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.
For the second time in as many days, messages of hate targeted members of South Florida’s Jewish community. Early Monday morning, spray painted swastikas and the word “Hamas” were discovered on the pillars in front of the Congregation Torah Ve’emunah.
Miami Beach Police are investigating a potential hate crime. It happened along Meridian Avenue in a predominantly Jewish neighborhood on the Beach.
Family and friends of a little girl who was severely burned held a fundraiser to help pay for travel to a special burn center for help.
Police arrested a man in connection to a police involved shooting in Miami Gardens on Thursday.
A small Cessna 172 crashed south of Elliott Key Sunday killing one person, officials said.
A Dutch passenger aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 graduated from a South Florida high school.
Two cannabis conferences took place in South Florida Saturday.
It could become Florida’s next big cash crop. At least that’s what people attending two weekend marijuana conferences are hoping.
Miami Police documents show one of the police officers involved in a traffic stop scuffle with another officer has a history of discipline with the department.
The family of a pizza delivery man shot while delivering pizza over the weekend said he is recovering.