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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Immigration

Some Looking At The Fine Print Of Immigration Overhaul

One day after President Barack Obama took action to change immigration rules, some are taking a look at the fine print of the new policy.

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Immigration

Miami-Dade Woman Fears Deportation And Losing Her Family

President Barack Obama is giving a speech Thursday night that should quell the fears of illegal immigrants in the U.S. Well, at least one Miami-Dade woman hopes that is the case.

11/20/2014

MIAMI, FL - APRIL 09: Owner Jeffrey Loria of the Miami Marlins watches his team prepare to play against the Atlanta Braves at Marlins Park on April 9, 2013 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Marlins Owner Bunts When Called Out On Questionable Calls

The Miami Marlins rolled out their great new hope under the and gaze and glare of too many TV cameras and lights to count Wednesday. Slugger Giancarlo Stanton has been signed to a 13 year, $325 million deal that guarantees he will be with the team for a minimum six years.

11/19/2014

November 16, 2014: Miami-Dade Fire Air Rescue North helps a man after a boat capsized near Boca Chita Key. (Source: Air Rescue North)

Man Who Died After Capsized Boat Rescue Visiting From Cuba

Florida Fish and Wildlife officials said the water was choppy and a stiff wind blowing Sunday when a group of boaters had to be rescued off Boca Chita Key when their vessel capsized.

11/17/2014

(Source: Facebook)

Family Of Electrocuted Teen Sue FPL

The family of a Miami teen who was electrocuted inside a FPL substation have filed a suit against the utility.

11/14/2014

Jerry Cummings (Source: CBS4)

Exclusive: Warden Says He Was “Fall Guy” In Inmate’s Death

When inmate Darren Rainey died an excruciating death in a scalding hot shower at the Dade Correctional Institution, allegedly being punished by guards, Jerry Cummings was the warden. Cummings, in his first on-camera interview, told CBS4′s Gary Nelson he was made the scapegoat after Rainey’s death was revealed this year in an expose by The Miami Herald.

11/13/2014

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Molestation Alleged At Hospital Emergency Room

A Miami-Dade man is suing a hospital in Hialeah, not over the treatment he got there, but he said the mistreatment. The man claims he checked into the emergency room and was checked out in a lewd and lascivious way.

11/11/2014

(Source: AP)

Suit Claims Rape In Dean’s Office At Homestead School

A South Florida mother on Thursday afternoon described her daughter after she was allegedly sexually assaulted at Keys Gate Charter High School in Homestead.

11/06/2014

Voters cast their ballot in Miami during the Primary election on August 26, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Thousands Of Dade Voters Head To The Polls

A steady trickle of voters made their way in and out of polling sites across Miami-Dade County on Tuesday.

11/04/2014

Ronald McCoy (Source: PBSO)

Escaped Inmate Caught In West Palm Beach

An inmate on-the-run since Halloween was located Monday afternoon.

11/03/2014

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