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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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    SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City police released new information surrounding a shooting in Sugar House Saturday night that left one man dead and another in critical condition. The shooting happened near Highland Drive and Parkway Avenue. Police have identified the victim as Christian McDonald, 24, of West Valley City. “Horrific — it’s just horrific,” said Amanda Darger, McDonald’s sister. According to Salt Lake City police, there was another man, and acquaintance of McDonald’s, also shot Saturday night. He […]

  • Doctor who rushed to help man found fatally shot in the street shares his story

    SALT LAKE CITY – Police are investigating after a man was found Saturday night in a Salt Lake City street with a fatal gunshot wound, and Sunday a doctor who lived nearby and rushed to help the man spoke with FOX 13 News about the incident. Police responded to Parkway Avenue near 1140 East Saturday night after a person driving down the road noticed a person in the street. When they stopped to check on that man, the driver discovered […]

  • Drones, traffic and alcohol issues keep Park City police busy during Sundance

    PARK CITY, Utah – It was night three of the Sundance Film Festival, and Friday night turned out to be one of the busiest nights on record for the Park City Police Department, which received more than 100 calls in a matter of hours. Each year, Park City PD does it’s best to prepare for the large crowds that pour in for the annual film festival, which draws thousands of people from all over the country. Capt. Phil Kirk, Park […]

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    Davis County inmates turn in gun found next to freeway

    FARMINGTON, Utah — The Davis County Sheriff’s Office praised two inmates for their integrity and honesty after they alerted their supervisor to a semi-automatic handgun they found while picking up trash along I-15. Jeremy Gerhardt and Abdul Asaddullah, both inmates at the Davis County Jail, are part of the jail’s Work Detail program, in which non-violent offenders give community service like assisting UDOT with road repairs and cleaning up roadways. According to a posting on the Davis County Sheriff’s Office […]

  • Variety of eco-friendly vehicles on display at annual auto expo

    SANDY, Utah — The Utah International Auto Expo attracts those in the market for a new car–and even some of those who are not. All of the top dealers bring out their newest and best models, and with air quality being such an important issue for Utahns, FOX 13 News took a look at some of eco-friendly vehicles on display. When it comes to eco-friendly cars these days, manufacturers are going way beyond the gas pump. “That small solar panel […]

  • Members of ‘Real Women Run’ share memories of Becky Lockhart

    SALT LAKE CITY – A training session designed to help women get involved in politics was held Saturday, and many of those who attended spoke fondly of Becky Lockhart—who passed away Saturday due to a neurodegenerative disease. Lockhart was formerly the Utah Speaker of the House, and she was the first woman to hold that position. Click here for more details on her life and the cause of her death. The training session put on by Real Women Run attracted […]

  • Organizations team up to fight the spread of flu at Sundance Film Festival

    SALT LAKE CITY — Utah remains one of the states with widespread flu this season. This week alone, more than 100 Utahns were hospitalized with the virus–and with 50,000 people expected to travel to Utah for the upcoming Sundance Film Festival, Intermountain Healthcare is hoping to make flu shots a little more convenient. “You’re in close quarters on an airplane and you’re mixing a lot of people together in such a small space, that’s always a concern for travelers,” Registered […]

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    Why the ‘STD of the Sea’ could cost Salt Lake, Utah counties millions

    HEBER CITY, Utah – Officials are warning residents a new “STD of the Sea” discovery could soon cost Salt Lake County and Utah County residents millions of dollars. Five Quagga mussels have now been found in Deer Creek Reservoir after samples were taken near Deer Creek Dam; officials said the waters aren’t infested yet, so they are taking extra precautions in the hope of preventing an infestation. Officials said an established Quagga mussel population could affect fishing and recreation as well […]

  • Police suspect arson after 2 cars catch fire in West Valley City

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – Police are looking for a suspected arsonist Sunday after two cars were set on fire in the early hours of Sunday morning. Police in West Valley City said the two cars were located just a few blocks from each other, and both were found ablaze Sunday morning. “Our fire department arrived with officers, they put the fire out and we started to investigate to figure out what’s going on,” said Lt. Jeff Conger, WVC PD. […]

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    Sister: Man killed in plane crash at Great Salt Lake was ‘light of our family’

    TOOELE COUNTY, Utah — A man died after a plane crashed into the Great Salt Lake early Saturday, and crews working with boats have recovered the man’s body. According to a press release from family members, the pilot is 69-year-old Robert LaVon Moody, a local doctor who owns the Biorestoration Medical Clinic and Spa, and he was an avid pilot who loved flying. “We are devastated at the sudden loss of our beloved family member, Dr. Robert LaVon Moody,” said […]

  • Emergency phone to be installed at Tibble Fork area

    AMERICAN FORK CANYON, Utah — Coming this spring, those who recreate in the Tibble Fork area in American Fork Canyon will have access to emergency dispatch. It’s a move aimed at saving lives after a fatal avalanche last year. Last February, BYU student Ashleigh Cox was killed in an avalanche in the Tibble Fork area of American Fork Canyon. Her friends had to drive 15 minutes down the canyon just to get cellphone reception to call 911. “We’ve actually been […]

  • Sex offender back behind bars after parent spots him near school

    OGDEN, Utah — A registered sex offender is back behind bars after police found him near an Ogden Elementary School. According to police, it was a parent picking their child up from North Ogden Elementary who recognized Ryan Schaffer. Wednesday, Kirk Chugg was picking his little girl up from school when he noticed a car that didn’t look familiar. When he looked inside, he was surprised to recognize the man in the driver’s seat as Ryan Schaffer, someone he’d attended […]

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