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!

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Driver flees after crashing SUV into Alvin home of family of 5, officials say
An Alvin family of five had a frightening wake-up call when an SUV slammed into their home. ABC13 spoke to the shaken homeowner, who said he was jolted awake from the commotion.
Pedestrian hit and killed by METRO bus in downtown Houston identified as city employee
Police said the victim was in the crosswalk at the intersection of Rusk and Smith and had the right-of-way before the bus fatally hit her.
Houston Area Women's Center to provide training for HPD following suspended cases investigation
The training comes in response to the police department's investigation into the more than 260,000 cases that were suspended due to lack of staffing. Thousands of those were sexual assault reports.
Over 16,000 CenterPoint Energy customers still without power in Houston area after Tuesday's storm
Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo said 1,800 utility crews were making their way back to the Houston area after helping restore power outages from the May 16 derecho.
HPD officer fires shots at suspect in SW Houston neighborhood, police say
SkyEye video shows the moment the suspect was handcuffed and taken into custody. According to police, the suspect had his 5-year-old daughter with him moments before he escaped from police.
City blocks more streets over concerns of falling glass from damaged buildings in downtown Houston
The city said most concerns are in the southwest quadrant of downtown, south of McKinney Street and west of Fannin. As a result, the city is also warning of significant traffic delays.
Spring Branch tire shop among local businesses picking up the pieces after destructive storms
ABC13 spoke to the owner, who said stacks of tires actually helped protect him and an employee when the roof came crashing down.
Man wanted for ex's murder and shootout with deputy arrested at Katy-area SWAT scene
A manhunt had been underway since Tuesday after the 46-year-old allegedly killed his ex-girlfriend at a Med Center-area gas station before firing shots at a deputy.
Here's where to find help out of an abusive relationship with the Houston Area Women's Center
Over the last few days, Houston has seen too many cases of domestic violence end in tragedy. ABC13 has more information on the help available to victims and their families.
Mom, family members have emotional outburst as couple charged in twins' deaths appear in court
Court paperwork details numerous injuries of 5-week-old twins, which prosecutors say were committed by their parents before the babies were found dead in their apartment.