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’: One suspect from Inland Port protest still unidentified, and more

    This week on “Wanted with Scott McKane,” police are still looking to identify one last inland port protestor, as well as one Guns N’ Roses fan who thinks “anything goes.”

  • Doctors at U of U Health say oily droplets in lungs a common factor in vaping-related illnesses

    SALT LAKE CITY — With nearly three dozen cases of recent lung illness related to vaping and counting in Utah, doctors and scientists here at University of Utah Health say we may be on the front line of the issue. There are dozens of similar cases popping up all around the country, and in some instances people have died as a result of the severe pneumonia-like symptoms. Scientists at the U of U are trying to lead the charge and […]

  • Murder suspects who escaped custody in Utah recaptured in Arizona

    NAVAJO COUNTY, Ariz. — Two people accused of murder have been recaptured in Arizona after they overpowered their guards and escaped while in Utah last month. The Navajo County Sheriff’s Office and US Marshals apprehended Blane Barksdale, 56, and Susan Barksdale, 59, Wednesday night. The Barksdales escaped last month while being transported from New York to Arizona in connection with the murder of 72-year-old Frank Bligh in Phoenix. While in the Blanding, Utah area, the two faked a medical emergency […]

  • Driver killed after stopping in path of FrontRunner train in Clinton

    CLINTON, Utah — A driver died after officials said she pulled around the arms at a train crossing and was struck by a FrontRunner train in Clinton Tuesday morning. Carl Arky, a Utah Transit Authority spokesman, said the crash occurred at 6:42 a.m. and involved a northbound train between Clearfield and Roy. The crash occurred at a crossing in Clinton at 500 West and 2300 north. Arky said a female driving a passenger vehicle approached the crossing as the arms […]

  • Utah sees fewer deaths on roads during stretch of summer known as ‘100 Deadliest Days’

    SALT LAKE CITY — Officials refer to the time period between Memorial Day and Labor Day as the 100 Deadliest Days on Utah roads. Fortunately in 2019, that trend was not as pronounced as in 2018. Last summer during the 100 Deadliest Days, 102 people died on Utah roads. Now with Labor Day 2019 in the books, UDOT officials are pleased to report 41 fewer individuals died in vehicle accidents and crashes. Officials don’t believe that drop is down to […]

  • Experts discuss air quality amid smoke from wildfires in Utah

    TOOELE COUNTY, Utah — Utah’s recent rash of wildfires means there’s been a lot of smoke and soot going into the air we all breathe. But, so far at least, it’s not causing an uptick in PM 2.5, which is the key component of air pollution. And the experts are pleasantly surprised by that. Especially when you consider the Green Ravine Fire torching more than 1,000 acres out in Tooele and generating a lot of smoke. And earlier Tuesday, the […]

  • Evacuations in Layton lifted as Snoqualmie Fire remains at zero containment

    LAYTON, Utah — All evacuation orders in the area near the Snoqualmie Fire were lifted Tuesday night. Evacuations of 1850 North, Maxine Drive, 3300 East and Boulder Drive in Layton were lifted around 11 a.m., while Fernwood Dr., Fernwood Cir. and Snoqualmie Dr. remained closed. Fire officials estimated the fire at 117 acres and 0 percent containment as of Tuesday evening. The Snoqualmie Fire broke out above Highway 89 and Antelope Drive just before 10 p.m. Monday, incident commanders said. Between […]

  • Salt Lake City cedes patch of land to Millcreek

    SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah — It wasn’t exactly the Hatfields and McCoys, but there were some boundary issues to be resolved between Salt Lake City and one of Utah‘s newest cities: Millcreek. In particular, a strip of land forming a peninsula of properties that’s technically part of Salt Lake City but right in the middle of Millcreek. It’s east of Brickyard Plaza, between 1300 East and Highland Drive. And it happens to be where Millcreek hopes to establish their city […]

  • Wanted with Scott McKane: Murder suspects escape prison van in Utah

    UTAH — In the middle of Utah, two murder suspects escaped from their guards during an interstate prison transport. And demonstrators suspected of assaulting officers during an inland port protest have still not been identified. Fox 13’s Scott McKane has these stories and more in this week’s “Wanted” in the video above.

  • Sandy Police say guns, drugs found in car after crash causes power outage

    SANDY, Utah — What began with a traffic stop ended in a crash that knocked power out for several residents in Sandy and Midvale Thursday morning. The incident started around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday night on 700 East near 84th South. Sandy Police said the man drove away from the officer and ended up crashing into a power pole and a tree. Officers arrested two men inside the car, and while searching the vehicle they said they found guns and drugs. […]

  • One arrested, two at-large after gunfire prompts SWAT response in Orem

    OREM, Utah — OREM, Utah – One person is in custody and police are looking for two other men after an exchange of gunfire prompted a SWAT response at an off-campus student housing complex for Utah Valley University. Nicholas Jordan, 23, is now in the Utah County jail, where he’s being held on an existing warrant for drug possession. Police said he’ll now face charges relating to the shooting. Two groups of young men opened fire on one another around […]

  • Police locate victim’s car, still looking for witnesses who fled Taylorsville party after fatal shooting

    TAYLORSVILLE, Utah — Police have located the car belonging to a teen who died from a gunshot wound in Taylorsville Saturday night and are still searching for witnesses who fled the party. Kaylissa O’Leary died Saturday at a party in Taylorsville. Unified Police said a 911 caller reported she had shot herself, but they are treating the death as suspicious after the teen’s vehicle wasn’t found at the party and several people who attended fled the scene. Investigators hope an […]

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