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 58-year-old Miami woman who was nearly killed in a horrific hit-and-run accident last week says it is a “miracle” that she survived and will need years to recover after being hospitalized with broken ribs and legs and a fractured pelvis and a collapsed lung.
Miami-Dade Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a Dodge Ram pickup truck that took the life of a bicyclist Monday morning.
A 19-year old student faced a judge on Friday after being arrested the day before for having a gun in school.
Miami Police are asking for the public’s help to find two drivers who hit a woman crossing a South Florida street.
It’s been a year since 54-year-old Noemi Gonzalez vanished without a trace from the North Miami duplex that she shared with her son Pedrito. Her loved ones, from New York and New Jersey, have returned to South Florida to meet with police and ask for the community’s help.
Gunfire during a wild shootout scared residents in a Northwest Miami-Dade neighborhood and prompted a “lockdown” at two nearby schools.
Detectives from North Miami Beach are trying to solve a new mystery involving the body of a young woman whose body was found inside a black Jetta in a residential neighborhood.
A Miami day care was left in the dark after it was broken into overnight and copper wiring was stolen out of its electrical system.
A 22-year-old Hollywood man is behind bars in an identity theft case involving dozens of current and former Miami-Dade Public School students.
A victim spoke out as new surveillance tape shows two criminals stealing $4,000 worth of items from his unlocked truck and police said it shows an alarming trend: young criminals looking for unlocked vehicles they can break in to in the middle of the night.