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 woman was critically injured in a hit and run crash in northeast Miami-Dade. According to the Florida Highway Patrol the driver of a black Mercedes was speeding on Miami Gardens Drive when he ran a red light at NE 18th Avenue and slammed into a silver Toyota.
It was an emotional memorial service at a Pinecrest temple for journalist Steven Sotloff, whose killing at the hands of Islamic militants has sparked international outrage.
A Miami Beach Police Department spokesperson said Christopher Vital, 29, was charged with driving with a suspended license, possession of narcotics, DUI, and criminal mischief.
A steady flow of friends and family are showing support by stopping by the Pinecrest home of journalist Steven Sotloff’s parents.
The news of 31-year-old Steven Sotloff’s death, at the hands of ISIS militants, has devastated some neighbors of Pinecrest where his family lives.
South Florida parents arrested for reportedly leaving their two young boys in the car while they went gambling at a Hialeah Casino are expected to be released from jail.
Employees at Hialeah Park Casino say a veteran security guard on routine patrol may have saved the lives of young boys who were left alone in their parents car while their parents were gambling.
New surveillance tape obtained by CBS4 shows what West Miami’s Police Chief says is an alarming problem in South Florida: thieves targetting high-end cars for their expensive tire rims.
Wildlife trappers planned to search again Tuesday night in the canals of a Coral Gables neighborhood for a pair of crocodiles.
Police are trying to get the word out in one Coral Gables neighborhood after a man was bitten by a crocodile over the weekend – a first in Florida.