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
Investigators say some of the massage parlors they’ve shut down because of alleged prostitution and human trafficking are trying to reopen under new ownership. But police worry that’s not always the case.
Jake Browning and the rest of the Folsom Bulldogs are getting ready for the Division I championship game on Friday against Grant High.
Solano County answers fire and medical calls, which means if the county didn’t get paid, they would stop dispatching to calls such as fires and heart attacks.
St. Louis native BenMcLemore played with three words of support for teenager Michael Brown written on his shoes—“RIP Mike Brown.”
Joseph Pescetti, 5, plays like a little kid with no limitations. But his mother Alicia and father Anthony are always monitoring his health.
The woman told Turlock Police she was sitting on a park bench when her attacker approached from behind with a knife at about midnight on Sunday.
Tamara Boone and her husband are raising four kids, including a daughter with cerebral palsy. They wanted to hide the gifts they bought for their children in a storage unit.
Nine months after opening, the Cuddle Connection is now in a different location and the client list is in the hundreds. Kelly Peterson is proving the human touch is powerful, even if it comes from a stranger.
The teen doesn’t want to be named. he says for weeks he’s heard rumors about what happened, including that he sexually assaulted his teammate. The senior and now-former football player says he wants everyone to know the truth about what happened inside the locker room on edge.
While Candice Evans doesn’t know for sure what happened, she believes he didn’t fall asleep at the wheel. And she says phone records prove he wasn’t texting or on a call.
“How do you serve the community when you have nine homicides with a small group of detectives?”
Anna Lisa Abrahams was shocked when she looked through her surveillance video. Despite the signs warning about her cameras, she watched as the thief came back not once, but twice.