Mark is a nomad at heart, having moved more than 20 times in 26 years. Before becoming a Web Content Producer at Fox 13, Mark worked as a writer on Senator Orrin Hatch’s reelection campaign, a surgical assistant, a legal aide, a door-to-door sales rep and the fastest hands a movie theater’s concession stand had ever seen.


Recent Articles
  • Man killed in go-kart crash in Provo

    PROVO, Utah — A man suffered fatal injuries while driving a go-kart on a street in Provo Tuesday night. Sgt. Nisha King with Provo Police said officers responded to the area of 750 South Meadow Drive around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday after a man riding a go-kart crashed. Police say the 46-year-old man operating the go-kart was driving southbound on Meadow Drive when he hit a speed bump, lost control of the vehicle and impacted a concrete curb. The man was […]

  • Man arrested for murder in Ogden told police the victim had been following his daughter

    OGDEN, Utah — A man has been booked into jail and faces charges of murder and obstruction of justice, and he told police he assaulted the victim because he had been following his daughter. Jose Robert Zamora, 22 of Ogden, was arrested Monday and booked into jail facing charges of murder and obstruction of justice. The charges are in connection with the death of a 74-year-old man found dead in an alleyway in Ogden near 26th and Monroe Boulevard Monday. […]

  • Several trails at Zion National Park closed due to rock falls amid flash flood warnings

    ZION NATIONAL PARK, Utah — Several trails have been closed indefinitely at Zion National Park due to rock falls as four flash flood warnings have been issued in the last five days. According to Zion National Park, the trail closures include Angels Landing, Upper Emerald Pools and the Kayenta Trail. The park says rain fall received July 11 produced the largest flood seen at the park since 2011 and river flow volume was increased by nearly 200 times normal. The […]

  • Crews contain brush fire on 80 acres along I-80 near Utah-Wyoming border

    SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah — Crews from Utah and Wyoming contained a brush fire that burned about 80 acres along I-80. According to Uinta County Fire and Ambulance in Wyoming, a train ignited a brush fire Monday night near the Wasatch Exit on I-80 on the Utah side of the Wyoming border. The fire grew quickly and reached about 80 acres before crews from Summit County, Utah and Uinta County, Wyoming were able to contain the fire. Officials say overnight rain […]

  • Sandy Mayor picks William O’Neal for Police Chief

    SANDY, Utah — Sandy Mayor Kurt Bradburn announced Monday he has picked former Deputy Chief William O’Neal to be the city’s next chief of police. O’Neal has been serving as interim police chief since former chief Kevin Thacker was placed on leave and ultimately fired after an independent investigation into reports of unwanted physical contact.  According to Monday’s press release, the Mayor’s Office received more than 50 applications during a nationwide search. Applicants were scored and the top 15 were […]

  • Dollar Ridge Fire 65% contained; smoke may be visible for weeks to come

    DUCHESNE COUNTY, Utah — The Dollar Ridge Fire in Duchesne County is 65% contained as of Monday and is no longer threatening structures, but officials say smoke from the fire will be visible for weeks. The fire has burned an estimated 56,734 acres and forced hundreds of people to evacuate earlier this month, though those evacuations have since been lifted. The fire destroyed dozens of homes and hundreds of trailers, sheds and outbuildings.  Fire crews say that while the fire […]

  • Crews recover body of Ogden teacher who disappeared while paddle boarding at Willard Bay

    WILLARD BAY STATE PARK — Search and rescue crews recovered the body of a man who went missing while paddle boarding at Willard Bay. Utah State Parks at Willard Bay says search crews recovered the body of 46-year-old Brandon Larsen around 8 a.m. Wednesday. Authorities say they began searching for Larsen Tuesday. Sunday some of Larsen’s personal belongings were found on the beach and taken to the lost and found, and on Tuesday rangers said they noticed a vehicle had […]

  • Timely rainstorm helps crews get upper hand on fire near Deer Creek Reservoir

    WASATCH COUNTY, Utah — A slow-moving rainstorm helped crews get the upper hand on what had been a very fast-moving fire near Deer Creek Reservoir. The fire is burning on the southwestern edge of the reservoir near the top of Provo Canyon, and was first spotted around noon Wednesday. It had burned about 250 acres by Wednesday evening. The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but it may have been a lightning strike that has been smoldering for a few days. […]

  • Utah seeks death penalty for couple charged with murdering 3-year-old daughter

    OGDEN, Utah — The State of Utah filed a notice Tuesday stating they are seeking the death penalty in the case of a couple accused of murdering their 3-year-old daughter and trying conceal the injuries with makeup. Miller Costello and Brenda Emile were arrested in July of 2017 after the couple’s 3-year-old daughter was found dead.  Police said at the time there was evidence of abusive trauma. Authorities also removed a younger sibling from the couple’s home. The pair had […]

  • 3.1 magnitude earthquake hits southern Utah

    SOUTHERN UTAH — A 3.1 magnitude earthquake shook southern Utah early Wednesday morning. According to the US Geological Service, the 3.1 magnitude earthquake struck about 15.5 miles southwest of Junction, Utah. Junction is located along US-89 north of Panguitch and is east of Beaver. The earthquake struck around 7:21 a.m. MDT. Earthquakes of a magnitude less than 3.5 do not generally cause accidents of injury.

  • Foothill Fire burns about 150 acres near Holden

    HOLDEN, Utah — A wildfire north-west of Holden has burned about 150 acres. Fire officials said the fire began Tuesday in grass and juniper on state/Forest Service land north-west of Holden. Tuesday night the fire was estimated at 150 acres. Nine engines from federal, state and volunteer fire agencies responded along with air resources. The cause of the fire is unknown and there is no information on a containment percentage at this time. As of just before 9 p.m. Tuesday […]

  • Ellerbeck Fire on 4,000 acres now 50% contained; smoke visible from Tooele, Grantsville

    UPDATE: As of Wednesday morning the Ellerbeck Fire in Tooele County is 50% contained while the acreage estimate remains at 4,000. About 50 personnel are fighting the fire, which is located on the north end of the Stansbury Mountains. Those personnel are assisted by four engines, two hotshot crews, two helicopters, one air attack aircraft, one heavy air tanker and one single engine air tanker. The fire has not prompted any evacuations as of Wednesday, but officials say smoke from […]