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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.


Recent Articles
  • Year-round school starts in Jordan School District

    HERRIMAN, Utah — Even though it seems we’re still in the thick of summer, thousands of students are heading back to school this week. Jordan School District’s year-round students returned to class Monday and police are keeping an extra close eye on school zones. “They are very excited — the parents are excited the students are you know they love that new feeling of getting a new teacher and a new year and a new start,” said Rebecca lee, assistant […]

  • Car rolls in SLC 4

    Woman suffers critical injuries as vehicle rolls, damages 3 other cars

    SALT LAKE CITY – A woman suffered critical injuries after the vehicle she was driving damaged three cars before rolling over on a Salt Lake City street Sunday morning. The accident occurred around 10 a.m. near the intersection of 300 South and 500 East when the driver of an eastbound Subaru lost control. The woman was taken to a local hospital by ambulance in critical condition after the crash. Officials said she was wearing a seat belt. There were no […]

  • Utah officials deal with fires, injuries caused by fireworks

    SALT LAKE CITY -- Sunday is the last day for legally setting off fireworks in Utah for the July holidays, and first responders statewide are counting down the hours after several fires were sparked and injuries were caused by the explosives this month.

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    Homeowner hospitalized after explosion causes 2-alarm fire

    DRAPER, Utah – A man was hospitalized after an explosion sparked a house fire in Draper on Friday morning. The fire, located near 15000 South Junction Circle (235 East), was reported just after 7 a.m. Friday. Neighbors say they heard a loud explosion that shook their homes, and when they came outside, they saw flames shooting out of the home across the street. They say they saw the man stumbling out of his home just after the explosion. “I was preparing […]

  • Greenbike Share Program doubles in size, officials say

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Greenbike Share Program in Salt Lake City has been a big hit – so much so that big managers are expanding it. Sixteen months ago the Greenbike Share Program launched 10 bike stations installing 55 bikes for public use. As of this month the program has doubled and local businesses are shelling out big bucks to get a Greenbike station near their property. “This has really been a slam dunk for us, by supporting Greenbikes […]

  • Photo courtesy Misti Conorich

    Indian Fire near Ogden Canyon 70 percent contained

    OGDEN CANYON, Utah –Residents have been allowed back into their homes after a wildfire broke out near the mouth of Ogden Canyon late Saturday night, and Sunday evening officials said the fire is 70 percent contained. At approximately 8 p.m. Saturday, fire crews responded to the Indian Fire located east of 24th Street and south of 12th Street. What started as a 3-acre fire, officials say, was fueled by strong winds–causing it to burn an estimated 50 acres. The fire […]

  • Robles kicks off campaign for Utah’s 2nd Congressional District

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake Democrat running for Utah’s 2nd Congressional District kicked off her campaign Saturday in Salt Lake City. State Sen. Luz Robles, D-District 1, is the first Hispanic woman to represent her party as a candidate for Congress in Utah. Saturday, she called her rally a day of action and encouraged all Utahns to get out and vote. “We want to make sure more Utahns get to participate in this electoral process,” she said. “For […]

  • Out-of-state smoke sends haze to northern Utah skies

    SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s beautiful skyline is considered one of the state’s many attractions, so when haze makes the mountains less visible, people notice. Officialswith Utah’s Division of Air Quality, along with the National Weather Service, said the haze is imported from fires burning in the northwest. Bryce Bird, Director of Utah’s Division of Air Quality, said the smoke isn’t coming from local sources. “Unfortunately right now we’re seeing some of what we call visual impairment from smoke coming […]

  • Suspect in fire that caused evacuations in Stockton has history of arson

    TOOELE COUNTY, Utah — The fire in Stockton was fully contained as of noon Thursday after fire crews worked overnight to mop up any and all hot spots. Police arrested Stockton resident Timothy West Wednesday night and have charged him with arson. Meanwhile, the city is still without water as the citizens have been urged not to use the public source because of contamination. Since Wednesday afternoon, residents have not been able to shower, wash their hands, and clean their […]

  • Officials investigating potential animal cruelty case after cats found covered in sealant

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah -- Officials with West Valley City Animal Services are investigating a possible animal cruelty case after two kittens were found covered in what appeared to be glue.

  • Firefighters who rescued dog from dire situation honored by Humane Society

    SALT LAKE CITY — Some Salt Lake City firefighters are being honored for a heroic rescue. The Humane Society of Utah honored two Salt Lake City fire stations for a recent rescue involving two distressed dogs. A call came in on June 24 of some overheated puppies stuck on the Red Butte Living Room hiking trail, and when firefighters located the animals they realized they weren’t puppies at all. The two dogs were about 150 pounds each and were severely […]

  • Mother of girl with grim diagnosis seeks a better education for her child

    SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah mother is on a mission to get her 12 year old placed in a first grade class room this fall. Alexis Watson has a rare genetic abnormality that has her in special education classes, but her mother and physicians think she’s ready for the challenge a regular classroom can bring. Since before Alexis’ birth, doctors have been telling Angie Watson what her daughter Alexis will never accomplish time and time again. She wasn’t expected […]