Peter D’Oench

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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.

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A plane went down in Opa Locka, injuring a number of people on Dec. 1, 2015. (Source: Miami-Dade Fire Rescue)

Investigation Underway After Small Plane Crashes In Opa-Locka

An investigation is underway following a plane crash in Opa-locka Tuesday morning.

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Richard Salvatore Sciandra (Courtesy: Coral Gables Police Dept.)

Arrest Made In University Of Miami Groping Case

Coral Gables Police have arrested a man they say groped a University of Miami (UM) student while she was walking on campus.

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Carmen Montoya said she will do what she can to help police find the man who killed her son.  (Source: CBS4)

Mother Hits The Streets To Find Son’s Killer

The mother of a man who died in a hit and run accident has vowed to do everything she can to help find his killer.


Bayron Villalobos (Source: Miami Police)

Miami Police Name Man They Want To Question In Fatal Hit-And-Run Crash

Miami police have named a person of interest who they would like to question in connection with a deadly hit and run accident over the weekend.


City of Miami Police are looking for the driver involved in a hit-and-run that left a 33-year-old man dead. (Source: Carmen Montoya)

Miami Police Find Car Wanted In Deadly Hit & Run

Miami Police said they have found the car wanted in a deadly hit and run in Miami.


Spirit Airlines (Source: CBS4)

Spirit Defends Actions After Scare On Flight

Spirit Airlines said its crew followed the appropriate protocol when two men were led off a plane in handcuffs after a scare in the air.


Fifteen year old Johnny Lubin, Jr. was shot and killed while walking home from school on November 18, 2015. (Source: Facebook)

Carvalho: Code Of Silence Needs To Stop In Teen Shooting Deaths

Miami-Dade Police say they are looking into whether the shooting death of a Miami student is connected to other shootings including one on I-95 this week.


One man was killed in a police involved shooting in Opa-locka.  (Source: CBS4)

Man Shot, Killed After Reportedly Attacking Officer In Opa Locka

Evidence markers scattered the street next to the body of a man shot and killed by Opa Locka Police reportedly after attacking officers with what family says was a broom stick.


A shooting on I-95 snarled the early morning commute for hundreds of South Florida drivers. (Source: CBS4)

Mothers Speak Out After I-95 Shooting Claims Two Lives

The mothers of two childhood friends who were shot and killed early Monday on I-95 are speaking out, saying their families are suffering from the loss of “good sons.”


A shooting on I-95 snarled the early morning commute for hundreds of South Florida drivers. (Source: CBS4)

Witnesses Sought In I-95 Shooting Investigation

Good news for drivers who were stuck on that mess on I-95 in NW Dade Monday morning, the southbound lanes are re-opening.



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