Peter D’Oench

peter doench 600x450 Peter DOench

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.

E-Mail Peter D’Oench

Peter D’Oench’s Twitter Feed | Peter’s Facebook Page

Mila Dago (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Woman Texts “Driving Drunk Woo” Minutes Before Deadly Crash

A woman charged with DUI manslaughter for a crash which killed her friend in downtown Miami sent a text to her boyfriend which read “Driving drunk woo” and “I’ll be dead thanks to you” and “Lata” minutes before the accident.


Auto Theft (Source: MDPD/YouTube)

Bandit Makes Off With VW Bug From Car Wash

Police are looking for the person who took a woman’s car while she was waiting for it to be washed.


Source: CBS4

Surveillance Tape Shows Victim Moments Before Fatal Hit & Run

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE (CBSMiami) – New surveillance tape obtained by CBS4 shows the heart-wrenching final moments in the life of a man with cerebral palsy whose life is taken by a […]


(Source: CBS4)

Family Run Restaurant Reduced To Rubble In Blaze, Two Injured

Two people were injured in a restaurant explosion and fire in Homestead.


William Ramirez is credited with saving the life of Miami Police Officer Rosny Obas during a shootout on April 14, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

Good Samaritan Honored For Saving Officer’s Life During Shootout

A good Samaritan was honored Thursday, credited for saving the life of an officer during a shootout in Miami.


Bay Harbor Islands Police Chief Sean Hemingway told CBS4’s Peter D’Oench that they were victimized by some men who were part of a group of six criminals who have struck at least nine times in mostly high-end communities between northern Palm Beach county and Bay Harbor islands between December 1st of last year and March 15th. (Source: CBS4)

Bay Harbor Islands Couples Offer $70K Rewards For Return Of Their Jewelry

Two Bay Harbor islands couples are offering rewards of $70,000 after they say thieves stole nearly $1 million worth of jewelry and valuable items from their condominiums.


A person on a bicycle was struck and killed on the Julia Tuttle Causeway.  (Source: CBS4)

Bicyclist Struck, Killed On Julia Tuttle

A bicyclist in his mid 20s was struck and killed while riding across the Julia Tuttle Causeway and the woman who struck him says she hit him by accident after another car cut her off.


Cadillac Escalade crashes into a dry cleaners. (Source:  FLPDPIO/YouTube)

Video Captures Escalade’s Smashing Entrance Into Dry Cleaners

New surveillance tape shows a black Cadillac Escalade driving through an open door at a Fort Lauderdale dry cleaner on Friday morning in what could have been a deadly accident.


Several people were injured after a car slammed into a business in Ft. Lauderdale.  (Source: CBS4)

Car Slams Into Ft. Lauderdale Dry Cleaners

Several people were injured after a car slammed into a business in Ft. Lauderdale.


Chopper4 was over the scene of a death investigation on Friday just after 7 a.m. A body could be seen covered with a tarp.  There was a car nearby but it is unknown how it was related to the incident. (Source: CBS4)

Traffic Tie Ups Amid Death Investigation On Turnpike

Miami-Dade Police are investigating the death of a person near Florida’s Turnpike and US1.