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
Tuesday marked the 26th anniversary of the day investigators dug up the first bodies at an infamous Sacramento serial killer’s home.
City leaders in Nevada City voted to turn off the lights in the downtown historic district 10 months of the year, upsetting business owners. Protesters took to the streets wearing lights to send a message: keep the lights on.
A California man who killed, raped and tortured a woman believes he no longer belongs behind bars—something the parole board agreed with, once. Now Larry Dun’s victims say they live in constant fear the man who is serving time for murdering a Stockton woman in the 1970s may one day get out.
Investigators say a woman in her 50s was crossing the street toward the Walgreens when a big-rig driver slammed into her, dragging her wheelchair as he tried to make a turn.
Workers inside the building describe say an unknown object was thrown at the window, shattering part of it at around 7 p.m.
Landscaper’s Trailer, Tools Still Held As Evidence After He Was Carjacked Between Deadly Deputy Shootings
The second carjacking victim in a violent crime spree on Friday doesn’t know why he was the only one who walked away uninjured.
Video from the July incident provided to CBS13 by one of the 10 workers sprayed with pesticide shows just how close the chopper came to the group of men working on the levee.
Nearly a dozen construction workers were sprayed with pesticide from a helicopter in Sutter County, sending some of them to the hospital with chemical pneumonia.
While organizers of last weekend’s TBD Fest say the event was a huge success in West Sacramento, some are saying the music hit a sour note for them.
It’s still hard to believe for many who counted on seeing Tom walking around Lodi every day. Many gathered on Monday to light candles for a dear friend who made them smile without ever saying a word.
According to Trulia, Sacramento rental prices rose 14.9 percent in the last year, a higher rate than any other city in the country, including San Francisco and Los Angeles.
On Feb. 5, 1976 Maryann Jacobs said goodbye to her three children before school, but never picked them up. A neighbor discovered the 37-year-old’s body inside her home, brutally raped, tortured and killed.