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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According to the Puppies to Go storeowners, at around 6:25 a.m.  the entrance to their 8th Street and 73rd Court location was spray painted. The work van also had its tires slashed and windows smashed. (Source: Puppies to Go)

Caught On Camera: Local Pet Stores Vandalized

Surveillance video could be the key to solving a bizarre night of vandalism that targeted three Miami-Dade pet stores.

06/13/2015

Manny Alvarez (Source: CBS4)

Community Continues To Help Student With Rare Cancer

The South Florida community is coming together to help a 23-year old student denied coverage for his cancer treatment.

06/13/2015

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - MAY 22:  Republican presidential hopeful and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush speaks during the 2015 Southern Republican Leadership Conference May 22, 2015 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. About a dozen possible presidential candidates will join the conference and lobby for supports from Republican voters.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Jeb Bush Showcasing Foreign Policy Skills During Euro-Trip

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is midway through his Europe trip – and the potential presidential candidate is presumably showcasing his foreign policy skills.

06/11/2015

Florida Cave Diving Warning Sign  (Source: CBS4)

Cave Diving Death Under Investigation In Volusia County

Investigators in Volusia County are trying to figure out why a man died over the weekend cave diving.

06/10/2015

Shoes and small liquid containers are placed in bins to be screened by TSA Supervisor Jennifer Haslip at the x-ray machine at Washington's Ronald Reagan National Airport. (Source: AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

TSA Screening Failures Lead To Passenger Concern

Despite failures at a number of airports tested for security screenings, the Department of Homeland Security say they continue to have confidence in the Transportation Security Administration workforce.

06/02/2015

A rare group of people are in pain because of everyday sounds. (Source: CBS4)

Rare Group In Pain Over Everyday Sounds

A rare group of people are in pain because of everyday sounds.

05/27/2015

Miami Beach connection to FIFA scandal. (Source: CBS4)

FBI Raids Miami Headquarters In Relation To FIFA Scandal

An international corruption scandal involving FIFA, soccer’s governing body, has stretched to Miami Beach.

05/27/2015

Liberty Mutual Insurance's home gallery app lets consumers to log their possessions in case of a burglary. (Source: CBS4)

New App Helps Log Possessions In Case Of A Burglary

Somebody breaks into your home and they take your stuff. Would you know what to report to the insurance company? A new study shows most people do not have a good record of what they own.

05/26/2015

MIA travelers can pay a fee to use iris scan and fingerprints for shorter checkpoint lines. (Source: CBS4)

MIA Travelers Can Pay To Shorten Lines With Fingerprint & Iris Scans

It’s the stuff seen in Hollywood movies—iris scans and fingerprints to access secure areas—and is about to become a reality at Miami International Airport, for those who want to pay the price.

05/19/2015

Grocery Shopping (Source: CBS4)

Five Supermarket Secrets That Can Save You Money

Who hasn’t among us gone into supermarket with a list of three or four items and walked out with a cart-full of groceries?

05/13/2015

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