Christy joined the KKCO 11 News team in May, 2004.
Before arriving in Grand Junction, Christy worked in both radio and television during her time in college. She earned a bachelors degree in Telecommunications and Film from the University of Alabama. ROLL TIDE!!!! During her time in school she worked as a reporter for WVUA 7 News in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Christy is originally from Peachtree City, Georgia, where her family still resides. In her spare time, Christy loves talking to her sisters on the phone, shopping, traveling and watching NASCAR. Christy has never lived in the West and is very excited to be a part of the Grand Valley community.
Her loose clothing apparently got caught in a machine in Fresno County.
Malachi McFadden suffered third-degree burns on his face, neck and arms after a botched "burning money demonstration" at Redan High School on Aug. 6.
"It knocked us all out of our bed, it was so strong," said Mark Brady, who lives in a neighborhood near the blast site.
The building that went up in flames Thursday night held 85,000 pieces, much of it donated.
Ja’Quarius Taylor, 17, was fatally shot this month. His family says he may have been targeted because he was gay and black.