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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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  • West Valley City police to begin recording all interactions with citizens by March 2

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — The West Valley City Police Department is arming its officers with body cameras this week and training with the technology is underway. Police officials say that by March 2, 190 officers will be using the cameras in every interaction they have with the public. “It’s something to get used to, things change constantly and we’ll change with it,” Officer Matt Madsen said. Department policy will require that all 190 officers have the camera recording in […]

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    Man arrested for allegedly killing friend during argument at Millcreek party

    MILLCREEK, Utah — A man has been booked into jail on a charge of homicide after a fatal shooting that occurred at a party at a home in Millcreek early Sunday morning. Modibo Diallo, 33, of Murray, was shot during a party early Sunday morning, according to officials with the Unified Police Department. Ahmed Ali, 29, has been booked into the Salt Lake County Jail for homicide.  At approximately 2 a.m., Unified police responded to a shooting at 1509 E. […]

  • Park City police investigate GHB overdoses at night club

    PARK CITY, Utah — In the last month at least five people have overdosed on GHB also known as the date rape drug. All five cases were at the same club in Park City. Park City Live is a club on Main Street that hosts DJs and various concerts. Police have reported at least five people have overdosed while attending a show at the venue in the last month, another common denominator? According to police the type of music. “It’s […]

  • Residents petition for more off-leash dog parks in Salt Lake Valley

    SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah — Some Salt Lake Valley residents are working to get more off-leash dog parks, and a petition has been drafted and hundreds have signed it. “Dogs are just like people: Dogs need to socialize, dogs need exercise, and they need space to breathe pretty much–and if they don’t get that then they suffer and we suffer as well,” said petitioner Aimee Hetzel. Hetzel is a professional dog walker and sitter, and she’s one of the Salt […]

  • Annual Gay Ski Week underway in Park City

    PARK CITY, Utah — This weekend is Gay Ski Week in Park City, and more than a thousand members of the LGBT community are expected to travel to Salt Lake City and Park City for the event. Some might be surprised to learn this is actually the fifth year Park City has been a destination for Gay Ski Week. It’s a four-day event that isn’t just for gay people. “That’s what makes it really fun, is people come out and […]

  • Business owner asks for help finding suspects after theft of store’s safe caught on camera

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — Police are investigating a break in that happened at a West Valley City tire shop. The crooks didn’t take a single tire but made off with the safe filled with thousands in cash, and the alleged crime was caught on camera. Mike Russon, owner of Glen’s Tire, said the loss is a hefty one for their company. “If you steal a hundred dollars in profit, it takes $400 or $500 to make that back in […]

  • Officers trained to respond the same when firearm or airsoft gun is pointed at them

    PROVO, Utah — Provo police and officials with the Fraternal Order of Police agreed toy guns make a police officer’s job more difficult. But when it comes to a suspect threatening the life of an officer by pointing a real or fake weapon at an officer, that officer’s response training should be the same. “The officers were in fear for their lives and that’s why they engaged the suspect with three rounds,” said Lt. Brandon Post with Provo Police Department. […]

  • Deadline passes to sign up for health insurance under Affordable Care Act

    SALT LAKE CITY — Sunday is the official deadline to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, and those without insurance who don’t sign up could see a hefty fine. By 10 p.m. Sunday, Utahns will just have needed to get their foot in the door–beginning the application process on healthcare.gov in order to receive coverage and avoid the penalties. FOX 13 News sat down with one Salt Lake resident who said the Affordable Care Act saved […]

  • Small airplane crashes on Layton golf course

    LAYTON, Utah — Two people were extricated from a single-engine Cessna airplane after it crashed on a Layton golf course Saturday morning. The crash occurred at Valley View Golf Course, 2501 E. Gentile Street. There were two male occupants in the plane, officials stated. The pilot was treated for minor injuries on scene and the other occupant was taken to McKay Dee Hospital in fair condition. According to a press release, witnesses said they saw the plane glide into the […]

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    HAZMAT, wildlife crews investigating fuel spill in creek at South Salt Lake park

    SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah – Authorities are investigating a fuel spill in a creek at a park in South Salt Lake. Officials said oil spilled or leaked and HAZMAT crews were called to investigate near 3300 S. and 700 E. Friday morning. Officials worked to contain the spill in Mill Creek at Fitts Community Park. The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources was also called in to ensure the safety of wildlife in the area. Authorities have not confirmed how the oil got into the water. […]

  • $12,500 reward offered for info leading to arrest in Orem arson cases

    OREM, Utah – Orem is offering a large reward for information that leads to an arrest in the Orem arson cases. City leaders, Realtors and the local development community came together to put up the $12,500 reward. Officials said they hope this reward helps catch those responsible for setting fire to two apartment buildings under construction in the last few of months. The first fire on Dec. 19 destroyed a construction project near State St. and 900 N. Just last week someone torched […]

  • Annual Nordic ski race in Park City canceled due to lack of snow

    PARK CITY, Utah — A popular Park City Nordic ski race has been cancelled due to the warm temperatures and lack of snow. Friday, organizers of the Round Valley Roundup announced the event would not happen this year. “You came out here five years ago, 2010-2011, which was that big snow year–and all the sage out here was covered all the way until almost the end of April, so kind of a totally different deal this year,” said Charile Sturgies, […]


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