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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Knife wielding man shot by police in southwest Miami-Dade.  (Source: CBS4)

Man Who Stabbed Wife, Son Shot By Police

A man who reportedly stabbed his wife and son was shot and killed by Miami-Dade police early Thursday morning.


(Source: CBS4)

Police: Dogs May Have Mauled Elderly Woman

Three dogs were removed from a southwest Miami-Dade home where the body of an elderly woman was found Tuesday afternoon.


Miami police are searching for two girls who they suspect are the victims of a parental abduction. (Source: Miami Police)

Miami Police Search For Parents Of Kidnapped Girls

Miami Police are searching for two girls who they suspect are the victims of a parental abduction.


he residents of two North Lauderdale homes were shaken up but not hurt after someone fired off dozens of rounds into the houses.  (Source: CBS4)

Two Homes With 13 Victims Shot Up In North Lauderdale

Detectives from the Broward Sheriff’s Office are looking for two gunmen who shot up two homes in North Lauderdale early Wednesday morning that had 13 victims living in them.

CBS Miami–09/18/2015

Police taped off this red Jeep as they investigate a double shooting in Sunrise. 
(Source: CBS4)

Two Men Shot At Sunrise Condominium Complex

There were tense moments Thursday afternoon at a condominium complex off busy North Pine Island Road as two men were shot and police scoured the area for a gunman.


Andres Garcia (Source: Garcia Family)

Stepson: Road Ranger Killed On Turnpike Devoted To Job

The step-son of a veteran Road Ranger who was struck be a dump truck and killed Tuesday on the Florida Turnpike says his step-father was devoted to his job and “always helped everyone.”

CBS Miami–09/16/2015

Marlina Shellman (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Broward Mother Accused Of Beating Son With Fists, Broom For Not Stealing Food

A North Lauderdale woman is accused of physically abusing a 13-year old boy.


Scene of shooting. (CBS4)

Miami Police Trying To See If Murders Of 3 Young People Are Connected

Miami Police are trying to see if the murders of three young people last week are connected.


Miami Police said 21-year-old Matthew Jackson was shot multiple times and whose body was discovered in an alley on August 31, 2015 at 650 N.W. 50th St. (Courtesy Miami Police Dept.)

Grieving Parents Plead For Info In Son’s Death Investigation

A grieving mother and father are asking for the community’s help after their 21-year-old son was shot and killed recently in Model City.


"We was very close to Jean Carlos. Jean Carlos was the happiness in our family," said the victim's cousin Amirilis Lopez on September 10, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

Hit & Run Victim’s Family Pleads For Info On Driver

The family of a man killed while riding his scooter in Miami made a passionate plea for someone to come forward with information on Thursday morning.