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Carly joined the FOX13 family June 2012, after reporting in Lubbock, Texas. She was born in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, and raised in San Diego, California. Today, she claims both coastal states as her home.

The San Diego State University alum graduated with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.
When she's not covering news, Carly would always prefer to be outside with her Terrier, Lubbock-Lynn, running, hiking, boating, camping or watching pretty much any sporting event. She also teaches Yoga and does CrossFit.

Got a story idea for Carly? Email her at carly.figueroa@fox13now.com.


Recent Articles
  • Yoga festival in downtown Salt Lake City kicks off its first year

    SALT LAKE CITY — The inaugural Downtown Yoga Festival is in Salt Lake City this weekend, and more than 400 people showed up at the Leonardo Saturday to learn there’s a lot more to yoga than just yoga. Of course, there were plenty of downward facing dogs and warrior poses at the inaugural Downtown Yoga Festival, but there was much more than that as well. “We have mindful music, we have a healthy living, how to eat healthy food, yoga […]

  • New signs part of UDOT campaign to warn Utahns to buckle up, drive safely during ‘100 Deadliest Days’

    SALT LAKE CITY — Friday marked the first official day of what the Utah Department of Transportation calls the “100 Deadliest Days” of summer. Their annual campaign for public safety is changing a bit this year, and you might have already noticed UDOT’s new strategy. Drivers noticed multiple electronic signs blinking over I-15 starting Friday. They read: 2 of 7 Days Zero Fatalities on Utah Roads. The translation: Utah saw at least one fatality on our roads all but two […]

  • Protesters call for shift in policy as Gov. Herbert holds annual energy summit

    SALT LAKE CITY – Gov. Gary Herbert is host to the fourth energy development summit at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City this week, and some protesters are using the opportunity to raise awareness of calls for changes to our energy policy. Some of the top leaders in energy production are attending this summit to discuss energy in the region, but those protesting say the summit is one-sided and all about oil and coal rather than renewable resources that […]

  • Flooding hits areas of Weber County after heavy rainfall

    WEBER COUNTY, Utah –Heavy rain resulted in flooding in several areas throughout Weber County Saturday night. The Weber Fire District responded to seven different flooding incidents in Farr West, Marriott-Slaterville, West Haven and unincorporated Weber County, according to tweets from the Weber Fire District. “It ranged anywhere from just flooded yards to flooded basements, flooded garages, and it’s always hard to put a figure on the damage until people get in and look at what was damaged and what they’re […]

  • Tooele Co. talks future of Miller Motorsports Park on opening day of current operator’s final season

    TOOELE COUNTY — Saturday was the season opener at Tooele County’s Miller Motorsports Park, and some are wondering if it could be the last ever after the recent announcement from the Miller Group that they will not be renewing their lease with the county for the park. There was a lot of talk at the track Saturday about what would happen if the park were to close. The county has voiced no desire to begin running the park once Larry […]

  • Postal Service raises awareness regarding dog attacks, asks Utahns to secure aggressive animals

    SALT LAKE CITY – The U.S. Postal Service is working to raise awareness of the dangers mail carriers are faced with, specifically when delivering mail to homes with dogs. Last year there were 22 mail carriers in Utah who were attacked by dogs, and this year we’re on pace to beat that total. Mail carriers deliver their charges in any weather: rain or snow. But many will tell you the hardest part of their job is avoiding aggressive dogs. “Serious […]

  • New smart phone app simplifies parking experience in downtown Salt Lake City

    SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City has faced numerous complaints in the last few years since launching the electronic parking meter system currently in use downtown, and Thursday they unveiled a new system they hope will be a solution. It has been a rough learning period with the blue parking kiosks in downtown Salt Lake City. Installed in the spring of 2012, the electronic meters brought about numerous complaints that they malfunctioned often and were too complicated. “They are […]

  • water restrictions

    Lehi City starting new restrictions Monday; lawn watering limited to 2 days a week

    LEHI, Utah — Beginning Monday, Lehi City will impose some more stringent water restrictions: Residents and businesses will get two days each week to water their lawns, and if they water more than those allotted days violators could be hit with hefty fines. Those in Lehi with odd-numbered addresses will be allowed to water their lawns on Mondays and Fridays, and those with even-numbered addresses can water Tuesdays and Saturdays. The move is part of the implementation of phase 3 […]

  • Storms bring powder for Snowbird’s final weekend, much of Utah to see rain

    SALT LAKE CITY — There was a lot of water on the roads across much of Utah Saturday, but aside from a few minor crashes most people appear to be driving cautiously. The wet weather also coincides with the final weekend of Utah’s ski season, as Snowbird—the last resort to remain open—will have it’s last day on Mother’s Day. “It’s pretty cool, we didn’t have much of a winter this year so it’s nice to go out with a bang,” […]

  • Crews testing Deer Creek Reservoir for possible infestation of organism known as ‘STD of the sea’

    SALT LAKE CITY — Now that boating season has arrived in Utah, the Department of Natural Resources is working to determine if the juvenile quagga mussels found in the Deer Creek Reservoir last fall have infested the water. It’s a three-year process, requiring several sample tests to be taken. It’s an expensive and lengthy journey, but the price tag doesn’t even compare to what an actual infestation could cost. “If we were to get quagga mussels in the central Utah […]

  • ‘Miracle League’ for kids with disabilities adding powered chair soccer this summer

    SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah — This time of year, thousands of kids participate in little league sports–including children who play in adaptive leagues right here in Salt Lake County. The Miracle League is an adaptive sports league for children with disabilities, and this summer they’ll add soccer to their offerings. The children playing in the league have a variety of different disabilities and illnesses, but this field is one that’s evenly played–meaning everyone on it gets a shot at some […]

  • Terrorism drill simulates bombing at FrontRunner train in Davis County

    DAVIS COUNTY, Utah — South Davis County emergency crews got some hands-on training Sunday as the Utah Transit Authority held a terrorism training drill. The exercise was a simulation of what it would be like if a bomb were to go off on a FrontRunner train, and it was held at the Woods Cross Station platform located at 750 South 800 West. “It’s to make sure that our people are well-trained in the event something terrible happens,” UTA Spokesman Remi […]

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