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.
The courtroom was full Monday. All the players were there; The attempted murderer, smiling in the prisoners’ box. The police officer he tried to murder, in the front row with his family, wearing a pin striped suit, crisp dress shirt and tie. But the expected sentencing of the attempted murderer did not happen.
Harold James went from putting criminals behind bars to sitting in the cell next to them Tuesday when he was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison for protecting a sports-betting ring.
One of three men accused in the shooting of an off-duty Miami-Dade Police officer went to court Monday for the start of his trial for allegedly trying to kill a police officer.
At a solid waste center in Miami Thursday heavy equipment went about the business of destroying illegal equipment – electronic gambling machines, or, as they’re known in South Florida, maquinitas.
There were prayers, gospel songs and fiery speeches Wednesday as Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones took her battle for a third term in office out of the courthouse and into a churchhouse.
The Reverend Richard Dunn held a press conference today to reiterate his fight against Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones’ quest for a third-term.
Star power and hard facts were wielded in South Florida Monday to slam a controversial immigrant deportation program. Operation “Secure Communities” is supposed to rid cities and towns of violent criminals.
The intrigue surrounding whether Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones can seek a third term took another turn Friday when CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald discovered the judge who ruled against her this week once investigated her in a public corruption case.
Two-hundred and seventy-seven passengers on board an Aerolineas flight from Argentina faced federal and Miami-Dade County law enforcement Friday after a bomb threat was made against the flight in Argentina.
The University of Miami has denied failing to fully inform parents of dangers associated with research using their prematurely born children. The denial comes after federal regulators blasted a research program dealing with “preemie” babies.