Before coming to the west coast, Nathalie worked as a multimedia journalist at KVII-TV in Amarillo, TX. During her time there, she covered stories ranging from the new open carry laws, a summer camp aimed at helping kids facing cancer, and reported about several law enforcement agencies in the area placing 'In God We Trust" stickers on their vehicles.
Nathalie graduated with from the Missouri School of Journalism with a B.A. in Radio/TV Journalism and a minor in Spanish. She grew up in Miami, FL, but would visit family in Los Angeles every year.
When she's not working, Nathalie loves traveling, spending time with friends and family, being outdoors and being anywhere with live music.
Nathalie is excited to join the Action News team, and looks forward to covering Merced, Madera, and Mariposa Counties. You can reach her on Facebook and Twitter if you have a story idea, or just to say "Hi!"
At the time of his arrest, authorities confirmed Craig Branstetter was a teacher and former basketball coach at Dos Palos High School.
Jose Ortiz, the Merced Man who pled no contest to killing his girlfriend, was sentenced to more than a decade in prison.
The family of Ashley Sanders, the woman accused of killing a woman with her car after a street fight, is speaking out just days after the incident; saying they are still in shock from what happened.
Attorneys say there were dozens of calls made to social services in the case of Amy Chavoya. Now, the Madera County District Attorney's Office wants to make sure all those alleged calls were properly handled.
The victim has been identified as 20-year-old Tiarra Gallashaw. Her mother said she was pulling up to the scene just as it happened.