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
  • Emery County wildfire expands to 2,637 acres, 10 percent contained

    EMERY COUNTY, Utah – The Trail Mountain Fire grew to 2,637 acres and entered into a nearby canyon Sunday following wind gusts of up to 55 miles per hour. According to the U.S. Forest Service, the fire moved into Meetinghouse Canyon after wind in the area of the fire grounded all air support, causing the burn to move north and east. The fire created heavy smoke that was visible from communities in Emery, Carbon, and Sanpete Counties. “The fire is […]

  • Residents concerned over highway safety after car crashes into home’s yard

    NEPHI, Utah – A community in Nephi is growing concerned after a car crashed into the front yard of a house from I-15 Tuesday morning. According to the owner of the home, multiple cars and some trucks have crashed in the same area, causing residents to wonder if that particular stretch of I-15 is safe. Watch the video above for more information, and to hear how UDOT responded to the resident’s concerns.

  • E. coli infections may be linked to public park in Washington City

    WASHINGTON CITY, Utah – Officials are investigating possible E. coli infections in Washington City that may have been spread by water in a public park. The Southwest Utah Public Health Department has been investigating several cases of E. coli infection in the area, Washington City said. One of the possible sources of the infections is open irrigation water at Nisson Park. Officials said that though it is possible the infections could have come from the irrigation water, it would be challenging […]

  • Fire in Roosevelt causes dramatic flames, damages 5 storage tanks

    DUCHESNE COUNTY, Utah – A large fire in Roosevelt created dramatic flames and damaged five storage tanks Tuesday afternoon. The fire occurred at an RNI solid waste management facility on Bluebell Highway northwest of Roosevelt, according to Duchesne County Sheriff David Boren. No injuries were reported from the fire. The facility was evacuated, while crews battled the fire, and access roads to it were closed. Bluebell Highway was open after the fire was under control, but the public was urged […]

  • Police: Woman fatally shot by West Jordan homeowner had knife near her body

    WEST JORDAN, Utah – Police say a knife was found next to the body of a woman who was shot and killed while breaking into a West Jordan home last week. Makayla Yeaman, 30, was killed by a homeowner around 5:30 a.m. Friday in a home near 6000 W. and 7600 S. Police said Yeaman took a garage door opener from a truck that was parked outside and gained access to the home’s garage. She then went into the house, […]

  • Ogden man admits to shooting dog with B.B. gun, sentenced to community service

    OGDEN, Utah – An Ogden man who admitted to shooting his neighbor’s dog’s eye out with a B.B. gun was sentenced Tuesday to serve community service. Kim Tibbets was sentenced to 80 hours of community service and 24 months of probation for his charge of aggravated cruelty to an animal. According to a statement of probable cause, Tibbits admitted to police that he shot the dog on Thanksgiving of 2017 because his neighbor didn’t care that it was barking. During […]

  • Salt Lake County Council votes to postpone Olympia Hills development

    SALT LAKE COUNTY – The Salt Lake County Council voted unanimously consider whether or not the controversial Olympia Hills development needed to be amended or rezoned. In a council meeting Tuesday afternoon, Salt Lake County Council member Michael Jensen filed a motion to put the project on next Tuesday’s council meeting agenda. The motion passed unanimously. The city council plans to discuss how to move forward on Tuesday. The decision comes after Herriman residents launched a signature drive to stop the […]

  • West Jordan residents asked to boil water as a precaution after water line cross

    WEST JORDAN, Utah – Residents in the Sienna Vista neighborhood of West Jordan are being asked to boil their drinking water as a precaution after a culinary water line was found to be feeding into an irrigation line. The boil advisory was sent to about 150 residents around 7000 South and 5600 West. According to officials with West Jordan, water division staff were called out to investigate a water leak and found a cross connection issue with a culinary water […]

  • Driver found day after truck goes over Hobble Creek Canyon edge, flown to hospital

    UTAH COUNTY – A driver was rescued by crews Tuesday a day after his truck went over the edge of the road and crashed in Hobble Creek Canyon Monday. The driver appeared to be the sole occupant of the vehicle at the time of the crash, according to Sgt. Spencer Cannon with the Utah Highway Patrol. Cannon said the crash happened on the right fork road of the canyon, which leads into the Uintah National Forest. He was discovered and […]

  • Dash camera shows brief, dramatic car chase in Box Elder County

    BOX ELDER COUNTY, Utah – The Utah Highway patrol released dashcam footage of a short vehicle pursuit that ended with a vehicle crashing into a barbed wire fence and two being taken into custody. According to UHP, officers with the Perry Police Department were called to a rest area on Friday on I-15 northbound on reports of possible drug use. When they arrived on the scene, officers observed a male and a female sitting in a 2016 blue Hyundai with […]

  • Police: Woman thrown out of second story window after attempted stabbing

    SALT LAKE CITY – A suspect is being sought by the Salt Lake City Police Department after a woman was thrown out of a second story window in an attempted stabbing. According to police officials, the incident happened Monday near 1300 S. Emery Street. Several witnesses in the area told police they heard a woman scream, then saw the victim being thrown out of a second story window. Witnesses told police that the male suspect left the area on a […]

  • ‘Serial burglar’ wanted in multiple states hits two Mapleton businesses

    MAPLETON, Utah – A serial burglar wanted in multiple states was captured on camera last week committing two burglaries at businesses in Mapleton. According to the Mapleton Police Department, the male suspect has been caught on video in the past several weeks committing burglaries in both Colorado and Idaho as well as Utah. Police released a video of the suspect during one of the alleged burglaires in Mapleton. Please allow a moment for the video below to load: A video […]