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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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Years Later, David Beckham Soccer Team Set To Launch

It’s been four years but it looks like Major League Soccer is ready for a high-profile launch of David Beckham’s soccer team in Miami. 

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Spider Webs & Maggots: What A Family Claims To Have Found In Cereal

Amy DeRosa came home from a Miami Shores Publix Monday with a box of what she thought was Kellogg’s Raisin Bran. It wasn’t.

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Man Found Dead After Hours-Long SWAT Standoff In Dade Home

One man is dead after a Swat standoff at a southwest Miami-Dade home Monday. 

01/22/2018

Mother Charged After Baby Dies From Severe Burns

A mother is charged with aggravated manslaughter after failing to get help for her baby who was severely burned in a bath and died, said police.

01/19/2018

Blaze Breaks Out At Dade Townhome, Some Pets Rescued

Investigators are trying to find out what caused a blaze at a townhome in southwest Miami-Dade Thursday morning 

01/18/2018

It’s Buildings Vs. Beetles In A Miami Court

In Miami Federal court Wednesday the battle raged over the future of the Richmond Pine Rocklands, about 150 acres by Zoo Miami in Southwest Miami-Dade.

01/03/2018

Miami Plans Big Orange New Year’s Eve Bash

The Big Orange, for the 33rd year, is set to rise above the downtown Miami skyline and ring in a new year, a year of hope the mayor says.

12/29/2017

Report: Juvenile Arrests Drop To 42-Year Low In Florida

The number of juvenile arrests continue to drop in Florida hitting a historic low, the governor announced Thursday.

12/28/2017

Days Before His Birthday, Man Killed In Little Havana

Police responding to a 911 call heard gunshots nearby in Miami’s Little Havana neighborhood Tuesday morning.

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