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.
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Highway Patrol troopers have responded to dozens of weather related slide-offs and crashes after wet and snowy weather hit parts of Utah Wednesday. “We see a lot of people, also, that overcorrect, and they start to panic when they start seeing their vehicle just slide off a little bit. So, stay off the brakes, you know, just gently try to steer your vehicle back into the lane and just don’t panic, don’t overcorrect because that’s […]
SALT LAKE CITY — As much as we all like to complain about it, more people than ever seem to be flying these days. The Thanksgiving holiday is typically one of the busiest air travel times of the year, and 2019 may be even busier. Salt Lake City International Airport in particular is preparing for an 8 percent increase in air travelers over last year’s holiday. The number of folks descending on the airport will actually begin to build this […]
WEST VALLEY CITY — A woman is in custody and being treated for minor injuries after police said she crashed into a power pole and then fled the scene. The crash occurred just before 1 a.m. Friday near 4400 West and 3600 South in West Valley City. The white pick-up smashed into the pole, snapping it right at its base. That caused a power outage for dozens of homes in the area. Meanwhile, the driver immediately ran from the scene […]
SALT LAKE CITY — The latest numbers show there are nearly 8,700 registered sex offenders in the state of Utah, and about a quarter of those are incarcerated. That leaves more than 5,200 registered sex offenders in our communities, and they must abide by certain terms and conditions in order to be there. And there is no central clearinghouse agency to check on the status of those offenders, leaving it up to each individual police department to do so. Over […]
SALT LAKE CITY – The flames are out, the cleanup is underway, and now the owner of 2H exports is trying to figure out how he’s going to move forward following a two-alarm fire. The first call came in around 4 a.m. Tuesday, and first responders were immediately dealing with active flames and heavy smoke near 1700 South and Main Street. They quickly called the second alarm, and for the next three hours 36 firefighters contained and then doused the […]
MAGNA, Utah — Veterans from all branches of the U.S. Military took part in a Veterans Day parade in Magna Monday. The American flag is featured prominently at this event, and in this day it has even more meaning to these veterans. With comfortable temperatures and under a clear blue sky, it was a perfect day for a parade. Those who have served in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard were all on hand. Representatives from the […]
SALT LAKE CITY — After several years getting to know the inner workings of Salt Lake City government on the council side, Erin Mendenhall says she’s now focused and fired up to start her new job as mayor of Utah’s capital city. She wasted no time addressing the media Thursday morning about her transition team and the immediate goals of her new administration. Those include trying to tackle high-profile issues like air quality and homelessness, knowing that consensus and cooperation […]
ROY, Utah — Three people were taken to hospitals and several police officers were treated for smoke inhalation after the officers smashed out a window to rescue residents from a burning home in Roy. Crews were called to a home near 2000 West and 3800 South around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday. The fire had begun between a car port and the attic of the home. Several police officers helped two people escape the basement of the home before firefighters arrived on […]
SALT LAKE CITY — The Huntsman family is committing $150 million to establish an institute devoted to understanding and treating mental illness. The University of Utah announced the $150 million commitment from the Huntsman family Monday, and the funds will establish the new Huntsman Mental Health Institute at the U. “All families are impacted by the effects of mental illness,” Karen Huntsman stated in a press release. “This is the first step in positioning Utah as a national leader in […]
A lot of crime is caught on camera, but police don’t always know the names that go with the faces. It’s time for this week’s “Wanted with Scott McKane.” Do you recognize any of these suspects? They’re wanted for questioning in various theft and fraud cases ranging from retail stores to ATMs to cars.
ROOSEVELT, Utah — Authorities are investigating a double homicide after two men died at a Halloween party in Duchesne County. The Duchesne County Sheriff’s Office said deputies were called to a home at 12000 West and 850 North, north of Roosevelt, shortly after midnight Friday morning. On Friday morning, Duchesne County Sheriff Travis Tucker identified the victims as 22-year-old John Reed Jr. and 23-year-old Tyrell Sowsonicut. Tucker said Reed was stabbed and Sowsonicut was shot. The sheriff’s office does not […]
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Transit Authority is working to get service back to normal after a TRAX train went off the tracks Tuesday night in downtown Salt Lake City. Carl Arky, a UTA Spokesman, said a train car on the red line went off the track near 400 South and Main Street around 9 p.m. Tuesday. The train has been taken back to a shop and crews were working to check the track and the wires above the […]