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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Judge Tosses Suit Aimed At Halting Naled Spraying In Miami-Dade

The debate over the use of the controversial pesticide Naled to control mosquitos and prevent Zika in Miami-Dade County will not be heard in U.S. District Court – at least not soon.


Federal Court To Hear Zika Pesticide Challenge

The debate began raging last summer when Miami-Dade, in a Zika virus epidemic, began dumping Naled.


Woman Jolted By Lightning In Lauderdale Lakes

A south Florida woman was jolted by lightning Monday morning.


Exclusive: Placement Agency Not Cooperating In Exchange Student Sex Case

Another twist in a bizarre case of alleged child sex abuse, suicide and attempted suicide in Cutler Bay.


Wreckage Of Missing Plane Found In Everglades, Pilot Dead

The pilot of a small plane was killed when he crashed in the Everglades late Wednesday.


Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Teen Found Dead

A man found dead at his Cutler Bay home is the same man charged with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl – the sister of his second wife, police confirmed Tuesday.  


Paddle Boarder Found Dead Was Alone, From New York

A tragic end to the search for a man who disappeared while paddle boarding.


Dog Needs Help Getting Back On All Fours After Losing Leg To Gator

The owner of a 5-year-old Shepard mix is asking for the public’s help to fit her dog with a prosthetic leg following a gator attack.


Portion Of Trump’s Revised Travel Ban Goes Into Effect

Beginning Thursday night, travelers from six predominantly Muslim nations will find it tougher entering the United States under President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban.


$500K Bond For Man Accused Of Threatening Lawmaker On Facebook

He may be smiling in his mug shot but a South Florida man is facing a serious charge after reportedly threatened State Rep. Jose Felix Diaz on Facebook.




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