Maria Medina has been delivering the news since she was in middle school. Her first job was delivering newspapers in her neighborhood!
Before coming to CBS13, she worked for KRQE in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she extensively covered the unsolved murders of 11 women, the high-profile murder trial of man who killed a deputy and she uncovered problems at the Department of Labor.
Before moving to Albuquerque, Maria worked at KIMA in Yakima, Washington for two years.
During her off-time, she likes to surf or snowboard with her two sons.
Her goal is to travel around the world, including surfing in Australia.
Recent Stories By Maria
Robert Hill is accused of raping three women who were walking alone—once in North Highlands in April 2013 and twice this year in South Sacramento.
Some say A Therapeutic Alternative doesn’t belong in the neighborhood right across from a daycare with a middle school around the corner and just steps away from McKinley Park.
Just months after the personal data of 110 million customers was stolen from Target, investigators are looking into the possible breach affecting Goodwill stores in 21 states, including California.
Fairfield city leaders say the fire started on city property, but Caltrans is responsible for the land on the other side of the fence where the fire spread, jumped on the median, and eventually into Cordelia.
Right now, there are 748 people on death row – including Michael Morales, convicted of murdering Brian Chalk’s sister.
Well after the sprinklers were on, CBS13 cameras showed the puddles and ponding at Sierra Elementary School.
The home invasion on Monday was the third in the area. Two weeks ago, two men stormed a home less than two miles away on Ackerson Way. A half-hour later that same day, a family was held at gunpoint on La Tour Drive.
It started with an ad Placer County Sheriff’s Deputies say Daniel Kirschner posted online looking for a girlfriend. Detectives say they responded to the ad and posed as a 13-year-old girl.
More than half of those affected say they didn’t have insurance. And as they try to rebuild a town half-gone, they’re also dealing with a lot of emotions that have found some pointing fingers.
Stephanie Tackett says she’s afraid to go back to Collinsville or even to work after she says they found a neighbor with a gun on the property where their home once stood.
If you’ve ever been in Roseville, you’ve likely seen Clifford Keys. One day he wasn’t dancing, and when he returned, one stranger pulled over to ask where he had been.
Rick Taberna says he stops by the East Union Cemetery every day to visit his grandparents’ gravesite. And every day he notices the dying grass, some of it overgrown.