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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
  • Utah caretaker arrested after disabled men found in ‘deplorable’ conditions

    COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS, Utah – A caretaker in Cottonwood Heights may now face charges for abuse, neglect and public intoxication. Police arrested 55-year-old Pamela K. Rittenhouse when they discovered disabled men in her care living in “deplorable” conditions. Authorities said they found cat feces all over the home that was cluttered with garbage among other health concerns. A case worker found the two men Wednesday evening and called police. “The call came in from a worker who had made phone contact […]

  • TRAX celebrating 15th birthday with 15-cent fares, free gifts, now through December

    SALT LAKE CITY — UTA TRAX is celebrating its 15th birthday this month with gifts for riders. During the last two weeks of December, riders can go anywhere on three TRAX lines for just 15 cents using the FAREPAY card. “If people take advantage of the fare, they win, we win, it’s a good thing,” UTA spokesman Remi Barron said. The discount in honor of 15 years of service begins Monday. “It doesn’t work on the cash machines; we couldn’t […]

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    Suspect in string of burglaries caught in act, police say

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — A 31-year-old man was arrested in connection with a string of burglaries in West Valley City and Taylorsville early Sunday morning. At approximately 2:20 a.m., Unified police were called to an alarm at the Guitar Center, 5728 S. Redwood Road in Taylorsville. When officers arrived they found the doors smashed and a Chevy Tahoe parked in front. Police say the suspect, identified as Tyler Cook, hooked a chain to the doors of the business and […]

  • Delta’s Santa Express gives young patients a festive day away from hospitals

    SALT LAKE CITY — A very rare round trip flight took off from the Salt Lake City International Airport Saturday morning, and it was carrying some extra special passengers as far north as possible. It was a day when some pretty young patients got to put their sickness behind them and just be passengers. Delta airlines partnered with Shriners and Primary Childrens hospitals to host a Santa Express flight to the North Pole. The international terminal of Salt Lake Airport […]

  • FDA’s new regulations will require more food vendors to display calorie count

    SALT LAKE CITY — This year, it’s likely you’ll notice some changes to a few of the food stops you frequent, as the Food and Drug Administration is implementing a new policy for all chain food vendors. The Food and Drug Administration’s new policy requires all chain food vendors to display calorie content on display cases. The new regulations are a part of the Affordable Care Act, and it’s all in an effort to combat the nation’s obesity epidemic. FOX […]

  • Bill and Sherri Park discuss homelessness and suicide among LDS youth who identity as LGBT.

    Event aims to raise awareness of suicide, homelessness among LGBT Mormons

    SALT LAKE CITY — Some members within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints around the world worked to raise awareness on a sensitive topic Sunday. The first Sunday of December from now on will be known as LDS LGBT Suicide & Homelessness Awareness Day. The LDS Church holds fast and testimony meetings on the first Sunday of each month, and during those meetings any member is allowed to speak during the service and share their testimony. Sunday, members […]

  • Kollin Bailey.

    6-year-old rescued by police K9 after falling into manhole shares his story

      HERRIMAN, Utah – A child who fell into an open manhole Friday night was found thanks to a police K9, and on Saturday the young boy spoke about his ordeal. “I thought I was going to miss Christmas,” 6-year-old Kollin Bailey said. By Saturday morning, Kollin and his family had gone through an emotional 24 hours. “I was flying my kite, and I think I saw a rock and I think I tripped over it and fell into the […]

  • Health department responds to pertussis outbreak at Salt Lake County school

    SALT LAKE CITY — A pertussis outbreak at a Salt Lake City high school has several students home from class. Officials with the county health department said it isn’t uncommon to have a number of whopping cough cases in a school, but because the disease is so contagious they take every outbreak very seriously. The pertussis vaccine is mandatory for children before they enter grade school and then again when they reach adolescence. “It’s an upper respiratory illness, so it’s […]

  • Utahns protest grand jury’s decision not to indict New York cop in man’s death

    SALT LAKE CITY — Protests and rallies took place once again all across the country, and many gathered at the Salt Lake City federal building to voice their dissatisfaction with Wednesday’s grand jury decision out of New York relating to the death of Eric Garner. Local protests started at about noon Thursday when students stood and walked out of their classes to march and speak out against what they call police brutality and racism. “We will not accept the verdict […]

  • Experts provide tips on how to improve air quality

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Clean Air partnership announced its latest campaign to combat pollution. UCAIR is a local nonprofit group geared toward educating the public on how to reduce their emissions. “We hope during the inversion season it will be a powerful way to help Utahns understand their own role,” said Ted Wilson with UCAIR. UCAIR’s new website asks Utahns to take their pick of several measures to help reduce their emissions to improve air quality. Ideas include […]

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    Construction creates ‘confusion’ at intersection of fatal crash

    RIVERTON, Utah – A Lehi woman is dead after a crash in Riverton Saturday. Police say 20-year-old Taylor Zimmerman was killed after her car was T-boned at the intersection of Bangerter Highway and Redwood Road. “According to witnesses, the driver of the Pontiac Grand Prix had the green light to go eastbound on Bangerter Highway and the driver of the Hyundai Sonata had a red light and passed through that red light,” said Unified Police Lt. Justin Hoyal. It was […]

  • 12-year-old Addy Clinger was killed in an accidental shooting in November of 2014.

    Community remembers Kaysville girl accidentally shot at home

    KAYSVILLE, Utah – Funeral services for the Kaysville girl accidentally shot and killed in her home were held Saturday morning. 12-yea-rold Adelaide Clinger died last Sunday, and almost a week later, friends, family and total strangers packed into an LDS stake center to pay respects. Those attending Addy’s funeral say the spunky 12-year-old impacted many in her short life. “She was always willing to bring a smile to everybody,” said 14-year-old Tori Valentine. Valentine remembers a time when she was […]


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