Gary Nelson

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Gary Nelson has been a member of the CBS4 News team since September, 1992, coming on board in the days following Hurricane Andrew, a storm that ripped a swath of devastation across our community and ripped the roof off Gary’s house.

Gary’s colorful style and memorable story-telling ability have helped CBS4 News stand apart in South Florida television. It is a style Gary has been developing and sharing over 42 years of broadcast news experience. While Gary has lived and worked his entire life in Florida – beginning in his hometown of Gainesville – his many assignments across the United States and overseas have contributed to the numerous Emmy and Associated Press awards he has received for everything from spot news to feature stories to investigative reporting. He has also won the Edward R. Murrow award.

Gary is a member of the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences

Born and raised in Gainesville, Gary, of course, bleeds Orange and Blue as a big fan of the Florida Gators. Gary enjoys fishing, scrabble and quality time with his wife, Mary Jane. His son, Niles, is a cryptologist/linguist for United States Navy Security, who reads, writes and speaks Chinese.

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Security video shows ex-Miami Beach Sgt. Mike Muley drinking like a sailor but in his police uniform, packing heat, on-duty at a beach night club last July. The video, in part, got Muley fired.  (Source: Miami Beach Police)

Cameras Capture Fmr. Cop Drinking On Duty, In Uniform

Security video shows ex-Miami Beach Sgt. Mike Muley drinking like a sailor but in his police uniform, packing heat, on-duty at a beach night club last July. The video, in part, got Muley fired last week.

03/18/2015

Miami-Dade County Fair and Expo (Source: www.thefair.me/)

Miami-Dade Mayor Meets With FIU & Youth Fair Presidents

The 64th annual Miami-Dade County Youth Fair is in full swing at Tamiami Park, and it’s beginning to look more and more like it could stay there another 64 years.

03/16/2015

Several hundred of the animals are in such bad shape they will have to be euthanized. (Source: Miami-Dade Police Department)

Alleged Illegal Slaughter Farm Operator Facing 30 Charges

The alleged operator of an illegal Doral slaughter farm appeared in bond court on Friday, facing 30 charges for “committing atrocious acts against animals.”

03/13/2015

(Source: AP)

Two Brothers In Florida Terror Plot Plead Guilty

Two Pakistani-born men plead guilty in Florida federal court to various charges of conspiracy to aid terrorist groups and intent to commit terrorist acts on New York landmarks.

03/12/2015

(Source: CBS)

Committee Gives School Gun Law Passing Grade

A strong shot in the arm Wednesday for a law that would allow teachers and others to arm themselves in public schools in Florida.

03/11/2015

Elton Bandoo (Source: CBS4)

Hearing Continues For Man Accused Of Shooting Cop During Raid

Another half dozen or so witnesses are scheduled to take the stand Tuesday in a second day of testimony in a hearing to determine whether bond should be granted to a man who reportedly shot a North Miami Beach police officer during a raid.

03/10/2015

Raquel Regalado (Source: CBS4)

Raquel Regalado Will Run For Miami-Dade Mayor

Current school board member Raquel Regalado said Sunday she will run for Mayor of Miami-Dade in 2016.

03/09/2015

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Fourth Day Of FSA Test Problems In Miami-Dade

Another day of technical glitches as students gave Florida’s new standardized test another shot Thursday morning.

03/05/2015

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Broward, Dade, Palm Beach County To Resume FSA Testing Thursday

After a calamitous day one, followed by two days of throwing up their hands, South Florida school districts – Miami Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach – will hold their breaths and try again tomorrow to boot up a standardized testing system that bombed out of the gates.

03/04/2015

Student Computer Testing (Source: CBS4)

FSA Testing Canceled Until State Can Guarantee Problems Are Fixed

chool administrators in Miami-Dade and Broward have canceled the computer based Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) test for grades 8-10 Tuesday, however, Education commissioner Pam Stewart told district superintendents via email Tuesday morning that the online tech services have been restored and testing may resume.

03/03/2015

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