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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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  • FOX 13 News has obtained photos that appear to show Alicia Englert partying at night clubs. Englert faces an attempted murder charge after allegedly putting her infant in the trash in the hope it would die.

    Social media posts raise questions about mother accused of throwing out newborn

    KEARNS, Utah – It has been three days since a Kearns woman was arrested for allegedly dumping her newborn baby in a neighbor’s garbage can. Officials said Friday the infant was now in critical but stable condition. The child was previously in critical condition. Some of Englert’s cousins are starting a fundraiser to make sure the baby can be taken care of when, as they put it, she’s released from the hospital. The fundraiser is Saturday and Sunday from 6 p.m. to […]

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    Parents of mom accused of putting newborn in trash say their daughter has a learning disability

    SALT LAKE CITY – The parents of a woman accused of putting her baby in a trash can in the hopes it would die spoke about their daughter Wednesday, saying there is another side to the story and that their daughter has learning disabilities. Alicia Marie Englert, 23, was arrested Tuesday afternoon and faces attempted murder charges after she allegedly put her newborn child in a garbage can outside a home in Kearns; the child was born Sunday and had […]

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    Unified Fire chief’s drug fraud case headed to trial in November

    SALT LAKE CITY – Unified Fire Authority Deputy Chief Marlon Jones didn’t appear in court in person but his attorney said they were hopeful his case was going to be dismissed. However, that was not the case Friday; Jones’ case has been set for a jury trial in mid-November. Jones is a long time deputy chief with the UFA. He’s been on paid administrative leave since May 2013 when he was charged with 14 felonies relating to alleged doctor shopping […]

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Dea Millerberg reacts as Alexis Rasmussen's mother, Dawn Miera, makes a statement in Second District Court in Ogden, Utah, Thursday, August 21, 2014. Millerberg pleaded guilty to helping hide the body of her teen babysitter, Alexis Rasmussen, who overdosed on drugs at her house.

    Utah woman accused of helping hide baby sitter’s body sentenced to prison

    OGDEN, Utah –  A judge has sentenced Dea Millerberg to three concurrent terms of up to five years in the Utah State Prison. Thursday the judge said prison is the appropriate sentence for Millerberg, calling her acts “depraved.” Dea walked into court Thursday without making any comments. She then took her seat at the defense table, periodically weeping throughout the morning while first her attorney, then she herself, asked the judge to show leniency and sentence her to probation. She also […]

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    Residents clean up after flooding in Murray

    MURRAY, Utah – Some residents in Murray are still cleaning up after flooding that occurred when storm drains weren’t able to keep up with the water brought in by heavy rain fall. City officials said Wednesday their system is adequate to handle storms and that this incident was a freak occurrence, but some residents who experienced flooding disagree. Resident Paul Hall said the heavy rain began around 3 a.m., and later the lower half of his home in Murray was […]

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    Traffic stop leads police to larger crime discovery in West Valley City

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – A traffic stop ended with police discovering a bigger crime in West Valley City. A police officer was doing his regular checks at hotel near Decker Lake Dr. and 35th S. when he noticed what he said were suspicious vehicles. Authorities said the cars sped out of the parking lot so officers followed. The officer tried to pull over the cars; a white SUV stopped but a black car sped away. The driver of the black […]

  • 19 years after daughter’s murder, mother still hopes for answers

    SALT LAKE CITY – A mother in Salt Lake City has been hoping for nearly 20 years that police would find the information they need to solve the murder of her young daughter. Rosie Tapia was 6 years old when she was kidnapped and killed on August 13, 1995. Wednesday marks the 19th anniversary of the crime, and Rosie’s mother is speaking out about the case and hoping her efforts will keep the search alive. Rosie was kidnapped from her […]

  • Update: Relatives say man shot, killed by police was not armed

    SOUTH SALT LAKE — A man is dead after an officer-involved shooting in South Salt Lake Monday night, according to Salt Lake City Police. Relatives of 20-year-old Dillon Taylor, the man who was shot, said he wasn’t armed. The shooting happened near a 7-Eleven gas station at 2102 S. State Street Monday night. Salt Lake City Police confirmed it was a Salt Lake City police officer involved in the shooting. However, since the shooting happened in South Salt Lake, the South Salt […]

  • Former FBI agent with personal connection weighs in on Shurtleff, Swallow case

    SALT LAKE CITY – A former FBI agent who worked with former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff is weighing in on the case against Shurtleff and another former Utah Attorney General. Shurtleff and John Swallow are facing charges stemming from an investigation into allegations of impropriety at the Attorney General’s Office. Juan Bacera spent two decades in the FBI and has worked with Shurtleff in the past, and on Thursday he spoke to FOX 13 News’ Scott McKane about his […]

  • Former bus driver accused of sexually abusing special needs children goes to court

    WEST JORDAN, Utah — A former Canyons School District bus driver charged with sexually abusing special-needs children appeared in court Wednesday at a preliminary hearing that will determine whether there is enough evidence the case to go to trial. John Carrell, 61, was charged in May with 23 counts of sexual abuse, and then earlier this month he received 11 more charges. Carrell’s cases involve two special needs girls who rode Carrell’s bus to and from elementary school. Four witnesses […]

  • Pioneer Day 5K takes participants ‘Temple to Temple’

    PROVO, Utah – Thousands of people weren’t content to sit on the sidelines during Pioneer Day festivities Thursday, so they took part in a 5K run that is in its second year. The Second Annual Temple to Temple 5K Run takes participants from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ Provo Temple to the LDS Church’s newer Temple at Provo City Center. Last year’s event began with a plan to walk from the LDS Temple in Provo to the […]

  • Police say teenage aunt fought off kidnapper to protect 12-year-old niece

    SALT LAKE CITY – Unified Police Department officials are searching for a man who allegedly attempted to kidnap a 12-year-old girl in Kearns last Saturday, and police say the young girl’s teenage aunt fought off a much larger assailant to prevent the abduction. The incident occurred at about 2:30 p.m. while the girl and her aunt were walking home from a nearby park. The aunt spoke about the incident but asked that her identity not be released. However, “Ally” said […]

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