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 rap group was involved in a highway shootout early Friday morning that ended with one person in the hospital, according to The Florida Highway Patrol.
Friends and neighbors are mourning the loss of a 49-year-old Miramar woman who was struck and killed Wednesday night by a tractor trailer while she was using her electric wheelchair.
The mother and step-mother of Keimouria Gardner, 17, along with community leaders, appealed to the community Tuesday to help find the person who shot the girl to death as she sat in a Miami-Dade Park last week.
A grieving grandfather and a saddened Miami-Dade Commissioner are appealing for the community’s help after a 17-year-old girl loses her life in a drive-by shooting.
An 18-year-old man with a criminal history has been arrested after a terrifying ordeal for two women in North Miami Beach.
A Broward burglar who ransacked a car dealership is busted after Plantation Police say he made two huge mistakes.
New details are emerging after two men arrested for firing weapons in an upscale Coral Gables neighborhood, prompting a S.W.A.T. team to be called out.
The director of Crime Stoppers in Miami-Dade County was arrested Friday morning on a contempt of court charge.
A two-year-old Northwest Miami-Dade toddler who was shot in the head in a drive-by two weekends ago is having nightmares from the experience but his mother expects him to make a full recovery.
The Miami-Dade Police Department will welcome the newest member of its K9 unit on Tuesday afternoon who comes to the department on the heels of a tragedy.