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.
Three children from South Florida that have been missing for nearly a week have been found safe–all the way across the country.
Firefighters in Davie worked feverishly Monday afternoon to free a tiny white dog named Sugar from a small pipe.
An investigation is underway after a man was killed in an early morning accident in Tamarac.
Investigators are looking for a man who drives around in a white truck, targeting girls, using violence to trap them.
Two people were trapped and transported to the hospital after a car crashed into a building on Thursday.
The decision by a Danish zoo to kill a giraffe named Marius sparked outrage around the world. Copenhagen Zoo officials said they had to euthanize the healthy two-year-old giraffe because it was genetically too similar to other giraffes at the zoo and the zoo wanted to prevent inbreeding.
Fort Lauderdale police are asking for the public’s help to identify a car involved in a hit and run which killed a teen Sunday morning.
As her son clutches a photo of his dad, Patty Cohen remembers her husband Aaron Cohen.
Two people are dead and a third is hospitalized after a shooting Saturday night. Miami-Dade Police are investigating the shooting which happened at 154 Northwest 7 Avenue.
A 30 unit building has been evacuated following an electrical fire that sparked sometime Saturday morning.