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.
A 50-year-old drifter who strangled an American Airlines employee in May of 1997 was sentenced Tuesday to life behind bars.
A grieving sister-in-law is speaking out after an expectant father is gunned down at a Cutler Bay apartment complex on Sunday night.
A grieving son is asking for the public’s help after his 78-year-old father was gunned down while opening up his restaurant with two other employees early Saturday morning.
The U.S. Coast Guard and Florida Fish and Wildlife officers continue to search for an Olympic sailor whose boat was found abandoned just off Dinner Key Marina Thursday night.
For the fifth time in recent months, Miami-Dade Police say some of their officers have been shot at while on duty. While they were not wounded, they say the latest incident could have been deadly.
The mother of an 11-year-old Miami Beach girl who was allegedly molested by a substitute Rabbi is speaking out for the first time, saying she is “shocked and hurt.”
Miami Police have arrested a 23-year-old man who they say shot a 10-year-old on the night of June 3rd while the boy was riding his bicycle on a basketball court near a playground filled with youngsters.
Witnesses say a driver of red Toyota Corolla who backed her car in to a marketplace panicked and then raced cross busy Northeast 6th Avenue, causing an accident involving two other cars and nearly driving her car into an apartment.
New surveillance tape shows a crime that authorities say is happening all around South Florida: victims who are targeted and followed after buying items at shopping malls.
North Miami Police displayed nearly 20 confiscated, fake weapons and surveillance tape of alleged car burglars and arrested a fugitive from Broward County as part of a daylong sweep of their city aimed at curbing crime.