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.

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    Rally aims to raise awareness of opiate overdoses

    A group of Utahns are rallying to put an end to opioid and prescription drug abuse in America. Monday was International Overdose Awareness Day. Between 1999 – 2014, 220,000 Americans lost their lives to opiate overdoses. Utah has the fifth highest number of overdose deaths in the nation. On Monday, the Utah chapter of Fed Up met at the Utah State Capitol to discuss the growing issue. The group said the United States makes up only five percent of the […]

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    Quail Hollow fire 60 percent contained; caused by underground transformer explosion

    COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS, Utah – The Quail Hollow fire in Cottonwood Heights is about 60 percent contained after burning about 30 acres. Firefighters are watching for hot spots and plan to reopen roads in the area Wednesday. The fire threatened more than 60 homes during the day and 30 homes were evacuated for about 5 hours. “[They] came out here for people they don’t even know and protected our homes. There`s no damage to our homes, none. I’m so grateful,” said Pam Gomez, who lives near the […]

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    NPS closes a Lake Powell beach due to fuel spill

    Wahweap Beach is closed at Lake Powell due to a fuel spill. The National Park Service said spill occurred around 4 p.m. Monday. The following is from a National Park Service press release: Rangers are investigating a fuel spill that originated from a moored boat. The spill is reported to be a bright neon substance. The spill extends an estimated 1,000 yards between Wahweap Beach and Wahweap Boat Rentals. Containment and cleanup efforts are being coordinated by the National Park […]

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    Large tortoise on the loose in Logan

    A very large tortoise was on the loose in Logan again Tuesday. Animal control was called to pick up a 40-pound tortoise seen strolling down Temple View Ave. When the officer arrived, he recognized the tortoise and he knew where it came from because another tortoise from the same owner escaped just last year. The officer said it was a precarious situation and a close call for the tortoise. “The tortoise could have got on the road and got hit […]

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    Police identify two killed in Nebo school bus and truck crash in Payson

    PAYSON, Utah – Officials are investigating after a Nebo School District bus and truck collided in Payson Tuesday afternoon. Payson officers said two people in the pickup truck were killed in the head-on accident at 860 E. Arrowhead Trail at about 2:30 p.m. The road is considered a lightly traveled, country road with one lane going either direction. The speed limit is 40 mph and passing is allowed on some sections of the road. Christopher Jay Cook, 22, of Payson and Makia Love Boyd, […]

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    14-year-old rallies community, organizes its first Neighborhood Watch

    A Murray neighborhood rallied behind a 14-year-old Boy Scout Monday night for its first Neighborhood Watch meeting.  Samuel Lundberg got the idea after a shooting in the neighborhood earlier this month. “It’s really concerning,” Lundberg said of the incident. Murray Police say 48-year-old Joby Romano was shot in the face by an off-duty Officer back on August 10th, after a resident called police following a home break-in.  When the off-duty officer arrived at the community park, he spotted Romano in […]

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    Police seek help in finding missing Holladay man

    Unified Police are asking the public for help in locating an endangered, missing man. Charles Robert (Bob) Holman, 86, went missing about 8:30 a.m. Monday after leaving his home in Holladay. His family says Bob is diabetic and may be disoriented. He was driving a 2006 Buick Lucerne with Utah plates 986-USG and was on his way to Big O Tires on 8830 South and 900 East, according to his family. When he did not return home, the family called […]

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    Letters sent to donors after Utah Food Bank’s website compromised

    The Utah Food Bank is sending letters to many donors because of a security breach on their website. They said about eight percent of those who contributed money are impacted by the breach. People who clicked on the “give money” tab on the site since October 2013 may have had their information accessed. The food bank said they discovered the access point last month. Since then, they have been working with a security company from San Francisco to close the […]

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    Idaho Supreme Court ruling allows for lawsuit against BSA, LDS church

    An Idaho Supreme Court decision Monday morning cleared the way for a federal lawsuit filed against The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Boy Scouts of America. In 2013, 16 men said they were molested by a Boy Scout leader in the 1970s and 1980s. They said both the LDS church and the Boy Scouts knew the leader was a danger. The plaintiff’s claim it is a fraud case, saying the church and Boy Scouts told them […]

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    Former Provo High School teacher sentenced for sexually abusing student

    PROVO, Utah – A man was sentenced for sexually abusing a student while he was a teacher at Provo High School. Donald Nelson Bills was sentenced to three years to life in prison on Monday. In July, Donald Nelson Bills pleaded guilty to the following charges: attempted forcible sodomy, attempted object rape, forcible sexual abuse as a second-degree felony, tampering with a witness as a third-degree felony, and obstructing justice as a second-degree felony. Bills was arrested in January of 2014 after […]

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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 […]


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