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.

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    Metro Gang Unit captures one of top 10 most-wanted fugitives in West Valley City

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – One of the Metro Gang Unit’s top 10 most-wanted fugitives who has evaded authorities for about two months is now in custody.  Authorities arrested 24-year-old Steven Hammer in West Valley City Wednesday night after securing a federal arrest warrant. Officers brought in the US Marshals, agents with Homeland Security and all other resources they could gather in an effort to capture Hammer. They surrounded a home where he was hiding out in West Valley City near 3500 […]

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    Mobile food pantry helping students in Granite School District

    SALT LAKE CITY — One in five children are reportedly undernourished in the Granite School District alone, and a mobile food pantry program aims to help provide food to those in need. Deb Coffey, development director for the Granite Education Foundation, spoke about the need for such programs “We have 68,000 students in our school district, and 65 percent of our kids qualify for free or reduced lunch,” she said. “We have a lot of needs that we’re trying to meet, […]

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    Former UPD detective sentenced to probation for misusing public funds

    SALT LAKE CITY — A former Unified Police Department detective who admitted to misusing public money was sentenced Friday to probation on a felony charge. Kenneth Callahan was sentenced Friday morning at the Matheson Courthouse in Salt Lake City. Callahan had been with UPD, and, before that, the Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office, for nearly 20 years. And, by most accounts, the man was a model officer, receiving commendations for his work along the way. But it was during his […]

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    Police identify suspect accused of thieving from the grieving at funeral home

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – Thieving from the grieving; that is what officers said happened at a West Jordan funeral home. Suspect in fraud stemming from theft at funeral home is 28yo Justin Burrows. Info on whereabouts, call 801-840-4000 — WVC Police (@WVCPD) October 1, 2015 Authorities said 28-year-old Justin Burrows is accused of using a credit card in West Valley City that was stolen from someone who recently attended a funeral at a West Jordan funeral home. Officers […]

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    72-year-old woman killed in Saratoga Springs car accident, crews investigate cause

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, Utah – One woman is dead and others are injured after a multi-car accident in Saratoga Springs Tuesday morning. Emergency crews were called to the scene at 600 W. Crossroads Blvd. just west of Walmart at Pioneer Crossing just after 6 a.m. Officials said 29-year-old Katie Nielson was driving westbound when she crossed the center line and hit another car, causing the death of 72-year-old Lillian Strickland, of Cedar Fort, who was inside. Then Nielson hit a third car, […]

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    Officer kills burglary suspect found stabbing woman in Salt Lake break-in

    SALT LAKE CITY – Police have identified the suspect shot and killed during a Salt Lake City burglary as 48-year-old Robert Richard Berger. Officers shot Berger after they said he broke into two homes and stabbed a woman early Wednesday morning. Police said they were called to a home just after midnight near 838 S. Roberta St. when parents found a man had broken into their 2-year-old child’s room.  The family was able to force out the man and immediately called […]

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    Utah mom who tossed newborn in trash undergoing more tests before judge determines competency

    KEARNS, Utah – The case for a mother who put her newborn baby in a trashcan has been continued again. The judge said Alicia Englert will have another competency review. She appeared in court Monday but the judge has yet to decide if she is competent to stand trial. The issue is Englert’s mental health, or lack there of, and it continues to be the center of the proceedings. The judge was expected to determine if she wants to continue […]

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    New citizens sworn-in during emotional ceremony in Salt Lake City

    SALT LAKE CITY — A massive ceremony held in Salt Lake City Thursday officially made more than 150 people U.S. Citizens. The naturalization ceremony was held at This is the Place Heritage Park and was part of Citizenship Week, which is being observed nationwide. The new citizens came from more than 150 nations around the globe, and, during the ceremony Thursday, tears were shed and a sincere amount of gratitude expressed for becoming the newest citizens of the United States of America. […]

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    Man found stabbed to death in Davis County, suspect in custody

    SUNSET, Utah – A man was found stabbed to death Tuesday morning, and Wednesday the man taken into custody in connection with the incident now faces a murder charge. Authorities were called to 2300 N. 250 W. at about 2:30 a.m.  Tuesday, where a 31-year-old man was found dead. “Our victim has been living in this apartment with a female who our suspect also has lived with and they each have a child with her,” Sunset Police Chief Ken Eborn […]

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    Fugitive crashes car through Midvale home, no serious injuries

    MIDVALE, Utah – Authorities have a fugitive in custody after the suspect crashed a car through a Midvale home. Police said Marcus Melvin will be heading back to prison for a whole host of felony charges after a series of bizarre events Thursday morning. It was a very scary and dangerous scene and the residents say they are lucky no one inside was injured. You can see that the vehicle is lodged all the way inside of the home. Police said […]

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    Missing hiker found dead in Draper, fell 200-300 feet

    DRAPER, Utah – The missing hiker has been found dead in Corner Canyon in Draper. Officials said it appears 43-year-old Kerry Elizabeth Crowley, of South Jordan, fell 200 to 300 feet. A helicopter found her body at the bottom of a cliff area near the Cirque of Lone Peak at about 8:30 a.m. Unified Police Lt. Lex Bell said Crowley would have needed to leave the established trail and walk out toward a ledge to have fallen where they found her. Bell said […]

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    Four helicopters, 200 personnel on the ground fighting Wheeler Fire on 720 acres

    WASATCH COUNTY, Utah — All aerial firefighting temporarily came to a halt on a fire in Wasatch County due to a drone in the fire area Tuesday evening, according to a tweet from Utah Fire officials, but by Wednesday reports indicated air support for the fire had resumed. All aerial firefighting has come to a halt on the #WheelerFire due to a drone in the fire area. — UtahFireInfo (@UtahWildfire) September 9, 2015 A fire that started Monday near Deer […]


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