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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Daijon Mullings (Source: Alethea Mullsings)

Family Seeks Answers After Boy Dies At Summer Camp

The family of a boy, who collapsed while at a summer camp Wednesday, is grieving, looking for answers as to what happened to the 10-year-old.


Jonathan Gilbert (Source: Miami-Dade Police)

Police Seek 19-Year Old Man Who Fired At Officers

Miami-Dade Police are asking for the public’s help after they say a 19-year-old man known on the streets as “J-Rock” fired at two undercover officers Tuesday afternoon who were working together in a robbery intervention detail.


The City of Miami Police Department is searching for an Ohio fugitive, and his family,  who could be linked to a motel murder. (Source: Miami Police)

Ohio Fugitive Sought In Miami Motel Murder

The search continues for a fugitive from Ohio, along with his wife and her daughter, after a man was found dead at a Miami motel where they were staying.


Salguero, Perugorria (Source: MDPD)

Two Arrested, Accused Of Taking Part In Real Estate Scheme

Two people are under arrest, accused of taking part in a real estate scheme that police say occurred over several months.


10-year-old recovering from being shot in the leg. (Source: CBS4)

10-Year-Old Shot Left Wondering, ‘Why Would They Do This To Me?’

A 10-year-old boy, shot in the leg Wednesday while he was riding his bicycle, remains in the hospital recovering from his wound.


A 10-year old was hospitalized after he was shot while playing outside a Miami rec center. (Source: CBS4)

10-Year-Old Shot At Miami Rec Center

A 10-year old was hospitalized after he was shot while playing outside a Miami rec center.


(Source: CBS4)

Detectives Search For Clues In Murder Of Man Who Was Mowing His Lawn

Miami Gardens Police detectives combed for clues Wednesday in the murder of a 61-year-old employee of Jackson Memorial Hospital who was gunned down Tuesday while mowing his lawn outside his home.


Residents of a Browsville apartment building leave after a fire.  (Source: CBS4)

Brownsville Apt Residents Flooded Out After Fire

More than two hundred residents of a Brownsville apartment were forced to find a temporary place to stay after a fire in their building.


Three people were injured in a shooting in Miami on May 29, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

Overtown Shooting Claims One Life, Leaves Three Wounded

One person died and two other were injured in a shooting in Miami on Friday.


Pigeon Thieves (Source: MDPD)

Police Look To Identify Pigeon Thieves Caught On Camera

Police are looking to identify three men caught on camera stealing hundreds of pigeons from a farm but there is a twist in the investigation.