Actress turns director

    Veteran actress and Utahn Lynne van Dame has seen her share of the stage and screen. Now she is stepping behind the camera and is nearing completion of her first film shot primarily here in Salt Lake City. Dave Nemeth speaks with her in Thursday’s Booming Forward feature.

  • Fire at hay processing plant expected to burn for weeks

    TREMONTON, Utah –A massive fire at a hay processing plant in Tremonton is expected to burning for weeks, according to officials. The fire started at approximately 10 p.m. Wednesday at the facility located at 6400 North 6800 West. Firefighters were still monitoring the fire Thursday. The cause of the fire is not known and may be impossible to determine due to the extend of the damage, officials said. The fire may have started in the break room and spread to […]

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    Fire destroys shed, artist’s shop in Mapleton

    MAPLETON, Utah — The fire destroyed two shed at a property at 1100 South Main Street in Mapleton on Tuesday. The fire started just before 2 p.m. and it took firefighters about an hour to get it under control. The homeowner is a professional bronze sculptor and one of the sheds was his shop. The homeowner said that earlier in the day he had clear some weeds by setting them on fire. He used a garden hose to extinguish that […]