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
  • Bull visits Main Street in Tooele after escaping veterinarian’s office

    TOOELE, Utah — A bull was free to run the streets of Tooele Thursday after escaping from a vet’s office. Photos and video shot by Louise Sanchez showed the animal near a Walmart in Tooele, 99 West and 1280 North, around 10:40 a.m. Sgt. Jeremy Hansen with Tooele City said the bull got loose from a veterinarian’s office and made its way onto Main Street. Police officers and the vet were able to round the animal up and get him […]

  • Minor injuries after small airplane crashes during takeoff in Spanish Fork

    SPANISH FORK, Utah — Two people suffered minor injuries after a small aircraft crashed during takeoff at the Spanish Fork Airport Thursday morning. Spanish Fork Police responded to the airport, 2050 North 300 West around 8:30 a.m. Thursday, where a Piper Cherokee PA 28 had crashed during takeoff. According to police, an instructor was flying the plane while a student pilot rode as a passenger. During takeoff the plane become airborne, and then it veered to the right for an […]

  • Officers sickened by drug lab materials while responding to burglary call in Cottonwood Heights

    COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS, Utah — Two officers were sickened Wednesday when a call about a burglary led to a bust at a suspected drug lab in Cottonwood Heights Wednesday morning. Sgt. Dan Bartlett of the Cottonwood Heights Police Department said things began with a call about a burglary near 1200 East Waterside Cove, and when officers arrived they found the suspects in the parking lot. Fox 13 News first heard report of the incident just before 5:30 a.m. Bartlett said those […]

  • Cyclist taken to hospital after crash involving car on Mountain View Corridor

    SALT LAKE COUNTY — A cyclist was taken to a hospital after a crash involving a car on Mountain View Corridor Wednesday morning. UDOT first tweeted about the crash near 9000 South and Mountain View Corridor just before 8 a.m. and stated the left, northbound lane was blocked. Sgt. Nunnelley with West Jordan Police said the crash occurred when a cyclist attempted to cut across traffic and was hit by a car. The cyclist was taken to Intermountain Medical Center […]

  • Child in serious condition after being hit by car while leaving Utah State Fair Park

    SALT LAKE CITY — A 3-year-old girl is in serious condition after she ran out into the road after the Utah State Fair Tuesday night and was hit by a pickup truck. Lt. Dave Carcroft with the Salt Lake City Police Department said the incident occurred around 10:45 p.m. as people were exiting the Utah State Fair Park, which is located at 155 North 1000 West. “A family was walking out with their 3-year-old daughter who ran ahead of them, […]

  • Wanda Barzee, who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart, to be released today

    SALT LAKE CITY — Wanda Barzee, convicted for her role in the kidnapping of Elizabeth Smart, will be released from prison September 19. The unexpected release date comes after the reversal of a decision regarding credit for time served, and Barzee will be freed five years before it was anticipated she would be eligible for parole. Elizabeth Smart released this statement regarding the update: “I was surprised and disappointed to learn of the pending release of Wanda Barzee. It is […]

  • Several juveniles in custody after teen shot in the face in Salt Lake City

    SALT LAKE CITY — Several juveniles have been taken into custody after a teenage boy was shot in the face in Salt Lake City Monday night. Det. Greg Wilking of the Salt Lake City Police Department said the shooting occurred around 11:30 p.m. Monday in Salt Lake City. Wilking said a male juvenile was shot in the face and suffered “superficial wounds.” The juvenile arrived at a hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening. Wilking said the incident Monday night began […]

  • Second human case of West Nile virus reported in Box Elder County

    BOX ELDER COUNTY, Utah — A second human case of West Nile virus has been confirmed in Box Elder County. According to an update posted by the Box Elder Mosquito Abatement District Monday morning, the Bear River Health Department has reported a new human case of West Nile virus in Box Elder County. This is the second human case in the county this year, with the first being reported at the end of August.  “We have now had two different […]

  • Man hit, killed by TRAX train while walking on or near tracks in Salt Lake City

    SALT LAKE CITY — A man was hit and killed by a TRAX train while walking on or near the tracks in the area of Salt Lake City International Airport Sunday night. The fatal crash occurred around 9:45 p.m. Sunday near 2450 West and North Temple, in the vicinity of the airport. The deceased has so far only been identified as a 25-year-old man. The location is not one often frequented by pedestrians and is not well-lit. Authorities are investigating […]

  • Police respond after mountain lion spotted in Park City

    PARK CITY, Utah — Police in Park City responded to a reported mountain lion sighting Thursday. According to the Park City Police Department, the sighting was reported near 3300 Meadows Drive Thursday. Police say residents in that area also told police a mountain lion had been spotted in the area earlier in the week. Police notified the Division of Wildlife Resources, who will respond to the sighting. Fox 13 News has reached out to the DWR and will update this […]

  • Utah corrections officer jailed on drug, alcohol charges after fatal crash

    UTAH COUNTY — A Utah corrections officer was booked into jail on alcohol and drug related charges after a fatal crash involving a motorcycle in Utah County last month. Brittney J. Bryan was booked into jail after the crash on August 26, which claimed the life of 26-year-old Tyrel Prior of Salem. Prior was on a motorcycle when Bryan turned into his path while driving a Toyota Tacoma. Police say the bike struck the truck broadside, killing Prior. According to […]

  • Woods Cross Police Chief Greg Butler resigns

    WOODS CROSS, Utah — The chief of police for Woods Cross resigned effective Wednesday, city officials confirmed Friday. Gary Uresk, Woods Cross City Administrator, said some differences of opinion led to a “parting of ways” and Chief Greg Butler resigned effective September 5. Uresk said the city and Butler mutually agreed to part ways and declined to provide any further details about the differences of opinion that led to the chief’s resignation. It was not immediately clear if the city […]