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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Police investigate a car theft in southwest Miami-Dade. (Source: CBS4)

Stolen Cop’s Car Shines Light On String Of Neighborhood Theft

Miami-Dade Police are searching for a cop car that was stolen overnight from the home of one of their officers.


(Source: Miami-Dade Police Department)

Police: Man Arrested For Impersonating FBI Agent, Strong Armed Robbery

Coral Gables police says a sketch has led to an arrest of a man who impersonated a law enforcement officer and robbed a security guard.


Surveillance cameras were rolling as a Little Haiti catering manager was robbed at gunpoint.  (Source: Miami Police)

Little Haiti Catering Worker Robbed At Gunpoint

Surveillance cameras were rolling as a Little Haiti catering worker as he was robbed at gunpoint as his friend stood by unable to help.


Royce Teets (Source: BSO)

Police: Couple’s Heated Fight Ends With Fiancée Shot In The Chest

A Plantation man is behind bars, accused of shooting his fiancée in the chest and killing her.


Woman with a toy gun was taken into custody following a confrontation with a Miami-Dade police officer outside the Miami-Dade courthouse building. The officer pulled her Taser but the woman was not struck. (CBS4)

Caught On Camera: Woman With Toy Gun In Confrontation With Officer

Miami-Dade Police took a woman with a toy gun into custody Friday following a confrontation with an officer and the entire incident was caught on camera by a veteran CBS4 photographer.


Police want to identify the man seen stealing cash from a woman in Ft. Lauderdale. (Source: Ft. Lauderdale Police Dept.)

Exclusive: Elderly Woman Speaks Out After Being Robbed At CVS Store Counter

Ft. Lauderdale Police are hoping the community can help identify the man seen on video robbing a woman of her cash as she attempted to pay for her items.


Police suspect damage to this Ford Edge's side mirror and exterior are from a crash involving a pedestrian. (Source: CBS4)

Police Say Good Samaritan In Hit & Run Actually Caused Crash

After a preliminary investigation revealed that an 81-year-old man was struck by a hit-and-run driver, Miami-Dade Police have now determined that a good Samaritan who stuck around to help was actually the one at fault.


Liliana Moreno, 43, and her daughter, 8-year-old Daniela, have been missing since June 2016.  (Source: Doral Police Department)

Family Members Continue To Help Search For Missing Mother, Daughter

There are new developments in a family’s search for a Doral mother and her daughter who were last seen May 30th.


Students and faculty at FIU attended a memorial service, candlelight vigil and donated blood for the Orlando victims, one of whom used to go to school at FIU. (Source: CBS4)

Students, Faculty At FIU Gather For Candlelight Vigil To Honor Orlando Victims

The president of Florida International University gave an impassioned plea to students and staff to never let hate and violence dominate their lives but to also be on the lookout for suspicious activity.


(Source: CBS4)

Police: Teen’s Gun Threat Prompted ATV Chase

Authorities have charged three teenagers following a wild off-road chase on ATV’s in southwest Miami-Dade.




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