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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-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez takes the stand at the corruption trial of former Homestead Mayor Steve Bateman on Wednesday Sept. 17, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Mayor Gimenez Testifies At Corruption Trial Of Suspended Homestead Mayor

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez testified as a witness for the state Wednesday in the corruption trial of ex-Homestead Mayor Steve Bateman.

09/17/2014

(Source: CBS4 News Viewer)

Exclusive: Police Investigate Violent Attack On Middle School Girl

Miami-Dade Police and school police are investigating an attack on a eighth grade middle school student at a McDonald’s near Cutler Bay.

09/04/2014

Levine Cava (Source: CBS4)

Incumbent Miami-Dade Commissioner Knocked Off By Newcomer

Daniella Levine Cava took a break from breaking down her campaign headquarters Wednesday to laugh and happily hug a supporter. The political newcomer and former not-for-profit agency director had reason to be happy. In Tuesday’s primary, Levine Cava upset incumbent Miami-Dade County Commissioner Lynda Bell in a race that was divided along party lines and nastily contested. It also set a record for the amount of money spent on a county commission race, the two candidates spending some $1.2 million.

08/27/2014

Ulaun Jamar Volthire is accused of stabbing his mother. (Source: miamidade.gov)

Police: Daughter Saves Mother From Knife Attack By Teen Brother

A woman had to be airlifted to the hospital Monday after police say she was stabbed by her son.

08/25/2014

August 21, 2014: A fire destroyed a boat docked on the Miami River. (Source: CBS4)

Fire Destroys Boat Docked On Miami River

Firefighters spent part of Thursday afternoon battling a fire on a boat in the Miami River.

08/21/2014

4-year-old mauled by dog in Goulds (Source: CBS4)

Dog Seized After Child’s Deadly Mauling Attack Euthanized

One of the dogs, a pit bull that lived in a home where a 4-year-old was mauled to death last week, has been euthanized.

08/19/2014

(Courtesy: Miami-Dade Animal Services)

DCF Knew Of Danger Dogs Posed To Boy Mauled To Death

Three-and-a-half years before Javan Dade, Jr. was mauled to death by his father’s dog or dogs in the backyard of the dad’s home in Southwest Miami-Dade, the Department of Children and Families was warned that the dogs posed a danger to Javan and his siblings.

08/18/2014

Rabbi Joseph Raksin (Source: Yona Lunger)

Stereotype May Have Played Role In Rabbi Murder

Police continue to look for the killers of a beloved rabbi, gunned down in Northeast Miami-Dade in broad daylight.

08/12/2014

(Courtesy: George Morffiz )

Exclusive: Account Of Accident That Critically Injured Former Hialeah Mayor

Driving along I-95 in North Miami-Dade Monday, George Morffiz had a blowout and pulled his white pickup off into the emergency stopping lane to change the tire. He called his good friend, former Hialeah Mayor Julio Martinez, to come help him.

08/08/2014

Victor Antonio Sanchez 8/7/14 (Source: CBS4)

Alleged Spa Groping Victims Can Testify At Suspect’s Trial

Two alleged victims of a massage molester at a Coconut Grove spa will be allowed to testify in his criminal trial involving a third woman, even though they did not call police after they claim they were victimized.

08/07/2014

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