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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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    Health department says paws welcome on restaurant patios as long as permit in place

    SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake County is becoming more dog friendly, and “Paws on the Patio” is the permit local restaurants and bars can apply for to gain permission to become an official dog-friendly business where customers can bring their dogs to patios, so long as certain regulations are followed. The permit comes with a price tag, but one restaurant in town says it’s worth the cash. The pup population in Salt Lake County is at an all-time high, […]

  • First Downtown Farmers Market of summer draws thousands to Pioneer Park

    SALT LAKE CITY — Saturday marked the first market of the summer season for the Downtown Farmers Market in Salt Lake City, and thousands of Utahns came out to shop among the local vendors and walk Pioneer Park. After its winter hibernation, the market is back for its 24th season. “So it’s better for the environment, it’s actually better for your body and it supports the local economy, which keeps these farmers alive,” Market Manager Alison Einerson said. Einerson said […]

  • Suspect in custody for Provo arson cases

    PROVO, Utah – Officials have confirmed they have a person of interest in custody who may be responsible for a string of arson cases in Provo. Provo Deputy Mayor Corey Norman said Thursday, “We arrested a person of interest a few months ago on unrelated charges. He is now the primary suspect.” Authorities have not released the name of the suspect or the nature of the unrelated charges at this time. Provo City Fire Marshal Lynn Schofield said the cases of arson […]

  • ATF demonstrates dangers of improperly stored explosives 1 day after dynamite found in Tooele Co. shed

    TOOELE COUNTY, Utah — Fire crews in Tooele had to call in the bomb squad Wednesday after several sticks of old dynamite were found in an old shed, and Thursday the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives held a demonstration to show the public how dangerous improper storage and disposal can be. Bombs were detonated and explosives were on display at the demonstration–everything from hand grenades to M80s to fireworks. There were 71,000 metric tons of explosives sold legally […]

  • Utah Pride Festival Parade draws thousands to Salt Lake City Sunday

    SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah Pride Festival is the largest fundraiser for the Utah Pride Center, and while last year more than 35,000 people were present, it’s likely that new records for attendance were set in 2015. Utah’s Pride Parade kicked off on 200 South at 10 a.m. and continued for six blocks through downtown Salt Lake City. It was Orem resident Scott Healy’s first time visiting Utah’s Pride Parade. He and his wife brought their daughter and decided […]

  • E. coli, coliform found in Syracuse City’s culinary water; boil order issued

    UPDATE: A second city in Davis County, Clinton City, has issued a boil order after E. coli was found in the water supply. It is not clear if the two incidents are related. Previous story continues below: SYRACUSE, Utah — A boil order has been issued for the water in Syracuse City after officials received a sample from the culinary water system that was confirmed to be contaminated with E. coli and Coliform. The city’s public works department has discovered […]

  • Bridge work to cause closures and lane reductions in Davis County, North Salt Lake

    DAVIS COUNTY, Utah — There will be more construction and closures along I-15 this weekend in south Davis County, as the Utah Department of Transportation is closing the freeway in both directions at the 400 North bridge Saturday. There will also be lane restrictions on I-215 in North Salt Lake. 400 North will also be closed in the area, and it will remain closed until the project is completed. UDOT plans to rebuild the bridge at that location, which was […]

  • Utah Pride Festival 2015 kicks off in Salt Lake City

    SALT LAKE CITY — As the country waits to hear the United States Supreme Court’s historic ruling on same-sex marriage, Utah’s Pride Festival officially kicked-off Thursday. “Pride is inclusion,” said Jocelyn Johnson, who is the manager of the rally and march. Mathew Landis, entertainment manager, added: “Pride is entertainment. Pride is having fun. Pride is having a good time and being happy, that’s what it is to me.” The theme of this year’s Pride Festival in downtown Salt Lake City […]

  • BLM plan for sage-grouse conservation draws criticism from Utah lawmakers

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Federal Bureau of Land Management released details on their new strategy to save the sage-grouse population, and the plan will impact how tens of millions of acres of land in the west will be handled, which is why many state officials feel it should be left up to the states. In 2010, the Fish and Wildlife Service identified the sage-grouse as a species that should be considered for the threatened or endangered species list, and […]

  • HOA in Sandy sues developer over damage to townhomes due to collapsible soil

    SANDY, Utah — A local homeowner’s association has filed a lawsuit against Castlewood Builders after accusing them of building more than 70 Sandy townhomes on collapsible soil. It’s a five-year lawsuit that has homeowners dipping into their own pockets and potential buyers staying away. The homeowner’s association is accusing the builders of negligence and breach of contract, among other things. Put simply, they say engineers warned the builders beforehand that certain steps needed to be taken to ensure durability and […]

  • Highland residents petition city for traffic light after serious crash in intersection

    HIGHLAND, Utah — A mother is hospitalized and her daughter is fighting for her life after a bad accident at a dangerous intersection in Highland Monday night. Stu Anderson told FOX 13 News that doctors aren’t sure whether his 16-year-old daughter of Lone Peak will survive. The accident occurred at about 7 p.m. Maylee Anderson was driving with her mother to the store when they were t-boned on Highland Boulevard. Both were air lifted to separate hospitals. Maylee’s mom is […]

  • Utah roads littered with fatal, serious accidents over holiday weekend

    TOOELE COUNTY, Utah — A rollover in Tooele County sent three people to the hospital and shut down Interstate 80 for more than an hour Monday morning. The crash occurred at about 11 a.m. in eastbound lanes near Dugway. This is the fourth rollover since Friday, according to Utah Highway Patrol. Witnesses also traveling east on I-80 noticed the white four-door Honda going below the speed limit and weaving in and out of its lane. Investigators believe the crash may […]

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