Summer Knowles

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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.

(Photo Courtesy of Miami-Dade Police Department)

Selfie Could Help Miami-Dade Police Solve Auto Theft

A selfie might just be the break Miami-Dade police needed in a stolen car case.

10/17/2014

Samantha Stephens, 3.  (Source: Miami Police)

Police Locate Missing 3-Year-Old Child

Police in Miami say they’ve located a missing three-year-old girl who was considered to be endangered.

10/16/2014

Former Florida Governor and Democratic candidate for Governor Charlie Crist (L) and Republican Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) shake hands with the moderators after finishing their televised debate at Broward College on October 15, 2014 in Davie, Florida. Governor Scott is facing off against Crist in the November 4, 2014 governors race.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Locals & Lawmakers React To The Gubernatorial Debate

A Broward County College student who says she went in to Wednesday night’s gubernatorial debate undecided says she is still undecided.

10/15/2014

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Wyllie & Supporters Join In Protest At Debate

A day after a federal judge struck down Libertarian Party Candidate Adrian Wyllie’s request to be part of the gubernatorial debate, he asked supporters to join him in protest.

10/15/2014

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On Eve Of Debate: Preps, Polls & Judge’s Decisions

Wednesday night’s debate will not include Libertarian Party Candidate Adrian Wyllie. That’s after a judge struck down his attempt to join Governor Rick Scott and former Florida Governor Charlie Crist.

10/15/2014

Shocking video shows an out of control driver slam into a group of people dining in front of a Miami restaurant over the weekend. (Source: CBS4 Viewer)

Victims Who Were Dining When A Car Plowed Into Them Speak Out

You’ve seen the incredible video of a car driving right into a group of people eating at a Miami sidewalk café.

10/13/2014

October 10, 2014: Club Madonna.  (Source: CBS4)

Exclusive: Two Accused Of Making Child Bare All On Stage Break Silence

Two people who were charged with forcing a 13-year-old girl into prostitution have accepted plea deals on lesser charges.

10/10/2014

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17-Year-Old In Hospital After Hit And Run In Miami

A hit and run accident on Wednesday night in Miami has sent a 17-year-old to the hospital.

10/08/2014

Shocking video shows an out of control driver slam into a group of people dining in front of a Miami restaurant over the weekend. (Source: CBS4 Viewer)

Restaurants Serving Outdoor Diners Without Proper Permits

After a serious crash at a local eatery, where a car plowed into a group of people dining outside, CBS4 News learned not only does that restaurant not have a permit for outdoor dining, but according to the City of Miami’s Public Works Department, neither do any of the other businesses on that strip along NE 2nd Avenue and 46th St.

10/08/2014

Postal worker robbed and assaulted. (Source: CBS4)

Postal Worker Robbed Of Mailbox Key In North Miami

For a second time this year, a South Florida mail carrier has been robbed of their mail key in a north Miami neighborhood.

10/07/2014

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