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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Miami Dolphins player A.J. Francis (Source: Twitter/@AJFrancis410)

Leave The Driving To The Dolphin

Miami Dolphins lineman A.J. Francis makes his living “driving” opponents off the ball. But now the NFL pro is looking to earn some extra cash doing driving of a different sort. With his buffed out 2014 Dodge Charger Francis wants to be a driver for Uber, the app-based ride for hire company.

04/24/2015

Sweetwater Mayor Jose Diaz (Source: CBS4)

Mayoral Melee In Sweetwater

Sweetwater Mayor Jose Diaz arrived to cheering supporters at a news conference Thursday as he battles to stay on the ballot in the May 12th election.

04/23/2015

Pope Francis gestures as arrives for a meeting with the poor held at Cagliari's cathedral son September 22, 2013. The pope is on a one-day pastoral visit to Sardinia to meet workers, business representatives, prisoners, the poor, young people, leading representatives from the world of culture and the islands Catholic bishops. The pontiff wanted to visit the Marian shrine of Bonaria ('Good air') because it gave his hometown of Buenos Aires its name. AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO PIZZOLI (Photo by: ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Francis To Visit Cuba Later This Year

Pope Francis has added another stop before his upcoming trip to the Americas.

04/22/2015

Miami Killian Senior High (CBS4)

State May Not Charge Student As Adult In Killian High Stabbing

Every indication was the State of Florida on Tuesday would charge the 17-year-old suspect as an adult in the near-fatal stabbing of sophomore student Deandre Johnson at Miami Killian Senior High School.

04/21/2015

A man was pulled from a burning mobile home in El Portal. (Source: CBS4)

Man In Critical After Pulled From Burning Mobile Home

A man is in critical condition after he was pulled out of his burning mobile home on Friday.

04/17/2015

Possible carbon monoxide poisoning kills man in Wilton Manors. (Source: CBS4)

Detectives Rule Wilton Manors Carbon Monoxide Poisoning An Accident

Detectives have ruled the carbon monoxide that killed a father, and hospitalized five others, an accident.

04/14/2015

Dr. Julio Frenk (Source: University of Miami)

University of Miami Names First Hispanic President

The University of Miami has named Dr. Julio Frenk, Dean at Harvard’s School of Public Health, as president.

04/13/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 17:  Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) reacts to U.S. President Barack Obama's announcement about revising policies on U.S.-Cuba relations on December 17, 2014 in Washington, DC. Rubio called the President a bad negotiator and criticized what he claimed was a deal with no democratic advances for Cuba.  (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

South Florida’s Own Rubio To Run For Oval Office

At the Freedom Tower, Florida Republican Marco Rubio addressed Miami-Dade college grads but he may have been talking about himself.

04/13/2015

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 07: Former United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton leaves the event 'Equality for Women is Progress for All' at the United Nations on March 7, 2014 in New York City. The event was part of the United Nations International Women's Day,

Clinton To Announce Plans Sunday, Rubio A Day Later

Political pundits will be going into overdrive this weekend as two potential presidential candidates ready to announce their plans, one of which may cause a fall out between two friends.

04/10/2015

Hialeah Police are investigating  the scene of a home invasion where marijuana were also found inside on April 9, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

Cops Respond To Home Invasion, Find 50 Pounds Of Pot

Three men are in custody after a home invasion at a Hialeah home that also ended up having more than 50 pounds of pot inside.

04/09/2015

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