Scott has been a part of Fox 13’s ” Utah’s Most Wanted” for more than a decade, covering some of the biggest Utah news events.

After working in Flagstaff, AZ, and Anchorage, AK, Utah has been Scott’s home since 1990. Scott said he feels lucky to be a part of the local community and that he has met “amazing people.”

When he’s not chasing down tips, he enjoys spending as much time as possible with his family and enjoying everything Utah has to offer. Scott is also an “eternal optimist,” which he learned growing up in Buffalo, NY and takes time to root for his “beloved” Bills and Sabres.

Recent Articles
  • Authorities say ponzi scheme at Rust Rare Coin in Utah took hundreds of victims for $170 million

    SALT LAKE CITY — Authorities have filed a civil enforcement action against Rust Rare Coin and its owner after they say a ponzi scheme defrauded hundreds of people out of $170 million over several years. In a press release issued Friday morning, Gaylen Dean Rust and Rust Rare Coin, Inc. of Layton and Salt Lake City are accused of defrauding at least 200 people from Utah and at least 16 other states. The scheme netted at least $170 million since […]

  • Utah’s Violent Fugitive Apprehension Team sets record for arrests

    SALT LAKE CITY — The US Marshals Violent Fugitive Apprehension Team makes it their mission to capture the most violent and dangerous criminal fugitives on our streets. And in 2018 they’ve had a record-setting year. VFAST made arrest number 725 just Tuesday with the apprehension of 24-year-old Cody Lynn Parris. Fox 13 viewers might remember he allegedly placed a hoax explosive device outside of a Kearns elementary school in 2015. He initially confessed to the crime but then went on […]

  • Police searching for man who shot at home, truck in Salt Lake City

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Police are asking for help finding a man they said shot at a pickup truck and house near 1100 W. California Ave. around 10:45 p.m. Tuesday. Officers said it started when two men who apparently knew each other met inside the nearby 7-Eleven. Police said both men left; one got into a black pickup truck, the other came out and started shooting. Witnesses told police the person in the truck sped out of the parking […]

  • Man found dead in Layton home after domestic violence incident leads to SWAT response

    LAYTON, Utah — The suspect in a domestic violence incident apparently took his own life in Layton Tuesday morning as police were responding to his home and his adult son was sleeping inside. The deceased was identified as 43-year-old Jarrett Lichtenstein. Police tell Fox 13 the situation began with a domestic violence incident in Morgan County around 2 a.m., where Lichtenstein pointed a gun at his girlfriend. No shots were fired, and by the time police arrived at that scene […]

  • Two people found dead in Provo barn fire, nine horses killed

    PROVO, Utah – Two people have been found dead after a barn fire in Provo at the Finch Family Farm. Provo Police said nine horses were killed as well. Provo Fire and Rescue said the fire started around 1:30 a.m. Monday near 358 S. 2470 W. A firefighter was hurt battling the flames when he was hit in the face with a hose nozzle. He went to the hospital for evaluation, according to Provo Fire and Rescue. Provo Fire Capt. Dean York […]

  • Woman suffers serious respiratory burns in 2-alarm fire in Cottonwood Heights

    COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS, Utah — A woman suffered serious respiratory burns in a two-alarm fire that broke out in Cottonwood Heights Friday morning. The fire broke out at the Santa Fe Apartments near  1550 Fort Union Boulevard. A woman called 911 just after 3 a.m. to report her apartment was on fire. The flames spread to several nearby units, but crews were able to evacuate all residents safely and extinguish the flames. “There was two units that were fully involved with […]

  • How, where and when to vote in Utah on Election Day 2018

    SALT LAKE CITY — It’s Election Day in Utah, and even if you haven’t registered to vote yet you still have time to cast your ballot. Polling places open at 7 a.m. Tuesday and close at 8 p.m., and if you have not yet registered to vote it’s not too late to do so. According to “You can register to vote at a voting location on Election Day or at an Early Voting Location. The poll worker will give […]

  • Police capture sex offender wanted after shots fired in Millcreek

    SALT LAKE CITY — A man wanted in connection with an officer-involved incident in which shots were fired on Saturday is in police custody Monday. Robert Craig Ortega, 36, is a sex offender and on supervised release, and he will likely be returning to the Utah State Prison—where he has spent time on child sex offense related charges. Police had a warrant to arrest Ortega Saturday afternoon in the area of 3900 South and 1100 East. But as officers closed […]

  • Wanted with Scott McKane: Burglary, car break-ins and other crimes

    This week’s Wanted starts with several suspects wanted out of South Jordan, who are wanted for allegedly stealing multiple generators from a local store. Anyone with information on the burglary can call (801) 840-4000. Police in Layton are looking for two individuals who allegedly broke the window of a vehicle and took belongings from the owner. Anyone who recognizes the two suspects can call (801) 497-8300. Logan police say a man damaged a local building while breaking into it, then damaged a […]

  • One killed, one critically injured after two vehicles hit pedestrians in Kaysville

    KAYSVILLE, Utah — One person is dead and another person is in critical condition after the pair were struck by two different vehicles in Kaysville Thursday morning. The crash occurred around 7:15 a.m. in the area of Nicholls Road and Main Street. Lt. Kenton Pies, Kaysville PD, said it was dark and had been raining when Lori Morgan and Andrea Snarr from Kaysville attempted to cross Main Street and were hit by two vehicles traveling on Main Street. Morgan was […]

  • Stabbing in Walmart parking lot leads to police chase in West Jordan

    WEST JORDAN, Utah — A man is in custody after police say a stabbing in a Walmart parking lot led to a police pursuit early Thursday morning. West Jordan Police said things began around 2:30 a.m. at a Walmart in West Jordan, 7671 South 3800 West, where a man stabbed someone in the upper shoulder/lower neck area. The person who was stabbed suffered a puncture wound not considered life-threatening. When officers arrived at the store, which was closed, employees told […]

  • Triumph Boulevard bridge over I-15 in Lehi opens Thursday

    LEHI, Utah — The Utah Department of Transportation is unveiling the Triumph Boulevard bridge crossing, which is expected to help alleviate traffic congestion in the area. The bridge over I-15 is scheduled to open Thursday morning, and the project is one of 17 bridges and interchanges planned for installation in northern Utah County. Those bridges and interchanges are part of a project that will expand I-15 from four lanes to six on a stretch of highway known as the I-15 […]