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.
Friends, families and tourists alike are reacting Wednesday to the 23-year-old who was arrested, charged with trying to use a backpack bomb on a crowded beach.
After a tense stand-off, Miami police were able to take an armed carjacking suspect into custody without incident.
The 19-year-old daughter of a security guard, who was gunned down at a Miami Gardens strip club, is speaking out, saying she is “very mad” and wants “justice” and anyone with information about the case to come forward.
A 13- year old girl is recovering at a South Florida hospital after she was shot overnight in front of her home near Goulds Park in southwest Miami-Dade.
Miami Dade Police got a call about a robbery but found a dead body once they arrived Thursday afternoon.
One person is dead, two others hospitalized after gunfire erupted at a Miami Gardens adult club.
Police are investigating a shooting that left one man wounded near a Miramar Wal-Mart on Monday.
The Miami-Dade Police Union says a veteran Homestead police officer, who shot and killed a man, was forced to fire his weapon Thursday afternoon because he “feared for his life.”
A father and his child are recovering in the hospital after they were hit by an oncoming Jeep Cherokee on a Miami street Thursday morning.
A Sweetwater man accused of forcing a young girl to have sex with him after friending him on social media is expected to appear in court Wednesday.