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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Donald Clippinger is accused of downloading child pornography from the internet. (Source: lenbergfisherk8.com)

Miami Beach Vice Principal Facing Child Porn Charges Appears Before Judge

A Miami Beach assistant principal arrested on child porn charges faced a judge on Wednesday.

02/01/2017

U.S. Representatives Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Ted Deutch were joined by a group of community leaders and activists to voice their concerns about what they call President Donald Trump’s "disastrous" first week in office.  (Source: CBS4)

Florida Lawmakers, Activists Voice Concerns Over Trump’s Travel Ban

U.S. Representatives Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Ted Deutch were joined by a group of community leaders and activists to voice their concerns about what they call President Donald Trump’s “disastrous” first week in office.

01/30/2017

In Miami's Little Havana, about a hundred Trump supporters held up signs and cheered on incoming president at the Versailles restaurant, a hot gathering spot for the city's Cuban community. (CbS4)

Trump Supporters Say They Believe In The New ‘Commander-In-Chief’

With chants of “USA! USA!” Donald Trump supporters on Calle Ocho literally trumpeted in a new era, with a brass mariachi band.

01/20/2017

When Cindi Avila and her husband, Mike, went to the Bahamas last year they were looking for a weekend in paradise at the Atlantis Paradise Island Resort, but they woke up to paradise lost. Cindi was covered with bedbug bites. (Source: Cindi Avila)

Couple Says Atlantis Paradise Resort Let The Bedbugs Bite

When Cindi Avila and her husband, Mike, went to the Bahamas last year they were looking for a weekend in paradise at the Atlantis Paradise Island Resort, but they woke up to paradise lost. Cindi was covered with bedbug bites.

01/18/2017

Motorcyclists could be seen speeding through the streets of Miami around 2:3o p.m.  They made their way up I-95 through Miami, and west into Opa Locka and down into Liberty City, popping wheelies and blocking traffic. (Source: CBS4)

Man Killed In “Wheels Up, Guns Down” Did Not Have ‘Street Legal’ Bike

The MLK Day madness on the roads of South Florida, which has become an annual tradition in years past, cost a 20-year old man his life and seriously injured another.

01/17/2017

Dozens of motorcyclists took to the streets of South Florida Monday to take part in the so-called "Wheels Up, Guns Down" event on the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. (Source: CBS4)

Bikers Race Through Streets For “Wheels Up, Guns Down” Amid Crackdown

Hundreds of riders in two and four wheelers took to the streets of South Florida Mondayto join the so-called “Wheels Up, Guns Down” event on the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

01/16/2017

"Bikes Up, Guns Down" Rally 2016 (Source: CBS4)

Cops Want To Put Brakes On MLK Day Motorcycle Madness

On two wheels and four, motorcyclists and ATV riders have taken to the streets and highways of Miami-Dade and Broward counties on recent Martin Luther King Days.

01/11/2017

Travelers waiting in line at Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport. (Source: CBS4)

Security Increased At Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Int’l, But Travelers Still Cautious

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport was bustling amid lots visible security Monday.

01/09/2017

More than a dozen units packed with victims from a deadly shooting at Fort Lauderdale airport rushed to Broward Health Medical Center Friday afternoon. (Source: CBS4)

Multiple Victims Of Airport Shooting In Life-Threatening Condition

More than a dozen units packed with victims from a deadly shooting at Fort Lauderdale airport rushed to Broward Health Medical Center Friday afternoon.

01/06/2017

Police say Anthony Ramirez, 16, was one of several gunmen who shot at two people in Little Havana. (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Teen Charged As Adult For Attempted Murder In Little Havana

A teenager is facing very adult consequences for an October shooting in a Little Havana neighborhood.

01/06/2017

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