Joan Murray

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Joan Murray is an award winning reporter who joined CBS Miami in August 2001 shortly before the September 11th attacks.  She was among the first to report the South Florida connection to the terrorists.

In her many years reporting in South Florida she has covered hurricanes, fires and floods, school issues, government and breaking news.

Much of her work concentrates on the Broward community where she has proudly called home for the past 20 years.

Joan is a native of Philadelphia, Pa. and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Rutgers College in New Brunswick, N.J. where she was elected Phi Beta Kappa.

She began her career in upstate Pennsylvania where she reported and anchored.  Joan won an Associated Press award for feature reporting and a National Press Club award for Consumer reporting.

Along the way she has held Anchor and reporting positions in Raleigh, North Carolina and West Palm Beach.

She also spent five years in Florida’s capital working for a national News service covering state politics and breaking news in the Southern United States including the Amtrak train disaster and the trial of former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega for drug trafficking and money laundering.

In her spare time she enjoys exploring the world with her husband and son!

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Police Involved Shooting (Source: CBS4)

Miami Officer Shot, Killed Man With A Knife

A Miami police officer was forced to fire a knife wielding man who had attacked a woman.


Pat Santeramo, 68, walks into a Ft. Lauderdale court room to begin serving a five-year prison sentence on corruption charges. (Source: CBS4)

Fmr. Broward Teachers Union Chief Heads To Prison

Minutes after kissing his wife and telling a judge he had nothing more to say, Pat Santeramo shed his jacket and tie and was led away in handcuffs.


Truck slammed into Tamarac apartment (Source: CBS4)

Woman Arrested After SUV Slams Into Tamarac Apartment

A rude awakening in Tamarac after an SUV crashed into a Tamarac apartment.


(Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

TSA Offers Advice On Avoiding Long Lines At The Airport

With the busy summer travel season approaching, the Transportation Security Administration is reminding the public what not to bring to the airport.


Kevin McClernon (Source: BSO)

Suspended BSO Deputy Claiming “Stand Your Ground” In Off-Duty Shooting

A judge is deciding whether a suspended Broward deputy who is charged with shooting a man can use Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law as a defense.


Attorney Jessica Mishali David is banned from five Broward jails after she was reportedly caught having sex with a inmate. (Source: CBS4)

Broward Attorney Back In Court Defending Inmate She Allegedly Had Sex With

A Broward attorney reportedly caught having sex with an inmate was back in court with her client.


Eight cars were damaged after an overnight break-in in Hallandale Beach. (Source: CBS4)

8 Cars Damaged After Overnight Break-In

Hallandale Beach residents woke up Wednesday morning to find their car broken into.


Martin Co. sheriff escorts boat accident survivor Robert Stewart.  (Source: Martin Co. Sheriff's Office)

Bodies Of Missing Boaters Found In St. Lucie Inlet

A day out on the boat came to a tragic end for a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputy and three of his family members including his own son.


This miniature horse was found abandoned and starving on a southwest Miami-Dade road. (Source: SPCA Ranch Director Laurie Waggoner/Facebook)

Blind, Starving & Near Death: Miniature Horse Rescued By South Florida SPCA

Blind, starving and near death, a miniature horse is holding his own at the South Florida Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.


North Miami carjacking was caught on camera (Source: North Miami Police)

Carjacking Victim Describes Ambush Attack By Teenagers

Sunrise Police have arrested five teenagers, and identified a sixth, who they say are responsible for a violent carjacking in North Miami.



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