Summer Knowles reports for CBS4 News. She joined CBS4 in June 2012. Summer came to Miami from KSLA News 12, Shreveport, LA, where she anchored the CBS affiliate’s morning and noon newscasts. Her previous assignments included: reporter, CBS12 News in West Palm Beach, FL; reporter FOX2 News, St. Louis, MO; and reporter, ABC 12, CBS19, and FOX27 affiliates, Charlottesville, VA. Summer is a Broadcast Journalism graduate of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, where she was the recipient of a four-year full track and field scholarship.
Although born in Atlanta, Georgia, Summer considers Miami her home because her father is a Miami native. She fondly remembers visiting her grandparents in Miami every year of her young life. Being the daughter of two retired U.S. Army officers, she lived in Georgia, Indiana, Texas, Germany, Kansas, and North Carolina growing up. She is a proud member of the National Association of Black Journalists and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Summer is conversational in Spanish and American Sign Language. She enjoys running, exercising, photography, and poetry. She has fully embraced South Florida by mentoring students and getting involved in other community service activities.
Ten hours after a carjacking at downtown Miami hotel, which four employees hospitalized, police arrested the man they believe was responsible.
Migrants came ashore Tuesday near a Key Biscayne condominium.
Fire crews were able to put out a blaze on a 250-foot cargo ship Wednesday evening. While the fire is out, firefighters are on standby.
A community member helped catch two people on the run, one considered a person of interest in the case of a missing woman.
Miami Beach City Manager Jimmy Morales is pushing to equip various city employees with wearable cameras.
A major break in the case of an off-duty correction officer shot outside his home last Friday.
Miami-Dade Police burned up drugs confiscated during investigations on Thursday.
Miami Heat and Cleveland Cavaliers fans, along with the rest of the sports world, are anxiously waiting for the LeBron Jame’s decision.
It was standing room only inside the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Hollywood Tuesday morning .
Miami native Sybil Johnson passed away June 13th at the age of 93. She is gone but certainly not forgotten.