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.
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.
It was an emotional memorial service at a Pinecrest temple for journalist Steven Sotloff, whose killing at the hands of Islamic militants has sparked international outrage.
A Miami Beach Police Department spokesperson said Christopher Vital, 29, was charged with driving with a suspended license, possession of narcotics, DUI, and criminal mischief.
A steady flow of friends and family are showing support by stopping by the Pinecrest home of journalist Steven Sotloff’s parents.
The news of 31-year-old Steven Sotloff’s death, at the hands of ISIS militants, has devastated some neighbors of Pinecrest where his family lives.
South Florida parents arrested for reportedly leaving their two young boys in the car while they went gambling at a Hialeah Casino are expected to be released from jail.