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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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    Ogden family works to keep homeless warm on Thanksgiving Day

    OGDEN, Utah — One Ogden girl’s Christmas wish came true a month early. A local family spent their Thanksgiving handing out clothes and warm blankets to those less fortunate. Desiree Robinson, 11, had one wish this Christmas, and it didn’t involve anything that would fit under a tree. “I told him if we could find some clothes, I wanted to give clothes away to people that need it. Because I see a lot of people out there that don’t have […]

  • Family members identify man killed in officer-involved shooting

    SOUTH JORDAN,  Utah – Family members of a man who was shot and killed during an encounter with South Jordan police Saturday have confirmed the man’s identity Sunday. Family members tell FOX 13 News the man is 26-year-old Ty Elvin Worthington. While family members have given the man’s name, police have not yet confirmed the identity of the man who was shot. Records indicate Worthington’s most recent listed address matches the address of the home where the 911 call originated […]

  • Volunteers help those without homes weather the storms

    SALT LAKE CITY — A big storm is expected to bring freezing temperatures and snow to the valley floors, making it dangerous for Salt Lake City’s homeless population to be out in the elements. Zach Bale, chief development for Volunteers of America in Utah, spoke about their efforts to help. “It’s really important that we are out letting our clients know it’s coming and to be safe and warm, maybe come into shelter, at minimum make sure your camp is […]

  • Cold front moves in bringing rain, snow

    SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah — Snow has started to fly in the mountains and the flurries reached parts of northern Utah Saturday afternoon, and despite a reprieve expected to last for several hours the precipitation is predicted to return around midnight. Click here to track the storms in your area in real time with our interactive maps and radar. The valleys and mountains will see snow on and off through Monday morning, said meteorologist Monica Traphagan. Traphagan said to expect […]

  • Dispatch officials undergo training as avalanche danger increases in Utah

    LITTLE COTTONWOOD CANYON, Utah — Emergency dispatch for Salt Lake County spent a few hours Friday at 11,000 feet for some avalanche training at Snowbird. Unified police and several other agencies took the day to train emergency dispatchers for the winter rescues ahead. It was about as close to the real thing as possible. The Unified Police Department hosted a training event for its emergency dispatchers, so they could witness what the first responders do in a typical backcountry rescue. […]

  • Juvenile suspect in 2012 murder of teen girl appears in court

    DRAPER, Utah — The juvenile who Draper police said is responsible for the 2012 murder of 15-year-old Annie Kasprzak made his second appearance in a Salt Lake City courtroom Thursday morning. Kasprzak’s beaten body was found in the Jordan River march 11, 2012, and last month the 17-year-old who police said was just 14 when he allegedly murdered Kasprzak was extradited from Grand Junction, Colorado back to Utah. “I don’t think it’s going to be difficult… it’s going to be […]

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    Man faces murder charge after altercation escalates outside of concert in SLC

    SALT LAKE CITY — A shooting in Salt Lake City Saturday night left one man dead and another injured, and on Sunday afternoon police said they have the person responsible in custody. The shooting happened around 9 p.m. during a concert at a Salt Lake event center located at 1444 west 700 south. Sunday afternoon, police arrested 20-year-old Quincy Lawson for the Saturday night murder of 24-year-old Bradley Hancock. Police said it began at a hardcore punk concert at The […]

  • Staff and members of Fit to Recover pose at the grand opening of their new facility.

    Program using fitness to help treat addictions opens new facility

    SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City’s first sober gym opened its doors Saturday morning; Fit to Recover is a boot camp specifically designed for those in treatment. What began as just a few people working out in Sugar House Park has turned into a community with a new facility to call home. Many health experts will recommend that people work out with a partner–someone to hold a person accountable and help them succeed. It’s not a coincidence that many […]

  • Officials discuss changes to head trauma policy as state championships are underway

    SALT LAKE CITY – High school football teams from around the state are at Rice-Eccles Stadium this weekend for the state championships, and in recent years officials have put a greater emphasis on keeping players safe. When you watch football footage from decades ago, you realize the game has gotten faster, players have gotten bigger, and the hits are more violent. And when it comes to safety and the protocol when a player has a head injury, there have also […]

  • Woman who lost eye after police chase ended in gunfire sues Morgan County

    MORGAN COUNTY, Utah -- A California woman is suing Morgan County after she led police on a high speed chase, which ended with a sheriff’s deputy shooting the woman in the head.

  • Local churches, non-profit team up to help families who are homeless

    SALT LAKE CITY — A local non-profit is pairing up with some Salt Lake City churches to give several homeless families warm beds and life-coaching this winter. Family Promise Salt Lake welcomed four families into their newest shelter at a Methodist church in Kearns. As of Sunday, several local Utah families with no place to go were given more than just a roof to sleep under. Families in the Family Promise program get warm beds with clean linens, prepared meals […]

  • U of U hosts summit on health care for Utah’s transgender community

    SALT LAKE CITY — A transgender healthcare conference was held at the University of Utah School of Medicine Saturday, and the event was organized by a local student who is transgender. The summit was aimed at health care providers, mental health professionals and students interested in improving their knowledge about Utah’s transgender community. “In the past, there was a lot of social fear and phobia about this community, so much so that I don’t think mental health or medical profession […]

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