Taylor is a native of Denver and a graduate of Marymount Manhattan College in New York City. He has been working at Fox 13 since September of 2017. Taylor has been a contributing writer for SLUG Magazine since 2015 and has written for other local and national publications and blogs. In hs spare time Taylor enjoys biking, being out in the wild, and listening to music.


Recent Articles
  • One man in custody following SWAT incident in Taylorsville

    TAYLORSVILLE, Utah – A standoff caused a partial evacuation of a Taylorsville neighborhood. Monday afternoon Unified Police Officers were sent to a house at 4155 West and 6550 South on a domestic violence call. When officers arrived they began to approach the house and heard at least one gun shot inside the residence. “When officers arrived in the area, they heard shots fired. They immediately backed up a little bit, called our SWAT team out,” said Salt Lake County Sheriff […]

  • Herriman City announces chief of new police force

    HERRIMAN, Utah – Herriman City announced Monday that a chief for the new Herriman City Police Department has been chosen. The announcement comes after Herriman decided to leave the Unified Police Department on May 17. Herriman City Council members said that they had approached UPD with concerns of wasted money, but did not receive a prompt reply. The city announced its plans to separate and said it could do so as early as July 1 of this year. The city said that Troy […]

  • Crews battle residential fire in Payson, seven displaced

    PAYSON, Utah – Payson Fire Rescue announced that crews were fighting a residential fire Monday afternoon. The fire happened near 400 North and 500 West.  Engine 95, Engine 94, Truck 91, Ambulance 91, and Santaquin Engine 145 all responded to the incident. According to Assistant Chief Terry Reilly with Payson Fire Rescue, the residence, which was a mobile home, caught on fire around 11:00 a.m. Monday. The trailer suffered significant damage to its’ roof and was called a total loss. Seven […]

  • Utah County Sheriff catches rare ‘deer crossing’ on camera

    UTAH COUNTY – The Utah County Sheriff’s Office shared a video of a deer crossing Monday- but the animals weren’t hopping across the street. Several animals can be seen on video crossing the Powell Slough at Utah Lake: The sheriff’s office took the time to remind the public to stay safe this summer while boating. Here are some boating safety tips from the Utah County Sheriff’s Office: 1. Take Life Vest and have children wear them at all times while in the […]

  • Police: Man staying in SLC hotel confronts two others, fires gun at them

    SALT LAKE CITY – A man who was staying at a Salt Lake City hotel Monday morning was arrested after allegedly confronting two men on the street and shooting a gun at them. Miguel Prado, 20, was booked into Salt Lake County Jail for aggravated assault, illegal discharge of a firearm, and drug possession. Salt Lake City Police said that Prado, who was staying at a hotel near 500 S. Main Street, yelled out at two men who were walking […]

  • City of West Jordan employees rescue German Shepherd from drainage pipe

    WEST JORDAN, Utah – The West Jordan Animal Shelter released photos Monday of crews helping rescue a German Shephard from a drainage pipe: Details regarding how the dog got into the drain were not released. “The dog was transported safely to the West Valley Animal Shelter,” the shelter wrote.

  • Utah man faces arson charge after fire at apartments for low-income residents, those with disabilities

    BOUNTIFUL, Utah —  A man faces a charge of aggravated arson after fire crews responded to a blaze at an apartment complex for low-income residents and those with disabilities or other medical problems. According to a statement of probable cause, the fire broke out Saturday at an apartment complex at 285 East and 1450 North in Bountiful. Police said the fire, which caused approximately $100,000 worth of damage, appeared to have been started by an ignitable liquid. Police say 50-year-old […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • North Korea threatens to cancel Trump summit over US nuke demands

    NORTH KOREA – North Korea has threatened to abandon planned talks between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump in June if Washington insists on pushing it “into a corner” on nuclear disarmament. A statement published by the state-run Korea Central News Agency (KCNA) said North Korea would never accept economic assistance from the US in exchange for unilaterally abandoning its nuclear program. Kim Kye Gwan, North Korea’s First Vice Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, was […]

  • Family of slain UTA worker Kay Ricks blames agency for his death, lawsuit seeks damages

    UTAH COUNTY – Lorie Ricks, the wife of Kay Ricks, a Utah Transit Authority (UTA) worker who was kidnapped and killed in May 2016, filed a lawsuit against his former employer Friday, saying that they are responsible for damages suffered due to her husband’s death. “There have been tears, there have been breakdown moments, but there has been no weakness in her resolve to get some answers,” said Brian Boggess, the Ricks family attorney. Ricks was killed by Flint and D.J. […]

  • Woods Cross Police seek to identify fraud suspect

    WOODS CROSS, Utah – The Woods Cross Police Department announced Tuesday that it was seeking a fraud suspect. Information regarding the nature of the fraud was not available at the time of this report. Police released surveillance footage of the suspect from the same store on two different days: Anyone with information on the suspect was asked to contact Detective Sheldon at 801-292-4422.