Carolina comes from Cleveland where she worked as a general assignment reporter and fill in anchor.
There, she broke the story of a homeowner's association management company pocketing hundreds of thousands of dollars in association funds across northeast Ohio without homeowners being the wiser.
Prior to working in Cleveland, Carolina worked as a general assignment reporter in Orlando and fill in anchor in Spanish. She covered four hurricanes in a row and practically lived in a satellite truck for the 2004 hurricane season.
She got her break in television news in Gainesville Florida where she did double duty attending graduate school at the University of Florida and working as a reporter for the abc affiliate.
Carolina holds a bachelor's of science in broadcast journalist at Syracuse University's Newhouse School.
Carolina's mother is from the Dominican Republic and her father is from Grenada. She has fond memories of spending summers in both countries.
Carolina was born in the Bronx and lives in the borough.
Mark Kamenogorsky lost his eyesight three decades ago during an accident. Despite being legally blind, he stays active working as a massage therapist. Tuesday afternoon on his way home from work, the 57-year-old was robbed in busy Midwood, Brooklyn in broad daylight.
The back window of a police traffic van was shot at around 3:30 p.m. on White Plains Road in the Wakefield section.
Police have made an arrest after an civil rights activist for Arab Americans was threatened in Bay Ridge.
Carolina Leid reports on school-zone speed cameras that resume operating Tuesday
A frightening encounter in Queens was caught on camera. A bar owner standing outside of her business to make a phone call was is suddenly chased by a man with a knife.