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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
  • Family of fallen veteran opposes bill renaming stretch of I-15 for former Speaker Lockhart

    UTAH COUNTY — A bill that passed unanimously in the Utah legislature would dedicate and rename a portion of I-15 in remembrance of former House Speaker Becky Lockhart, but a group of people say the highway already has a name given to honor Utahns–and they don’t think that should change. The Veterans Memorial Highway is another name for I-15 in Utah, and House Bill 385 would rename the portion of I-15 between Lehi and Spanish Forks’ Main Streets after Rebecca […]

  • UDOT urges drivers to keep hands on the wheel, eyes on the road as construction season begins in Utah

    SALT LAKE CITY — Warmer temperatures means it is construction season again here in Utah, and with more than 180 construction projects planned for 2015, the Utah Department of Transportation took some time to remind drivers to keep their hands on the wheel and eyes on the road. UDOT engineers created a construction site in a Taylorsville parking lot Thursday, and FOX 13 News’ Carly Figueroa took a test drive. “We can tell you all day long what it’s like […]

  • Students struck with March Madness fever as Utes advance in NCAA championship

    SALT LAKE CITY — As students returned to class Monday from spring break the campus was a-buzz with March Madness. With a win over Georgetown Saturday the Utes has advanced to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA tournament – first time since 2005. The Runnin’ Utes face the number one seeded duke blue devils, Friday night in Houston, Texas. Watch the video above to see students’ reaction to the team’s win.

  • Experts say rental boom in Salt Lake City a boon to local economy

    SALT LAKE CITY — A recent study indicates there’s been a significant rental boom in Salt Lake City, specifically with apartments, and, according to the Utah Apartment Association, contractors can’t build fast enough to meet the new demand. The National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) and the National Apartment Association did the research and found some interesting numbers. They found that more and more Utahns are starting to find renting more attractive than buying, and, as the population continues to increase […]

  • Event aims to inspire political activism among students in Utah

    SALT LAKE CITY — Students from across the state gathered Saturday with some of Utah’s top leaders for an event geared towards sparking political activism. The event is hosted by the group Young Americans for Liberty, and attendee Michael Melendez said it’s an experience that inspires. “What comes out for me at these events is I no longer feel helpless or apathetic,” the University of Utah senior said. “I honestly feel like I can make a difference and make change […]

  • Defense attorney will focus on mitigating factors in effort to spare murderer the death penalty

    OGDEN, Utah — After a jury found him guilty for a second time Wednesday for the 1985 murder of Ogden woman Joyce Yost. Douglas Lovell’s life is in the hands of those same jurors. Douglas Lovell has been convicted for the 1985 murder twice now. First back in 1993 and again on Wednesday. “He has defined himself as a burglar,” said Jeffrey Thomson, a deputy Weber County Attorney. “He’s a convicted burglar. He’s a convicted robber. He’s a convicted kidnapper. […]

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    West Valley City police investigating Colorado woman’s suspicious death after body found

    GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. – The West Valley City Police Department is investigating the suspicious death of an 18-year-old woman they say may have died in Utah. According to West Valley City Police, Kelly Mae Myers’ body was found in Colorado’s Cactus Park hiking area Feb. 28. Officers said Myers’ family reported her missing from her Grand Junction home back in December of 2014 and said they believed she planned to be in Utah when she disappeared.  “They had reason to […]

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    Greg Miller stepping down as CEO of Utah Jazz, Larry H. Miller Group

    SALT LAKE CITY — After seven years as CEO of the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies, Greg Miller announced that he is stepping down. Greg Miller’s mother, Gail Miller remains the owner of the LHM Group. She announced Monday that she would transition the Group to a new corporate structure. The Larry H. Miller group, which includes the Utah Jazz, the Salt Lake Bees, the motorsports park, as well as various movie theaters and car dealerships is entering into […]

  • After years of inactivity, redevelopment efforts for Cottonwood Mall making progress

    HOLLADAY, Utah — For the first time in years, there are actual plans in the works for a new mall in Holladay. Back in 2008, the city demolished the Cottonwood Mall with plans to rebuild, but nearly eight years later there is just an empty lot. Holladay Mayor Rob Dahle said they field questions about the site regularly. “That site’s been empty now for eight years,” he said. “It’s the number one question that comes up with myself and our […]

  • Warm weather means early start for golfers across northern Utah

    MIDWAY, Utah — The warm winter has meant an early opening for several of northern Utah’s golf courses, and Soldier Hollow in Midway had its earliest opening on record. The official opening was Thursday, and business at the course as well as several others across the Wasatch Front is booming. “This is the first time I’ve heard of this in March! Haha,”said Heber resident Monroe Gibson. It was the first day on the green since last fall for many of […]

  • Student in critical condition after hit by car near Hillcrest High School

    MIDVALE, Utah – Unified Police said a 17-year-old student is in critical condition after being hit by a car near Hillcrest High School. Emergency crews said a northbound Mitsubishi Montero driven by a 35-year-old woman hit the teen who was in the crosswalk near 7500 S. 900 E. just before 8 a.m. “I was shocked,” said Madison Endow, a student at the school. “It was crazy because I’ve never seen an accident before.” Police said he was with five or six other […]

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    Bones found in Davis County identified as woman missing for 32 years

    FRUIT HEIGHTS, Utah – Authorities have identified the bones found in Davis County last month. Officials said the bones found near the roadway on Feb. 5 are those of 23-year-old Theresa Rose Greaves of Woods Cross. Deputies said she went missing nearly 32 years ago in August 1983.  Greaves was born Oct. 1, 1959 in New Jersey, according to the missing person’s website charleyproject.org. Deputies said she moved to Utah when she was 18 years old. The website states Greaves left […]

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