I’m a multi-platform employee here at Fox 13 and excited to be a part of the team. I work part-time as an Assignment Desk Editor, Web Content Producer and associate producer, but full-time at being a journalist. I live in Midvale with my wife and cat. I graduated from Utah State University with a bachelor’s in Broadcast-Journalism.

Recent Articles
  • Domestic violence incident turns deadly in Uintah County, investigation continues

    VERNAL – One person is dead and another is seriously injured following a domestic violence incident  at an Uintah County town-home complex. Around 10:40 Saturday night, deputies were responding to a family fight at the Canyon Villas Townhouses, located at 2425 West and 500 North in Vernal – witnesses told police they could hear some kind of physical altercation going on between a man and a woman. UCSO said witnesses told police that the woman had ran from her home […]

  • Man shot by police for the second time in two years

    WEST VALLEY CITY – Unified Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that took place around 10 a.m. Sunday morning. Police said this is the second officer-involved shooting involving 28-year-old Ricardo Jose Lopez. The first took place when Lopez pointed a gun at officers in March 2016. West Valley City Police said Lopez was shot in the chest after he made threats against police and himself while armed with a knife. An officer tried to stop Lopez for driving recklessly around […]

  • Motorcyclist killed in overnight single-vehicle crash ID’d

    WEST JORDAN – A motorcyclist died late Saturday night after police say he lost control of his bike near 8500 South on Old Bingham Highway. West Jordan Police say driver cam across the crash and contacted emergency services. However, by the time they arrived, the driver had already passed away. The rider has now been identified as 46-year-old  Luciano Lopez of West Valley City. Officers say motorcycle fatalities are on the rise. “It seems like we’ve seen a spike this […]

  • WATCH: Family receives a special surprise at the Ute Stampede Rodeo

    NEPHI – What started as a simple game at the Ute Stampede Rodeo turned into a moment one family will cherish forever. The Gehret family gathered to answer questions from a clown at the rodeo… Little did they know they father Staff Sergeant Curt Gehret had returned from a year-long deployment in the Middle East. Well when the clown realized he had misplaced their prize for answering the question correctly he instead asked them to turn around for the big reveal. […]

  • Elko wildfire sparks overnight, quickly spreads to 1,000 acres

    ELKO COUNTY, Nev. – A Red Flag warning has been issued by the National Weather Service while fire crews battle the Silver State Fire that started late Saturday night. Fire Authorities say The fire started near Elko Mountain and has already spread to more than 1,000 acres. According to Officials from the Bureau of Land Management in Elko, structures are threatened and the fire remains at zero percent containment. The National Weather Service says the Red Flag warning indicates ideal conditions for wildfire […]

  • Heavy rainfall floods homes and knocks out power in Washington City

    WASHINGTON CITY – For the second night in a row the streets and homes in Washington County have been flooded by heavy rainfall. St. George News reports that a storm cell swept in around 9 p.m. Friday night causing a flash flood down Buena Vista Boulevard. Meanwhile, many homes were flooded on Main Street just south of the I-15 underpass and on 400 North. “It got inside the house. The whole kitchen and living room area has a bunch of mud in […]

  • 16-year-old drowns after jumping off bridge at popular swimming hole in Lehi

    LEHI, Utah — Search and rescue teams recovered the body of 16-year-old Cole Merrill early Sunday morning after he drowned in the Jordan River. He and a group of teens from Alpine had been jumping off the Old Iron Bridge, a popular swimming hole near 3150 West and 1500 North late Saturday night. “This is kind of a summer hot spot for kids to come out,” Sgt. Thayne Call with the Lehi Police Department said. It is clearly marked with ‘No […]

  • Man found dead in home after standoff with SWAT team in Provo

    PROVO, Utah — A man is dead after police were called to a home near 1700 South and 600 West in Provo Sunday. A woman told police her husband was at the home even though she had filed a restraining order against him last month. She said he threatened to kill her, and as as she ran from the home, she heard several shots being fired. Police quickly told nearby residents to stay inside and shelter in place. “What we […]

  • Around 20 cars catch fire at the Salt Lake City International Airport overnight

    SALT LAKE CITY – An overnight parking lot fire at the Salt Lake City International Airport caused an estimated $500,000 in damages early Sunday morning. Firefighters from the Salt Lake Fire Department say about 20 cars are a total loss after the battled the flames around 12:30 a.m. in the Hertz Rental Car Lot. Captain Kyle Lavender with the SLC Fire Department says when they arrived 9-10 cars were already up in flames and another eight or nine were damaged. […]

  • Thai cave rescue: First of the trapped boys emerge

    By Steve George, CNN THAILAND – Four boys who have been trapped inside a Thai cave for 15 days have been rescued, as authorities race against time to free the remaining members of the group. Confirmation of the initial rescue was posted on the Thai Navy SEAL official Facebook page late Sunday. The boys emerged approximately nine hours after a team of five Thai Navy SEALs and 13 international cave diving experts entered the cave to begin the treacherous attempt to […]

  • Some Dollar Ridge Fire evacuations lifted, firefighters still on the offensive

    WASATCH/DUCHESNE COUNTIES, Utah – Some evacuees were able to return home Saturday morning as crews continue to fight the aggressive Dollar Ridge Fire. According to the Utah Fire Info, ZONE 3 evacuees are able to return home as of 10 a.m. but they must be ready to “evacuate again if conditions change.” Those evacuees must also check in with the Duchesne Sheriff’s office prior to returning home. The Saturday morning update reported the fire at 5% containment, up from the […]

  • Construction workers find body on the side of I-215, possible homicide investigation underway

    SALT LAKE CITY – A section of Interstate 215 was closed Saturday morning after construction workers say they found a human body off the side of the road while inspecting a gas line. The incident occurred on I-215 southbound near 2600 North where law enforcement has blocked off multiple lanes while they continue to investigate. According to Lt. Wade Breur with the Utah Highway Patrol, the body seemed to have been there for a couple days and was only found […]