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
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.
The developer sent them a letter a few months ago saying their properties were encroaching on land he just bought, and they were now trespassing. That was news for many of the homeowners who have lived there for years.
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.