David Sutta

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David Sutta joined the CBS4 news team in April of 2007. As South Florida native, David adds local perspective to his Emmy award winning storytelling.  David covers a gamut of issues for the station including housing, politics, and the environment.  In addition to reporting he conducts a number of special project long format stories for CBS4.

Prior to moving back to South Florida, David worked as a crime reporter for the NBC affiliate in Fort Myers, Florida. Over five years he covered nearly a dozen hurricanes, several high profile cases, presidential visits, and National Guard deployments. He also produced several in-depth investigations as the station’s first Chief Investigative Reporter. Some of those investigations prompted major changes including the way schools are secured and how Florida Highway Patrol does enforcement on the interstate.

David got his start in news at the NBC affiliate in Miami, WTVJ. As an intern he learned as much as possible and quickly became a utility player. David eventually became an associate producer and then producer. He is credited with helping the station transition to server based newscasts. Some of his systems are still in use there today.

David is a graduate of Florida State University where he co-created and anchored the first student run college show (Sportschop) for network air. He also helped establish and report for FSULIVE, the college’s first daily live newscast program. He is a proud member of Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI) and he attended Miami Killian High School.

Family comes first for David. He’s the second oldest out of five children. Despite his allegiance to the Seminoles, David is still an avid Miami Hurricane fan. When the two play each other you should avoid him! When he’s not digging up a story you can find David playing basketball, skiing, traveling, and scuba diving in the Keys.

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Best Summer Travel Apps To Save You Time & Money

In just a couple of weeks school will be letting out for the summer break. Whether you have plans to hit the road with the kids or are looking for a little adventure for yourself, there are apps to help you save time and money from your phone.


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Local Finds Airbag Did Him More Damage Than Good

When you are in an accident you expect your airbag to protect you. But more and more South Floridians are finding their airbags doing more damage than good.


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Miami-Dade Commission Says Yes To Uber & Lyft

After a three-year battle, Uber and Lyft can now drive up and down and around Miami-Dade after commissioners finally approved ridesharing in the county.


This sheet details some of the symptoms of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, also known as CTE. (Source: CBS4)

Concussions: The Hard Knock Truth

For decades the NFL has entertained America. Now its players are turning on the league, accusing them of keeping deadly secrets.


At a rally in Miami, Marco Rubio announced the suspension of his campaign after losing to Donald Trump in Florida's presidential primary. (Source: CBS4)

Marco Rubio Suspends Campaign After Losing Florida Primary

“I want to congratulate Donald Trump on a big victory in Florida.” With those words, Marco Rubio opened his speech to supporters in Miami Tuesday night after learning Trump won the GOP primary in Rubio’s hometown state.


DURHAM, NH - FEBRUARY 04:  Democratic presidential candidates former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) shake hands during their MSNBC Democratic Candidates Debate at the University of New Hampshire on February 4, 2016 in Durham, New Hampshire. This is the final debate for the Democratic candidates before the New Hampshire primaries.Ê  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Clinton, Sanders Square Off In 7th Debate

The seventh democratic debate broadcast in Spanish and English held at Miami Dade College didn’t take long for things to get heated.


The vision council reports 90 percent of Americans use digital devices for two or more hours a day and 76% of Americans look at their digital devices in the hour before going to sleep. (Source: CBS4)

Healthwatch: Staring At Screens Leads To Eye Strain

Nearly 60 percent of Americans use digital devices for five or more hours each day and most of us use two or more devices at a time.


Vehicle is pulled out of a Doral sushi restaurant on Monday 2/29/216. (Source: City of Doral)

SUV Plows Into Doral Sushi Restaurant

A pre-dinner time scare at a Doral sushi restaurant when the driver of an SUV plowed right through the front of the restaurant on Monday.


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Ruined By A Review: Be Careful What You Post Online

Online reviews have become a norm in society. But can a review go too far? One South Florida man is being sued for what he allegedly posted. CBS4’s David Sutta took a closer look at what you should know before you press submit.


Alfredo Garcia, 32, is facing several charges including armed robbery for a string of crimes in Miami. (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Suspected Serial Robber Caught After Stealing Student’s Chain

Authorities believe they have the guy responsible for a string of robberies in Miami-Dade County, that includes an attack on a teenage student right in front of his school.




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