Taylor is a Digital Content Producer for Fox 13 News. He specializes in all things social media and loves writing the latest breaking news for Utah and beyond. Taylor also helps contribute to Fox 13’s Wanted With Scott McKane and enjoys making a difference helping identify suspected criminals.

Taylor is a graduate of Marymount Manhattan College. He has done a variety of freelance work, and most recently has been a senior staff writer for SLUG Magazine. Taylor enjoys riding his bike (when the inversion isn’t bad) and camping throughout Utah, staring at truly beUTAHful stars.


Recent Articles
  • Utah woman dies after being crushed by boulder while hiking

    TOOELE, Utah — A Salt Lake woman has been pronounced dead after a boulder crushed her while she was hiking at Stansbury Island. Tooele County sheriff’s officials said the woman was hiking near a mountain biking trail, and off of the walking path. She was with her husband and a friend when the boulder hit her. “They were on their way back down the mountain to the Stansbury trailhead,” said Lt. Travis Scharmann with the Tooele County Sheriff’s Office. “She […]

  • Police: Daughter stabs mother multiple times at Sandy hotel, flees from the scene

    SANDY, Utah — A woman was taken into custody Saturday after police say she stabbed her mother multiple times at a hotel in Sandy. According to Sgt. Jason Nielson with the Sandy Police Department, officials received a 911 call on reports of a stabbing that occurred at an Extended Stay hotel at 7555 S. Union Park Avenue. When officers arrived at the hotel, they found that a woman in her mid-50’s had been stabbed multiple times, Neilson said. The woman […]

  • Wanted with Scott McKane: Lumberjack lookalike shoplifters, sweater wearing crooks and other crimes

    This week’s Wanted starts in St. George, where police are seeking a suspect wanted for alleged package theft. Anyone with information can call (435) 627-4300. A man in Cottonwood Heights is wanted for shoplifting. Anyone who recognizes him can call (801) 944-7100. Police in Spanish Fork are seeking a person of interest for an incident that occurred at a Walmart. Call (801) 804-4700 if you recognize him. Police in Spanish Fork are also looking for a sweater-wearing robbery suspect.

  • Police: Suspect fleeing in car attempts to hit officer, vehicle stopped by spike strip in Sandy

    SANDY, Utah — A man was arrested early Saturday after police say he fled from officers in a car with stolen license plates and tried to hit a police officer. According to the Unified Police Department, at 3:57 a.m. Saturday, officers responded to suspicious activity at #36 East Columbia Avenue. UPD officials said that officers determined that a suspicious car had stolen plates on it, and tried to stop the vehicle. The vehicle fled police, and a pursuit ensued, which […]

  • Police ask for public’s help locating missing Utah teenager

    MOAB, Utah — The Grand County Sheriff’s Office took to Facebook Saturday, asking for the public’s help locating a missing teenage girl. Sheriff’s officials said 17-year-old Madison Dante Richards was last seen on Tuesday in Moab. Details on Richards’ appearance and additional information can be seen below:

  • ‘For The Throne’ beer, Oreos released ahead of ‘Game of Thrones’ final season

    COPPERSTOWN, N.Y. – With the final season of Game of Thrones debuting in just over a month, a brewery and America’s favorite cookie are releasing “For the Throne” themed treats. Oreo confirmed earlier this week on Instagram that GoT themed cookies are happening.  Unfortunately, they didn’t provide us with any information about their debut. View this post on Instagram Cookies are coming. A post shared by OREO (@oreo) on Feb 23, 2019 at 12:43pm PST Instagram food blogger @candyhunting shared […]

  • California could take Utah’s lead, adopting DUI limit of .05 percent BAC

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California could take Utah’s lead by adopting the strictest DUI law in the nation if a proposed bill gets passed in the state’s legislature. Assembly Bill 1713 would lower the blood alcohol content DUI limit to .05 percent in the state. Utah became the first state in the nation to lower the BAC limit. The law went into effect at the end of 2018. If California adopts the bill, it would be the second state in the […]

  • Ogden man arrested, police say hundreds of child porn files found

    LAYTON, Utah — An Ogden man was arrested Friday after investigators say they found hundreds of child pornography files at his home, following a months-long FBI investigation. According to a press release made by the Layton City Police Department, in August of 2018, Layton Internet Crimes Against Children detectives started an investigation after they identified that child pornography was being shared on a peer-to-peer network. Investigators identified an IP address that was possibly sharing the files to belong to 31-year-old […]

  • ‘So much extra joy:’ New Utah mom shares about her love for daughter born with Down syndrome

    SALT LAKE CITY — A new mother from Salt Lake City shared a heartwarming post to Facebook Sunday, sharing her experience having a child with Down syndrome. Jessica Young Egan took an upbeat tone in her post, joking about asking for a “regular amount of chromosomes” when she became pregnant but was surprised and happy with what she received: “When I placed my order I said, “Regular amount of chromosomes, please!” That’s what everyone else got and what I wanted […]

  • Police locate missing, endangered autistic man in West Valley City

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — The West Valley City Police Department located a missing and endangered autistic man. LOCATED: Joshua Santos has been located and is safe. Thank you to all who helped make this safe return possible by sharing his photo. pic.twitter.com/oAgELD5Fd1 — WVC Police (@WVCPD) February 27, 2019

  • Utah mom arrested after 7-year-old son found not breathing with ‘significant head trauma’

    SANDY, Utah — A Sandy mother of two was arrested Monday after police said her 7-year-old son was found not breathing in a home, after suffering significant head trauma. According to a probable cause statement released in court, on Monday, Sandy Police and Fire were dispatched to a home near 7800 S. Manzano Drive, on a report of a 7-year-old boy that was unresponsive. The reporter of the incident, Reyna Flores, said she had found the boy, her son, on […]

  • Herriman police respond to double stabbing

    HERRIMAN, Utah — Police in Herriman confirmed that investigators were responding to a double stabbing Tuesday afternoon. Herriman police officials said the incident occurred near 5200 W. Primavue Lane. Details regarding the gender or identities of the individuals who were stabbed were not available at the time of this report. This is a breaking news story. Additional details will be posted as they become available. 

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