Vicki Karr joined the FOX 35 team in August 2019. A Florida girl born and raised, she is excited to be back in her home state.
Most recently, she worked in Tucson, Arizona where she covered major issues like immigration and the 2018 teacher strike. She also covered the life and legacy of the late Senator John McCain. Prior to Tucson, she worked in the Fort Myers market -- an area she's very familiar with. Her hometown is about 20 miles east of the city.
Vicki earned her associate's degree while in high school before transferring to the University of Florida, where she majored in journalism. Go Gators!
Vicki enjoys talking to people and telling their stories. She is honored to report on topics that impact the people of Central Florida.
Vicki speaks Spanish fluently and is of Mexican descent. She's married to her high school sweetheart. Together they have two dogs: Bronco and Lily.
During her time off, she enjoys exercising, reading, going to the beach and trying new restaurants with her husband.
Please say hello if you see her out and about!
One of DeLand’s most iconic events will be canceled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but Santa is still coming to town.
The police department has responded to six shootings, with the latest taking the life of a 19-year-old.
There are additional resources for students at Volusia County high schools thanks to a gift from Advent Health.
The Daytona Beach bandshell hosted country star Chase Rice Friday night, as the live entertainment industry works to cope with a COVID-19 world.
The coronavirus has knocked Deltona High School out of the football playoffs. The team was exposed to COVID-19 after a player from the team Deltona defeated last week tested positive for the virus.
Holly Hill police arrested a 42-year-old man after he was accused of trying to rape a woman during an interview at a tree trimming business.
A 28-year-old man was arrested after deputies in Flagler County say he slammed into a city street sweeper in Palm Coast while under the influence.
Police are looking for the person responsible for vandalizing the new Veterans Memorial Bridge in Daytona Beach.
A couple in Longwood with opposing political views say respect and understanding is key to making their marriage work.
Friday the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office along with the State Attorney announced indictments for the murder of 21-year-old Jarius Cook.