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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Anthony Bosch (Source: CBS News/60 Minutes)

Man At Center Of MLB Steroid Scandal Sentenced To 4 Years

It’s sentencing day for Anthony Bosch, the man accused of selling steroids to Alex Rodriguez and other Major League Baseball players for years.

02/17/2015

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Bill Could Lift 50-Year Old Embargo On Cuba

President Barack Obama got the ball rolling on easing travel to Cuba and allowing limited trade.

02/13/2015

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Man Heading To Work Hit, Killed On Bird Road

An early morning hit and run Thursday claimed the life of a pedestrian on Bird Road.

02/12/2015

Former Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi (Source: CBS4)

Pizzi Wins A Round In Mayoral Fight

Michael Pizzi was back in a court room Wednesday but a civil, not criminal court room.

02/11/2015

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Jeb Bush Releases Emails From His Gubernatorial Days

As promised on Monday, former Jeb Bush released the first chapter of his e-book and host of emails from his time as governor.

02/10/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 17:  Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) reacts to U.S. President Barack Obama's announcement about revising policies on U.S.-Cuba relations on December 17, 2014 in Washington, DC. Rubio called the President a bad negotiator and criticized what he claimed was a deal with no democratic advances for Cuba.  (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Rubio “Seriously Considering” 2016 Presidential Run

Keynoting a graduation ceremony for small business owners at Miami Dade College, Marco Rubio might have been speaking of himself.

02/09/2015

A picture of an ammunition box which looks like the one dropped during army warfare training in NW Miami-Dade on February 4, 2015. (Courtesy: Miami-Dade Police)

“Bomb” Dropped By Army Chopper Recovered In Miami-Dade

Miami-Dade Police said an ammunition box that had fallen out of a helicopter was found Friday.

02/05/2015

Lolita performs at the Miami Seaquarium.  (Source: miamiseaquarium.com

NOAA: Lolita Now Covered Under Endangered Species Act

Groups who want to free Lolita, the Miami Seaquarium’s lone killer whale, are claiming a victory after the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Marine Fisheries Services decided to include her under the Endangered Species Act.

02/04/2015

David Beckham (Source: CBS4)

FIU Stadium Approved As Temp. Venue For Miami Soccer Club

Miami-Dade County commissioners moved Tuesday to prepare a temporary place for soccer star David Beckham’s major-league team to play as early as next year.

02/03/2015

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Castro’s About-Face On U.S. Relations Generates Local, Natl. Talk

A local Cuban political prisoners gathered along with other exile organizations just one day after Cuba’s leader Raul Castro had some major demands for the U.S.

01/29/2015

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