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.
The mayor says all she wanted was a taxi ride from Manhattan to her hotel, but once on the road, the cabbie stopped and told her to get out.
The Clarkstown Police Department says it is egg-laying season for the common snapping turtle and they are crossing area roads in large numbers.
Police are searching for the suspect behind at least four burglaries in Bedford-Stuyvesant over the past month.
Police in the Suffolk County Hamlet of Ronkonkoma released video hoping someone will recognize the two suspects.
Family members and neighbors say this window did not have a guard rail which they believe would have likely saved her life in this freak accident.