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
As the she wandered the streets of Natomas, her parents say nobody at Jefferson Elementary School contacted them or the police right away.
Thousands of nursing students in California are left waiting after the state launched a new website that’s supposed to process their nursing licenses.
Blaming the drought and the end of its contract, Shasta Lake Resort will no longer provide marina services for the Bureau of Reclamation.
The storm has brought flooding and damage to parts of the valley. CBS13 went out to some local places where were seeing the heaviest amount of rain.
High winds and saturated ground caused a tree in Sacramento to fall down, barely missing homes.
Barbara Thompson with the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence in Sacramento says doctors and medics have used Naloxone for years.
It’s called the Water Revenue Adjustment Mechanism. Every three years, private water companies project how much customers in their areas will use and set a fixed rate.
A former drug dealer and heroin addict told CBS13 the drug once associated with the inner city is now the drug of choice for kids, and it’s showing up in upscale neighborhoods.
Students and faculty at Cesar Chavez High School have been fighting to improve the school’s reputation since a viral video showed a student and a teacher in a brawl.
At his heaviest, Mullins weighed 412 pounds, and believed he’d die overweight, and his family would remember him for not wanting to change. That’s when he decided it was time.
The movie is based on the book written by the lone survivor of that mission, Marcus Luttrell, and tells the story about what went wrong in that mission.
A Marysville woman who didn’t know she was pregnant with her third child for many months didn’t know she was going into labor until it was too late.