Maggie Newland is a reporter at CBS4. She arrived at the station from KSTP in Minneapolis, where she had been a reporter since June 2008.
From December 2004 to May 2008, Maggie reported for WBBH-TV in Fort Myers. Prior to that, she was a reporter/ producer /anchor at WVIR-TV in Charlottesville, Virginia. She got her start in television as an intern/news writer at WRIC-TV in Richmond, Virginia.
Maggie has covered the ever-changing Florida weather scene, namely hurricanes, brush fires and tornadoes, specifically, the 2007 Groundhog Day tornado that killed 21 people in central Florida. She also reported on the rescue of a baby manatee that was stranded in a neighborhood canal. In 2007, Maggie received the Florida Associated Press Award for Best Continuing Coverage for a yearlong investigation that led to the arrest of a city councilman and his removal from office by the governor.
Maggie received a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in English and Government from the College of William and Mary in Virginia. She graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. Maggie is married and the couple has two dogs, Gatsby and Bailey.
A brush fire is blazing through Southwest Miami-Dade, stretching nearly 300 acres according to the Florida Forest Service.
A Miami man is in critical condition after a shooting Sunday morning in Little Havana.
An alligator was pulled from a lake in Doral Saturday and the commotion was caught on video.
A couple charged with child neglect after their kids were allegedly found living in filth is out of jail and back at their North Miami home.
Authorities arrested a mother and father after their neighbor told police their three children were living in filth, among roaches and garbage.
An investigation is underway after a woman died while locked up in a Miami-Dade jail on Wednesday.
A local political expert says Hillary Clinton’s decision to announce her candidacy for president in a YouTube video allowed her to reach a lot of voters at once.
President Barack Obama and Cuban Leader Raul Castro sat down and spoke at the Summit of the Americas on Saturday in what is being called a historic conversation.
Hollywood Police are investigating a stabbing – surrounded by bizarre circumstances – at a Hollywood apartment on Saturday.
Surveillance cameras captured a thief steal more than a dozen propane tanks from a Miami dollar store.