Charly Edsitty
Charly Edsitty is an ABC13 multi-media journalist and comes to Houston from her hometown in Phoenix, Arizona. Charly started her career at KPNX-TV in Phoenix working behind the scenes, and quickly worked her way to an on-air position.

From wildfires to snow storms to serial shootings, Charly has covered all the major breaking news stories coming out of Arizona. She shoots, writes and edits all of her stories and enjoys working both in front and behind the camera.

During her time working at the station's northern Arizona bureau in Flagstaff, Charly was in the middle of some of the state's largest snow storms and wildfires. She also provided leading coverage of the deadly campus shooting at Northern Arizona University and the murder of American humanitarian Kayla Mueller by ISIS.

While in Phoenix, Charly dug into documents surrounding the deadly "serial street shooter" and broke several major developments in an ongoing sexual assault investigation involving a prominent high school football team.

As a proud member of the Navajo Nation, one of the largest Native American tribes in the country, Charly also shined a light onto the many overlooked issues affecting tribal communities, including a piece focused on missing and murdered Indigenous women.

Charly graduated from Baylor University with a degree in print journalism and is also a former White House Intern. She is a member of the Native American Journalists Association and is happy to be back in the great state of Texas. Sic 'Em Bears!

Charly's Stories
Suspects rammed car into pawn shop before 100 mph police chase across multiple Houston freeways
Police were responding to an early morning burglary in progress on Houston's northside when the suspects took off and the chase began.
Houston-area community heroes step up to help with free school supplies
If you're struggling to get supplies for the new school year, you have a few options for help. Here's a look at some upcoming free supply drives.
Fort Bend ISD parents petition for virtual learning option as first day approaches
As the U.S. enters its sixth straight week of increases in COVID cases, parents in Fort Bend Co. are voicing their concerns for their children.
Police searching for suspect after 3 teenagers shot during party at N Houston banquet hall
Dozens of teenagers were at a graduation party when shots rang out. Now, police need help finding who pulled the trigger.
Ambulance hijacking suspect makes court appearance
Brandon Warren, the gunman accused of taking an HFD ambulance at gunpoint with two people inside, faces several felony charges related to the ordeal.
EMT inside hijacked Houston FD ambulance hailed as a hero
The gunman accused of taking the ambulance, with an EMT and a patient inside, is in custody. The first responder's actions are being praised.
Man shot in head dies after early morning crash on I-45
The crash turned into a homicide investigation that had the freeway blocked for hours. The gunmen got away.
Arrest made in murder of Spring mom shot to death in Maryland
"She was a great person. I don't even know if the word 'great' can explain it," said friends of Michelle Cummings, who was shot after dropping her son at the U.S. Naval Academy.
High-speed chase in stolen rental car spanned across 5 Houston-area counties
The chase was so long, some officers had to stop and refuel. When they finally stopped the suspect, police found an assortment of drugs.
2 HPD officers ordered to pay $1M in damages to man for use of excessive force in 2017 arrest
This stems from a controversial traffic stop in March 2017 in which a man's arrest for a traffic violation was caught on body camera video.