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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.


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  • 6 injured in shooting at SLC night club, suspects still at large

    SALT LAKE CITY — Several people were shot after a reported gun fight at a night club in Salt Lake City, police said late Saturday night. At approximately 11:45 p.m., Salt Lake City police were called to Club Inferno Cantina, 122 Pierpont Ave. on reports of multiple shots fired inside the establishment. “They soon discovered that an individual had entered that club and opened fire,” said Det. Coudy Lougy of the Salt Lake City Police Department. Saleh Alshaiban was there […]

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    Authorities identify man found dead in Little Cottonwood Canyon

    LITTLE COTTONWOOD CANYON, Utah — A missing hiker was found dead in Little Cottonwood Canyon Saturday morning. Unified Police say the 35-year-old man was reported overdue by a friend Friday evening, and the man’s body was found Saturday morning. Police later identified the man as Andrew Sharp, a resident of the Salt Lake Valley. Unified Police spokesman Justin Hoyal said Sharp had sent a text to a friend at noon on Friday and asked that he get picked up at […]

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    Police: driver’s quick reaction may have saved lives in ATV crash that left 2 critical

    UTAH COUNTY, Utah – Officials said two teens who were hit by a car while riding on an all-terrain vehicle near Eagle Mountain were not wearing helmets and had pulled the vehicle onto the roadway without looking before the crash occurred. Authorities said one 15-year-old girl was flown to the hospital and the other was rushed to a hospital in an ambulance; both girls are in critical condition but are expected to recover. Trooper Matt Miller of the Utah Highway […]

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    Thieves target Utah brothers who planned to fund LDS missions by keeping bees

    LAYTON, Utah — Some beehives in Layton were stolen from the teenage brothers who have spent years building the hives. The money they made from the honey was to fund their missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and eventually college. “We opened up the boxes and they were just empty,” said 15-year-old Bryce Bunderson. Bryce is trying to focus on the year ahead. He has to wait until next spring to begin harvesting he and his […]

  • Tennis and swim club struggling after landslide

    NORTH SALT LAKE — It’s been just five days since the landslide in North Salt Lake destroyed a home and threatened several others. One story that hasn’t been told is that of the Eagleridge Tennis and Swim Club, a business that has been closed since the slide. “Shock I think, I think we expected the walls to crumble, I don’t think we really expected the whole hillside to come down,” said Brad Ferreira, who owns the facility. “So it’s been […]

  • Tour of Utah brings world-class cycling to Beehive State

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Tour of Utah will reach its final stage Sunday in Park City. Stage six of the race Saturday was a draining, 107.2-mile route through the Salt Lake area’s many canyons and national forests. Saturday’s route began at Rice Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, where spectators came to get close to the action and athletes. Spectator Randy Miller said it’s a fun event to attend: “It’s just an amazing pro event and its free, how […]

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    Utah authorities warning residents of spike in pre-paid money card phone scams

    SALT LAKE CITY – The Salt Lake City Police Department has a warning for Utah residents. The department said it has seen a spike in fraudulent scams involving pre-paid money cards; as many as six per day are being reported in Salt Lake City. In this scam, you could receive a phone call from a criminal posing as an agency you trust. “They could be the IRS, federal government, local government,” Salt Lake City Det. Dennis McGowan said. “Could be […]

  • Convicted sex offender arrested, accused of raping woman with mental health condition

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – A repeat sex offender is off the streets thanks to some valuable evidence in a 2-year-old rape case. West Valley City police have arrested 41-year-old David Sessions for the 2012 rape of a woman who has a mental health condition. Officers said the woman left a voting booth and was walking through a fast food restaurant parking lot when Sessions allegedly lured her into his car and raped her. Authorities said the woman took herself […]

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    Woman arrested after attempt to burn down SLC coffee shop, police say

    SALT LAKE CITY — Police arrested a woman they say tried to set a Salt Lake City coffee shop on fire early Monday morning. At approximately 3 a.m. a Salt Lake City Police officer was patrolling the Liberty Park area when he noticed a woman acting suspiciously at the doors of Beans & Brews Coffee House, located at 906 S. 500 East. “She had a pack of paper around the front of the business and tried to set it on […]

  • 10 treated for injuries as fireworks malfunction at event in Roy

    ROY, Utah — There were some tense moments in Roy City Saturday night, as the Roy Days firework show experienced some malfunctions that sent flames near homes and people. Roy Days is an annual city-wide celebration, usually held the last week of July. The whole event wraps up with a big firework show, and this year’s was unlike any other. This video posted to YouTube shows how a few minutes into the show a malfunction with a firework caused a […]

  • SlutWalk in Salt Lake City aims to change the way society views sexual assault

    SALT LAKE CITY — Hundreds of Utahns got scantily clad for a cause and took to the streets of downtown Salt Lake City for this year’s Slut Walk. The festival and march were established four years ago in Canada when a police officer suggested women stop dressing like sluts to avoid sexual violence. The march was at 3 p.m. and went for several blocks around city hall and passed the public safety building. It ended back at Washington Square, where […]

  • Open house tours of LDS Church’s temple in Ogden begin

    OGDEN, Utah — The open house tours of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ Ogden Temple started Friday, and thousands of people from all over the country have already been through the new space. As expected, it was a busy first day. More than 500,000 people have RSVP’d for the open house, which means on average more than 13,000 people will be coming in and out of these gates to see the temple for themselves in the next […]

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