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.
Haitians taking to the streets by the thousands in the Dominican Republic, hasn’t stopped the D.R. from moving forward with plans to round up and deport hundreds of thousands of undocumented and documented Haitian migrants.
More questions have been raised in regards to an accident involving Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi.
Ten-year-old Jamari Tillman was able to clap along and bounce to the gospel music Sunday, despite the bullet still in his leg that causes him pain and to walk with a limp. Jamari was to be baptized, washed in the blood, at the Faith Community Baptist Church.
Did Mayor Michael Pizzi catch a break after he hit a tree last week and left the scene of the accident? At Miami Lakes town hall now a call for an independent investigation of how Miami-Dade police handled the mayor’s crash.
On the evening Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi crashed his car into a tree on N.W. 82nd Avenue, he ran from the scene, according to a 911 call obtained by CBS4 News.
It’s advertised as a revolutionary pressure cooker that cooks up meals faster and more delicious than ever before. But a South Florida couple is suing the cooker’s maker and the store where they bought it, claiming dinner blew up in their face.
Days after a flash fire tore through a home in the Keys, killing a mother and her two younger children, the 911 call from the mother’s eldest daughter has been released, which a fire marshal hopes will serve as a tragic lesson for all.
Investigators may be closer Monday to figuring out what sparked the fire which killed a mother and two of her young children in the Keys over the weekend.
Two men are under arrest, accused of burglarizing homes and cars in Broward.
For a young man from India, coming to America proved fatal. His friends spoke out to help find the person who killed him.