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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Surveillance Tape Shows North Miami Carjacking Of 2 Young Boys

New surveillance tape shows some chilling moments in North Miami as an SUV is carjacked with two small boys inside it.

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Miami-Dade Police said the guard, identified as 49-year old Keith Cox, was shot at the Martin Luther King Metrorail Station located at 6205 NW 27th Avenue on Tuesday evening.  (Courtesy: Miami-Dade Police)

Security Guard Critical After Dade Metro Rail Shooting

A security guard, shot at a Northwest Miami-Dade metro rail station was last listed in critical condition, according to authorities.


Pinecrest House Fire (Source: CBS4)

Suspicious Fire Rips Through Pinecrest Home

Miami-Dade fire crews spent the night battling a raging house fire in Pinecrest.


Danei Washington Gordon, wanted for allegedly murdering his elderly caregiver in Miami-Dade more than two years ago, was arrested in Connecticut.
(Source: Connecticut Department of Correction)

Man Sought In 2013 Miami Murder Captured In Connecticut

A Jamaican national wanted for the murder of his elderly caregiver in Miami-Dade nearly two and a half years ago has been captured in Connecticut.


Steven MacKrell was last seen at a gas station in Pompano Beach. 
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CBS4 Exclusive: Police Want To Question Missing Broward Man About Deadly Hit-&-Run

A reward is now being offered in an effort to help police solve the disappearance of a man who has not been seen since the end of July.


Large police presence in City of Miami following police involved shooting on Thursday, August 20, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

Police Chief: Charging Dogs Led Officers To Fire Their Weapons

Two City of Miami Police officers will be assigned to desk duty after firing their weapons at several dogs that charged at them while investigating a report of a dispute.

CBS Miami–08/20/2015

Source: CBS4

Victims Speak Out After Nearly 70 Vehicles Are Burglarized At Pompano Beach Complex

Pompano Beach Beach Police are investigating the scene where dozens of cars were broken into overnight


Two men were rushed to the hospital after gunfire erupted in an Oakland Park warehouse area.  (Source: CBS4)

Cameras Capture Struggle Before Broward Business Owner Shoots Would-Be Robber

Dramatic new surveillance tape shows a striking struggle between a Broward business owner who authorities said shot a would-be robber five times before he too is shot.


Miami Fire Rescue officials investigated a suspicious package in front of a federal courthouse in Miami. (Source: CBS4)

Suspicious Package In Federal Courthouse Cleared Out

Miami Fire Rescue officials have checked a package deemed suspicious at a federal courthouse in Miami and given it the all clear.


One man was killed, three others injured in weekend shooting in southwest Miami-Dade. (Source: CBS4)

Grieving Mother Asks For Help In Finding Son’s Killer

A grieving mother, sister and cousin are asking for the public’s help after their 20-year-old loved one is shot and killed early Sunday morning while riding in a car with a friend.