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
  • Wanted With Scott McKane: American flag stolen, prescription fraud, and credit card thefts

    This week’s “Wanted” starts with two suspects wanted in the Provo area. One suspect is wanted for alleged theft of an American flag on the 4th of July. Another suspect is being sought for questioning about a prescription fraud that occurred on June 18. Anyone with identifying information on either suspect can contact the Provo Police Department at (801) 852-6210. The Logan Police Department released photos of a male suspect Tuesday, who is accused of stealing credit cards in a burglary. […]

  • 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 […]

  • ‘Would-be terrorist’ Bill Keebler freed after pleading guilty in attempted bombing

    SALT LAKE CITY — The leader of a Utah militia group is being released from jail Thursday after he pleaded guilty on charges related to the attempted bombing of Bureau of Land Management building on the Utah-Arizona border. A judge decided William “Bill” Keebler, who has been incarcerated since 2016, has spent enough time in jail after he admitted to driving from Tooele County to Mount Trumbull, Ariz. to try to blow up a cabin owned by the BLM. Keebler […]

  • Westbound I-80 reopens after semi hauling ice cream ignites near Parleys Canyon

    SALT LAKE COUNTY – Westbound I-80 has reopened after a semi hauling ice cream caught fire and sparked a brush fire alongside the road overnight. The fire broke out around midnight on I-80 in the area of 2800 East, and it forced officials to close westbound I-80 between 1300 East and the mouth of Parleys Canyon as crews cleaned up the scene. Authorities say the brakes on the vehicle overheated, causing the semi to catch fire. The driver pulled over […]

  • Wanted with Scott McKane: Burglary, fraud investigations, and theft at a bowling alley

    This week’s Wanted starts with a suspect wanted in Orem for allegedly throwing a rock through a window at a business and taking an undisclosed amount of cash. Anyone with information leading to the identification of the suspect can contact the Orem Police Department at (801) 229-7070. Murray Police are seeking two suspects in an alleged stolen credit card case. Police say the suspects were captured on store surveillance footage using the stolen cards to make purchases. Anyone with information […]

  • 3-Alarm fire burns about 20 acres near the University of Utah

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Investigators are looking into what caused a grass fire near the University of Utah. Fire crews first got wind of it around 1:30 a.m. on Friday when they received calls about some smoke and flames up in the Federal Heights area of Salt Lake City, just north of the Huntsman Cancer Institute (2000 E. Circle of Hope Drive). Crews arrived on scene and immediately started dumping water onto the flames. The fire was knocked down in […]

  • Nine cars damaged by fire as July 4 fireworks create busy night for SLC firefighters

    SALT LAKE CITY —  July 4 proved a busy night for firefighters in Salt Lake City, and one blaze under investigation destroyed three vehicles and damaged several others. “Yeah, super busy night. We had multiple just small outside fires and some a little larger, but it’s been a busy night,” Battalion Chief Kelly Carter of Salt Lake City Fire said. Fire crews from Salt Lake City Fire responded to nearly a dozen fires overnight in the Salt Lake City area. […]

  • 36-mile stretch of Hwy. 40 closed due to Dollar Ridge Fire

    DUCHESNE COUNTY, Utah — A wildfire spanning tens of thousands of acres forced officials to close off a 36-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 40 in Duchesne and Wasatch counties Wednesday night. The Utah Department of Public Safety reports Hwy. 40 is closed between mile post 44 and mile post 80. Drivers are urged to use SR-35 or US-191 as alternates. The Dollar Ridge Fire has grown to 40,469 acres as of Wednesday morning. The increase in acreage was reported by […]

  • Dollar Ridge Fire forces more evacuations, ‘dozens’ of buildings destroyed

    DUCHESNE COUNTY, Utah — Mandatory evacuations were in effect Tuesday due to the Dollar Ridge Fire, which was burning on 30,000 acres with no containment, and destroyed dozens of buildings as of Tuesday evening. Fire spokesperson Jason Curry said the fire grew in size Tuesday beyond 30,000 acres, but they weren’t sure by how much. The evacuations from the fire impacted 450 homes Tuesday, Curry said, and many other residents in the area were on standby to evacuate. Evacuations were […]

  • Bail increased for former LDS primary teacher accused of sexually abusing child

    WEST JORDAN, Utah — A man who formerly served as an LDS primary teacher was in court Wednesday for an initial appearance on five counts of sexual abuse of a child. Sean Sund, 45, is accused of abusing an 8-year-old girl he met through his position as a primary teacher with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Sund was escorted out of the courtroom in handcuffs and is heading back to jail after the judge increased his bond […]

  • UDOT says new Midtown Crossing bridge will improve traffic flow in Layton

    LAYTON, Utah – A bridge that opened Monday is one of several newly finished projects expected to ease traffic congestion in Layton. The area near Layton Hills Mall is referred to as the heart of the city, and thanks to explosive growth in Layton, the blood flow around the heart had slowed considerably over the past few years. Those involved in the Midtown Crossing project hope to make that heart healthy again. Engineers began work on the project nearly one […]

  • West Valley man stabbed in head, allegedly by landlord arrested at his Herriman home

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – Police have arrested a Herriman man on suspicion of stabbing a West Valley City man in the head early Friday morning. West Valley City Police say the man, later identified as 48-year-old Mandrake Dang, entered the home at 2059 Apple Farms Rd. around 2:30 a.m. Police say it appears Dang was armed and fired a shot but missed, then began stabbing a man who was asleep in his bed. The victim was seriously injured but alert […]