Scott has been a part of Fox 13’s ” Utah’s Most Wanted” for more than a decade, covering some of the biggest Utah news events.

After working in Flagstaff, AZ, and Anchorage, AK, Utah has been Scott’s home since 1990. Scott said he feels lucky to be a part of the local community and that he has met “amazing people.”

When he’s not chasing down tips, he enjoys spending as much time as possible with his family and enjoying everything Utah has to offer. Scott is also an “eternal optimist,” which he learned growing up in Buffalo, NY and takes time to root for his “beloved” Bills and Sabres.

Recent Articles
  • Wanted with Scott McKane: Theft, fraud, burglary and other crimes

    The Woods Cross Police Department is seeking two suspects, one for an alleged theft and one for alleged fraud. The police department released surveillance stills of both suspects. The fraud suspect apparently went to the same store and committed a crime both times. The theft suspect can be seen in surveillance stills wearing a bright green construction jacket and work boots. Anyone who recognizes either suspect can contact the Woods Cross Police Department at (801) 292-4422. Police said they are […]

  • Police: Domestic violence suspect in Summit County suffers gunshot wound in altercation with family

    SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah — Police in Summit County say a man has been arrested after he assaulted several family members and suffered a gunshot wound to the leg during an altercation with his father. Police arrested 26-year-old Derrick N. Christenson Friday in Hoytsville after responding to a reported domestic violence incident. Authorities say Christenson was struck in his lower leg by a bullet after his father discharged a handgun during an altercation. Police say prior to the gunshot, Christenson had […]

  • Father accused of shooting son in drunken family fight in Summit County

    HOYTSVILLE, Utah – A father is accused of shooting his 26-year-old son in an alcohol-fueled family fight in Summit County Friday morning. The Summit County Sherriff’s Office responded to the shooting in Hoytsville at 7 a.m. Neighbors called 911 after hearing gunshots at a home near 1121 S. Hoytsville Rd. The son went to the hospital with a gunshot wound to his leg and is expected to recover. Deputies are questioning the father and other relatives who were home at the […]

  • Stolen car chase ends on Granger High football field, couple arrested

    WEST VALLEY CITY – Two people are behind bars after a chase ended at Granger High School. The U.S. Marshals Service says the chase started at about 10 p.m. near 3900 S. State St. when deputies noticed a car making strange turns in West Valley City. Deputies ran the license plate and learned the car was stolen. They tried to stop the car with spike strips but the driver was still able to speed away on three blown tires. “We […]

  • South Jordan Police warning residents after man tries to abduct 11-year-old girl

    SOUTH JORDAN, Utah – Police are asking South Jordan residents to be on the lookout after reports of a man trying to abduct an 11-year-old girl. Police say the alleged attempted abduction was reported near 4900 W. and 10400 S. Wednesday afternoon between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. South Jordan Police tell Fox 13 the 11-year-old girl was walking home from school when she claims the man grabbed her near the overpass in Daybreak. She told police she scratched and […]

  • Man arrested, victim identified in deadly Taylorsville crash

    TAYLORSVILLE, Utah – The female victim of a head-on collision that happened in Taylorsville overnight has been identified as Naveah Padilla by her family. Police said that Padilla was 14-years-old, and the driver responsible is in custody. Officers tried to stop a Chevy Blazer for reckless driving in Millcreek near 4200 S. State St. overnight. Police say the SUV sped off and they did not chase it. Officers caught up to the SUV a short time later and it tried to […]

  • Staff cuts announced at Salt Lake Tribune; dozens of employees let go

    SALT LAKE CITY – It’s an extremely difficult day at the Salt Lake Tribune, mainly for those who are now out of work, but also for the remaining staff who are witnessing their colleagues and friends lose their jobs. The layoffs announced at the Salt Lake Tribune last week happened Monday morning. Some employees are telling Fox 13 News the up to 30 layoffs include a mix of straightforward job cuts as well as some retirements. The local layoffs come […]

  • Wanted with Scott McKane: Suspects sought from all over Utah

    The first set of suspects on this week’s Wanted are all being sought by the Logan City Police Department in Cache County. Police said the first suspect allegedly stole an entire change machine from a local car wash. The man can be seen in surveillance footage attempting to gain access, then took the entire machine and left the scene. Police said the suspect appeared to be a male wearing a safety vest, a hat, and headphones along with a headlamp. […]

  • Bountiful Police identify man killed in armed robbery attempt; second suspect still at large

    BOUNTIFUL, Utah — Bountiful Police have released the name of a man who was shot and killed last week as he attempted to rob a pawn shop. The deceased was 40-year-old Kleydys Arbolaez-Hernandez of Denver, Colorado, according to a news release. The second man accused of trying to rob the pawn shop is 30-year-old Alexyanis Cutino Jimenez. “Jimenez has an active armed robbery warrant for his arrest issued 5-9-18 in Oklahoma, and is being sought nationwide,” the news release said. […]

  • Police think a head-on crash caused by a wrong-way car is linked to a drive-by shooting

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Police are searching for two people after a wrong-way crash on westbound SR- 201 early Thursday morning. A car was driving the wrong way with no lights on and it hit another car head-on at 3600 West, police said. Investigators said some of the people involved in the crash may also be linked to a drive-by shooting in Salt Lake City. Officers responded to the drive-by shooting near 700 South and 800 West around midnight. No […]

  • Police identify 15-year-old girl found murdered in Salt Lake City

    SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City Police have identified the 15-year-old girl whose body was found during a welfare check Monday. Police said Baleigh Bagshaw was ambushed inside her own home Monday and her mother heard part of the deadly attack, according to police. “She was on the phone with her mother, she was brutally attacked while inside her home,” Sgt. Brandon Shearer with the Salt Lake Police Department said.  “The mother heard the attack going on and then the phone […]

  • Man accused of killing teens at Eureka mine appears in court

    PROVO, Utah – The man accused of killing two teens and dumping their bodies in an abandoned mine in Eureka appeared in court Thursday. The hearing for 41-year-old Jerrod Baum was brief, lasting only a few minutes. Attorneys determined there is so much information and evidence for the defense to digest, Baum’s next court appearance won’t be until Aug. 1. Baum shuffled into court in handcuffs and shackles facing eight felonies, including aggravated kidnapping and aggravated murder. The capital charges […]