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.
In Miami-Dade Juvenile Court, Monday, prosecutors indicated they will charge Luis Basalo as an adult in a Halloween night shooting and carjacking.
A teen suspected in a violent carjacking and double shooting in Coral Gables on Halloween night has been taken into custody.
The city of Opa-locka is facing a grim financial crisis. It’s on the brink of financial collapse.
A 17-year old is under arrest for allegedly coming to school with a loaded gun.
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Three days after the U.S. Navy located the ill-fated the cargo ship the El Faro on the bottom of the ocean off the Bahamas, attorneys in Miami filed suit against the ship’s owner and the estate of its captain, Michael Davidson.
Cellphone video captured a flaming Audi SUV slammed up against the front of a 7-Eleven on Miami Beach overnight.
Jeb Bush went after his former pal Marco Rubio Wednesday night in the nationally televised GOP presidential debate. It is the first time the two have publicly clashed since the campaign began, and marks a dramatic split. Bush was once Rubio’s good friend and political mentor.
An investigation is underway after a woman was found dead inside her home.
Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson trumps Donald Trump, according to a new poll by CBSNews and the New York Times.