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 man was shot in the leg during a shooting in Coconut Grove. (Source: CBS4)

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Norris Cole (Source: Anima Vona)

Man Killed By Stray Shot In Warehouse Triple Shooting

A murder investigation is underway after three bodies were found in a warehouse in northeast Miami-Dade.


Leonardo Gearing, 38, in an undated photo. (Courtesy: Gearing Family)

CBS4 Exclusive: Family Speaks Out After Road Rage Shooting Leaves Man In Coma

Days after a road rage incident led to a shooting, one man remains in the hospital in a coma and the gunman is on the loose.


Man charged in Liberty City gang rape appears before judge. (Source: CBS4)

4 Charged In Liberty City Gang Rape Of Woman

Four people are in custody, charged with the gang rape of a woman in Liberty City.


Miami-Dade Police investigate after crooks posed as officers and  robbed a home on Feb. 19, 2017. (Source: CBS4)

Victim Of Armed Home Invasion By Police Impersonators Speaks Out

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Jamaican musician Anthony Cruz speaks out following the murder of his 15-year-old daughter in a domestic incident in Sunrise. (Source: CBS4)

Jamaican Reggae Singer Anthony Cruz Speaks About Daughter’s Murder

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Officers at the scene following a violent purse snatching in El Portal on Feb. 15, 2016. (Source: CBS4)

Police Hope Teens In Custody Lead Them To 2 ‘Dangerous’ Men At Large

Miami Police are asking for the public’s help to find two men considered armed and dangerous.


(Source: Hialeah Police Dept.)

‘Traveling Gypsy Crime Group’ Targeting Elderly In Hialeah

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Miami Norland Senior High School  (Source: CBS4)

Students Arrested After Gun Found In Car At Norland High School

Authorities detained four students at a Miami Gardens high school after reports of a gun at the school Tuesday morning.


An Uber driver and their passenger are shaken up after the car they were in was shot up in Miami.

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An Uber driver and their passenger are shaken up after the car they were in was shot up in Miami.



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