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.
With a warning from Mayor Carlos Gimenez that it would “throw our budget into disarray,” Miami-Dade Commissioners Tuesday overrode his veto of their earlier vote to re-instate five percent pay cuts that had been imposed on county employees.
Miami-Dade County will begin talks this week with a group led by David Beckham to hammer out details of a pro-soccer stadium.
Call it Biebergate. Opa-Locka police are investigating an escort given to pop star Justin Bieber Monday night by two of the department’s marked squad cars.
Ten neglected horses were rescued Friday from a Southwest Miami-Dade Field.
The owner of a tour company is under investigation by the Miami Beach Police Department’s Special Victims Unit after allegations surfaced that he was videotaping people in the bathroom of his business. He says the employees are aware of the camera and they’re okay with it.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is on the look out for a man and a getaway car involved in the robbery of an armored truck in Miami Thursday morning.
After more than 30 years on the run, Miami-Dade Police believe they have tracked down a man accused of sexually assaulting a woman.
Miami-Dade police have arrested a street vendor accused of sexually assaulting a woman. The woman told police she had left work and was waiting at a bus stop on 27th Avenue at 79th Street when she was approached by man selling perfume.
Miami International Airport was bustling Tuesday, busy with travelers flying away to celebrate Christmas or flying in to be with family in South Florida. Fortunately the weather outside was not frightful.
One year ago a crazed young man burst into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown Connecticut, fatally shooting 20 students and six staff members before killing himself as police moved in.