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.
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.
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.
The alleged operator of an illegal Doral slaughter farm appeared in bond court on Friday, facing 30 charges for “committing atrocious acts against animals.”
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.
A strong shot in the arm Wednesday for a law that would allow teachers and others to arm themselves in public schools in Florida.
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.
Current school board member Raquel Regalado said Sunday she will run for Mayor of Miami-Dade in 2016.
Another day of technical glitches as students gave Florida’s new standardized test another shot Thursday morning.
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.
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.