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.
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.
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 three windows at a northern Miami-Dade restaurant after it was targeted by a vandal or vandals.
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.
It was the talk of the town this morning in Melbourne Beach – the winning Powerball ticket.
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.
Three people were injured Tuesday morning when seven aisle shelves collapsed inside a Party City store.
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.
Two children arrested for allegedly attacking and trying to steal a 10-year old’s bike in Hallandale Beach will not face formal charges.
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.