Maria Medina

Maria Medina has been delivering the news since she was in middle school. Her first job was delivering newspapers in her neighborhood!

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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

folsom player

Folsom High Quarterback Shrugs Off National Touchdown Record As He Prepares For Title Game

Jake Browning and the rest of the Folsom Bulldogs are getting ready for the Division I championship game on Friday against Grant High.



Isleton’s Financial Troubles Put 911 Services In Jeopardy

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.


RIP Mike Brown

Sacramento Kings Player’s Shoe Statement On Ferguson Draws National Attention

St. Louis native BenMcLemore played with three words of support for teenager Michael Brown written on his shoes—“RIP Mike Brown.”


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Family Raising Awareness Of Type 1 Diabetes To Help Find A Cure For Their Son

Joseph Pescetti, 5, plays like a little kid with no limitations. But his mother Alicia and father Anthony are always monitoring his health.


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Turlock Police Searching For Man Who Raped Woman At Knifepoint Near Donnelly Park

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.


saving christmas

Fairfield Family’s Message To Christmas Thief: Don’t Do It Again

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.



Roseville Cuddling Business In High Demand As Holiday Season Approaches

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.


accused athlete

Former Hughson High Football Player Speaks Out Against Sexual Assault Accusations

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.


widow speaks out

Widow Of FedEx Driver In Orland Tour Bus Crash Still Waiting For Answers About Deadly Day

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.


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Stockton Homicide Detectives Juggle Heavy Caseload While Searching For Killers

“How do you serve the community when you have nine homicides with a small group of detectives?”



CAUGHT ON VIDEO: Thief Swipes Disabled Women’s Tricycle, Walker From Home

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.


26 years puente

Woman Living In Dorothea Puente’s Former Home Says She Was Visited By Killer

Tuesday marked the 26th anniversary of the day investigators dug up the first bodies at an infamous Sacramento serial killer’s home.