Gloria Gomez is a general assignment reporter focusing on court cases and the criminal justice system. She joined the FOX 13 News team in May 2005.
Gloria is originally from Sacramento, California. She graduated from Sacramento State University with a B.A. in communication studies.
In 1997, Gloria began her career in journalism in Southwest Florida. She worked as a reporter at WINK-TV in Fort Myers. Two years later, Gloria returned home and worked for KOVR-TV as a bureau reporter in Stockton, California.
"My timing couldn't have been planned any better. Throughout my six years at KOVR, I covered some of the biggest stories to hit the Central Valley. National stories that included the Yosemite murders, the Chandra Levy disappearance and the Laci Peterson case," she says.
Gloria is excited to be a part of the FOX 13 News team. She is passionate about her career, and she enjoys covering the big stories in the Tampa Bay region.
January 6 accused rioter and fugitive Olivia Pollock was on the run for 10 months until she and two others were caught by the FBI last month hiding in Groveland, Florida.
A man has been charged with a January road rage shooting in Riverview that left a father of five dead, according to authorities.
Joshua Grimes is a career criminal who’s been in and out of prison, but his latest crime nearly turned deadly, according to prosecutors.
Amber Zipperer's drug addiction has led to 11 felony convictions, and it was on full display during her recent trial in the death of a bicyclist.
From the very beginning, Stephen Paleveda has tried to dodge responsibility for the fiery crash that killed a Tampa grandfather five years ago.
A University of Tampa professor, who is a wanted fugitive from Georgia and behind bars in Hillsborough County, doesn’t want to be extradited to face child sex crimes in that state.
A Tampa man pleaded guilty Wednesday morning to driving drunk and killing a pedestrian two years ago.
The Gasparilla invasion continues this weekend. The beads will be flying again Saturday evening in Ybor City with the Krewe of Sant’ Yago's Knight parade.
The accused drunk driver behind the wheel of a deadly crash and a hit-and-run minutes before was using FaceTime while driving that day, officials said.
The man accused of firing six times into a family’s car and sending a four-year-old girl to the hospital will remain in jail until his trial after a bond hearing in Hillsborough County on Tuesday.