Maggie Newland

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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.

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A brush fire is blazing through Southwest Miami-Dade, stretching nearly 200 acres according to the Florida Forest Service. (Photo Courtesy of CBS4 Viewer Manny Varela)

Brush Fire Blazing Through SW Miami-Dade

A brush fire is blazing through Southwest Miami-Dade, stretching nearly 300 acres according to the Florida Forest Service.

04/19/2015

Relatives identify the victim as 23-year-old Brian Guifarro. (Source: Wendy Mena)

Man In Critical Condition After Little Havana Shooting

A Miami man is in critical condition after a shooting Sunday morning in Little Havana.

04/19/2015

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Exclusive: Cameras Catch As Angry Doral Alligator Is Apprehended

An alligator was pulled from a lake in Doral Saturday and the commotion was caught on video.

04/18/2015

Authorities  said Lourdes Ruiz, 32, and Wanick Joseph Cadet, 35, willfully neglected their three children. (Source: Miami-Dade Department Of Corrections)

Parents Of Kids Allegedly Living In Filthy Home Released From Jail

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.

04/18/2015

Authorities  said Lourdes Ruiz, 32, and Wanick Joseph Cadet, 35, willfully neglected their three children. (Source: Miami-Dade Department Of Corrections)

Police: Children Living Amid Piles Of Trash At 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.

04/17/2015

Officers arrested Nairobis Cruz, 24, in connection to a robbery at a motel. She later died while in the custody of Hialeah Police. (Courtesy: Miami-Dade Police Dept.)

Woman Dies While In Custody, Investigation Underway

An investigation is underway after a woman died while locked up in a Miami-Dade jail on Wednesday.

04/16/2015

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton attends a round table conversation and press conference announcing a childhood development initiative with first lady of New York City Chirlane McCray on April 1, 2015 in New York City. The initiative is between New York City Children's Cabinet and Too Small to Fail.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Local Political Expert Weighs In On Hillary Clinton’s Announcement

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.

04/12/2015

Cuba's President Raul Castro (L) speaks with US President Barack Obama (R) on the sidelines of the Summit of the Americas at the ATLAPA Convention center on April 11, 2015 in Panama City. AFP PHOTO/MANDEL NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama, Raul Castro Historic Meeting At Summit Of The Americas

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.

04/11/2015

Witnesses said the man who stabbed a woman several times in Hollywood got on his bike and later got hit by a car. (Source: CBS4)

Bizarre Set Of Circumstances In Hollywood Stabbing

Hollywood Police are investigating a stabbing – surrounded by bizarre circumstances – at a Hollywood apartment on Saturday.

04/04/2015

Surveillance cameras captured a thief steal more than a dozen propane tanks from a Dollar General store.(Source: Dollar General)

Caught On Camera: Man Steals Propane Tanks From Miami Business

Surveillance cameras captured a thief steal more than a dozen propane tanks from a Miami dollar store.

04/04/2015

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