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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.

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Miami-Dade Police Burn 225 Barrels Of Drugs In Broward

Miami-Dade Police burned up drugs confiscated during investigations on Thursday.

08/08/2014

Miami Heat President Pat Riley and LeBron James speak during practice as part of the 2014 NBA Finals on June 6, 2014 at the Spurs Practice Facility in San Antonio, Texas.  Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Neighbors Buzz About LeBron James’ Future & Whereabouts

Miami Heat and Cleveland Cavaliers fans, along with the rest of the sports world, are anxiously waiting for the LeBron Jame’s decision.

07/11/2014

Florida Governor Rick Scott honored veterans in Hollywood, Florida on July 1, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Governor Scott Honors Nearly 200 Veterans In Hollywood

It was standing room only inside the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Hollywood Tuesday morning .

07/01/2014

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Local Civic Leader Leaves Lasting Legacy

Miami native Sybil Johnson passed away June 13th at the age of 93. She is gone but certainly not forgotten.

06/20/2014

Police are looking for a man who committed several car burglaries last night in Hialeah. (Source: CBS4)

Police Investigating Multiple Car Burglaries In Hialeah

Police are looking for a man who committed several car burglaries overnight in Hialeah. The man walked up and down the street in the area of 16th Avenue and West 65th Street going up to different cars.

06/19/2014

Dolphins host a fun fitness circuit for Special Olympians. (Source: CBS4)

Dolphins Host Fun Fitness Circuit For Special Olympians

Dozens of Special Olympic Athletes gathered on the field with the Miami Dolphins rookie class Monday for a fun fitness circuit—Fins style, of course.

06/16/2014

Smoke and ash from a brush fire in the eastern Everglades has spread as far south as Kendall. (Source: CBS4)

Brush Fire Smoke Blankets South Florida

Smoke and ash from a brush fire in the eastern Everglades has spread as far south as Kendall. Forestry officials said lightning sparked the fire Saturday night north of I-75 and west of U.S. 27 but it wasn’t until Sunday that the smell of smoke caught people’s attention.

06/09/2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has a new book out entitled "Hard Choices."  (Source: CBS4)

Sneak Peek At Hillary Clinton’s New Book

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has a new book out entitled “Hard Choices” which will be on store shelves Tuesday. It is published by Simon and Schuster; a division of CBS. CBS News was able to buy a copy of the book in advance.

06/06/2014

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Dania Beach Break-Ins Leave Neighborhood On High Alert

A Dania Beach neighborhood is on high alert after a string of car-break ins early Wednesday morning.

06/04/2014

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Star Witness In Zimmerman Trial Graduates High School

The teenager that was the last to speak with Trayvon Martin graduated from high school Friday.

05/30/2014

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