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 COUNTY — A 20-year-old woman was taken to Intermountain Medical Center in critical condition Monday morning after she was hit by a car in Salt Lake County. It happened around 7:15 at 11800 S and 4800 W, close to the border of South Jordan and Herriman. Officers from both of the cities’ police agencies responded to the scene. “It was right behind my house so I jumped the fence and I was able to- I kneeled with her […]
SALT LAKE CITY — Thousands of Utahns who don’t have a place to say are getting a helping hand from two groups, The Housing Authority of Salt Lake City and Housing Connect. Utah’s economy has been booming over the past several years. The downside is that thousands of Utahns can`t afford a roof over their heads due to a shortage of affordable housing. The Section 8 Voucher Program tries to bridge the gap. The average rent of a two bedroom […]
LITTLE COTTONWOOD CANYON, Utah — A lot of people had Monday off for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday and thousands of people headed to Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons for a day of skiing, snowboarding, sledding and hiking. Officials with the Utah Department of Transportation used drones to monitor the holiday traffic. The goal is to study traffic and parking patterns in an attempt to better manage traffic congestion in the canyons. UDOT hopes to use the information […]
OGDEN, Utah — A homicide investigation is under way after a shooting in Ogden Thursday night. On Friday morning, police identified the suspect as 19-year-old Caleb Skipps of Pleasant View. The homicide victim was identified as 21-year-old Isaac Ignacio Gonzalez of Ogden. Police said the shooting happened around 9:30 near a church at 236 Porter Ave. Lt. Clint Christensen of Ogden PD said officers found a man lying alone in the parking lot with a gunshot wound in his chest. […]
SALT LAKE CITY – Police are trying to piece together what led to a bizarre and highly dangerous crime spree a little after midnight on Thursday. Police say the crime spree began when a suspect robbed a 7-Eleven near 300 S. and 400 E. Police say he claimed to have a handgun. The suspect allegedly grabbed some cash and fled the scene. Police believe the same man then attempted a similar crime at a local supermarket. In the parking lot, […]
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — Four people are in police custody following a high-speed chase in West Valley City. A West Valley City Police officer made an effort to pull over a car for traffic violations. The driver, police say, did not stop but chose to take off instead. Another police officer laid down tire spikes in an attempt to stop the car. Before the car reached the tire spikes the driver lost control of the car and crashed. All […]
WOODS CROSS – A car theft at a dealership could have a big impact on the bottom line of this small business owner. On Monday afternoon a suspect came to Frontline Auto Sales. He arranged to take a 2017 Toyota Corolla for a test drive. The suspect left a photocopy of his Utah driver’s license and then, a video shows, he drives off. The man supposedly left with the car to get his own inspection. He never returned. Woods Cross […]
OGDEN, Utah — An investigation is underway trying to determine what caused a fatal house fire early Monday morning on Ogden’s east bench. Several neighbors called 911 at about 3:45 a.m. after they spotted flames roaring from the home. It took crews nearly a half-hour to finally douse the flames enough where they could safely get inside the home. At that point, they found the lone occupant upstairs deceased. Officials are still trying to contact next of kin, but Jeanne Wilson […]
KAYSVILLE, Utah – Police say multiple homes in Kaysville have been the target of a prank called “powerboxing.” “Powerboxing” is a term for cutting off a home’s main power by accessing the electricity box on the exterior of the building. One victim of this crime is a person who was on oxygen. After losing electricity in the home, the unnamed person received medical attention at a hospital. Kaysville police say through its Facebook page that the person on oxygen “didn’t […]
SALT LAKE CITY — As we head into the new year, a state task force dedicated to helping kids turns 20 years old. The Utah Internet Crimes Against Children squad was established back in 2000, and the most recent commander is now calling it a career. FOX 13’s Scott McKane has more on the retirement of Jessica Farnsworth. Watch the video above to hear her story on how she ended up where she is.
SALT LAKE CITY — Unified Police are looking for someone who knows what happened to a stolen car in Millcreek, and a porch pirate in Davis County is putting a twist on the usual crime. Police need your help to identify them. See if you recognize any of the suspects in this week’s “Wanted with Scott McKane.”