• Follow me on:

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
  • apt fire

    Man hanging from second-story window rescued after fire sparked by cigarette

    SALT LAKE CITY — An early morning apartment fire displaced more than a dozen Salt Lake City residents Saturday. When fire crews arrived they had to make a dangerous rescue before fighting the fire, as they found a man hanging from a second-story window sill. “We just hear this crash from the other side of the building, and we run around and this guy is half hanging out of his window, coughing from all the smoke,” resident Albert Tom said. […]

  • Police seek public input regarding cops and body cameras

    SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah – Police are asking for public input as they consider whether or not to provide officers with body cameras. Jim Winder, Salt Lake County Sheriff, is considering providing body cameras to officers with the Unified Police Department and deputies with the sheriff’s office. Winder said it’s a two-step process that starts with policy, and he’s asking the public to help him make it. “So this is the beginning of the conversation,” he said. “The first question […]

  • Police, family searching for missing woman from Murray

    MURRAY, Utah – Murray police are investigating a woman’s mysterious disappearance and members of her family are asking the public for help finding her. Kayelyn Louder, 30, disappeared from her Murray condo September 27 around 7 p.m. She left in the rain with no shoes, no money and without a cell phone. Family members said it’s clear she had no intent to be gone for long. “She was wearing a white tank top and shorts, and she had her car […]

  • Courtesy: Utah County Health Dept.

    Tests confirm toxic algae in Utah Lake; threat to humans, pets, wildlife

    SALT LAKE CITY – Officials have just released the test results from the toxic blue-green algae suspected to be growing in parts of Utah Lake. The results confirm elevated levels of the cyanotoxin from the algae in the lake. Researchers took water samples from the Lindon Harbor Jetty for the tests. The toxin can cause liver damage among other issues and poses a threat to humans, pets and wildlife. Related: Dog dies after exposed to toxic blue-green algae in Utah […]

  • Derek Mamales/Courtesy of Tooele City police

    Father in custody after K9 helps locate missing, endangered child in Tooele

    TOOELE COUNTY, Utah — A sharp-nosed K9 is responsible for finding an endangered and missing child in Tooele Saturday. After the boy’s father, Richard Mamales, had altercation with the boy’s mother Friday night, the father took the 5 year old and threatened to kill him. The man then disappeared for the night. Samantha Mamales is Richard’s daughter, and she spoke about the suspect. “He’s a very toxic person,” she said. “You know he gets on this drug, and no filter, […]

  • Courtesy: Jay Winn

    Video: Meteor lights up Utah sky

    SALT LAKE CITY — A meteor flashed across the Utah sky around 4:30 Thursday morning. Patrick Wiggins, NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador to Utah, described the phenomenon. “A rock, a meteoroid, if you will, traveling through space, minding its own business. The Earth got in the way, right? And Earth’s gravity kind of went ‘OK, come on down.’ [It] hit the Earth’s atmosphere and, of course, when it did that it got very, very hot and very, very bright,” Wiggins said. […]

  • Officials identify family mysteriously found dead in Utah home

    SPRINGVILLE, Utah – Police are investigating after a Springville family of five was found dead inside their home Saturday. Neighbors spoke to Fox 13 Sunday about the incident. “It was especially sad to hear that it was the whole family,” Neighbor Ame Patton said. Neighbors who live around the home in the area of 1000 East 900 South in Springville said news of the family’s death is tragic. “It was sad, ’cause anytime there’s any death you know that’s a […]

  • Tooele stuck 1

    More than 100 party-goers stranded after rain renders roads inaccessible

    TOOELE, COUNTY, Utah — An outdoor party in Tooele resulted in more than 100 people getting stuck in the rain and mud as they attempted to exit the area in the early morning hours. James Maloney, a 19-year-old student who attends Westminster College, spoke about the incident. “Big group of kids hanging out in their cars waiting, no good plan really– just kind of waiting,” he said. Maloney said he was one of about 100 people who came out to […]

  • Rally calls for change after crossing guard hit, seriously injured by car

    ROY, Utah — The crossing guard who was hit while walking kids to Roy Elementary School Thursday is recovering: 70-year-old Richard Pritchett has been upgraded to fair condition after originally being in serious condition after the crash. Friday, parents in Roy City gathered in protest at the school crosswalk. The parents are asking for change at 5600 South 2800 West. Bright and early, as many parents were getting their kids to school, a group of kids and parents gathered in […]

  • 70-year-old crossing guard hit by car while in crosswalk suffers serious injuries

    ROY CITY, Utah — A Roy City crossing guard was hit and suffered serious injuries while walking some children across a busy street to school Thursday. It happened on 5600 South in front of Roy Elementary School, and parents say it’s not the first and won’t be the last time something like this happen–unless a change is made. Roy City resident Casey Pemberton walks his daughters the one block to Roy elementary every day. He’s come to know the school’s […]

  • UHP troopers escape injury after motorist sideswipes patrol car

    SALT LAKE CITY — Three Utah Highway Patrol troopers were nearly hit by passing cars on Interstate 15 Saturday. In the first accident at about 10 a.m., a trooper got out of his vehicle to pick up some debris in the roadway near 3300 South, according to UHP officials. Officials say the motorist didn’t notice the slowing traffic. The driver stopped at the last minute and lost control, causing him hit to the patrol that was pulled off onto the shoulder. The trooper […]

  • Volunteers remove nearly 1,800 pounds of trash at Great Salt Lake

    SALT LAKE CITY — Every September people from all over the world gather on beaches, riverbanks, and lake shores to take part in an international coastal cleanup. Saturday, a few dozen volunteers gathered on the south shore of the Great Salt Lake for some much need maintenance. Bottle by bottle, bag by bag, volunteers worked to clean the south shore of the Great Salt Lake Saturday. The International Coastal Cleanup is the world’s largest single-day volunteer effort to clean up […]


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,320 other followers