Peter D’Oench is a reporter for CBS4 News. He came to CBS4 from WKRN in Nashville.
D’Oench was an award-winning member of the WPLG News Team as a reporter from 1989 – 2004. In addition, he was a producer for news, special projects and the station’s Problem Solvers franchise from 2004–2007.
Prior to joining WPLG, he was an anchor/reporter with WTNH, New Haven (1984 – 1989); a reporter for WFTV, Orlando (1983 – 1984); a reporter and morning anchor with WCBS, New York City (1982 – 1983); a reporter for WSVN, Miami (1978 – 1982) and a reporter for KAMR, Amarillo, Texas (1977 – 1978).
D’Oench is the recipient of a number of prestigious honors and awards, including a Silver Circle and five Sunshine State Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, a pair of awards from the Sigma Delta Chi honor society, a special citation from Mothers Against Drunk Driving, an Excellence in Reporting commendation from the New York City Overseas Press Club, a special citation from the Miami-Dade County PTA and a special commendation from Florida Governor Bob Graham.
Community leaders lead by Miami-Dade Schools’ Superintendent Alberto Carvalho and police chiefs made a plea on Tuesday, urging everyone to “Say something” if they had “seen something” that could be a crime or could lead to a crime.
As hundreds of Miami students took a pledge against violence on Friday, four other middle school students accused of possessing a loaded weapon at a South Florida School came before a judge.
There are new details about four Brownsville Middle School students who are accused of possessing a loaded gun at the school and who were brought before a Judge in bond court Thursday morning.
Four students at Brownsville Middle School have been arrested after two loaded weapons were found at that school.
A South Dade Senior High student is accused of choking a teacher until she lost consciousness and then sexually assaulting her.
A 78-year-old Cutler Bay man who accidentally drove his Honda minivan into a pond in Florida City Thursday night is thanking a witness and two Florida City police officers who saved his life.
Police have made an arrest in the death of Davie wife and mother Jill Su whose body was found in a bathtub in her home earlier this month.
The family of 28-year-old Tanya Gonzalez is asking the community for help locating her.
The father of a 5-month-old boy who is on life support spoke out exclusively to CBS4 after the mother’s boyfriend was charged with child abuse.
A woman was critically injured in a hit and run crash in northeast Miami-Dade. According to the Florida Highway Patrol the driver of a black Mercedes was speeding on Miami Gardens Drive when he ran a red light at NE 18th Avenue and slammed into a silver Toyota.