McKayla is a native of Utah and a graduate of Brigham Young University. She has been working at Fox 13 since April 2018. In her spare time she enjoys mountain biking, cooking, and listening to music.


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  • I-80 back open after motorcycle crash caused lanes to close

    SALT LAKE CITY — I-80  is now back open after a motorcycle crash caused the freeway to close Thursday night. According to authorities, a man riding a motorcycle traveling eastbound on I-80 near the mouth of Parley’s Canyon hit a construction sign going 70 mph. The man was transported to the hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries. CrashEB I-80 at MP 128 (I-215 South Belt) Salt Lake Co.EB Lanes ClosedEst. Clearance Time: 10:15 PM — UDOT Traffic (@UDOTTRAFFIC) July […]

  • All evacuated residents return home as fire crews continue to battle the Twin Fire

    DUCHESNE COUNTY, Utah — All residents forced to evacuate Thursday afternoon due to the Twin Fire in Talmage have been allowed to return home. The Twin Fire began near 25000 W. 4000 N and has burned an estimated 110 acres. The area will remain closed to the public to allow firefighters to continue their work uninterrupted, the Duchesne County Sheriff’s Office said. According to Sheriff David Boren, six homes were evacuated as a result of the fire. None of those […]

  • Second arrest made for home invasion in Millard County

    MILLARD COUNTY, Utah — A second arrest has been made for a home invasion that happened in Delta in late November of last year. According to the Millard County Sheriff’s Office, James Duncombe, 32, was arrested Thursday for involvement in the burglary. Duncombe and the other suspect Chris Rowland allegedly tied up the 83-year-old woman living in the home and stole numerous precious stones and money,  the sheriff’s office said. Rowland was arrested and charged in December for the burglary. Duncombe […]

  • Hikers safe after being stranded in Kanaraville Falls

    IRON COUNTY, Utah — Three hikers are safe Thursday afternoon after being stranded in Kanaraville Falls due to high water. Kanaraville Falls is located in a slot canyon named Kanara Creek Canyon. According to Lt. Del Schlosser with Iron County Sheriff’s Office, a Search and Rescue team was dispatched after the hikers called for help. The hikers ended up self-rescuing themselves, and no one was injured, Schlosser said. Schlosser warns hikers to stay away from all falls and especially slot canyons […]

  • Search continues in Summit County for missing man from South Jordan

    SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah — The search for a missing camper from South Jordan continued Friday morning in the Hidden Lake area of Summit County. Deputies said Ray Humpherys, 66, was camping at the Hidden Lake area of the Wasatch-Cache National Forest and did not return to his campsite late Wednesday night. Summit County Sheriff’s Deputies and Summit County Search and Rescue members were called to search the area. Search operations resumed Friday morning after ending for the night on Thursday. […]

  • Rocky Mountain Power warns customers of scam callers

    SALT LAKE CITY — Rocky Mountain Power warned the public about scam phone calls zeroing in on businesses in Utah Thursday. According to a press release from Rocky Mountain Power, customer service centers have received about two dozen scam alert reports from along the Wasatch Front since late Thursday morning. Most reports have come from Salt Lake City and West Valley businesses, but there have even been reports from Cache Valley. The callback number provided by the scammers is 801-683-6054, with a […]

  • Fire crews fighting Chain Fire on 85 acres south east of Meadow

    MEADOW, Utah — Fire crews are fighting the Chain Fire south east of Meadow, and as of Thursday the fire has burned an estimated 85 acres. According to fire officials, the fire stared around 11 a.m. Wednesday and is burning in mixed juniper and grass.  Smoke is visible from I-15. Meadow is a town in Millard County located south of Fillmore along I-15. State and Federal resources, including aerial resources, have responded to fight the fire. =Fox 13 News will […]

  • Missing Davis County teen found safe

    UPDATE: The Davis County Sheriff’s Office confirmed just before 8 a.m. Thursday the missing and possibly endangered teen has been found. Police say she was located early Thursday morning and is unharmed. “We are grateful to the community for the quick help in finding her safe,” the sheriff’s office stated. Previous story continues below: DAVIS COUNTY, Utah– The Davis County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help to find a possibly endangered teen who has been missing since last week. Officials said […]

  • Several popular Zion National Park trails remain closed following storm

    ZION NATIONAL PARK, Utah — Several popular Zion National Park trails  remain closed due to substantial damage from an intense thunderstorm July 11. According to National Park Services (NPS)  Angels Landing, Kayenta, Upper Emerald Pools, West Rim from the Grotto Trailhead to Cabin Spring, and the far end of Lower Emerald Pools Trail, will remain closed until trail crews can repair or re-route the trails. The affected trails are unsafe and closed to visitors, NPS said. According to NPS, engineers and trail […]

  • New app ‘Athlete Monitoring’ helping high school students and coaches prevent injury

    MIDVALE, Utah — Along with the pressure of year round competitive leagues and traveling teams, the injury rate among high school athletes has risen. “As a physical therapist, for 25 years, I have seen an increase in sports injuries,” said Robin Cecil, who also works as the assistant coach for the girls’ soccer team at Hillcrest High School in Midvale. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports 3.2 million visits a year to Emergency Rooms due to youth sports, […]

  • Full alarm fire called after car catches fire in Cottonwood Heights

    COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS, Utah — A full alarm fire was called after a car ignited in Cottonwood Heights Tuesday. The car fire happened at 2100 E. Bengal Blvd. Eric Holmes with Unified Fire Authority (UFA) said the fire was first reported as threatening nearby structures, and as a result, the full alarm fire was called. A Sandy fire crew was first on the scene and put the car fire out quickly, UFA said. The full alarm fire was then canceled. No […]

  • Local storm causes mud slide in Duchesne County

    DUCHESNE COUNTY, Utah — A local storm caused mud and debris to flow onto the highway Tuesday afternoon. UHP said 3 feet deep mud and debris flowed across US-191. According to the Nation Weather Service of Salt Lake City, an inch of rain fell in the area by around 1 p.m. The incident was reported by the UDOT shed supervisor. No injuries were reported as a result.