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.

Alan Gross  (Source: CBS)

Alan Gross Speaks Out After Release From Cuban Prison

American Alan Gross is back in the U.S. after his release Wednesday morning from a Cuban jail.

12/17/2014

WOODBURY, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 24: Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during a Long Island Association luncheon with LIA President and CEO Kevin S. Law at the Crest Hollow Country Club on February 24, 2014 in Woodbury, New York. Bush is widely seen as a possible presidential contender in 2016. (Photo by Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Jeb Bush To “Actively Explore” Presidential Run

Some familiar faces are leading the field of likely Republican nominees for president in 2016. In a recent McClatchy-Marist poll, 2012 GOP nominee Mitt Romney topped the pack with support from approximately 19 percent of Republican voters.

12/16/2014

Computer Club

Middle, High School Students Take Part In “Hour Of Code”

Ahhh, how we love our computers. Whether its a PC, Mac, laptop, tablet or smartphone, they’ve become integrated into our day to day lives.

12/08/2014

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Man Extradited From Peru Over Alleged Sexual Assault On A Child

A man has been extradited from Peru to Miami to face charges of sexual assault on a child.

12/04/2014

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Storm Up North Causes Travel Troubles Down South

With turkey, stuffing and family on many travelers minds, not making it to their destination wasn’t what many travelers thought they would get before Thanksgiving.

11/26/2014

Michael Brown's father and  Trayvon Martin's parents attended a gospel concert in Miami Gardens on November 28, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

South Florida Residents Speak Out About Ferguson Decision

Residents in Miami-Dade and Broward County voiced their opinion on a grand jury’s decision not to indict an officer for shooting and killing Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

11/25/2014

Witnesses said this silver Ford Taurus slammed into a road worker on November 19, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Road Worker Hit While Working On Kendall Drive

A road worker had to be airlifted Wednesday night after a car slammed into him while he was on the job.

11/19/2014

September 28, 2014: The Spot in Miami. (Source: CBS4)

Inside The Interrogations Of Teen Accused Of The Spot Shooting

Newly-released video takes you inside the interrogation of a teen accused of shooting 15 people at a Miami nightclub.

11/17/2014

Members of the Miramar High Patriots and their parents protest outside the Broward County School Board building.  (Source: Gaby Fleischman/CBS4)

Emotions Boil Over As Miramar High’s Patriots Season Ends

The decision to end Miramar High School’s football season prior to the playoffs was made and then announced Thursday evening to an auditorium filled with students and parents and emotions ran high.

11/13/2014

A group of diners that BSO said walked out on a tab that cost nearly $300. (Source: BSO)

Tamarac Dine & ‘Dashers’ Come Clean, Pay Bill

A restaurant bill for $268.57 plus a $53 dollar tip is now paid in full.

11/12/2014

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