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
The cost of the damage from the magnitude-6.0 earthquake in Napa is continuing to rise. Steve Stangland with Napa County Public Works says the damage he’s finding isn’t from that quake, but from its aftershocks.
Nicole Dean was just 17 years old when her life changed forever. It would be three months before she was diagnosed with dystonia.
A 17-year-old who police say fired the gun is behind bars, facing attempted homicide charges. But if the boy neighbors identify as 11-year-old Hunter Davis dies, that could be moved to homicide.
Marsh was just 15 when he allegedly went to 40 to 50 homes searching to unlocked windows and doors before killing Claudia Maupin and her husband Chip Northup.
The grandmother says her property manager gave her a three-day warning that the cypress trees would be cut down, and she couldn’t do anything about it.
The letter given to students explains the school filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, but was working on getting the high-tech institute bough tout. Now, the school is waiting for the Department of Education to give the stamp of approval.
Steve Weinroth runs Sierra Pointe, an assisted-living complex that is one the City Council is looking at charging for 911 calls that don’t end up being medical emergencies.
The quake near Napa early Sunday morning forced many out of their homes – and some don’t know if they’ll be able to return.
Raymond Brewer, a 15-year-old star athlete, was shot and killed by a Sacramento Police sergeant who thought the teen and his friends were an armed group of robbers. It turns out, Brewer had a broom he used to fend off dogs in the neighborhood.
City leaders have halted the project and installed several streetlights with different levels of brightness. Now they are asking people to choose how bright they want their city at night.
It may be months before Abbey Murphy is back to normal. It took weeks and several trips to the emergency room, as well as a week-long hospital stay for doctors to discover what was really wrong.
For the first time, Robert Cox is able to explain in his own words, step-by-step what happened outside a Las Vegas restaurant when he says a total stranger approached him, his wife and youth group.