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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Richard Williams Jr. was gunned down near an apartment building at 840 N.W. 70th St. on Sunday, January 17th.
(Source: Bernice Stringer )

CBS4 Exclusive: Grieving Relatives Hold Vigil After Teen Gunned Down

Grieving relatives held a vigil Thursday night outside the home of a 15-year-old Miami boy who was gunned down Sunday morning outside an apartment building.


Teen shot in Florida City.  (Source: CBS4)

Florida City Shooting Which Injured Boy May Be Gang Related

A 14-year-old Homestead boy is in the intensive care unit at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital after police said he was shot three times in what could be a gang-related incident.


Plywood covers the broken windows that were shot out a Northwest Miami-Dade Wendy's on Jan. 18, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

North Dade Wendy’s Windows Shattered

Plywood covers three windows at a northern Miami-Dade restaurant after it was targeted by a vandal or vandals.


An undated photo shows Michael Riddering, who was killed in an attack on a hotel and cafe in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso on January 15, 2016.  (Source: Facebook)

Cooper City Humanitarian Killed In African Al Qaeda Attack

A South Florida native and Christian missionary was among those killed by an al Qaeda group who opened fire at a cafe in Burkina Faso, West Africa on Friday.


(Source: CBS4)

Winning Powerball Ticket Sold In Melbourne Beach

It was the talk of the town this morning in Melbourne Beach – the winning Powerball ticket.


South Miami police say this man  ransacked vehicles at a car repair shop and could have more victims.
(Source: South Miami Police Department)

Exclusive: Surveillance Shows “Methodical” South Miami Car Burglar

New surveillance tape shows a burglar ransacking vehicles at a car repair shop this past weekend and South Miami’s police chief says he hopes he’ll be captured before he strikes again.


Rescue crews searched for shoppers after multiple aisles collapsed at a Boca Raton store Tuesday morning. (Source: Twitter/ Palm Beach County Fire Rescue)

Three People Injured Inside Party City Store When Shelves Collapse

Three people were injured Tuesday morning when seven aisle shelves collapsed inside a Party City store.


The man pictured is accused of pickpocketing a 94-year-old man at a Pinecrest Publix. He reportedly used the victim’s credit cards to charge $6,400 at a Bloomingdale’s store.
(Source: Pinecrest Police)

Exclusive: Elderly Victim Of Pickpocket Speaks Out As New Surveillance Released

A 94-year-old, World War II veteran is asking for the public’s help in finding a pickpocket who victimized him. As he speaks out, police in Pinecrest are releasing new surveillance video of the suspect.


Courtroom Gavel

No Formal Charges For Children Accused Of Trying To Steal Bike

Two children arrested for allegedly attacking and trying to steal a 10-year old’s bike in Hallandale Beach will not face formal charges.


Miguel and Ada Rojas were gifted a new puppy after their 3-year-old Chihuahua was mauled to death. 
(Source: CBS4)

Elderly Couple Gifted Puppy After Pet Chihuahua Killed By Dogs

A heart-broken, elderly West Miami couple whose beloved 3-year-old, 5-pound Chihuahua was mauled to death by another dog received a special gift on Friday.




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