Carley Porter is a multimedia journalist and BYU grad starting her career at Fox 13 as a web producer and editor. She has enjoyed writing about a variety of topics but is particularly interested in social issues, particularly those having to do with race and minorities. She speaks Russian fluently and has lived in a handful of Eastern European and hopes to travel and share stories from other parts of the world as part of her career.

Recent Articles
  • Shelter-in-place lifted from Olympus Jr. High, Crestview Elementary, both carjacking suspects in custody

    MILLCREEK, Utah — Unified Police arrested two men after a carjacking that ended in a crash in Salt Lake County Thursday. Police arrested Justin Sheridan, 24 and Cory Webb, 24. Unified Police said the incident began as a hit-and-run crash involving a stolen vehicle. As police pursued the vehicle, a second vehicle was carjacked near 1660 E Murray Holladay Rd. Police said the carjacking suspect may be armed. Shelter-in-place protocol was initiated for nearby Olympus Jr. High and Crestview Elementary […]

  • Unmasked: a recap of tonight’s ‘The Masked Singer’ – spoilers ahead!

    (KSTU) — Tonight, the original five masked singers performed on The Masked Singer, and one of them went home. If you haven’t watched the show and don’t want to know who was behind the mask, stop reading now. If you’ve watched the show and you just want a recap, or you don’t watch the show and you’re just curious, read on. Tonight The Lion, The Deer, The Monster, The Peacock and The Unicorn performed. The Deer’s performance of “Rhinestone Cowboy” […]

  • Teens who originally submitted ‘denial’ or ‘not guilty’ pleas to sex abuse of other students admit guilt

    SANPETE COUNTY, Utah — In October 2018, three male high school students from Gunnison were brought before a judge on charges of forcible sexual abuse against multiple victims. At the time, all three defendants entered a “denial,” which is equivalent to a “not guilty” plea in adult court. Now, Deputy Sanpete County Attorney Wes Mangum said the investigation into the allegations found one of the boys had been involved in at least eight separate incidents of forcible sexual abuse with […]

  • Police arrest two men after finding over 100 pounds of marijuana, THC oils and edible candies

    MESQUITE, Nevada — Around 3 a.m. on January 8 an officer with Mesquite Police stopped a vehicle on I-15 for a traffic violation. According to a press release from the Mesquite Police Department, the officer observed evidence that suggested the vehicle occupants were involved in trafficking illegal drugs and investigated. The officer’s investigation yielded nearly 60 pounds of illegal marijuana buds and 53 pounds of concentrated THC marijuana oils and edible candies, the press release stated. Police arrested Anthony Huynh, […]

  • Jazz will host ‘Utah Pride Night’ in February

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Vivint Smart Home Arena is going to look a lot more colorful on February 23. February 23 is when the Utah Jazz plays the Dallas Mavericks. It’s also the date of Utah Pride Night. According to the Utah Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, the Utah Jazz and the Utah Pride Center have teamed up to create the event celebrating the LGBTQ community. The event page says Utah Pride organizations will be recognized on the […]

  • Man injures arm in bread-making machine

    SALT LAKE CITY — Firefighters responded to an industrial accident at the Stone Ground Bakery Wednesday afternoon. According to a tweet from the Salt Lake City Fire Department, an approximately 50-year-old man was working when he got his hand stuck in a bread-making machine. Captain Adam Archuleta with the department said employees turned the power off and called 911 when a male employee got his hand stuck in the machine. Archuleta said firefighters had to use their tools and partially […]

  • Utah man charged with kidnapping, rape had similar charges dismissed in 2016

    TOOELE, Utah — Two years ago, police booked Casey Ray Nielsen into Salt Lake County Jail on one count of rape, a first-degree felony. Nielsen’s arrest came after a SWAT situation outside a Salt Lake City residence. In April 2016, a woman came to police and told police she had been held against her will. According to the probable cause statement from Nielsen’s April 2016 arrest, the victim had gone to Nielsen’s residence to pick up her missing vehicle. While […]

  • Company creates t-shirt to honor fallen Officer Joseph Shinners and support his family

    (KSTU) — Officer Joseph Shinners with the Provo Police Department was shot and killed while trying to apprehend a fugitive on January 6. Since Shinners’ death, he has been honored with the lowering of the state flag, a shrine on his squad car, an ice sculpture and a candlelight vigil. Now, a company dedicated to supporting veterans and servicemembers has created another way people can honor Shinners and support the family he leaves behind. SRVS Gear, which stands for Support […]

  • Powder Mountain Road closed after accident leaves one dead

    WEBER COUNTY — Deputies responded to a traffic accident on Powder Mountain Road Wednesday that left one dead and one injured. According to a press release, deputies located a cargo truck on Highway 158 that had been traveling down the road on its side in both lanes of travel. A 37-year-old male passenger had been ejected and was pronounced dead on the scene. The driver sustained minor injuries and was treated on scene. There were no other occupants in the […]

  • All roads surrounding gas leak on California Ave now open

    SALT LAKE CITY — Fire crews responded to a large gas leak at 3295 W California Ave. Wednesday afternoon. A Dominion Energy representative confirmed to FOX 13 that four businesses were evacuated. No one was injured. California Ave was closed from Gladiola to 3200 W. As of 4:13 p.m. Tuesday, officials have declared those roads now open after the 4-inch gas leak was repaired. Below are pictures from the scene:

  • Foster parent charged with 100 counts of child pornography possession: ‘I just like to look’

    PLEASANT GROVE, Utah — Police arrested a Utah man Thursday after searching his home and finding over 100 pictures and videos of child pornography on his cellphone. Police also charged 57-year-old John Kimble with 20 counts of voyeurism after he admitted to filming three of his foster children without their knowledge or permission, according to charging documents. He is also charged with three counts of child sexual abuse and 20 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor for manufacturing child […]

  • Corrections officer arrested after investigators say he had sex with inmates at Weber County Jail

    OGDEN, Utah — A Corporal with Weber County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Division was arrested on 11 counts of custodial sexual relations after two inmates said they had sex with him while in custody. Police arrested Jeremy Miller on Thursday as the result of an internal investigation that began in November 2018. According to a press release, Miller has been on paid administrative leave since December 10, 2018. A statement of probable cause indicates investigators spoke with two female inmates at […]