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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Neighbor's and friends told CBS4's Peter D'Oench that the father was Armando Hernandez and the mother was Lidia Esther and they identified the daughter as Analida Hernandez.  (Courtesy: CBS4 Viewer)

Cause Of Deadly Mobile Home Fire Under Investigation

The Broward Sheriff’s Office is trying to find out what caused a mobile home fire that killed two people Wednesday morning.


(upper left) Rolando Arteaga, (upper right) Miosotiz Barbara Rodriguez, (botton left) Hugo Zuniga and (bottom right) Jacqueline Garcia. (Miami-Dade Corrections)

Judge Orders 7 Children Found In House Of Filth To Remain In Foster Care

Seven children, between the ages of 1 and 9 years old are in protective custody after being found in a house of filth in Miami Gardens.


No matter how hard CBS4's Gary Nelson presses, this elevator is going nowhere. (Source: CBS4)

Tower Of Terror: Disabled & Elderly Apartment Residents Still ‘Trapped’ By Broken Elevator

For the 11th day, there’s still no elevator service for the disabled and elderly residents of a seven-story apartment building on Miami Beach.


John Stevens III and Michelle Stevens were killed in front of their home. (Source:  Facebook)

Memorial Held For Victims Of Bizarre Face-Biting Attack

It was an emotional day for the family of a Tequesta couple brutally murdered in their home.


John Stevens III and Michelle Stevens were killed in front of their home. (Source:  Facebook)

Family Of Couple Killed In Face-Biting Attack In Disbelief

The family of Tequesta man and his wife who were savagely attacked and killed at their home earlier this week are shocked and saddened.


Austin Harrouff (Source: Facebook/ Austin Harrouff)

Teen Accused In Face-Biting Slayings Now Conscious

A Florida State University student accused of killing a couple and biting the dead man’s face remains hospitalized but is now conscious with guards by his side.


Security cameras captured video of the man deputies are looking for. Video showed him entering the restaurant then again skulking outside, waiting for his victim to emerge from the restaurant. (Courtesy: BSO)

Man Violently Attacks, Robs Elderly Woman Outside Restaurant

Deputies are searching for a man caught on camera violently snatching a chain from an elderly woman outside a Pompano Beach restaurant.


Allen Bregman (Source: Miami-Dade Police)

Police Say They’ve Solved 1977 Cold Case Of Murdered Miami Nurse

Decades after the brutal shooting death of a woman in her Coral Gables home, authorities say they’ve cracked the cold case and made an arrest.


It was a big mess in Miami Gardens Friday morning when a man with a machete claimed there was an explosive device in his car. (Source: CBS4)

Police: Man With Machete Claimed He Had Explosive In Miami Gardens

It was a big mess in Miami Gardens Friday morning when a man with a machete claimed there was an explosive device in his car.


Gas Station Clerks Fight Back Against Robbers With Baseball Bat (Courtesy: Florida City Police)

Gas Station Clerks Fight Back Against Robbers With Baseball Bat

New surveillance shows two clerks at a Shell gas station fighting back against two robbers who stormed into their store and started attacking them with a baseball bat.



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