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
  • Logan Police seek suspect in alleged theft of merchandise

    LOGAN, Utah – Police are asking for the public’s help identifying and locating a suspect who allegedly stole $1,000 worth of merchandise from a store in Logan. According to a press release made by the Logan City Police Department, on Aug. 8, police were called to investigate an alleged shoplifting incident. A store told police that a woman, pictured in surveillance footage, allegedly removed $1,000 worth of merchandise from the store’s display and left without paying. “We are trying to […]

  • North Eden Fire burning 13,763 acres; blaze 50 percent contained

    UPDATE: Fire officials said Sunday morning that the North Eden Fire is burning 13,763 acres and is 50 percent contained. Previous story continues below: RICH COUNTY, Utah — A new wildfire was reported in Utah Thursday afternoon. It is the North Eden Fire and is burning in Rich County, east of Bear Lake, south of the Utah-Idaho border and west of the Utah-Wyoming border. The fire was first reported by Utah Fire Info at 3:45 p.m. and had burned 1,400 […]

  • Ogden girl orders $300 worth of toys on Amazon without her parents knowing

    OGDEN, Utah – An Ogden girl took advantage of Amazon and went on a little shopping spree, ordering herself $300 worth of toys without her parents knowing. My badass little cousin ordered $300 worth of toys w/o my aunt & uncle knowing. This is a picture of how everyone found out. pic.twitter.com/wHWVhsMBYI — princess ria (@R_tatas) August 11, 2018 According to Ria Diyaolu, the little girl ordered overnight shipping on the items, after her mom allowed her to track a toy […]

  • Family speaks for the first time, remembering slain West Valley City compliance officer

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — The family of Jill Robinson, a slain West Valley City code enforcement officer, spoke Monday about her love of her job, her children, and her grandchildren. Robinson was killed while working Thursday after police say Kevin Wayne Billings shot her and lit her city truck on fire as well as his next-door neighbor’s home. Two of Robinson’s daughters spoke of their mother fondly, and gave a sense of the passion she had for her job. […]

  • Fellow firefighter remembers Utahn killed in the line of duty

    DRAPER, Utah – American flags surrounded the perimeter of Draper City Hall, a city that Matt Burchett only worked for the past three months. Prior to that, he spent 20 years working with the Unified Fire Authority, getting his start as a wildland firefighter. Burchett was killed by a tree that fell on him while he was fighting the Mendocino Complex Fire in California Monday night. UFA Assistant Chief Mike Watson fought back tears as he talked about his fellow […]

  • Firefighters save two cats after Grantsville house fire

    GRANTSVILLE, Utah — Crews saved two cats after a fire in Grantsville Tuesday that was believed to be started by a lawnmower. According to First Assistant Fire Chief Travis Daniels with the Grantsville Fire Department, the fire started at about 3:40 p.m. near 600 Bronco St. Daniels said a resident had put his lawnmower into the shed after using it and went to take a shower. Soon after, two neighbors banged on the man’s door and alerted him that his […]

  • Utah Jazz waive guard David Stockton

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Jazz announced Tuesday evening that it has waived guard David Stockton. Jazz Waive David Stockton pic.twitter.com/Ch1Vvyd6me — Utah Jazz PR (@UtahJazzPR) August 15, 2018 Details regarding why Stockton was waived were not available at the time of this report. David Stockton was the son of John Stockton, who played as a point guard for the Jazz.

  • SLC Council approves $87 million street bond, to be voted on by public in November

    SALT LAKE CITY – The Salt Lake City Council unanimously approved an $87 million road bond Tuesday, that will be given to voters to decide on in November. In June, a study made by the  Salt Lake City Transportation Department found that about two-thirds of the city’s streets were rated “poor” or “failing.” “This is an opportunity after a ton of work with the administration and Council staff, and Council Members, to have a conversation with our community about a singular […]

  • Man charged in SLC fire that destroyed 20 rental cars, causing $500,000 in damage

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office has filed charges against a man allegedly responsible for starting a fire that destroyed 20 rental cars in a Hertz lot near the Salt Lake City International Airport. Eduardo Hidalgo Fuenzalida, 27, was charged with criminal mischief, reckless burning, trespassing and theft, District Attorney Sim Gill said. A federal search warrant, which was unsealed in late July, stated that surveillance cameras spotted a man carrying two large black bags into […]

  • President Trump signs Senator Hatch’s suicide hotline act into law

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed Senator Orrin  Hatch’s (R-UT) Suicide Hotline Improvement Act into law Tuesday afternoon. Hatch and Rep. Christ Stewart (R-UT) introduced the legislation last May, and, “has been working with House leaders to advance the bill to a vote,” a statement released by Hatch’s office said. By making the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline system more user-friendly and accessible, we can save thousands of lives by helping people find the help they need when they need it […]

  • Salt Lake Police seek alleged bank robbery suspect, who wore large hat during incident

    SALT LAKE CITY — Police released surveillance footage of a bank robbery suspect who appeared to wear a large fishing hat during the alleged crime. According to a press release made by the Salt Lake City Police Department (SLCPD), the robbery occurred on Saturday at 9:41 a.m. The suspect, who was pictured wearing a large hat in surveillance footage, allegedly entered the bank, located on 570 S. 700 E., and passed a note demanding the teller give him cash. The […]

  • Man arrested after dramatic southern Utah police pursuit

    ST. GEORGE, Utah — A Washington City man led police on a dramatic pursuit Monday evening through several towns and neighborhoods in southern Utah. According to a press release made by the Washington City Police Department, officers received information on a reckless driver traveling through Toquerville at around 5:30 p.m. Monday. “Hurricane City Police and Washington County Sheriff’s Office attempted to stop the vehicle but were unsuccessful based on the high rate of speed and reckless driving pattern,” the release […]