Taylor is a native of Denver and a graduate of Marymount Manhattan College in New York City. He has been working at Fox 13 since September of 2017. Taylor has been a contributing writer for SLUG Magazine since 2015 and has written for other local and national publications and blogs. In his spare time, Taylor enjoys biking, being out in the wild, and listening to music.


Recent Articles
  • Missing West Jordan man found dead

    WEST JORDAN, Utah – The West Jordan Police Department said a man missing since July 2 has been found dead. Officers said they found Kristopher Zachreson dead Tuesday afternoon. He was last seen at his home near 7400 S. 1400 W., police said. “Kristopher left without his wallet, phone and vehicle,” police wrote in a Facebook post. Police said his death is not considered suspicious and they are not looking for suspects at this time.

  • Crews battle fire notheast of Ely in Nevada

    WHITE PINE COUNTY, NEV. — Crews battled a fire that had reached 350 acres Tuesday night near Ely, Nevada. The fire was burning in White Pine County, Eastern Nevada Interagency Fire said in a post. “Firefighter and public safety are the top priority,” interagency wrote. “The public is advised to be aware of an increased presence of fire vehicle traffic in the area.”

  • Police: Incident resolved after suspect locked inside West Valley City home with child

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – Police resolved an incident Tuesday evening where a suspect was locked in a home with a child. According to Roxeanne Vainuku with the West Valley City Police Department, the incident occurred near 1800 West Parkway Blvd Tuesday evening. The standoff started as a domestic incident, where the victim left a residence while the suspect, later identified as Troy Archuletta, 26, was still inside with a child. When police showed up at the scene, Archuletta would […]

  • South Jordan Police say victim lied about home invasion and attempted assault by fake salesman

    UPDATE: Two days after a woman reported she was assaulted in her home by a man posing as a salesman, South Jordan Police say that she confessed she made the entire incident up. South Jordan Police said a woman in the Daybreak area reported an attack in her home Sunday and said the alleged suspect was posing as a salesman and came to the front door before forcing entry at another door. Police said they have reviewed video surveillance footage captured […]

  • Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy ends accidental 911 call with dance-off

    LOS ANGELES – After responding to an accidental 911 call, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Vic Ekanem was challenged to a surprise dance battle. The officer accepted the challenge and can be seen dancing and showing his moves off to a young boy who was also dancing. Watch the full video, courtesy the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, below:

  • Charges filed in alleged Millcreek hash oil lab explosion

    MILLCREEK, Utah – Criminal charges have been filed against a couple involved in an alleged drug lab explosion in June, that police believe was used to make marijuana extract. According to Sgt. Melody Gray with the Unified Police Department, the incident occurred near 3300 S. Scott Ct. on June 26. According to the probable cause statement released by the Unified Police Department (UPD), Unified Fire Authority (UFA) was called to the home on reports of an explosion. The probable cause statement […]

  • Police seek suspect in North Salt Lake bank robbery

    NORTH SALT LAKE – Police are seeking a suspect in an alleged bank robbery that occurred in North Salt Lake Tuesday afternoon. Police said that at around 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, a male entered the Zions Bank at 870 N. Hwy 89, handed the teller a note, and demanded money “by threat of a weapon.” After the suspect got an undisclosed amount of money, police say he fled on foot from the bank in an unknown direction of travel. It was […]

  • ‘The First Tee’ kicks off summer youth program

    SALT LAKE CITY – The First Tee Utah kicked off its summer season in Glendale for youth ages seven to 17, in hopes of demonstrating life skills and values through golf. “The First Tee is reaching young people in all 50 states and select international locations on golf courses, in elementary schools and through other youth-serving organizations,” The First Tee wrote on its website. For information on program dates and registration for The First Tee, click here.

  • Two teens injured in Tooele County rollover crash

    TOOELE COUNTY, Utah – Two teenagers were injured, and one sustained life-threatening injuries after a vehicle rolled in Tooele County Monday evening. According to the Utah Highway Patrol (UHP), the incident happened at 7:26 p.m. on SR-36 at mile marker eight. A 16-year-old male was driving a Land Rover, and a 15-year-old male was a passenger when the crash occurred, UHP said. The Land Rover went off the road to the right, then went back to the left before it […]

  • Mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile in three Utah counties

    BOX ELDER COUNTY, Utah – Mosquito samples from three Utah counties tested positive for West Nile virus, and specialists are advising the public to take precautions. The Utah Department of Health said Monday mosquitoes in Box Elder, Davis and Uintah counties are infected with West Nile. “This is the first week during the summer that we have had positive pools,” said Rebecca Ward, health educator for the Utah Department of Health Epidemiology Bureau. She said a pool is a group […]

  • Dramatic video shows police pursuit, officer shooting through car windshield

    Please allow a moment for the video below to load. LAS VEGAS –  Dramatic body cam footage of a Las Vegas officer-involved shooting was released Monday, in which an officer appears to shoot at a suspect through a patrol car windshield. Assistant Sheriff Tim Kelly with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said that on approximately 9:30 a.m. on July 11, officers observed an SUV that appeared to be connected to an attempted murder where a victim was shot multiple […]

  • Crude oil spill cleanup continues in Price River

    CARBON COUNTY, Utah – Crews took advantage of cooler weather to continue cleaning up a crude oil spill from a tanker that rolled into the Price River in Carbon County Thursday. According to the Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), the local health department, the DEQ, and Maverick all worked together to clean up the spill before hotter weather rolls in, possibly making cleanup more difficult. The DEQ said that cooler weather had kept the crude oil “globbed together,” making […]