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.
Coral Gables police are one step closer to finding the driver who struck a bicyclist early Thursday morning and left him in the road to die.
Miami Police Chief Rodolfo Llanes is making a plea for the public’s help after two youngsters are shot and killed in one night in Miami.
The family of a Miami boy, who was shot while playing in front of his home on Monday, is outraged and demanding justice.
There is a break in the case of two Broward women who were terrified and robbed at gunpoint in late February outside a Chili’s restaurant on South University Drive in Plantation.
For the second time in the past three months, Pembroke Pines Police were called after a serious incident involving a victim who was attacked outside the Cigar Bar at the Shops at Pembroke Gardens.
A crash on US-27 in Palm Beach County claimed the lives of a Southwest Miami-Dade mother and her three children–the same family that CBS4 News spoke to six months ago after surviving a house fire.
A former Miami-Dade school teacher at Brownsville Middle School says she lost her job after reporting that one of her students told her that she had been molested by her stepfather.
A 14-year-old Homestead Middle School who was captured on cell phone throwing the first punch and ganging up on a fellow student during a violent brawl is speaking out along with her mother, saying he was enticed by the victim to fight her.
Authorities are searching for an arsonist who torched two police cars within a block of each other in northeast Miami-Dade.
A safety alert has been issued for an elderly man with an apparent sweet tooth who was caught on camera committing bank fraud.