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.
Hillsborough County's suspended state attorney Andrew Warren begins the fight for his job back. In August, Gov. Ron Desantis removed Warren from office for what he claims was “neglect of duty,” but Warren said he was unlawfully removed.
Hillsborough County's suspended state attorney Andrew Warren is heading to Tallahassee for a legal showdown with Governor Ron DeSantis.
On the northwest corner of the Ikea parking lot in Tampa, a holiday mission to serve those who served our country was underway Thursday morning.
Governor Ron DeSantis and suspended Hillsborough State Attorney Andrew Warren will head to trial next week in Tallahassee. Warren is fighting to get his job back after the governor removed him from office for neglect of duty back in August.
As a self-proclaimed psychic prepares for trial, it was revealed that the victim's son knows one of the men recently arrested in the elaborate scam. The defense thinks it's shady and not a coincidence, but prosecutors disagree, saying there is nothing there.
A former US Marine is accused of killing a man under a Tampa overpass. He was charged with murder, and a judge set his bond at $200,000 during a hearing.
It was the happiest day at the Tampa courthouse, because it was National Adoption Day for dozens of children. After Friday, 27 children are finally with their forever families just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday.
A jury wants Matthew Terry, a man convicted of killing his girlfriend to spend the rest of his life in prison without parole.
Matthew Terry has already been to jail for attacking his then-girlfriend, who testified that she barely made it out with her life. Prosecutors rested their case in his murder trial, saying Kay Baker wasn't so lucky.
Rachelle Smith and Ali Salemy crossed paths in a Tampa courtroom during an injunction hearing. The two have been locked in a nasty child custody battle that turned into an international crime.