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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Francis Suarez Wants To Establish Strong Mayor Form Of Government In Miami

Even before his landslide victory in November, Miami Mayor Francis Suarez has worked to be a strong mayor. 

04/26/2018

Police Cracking Down On Crime In Liberty City Following Recent Rash Of Shooting Deaths

More than 30 Miami police officers mustered in the Liberty Square housing project Wednesday afternoon.

04/25/2018

100 Acres Burned So Far In Fast Moving Keys Brush Fire

One hundred acres have burned in a fast moving brush fire in the Florida Keys that has already consumed at least one home.

CBS4–04/23/2018

Massage Envy Therapist Accused Of Sexual Assault

A Massage Envy massage therapist is accused of sexual assault.

04/19/2018

‘He Was More Than My Son, He Was My Best Friend’: Father Of Teen Bicyclist Struck, Killed By FHP Trooper

The family of a teenage bicyclist, struck and killed by a Florida Highway Patrol trooper is speaking out about their loss.

CBS4–04/17/2018

FHP Says Teen Cyclist Killed Darted In Front Of Trooper’s Car

A teenage bicyclist, struck and killed by a Florida Highway Patrol cruiser Friday night, darted into the Trooper’s path, according to FHP officials.

04/16/2018

Police: Teen Shoots, Kills Pregnant Girlfriend’s Mother & Her Boyfriend

Miami-Dade police are investigating a double homicide in Homestead that investigators say saw a 19-year-old shoot and kill his girlfriend’s mother while possibly trying protect the mother from her boyfriend.

CBS4–04/06/2018

Wife Donates Kidney To Save Husband’s Life

When most couples recite that they will take their mate “in sickness and in health” in their wedding vows it’s just a time-honored tradition.

04/05/2018

Reclaim The Dream Celebration Held In Miami To Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

In Miami, it promised to be a memorable evening as the community remembered the life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

04/04/2018

Family Of FIU Student Killed In Bridge Collapse Files Suit

The family of a Florida International University student who died when a pedestrian bridge collapsed nearly three weeks ago has filed a lawsuit naming nine entities responsible for it design and construction.

CBS4–04/03/2018

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