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.

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

Source: CBS4

Officer Assaulted In NW Miami-Dade, Police Search For Suspects

n officer was assaulted in northwest Miami-Dade Tuesday evening.

11/11/2014

Beth Ann Nemec  (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Christian School Teacher Charged With Child Abuse

A teacher at a Christian school in Hialeah is accused of crossing the line in disciplining her students.

11/11/2014

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL - NOVEMBER 15:  Patrons test their luck with slot machines at the renovated Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino  November 15, 2006 in Hallandale Beach, Florida. The slot machines are the state of Florida's first Las Vegas-style slot machines.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gulfstream Casino Allegedly Welches On Bet

In a promotional spot for Gulfstream Park and Casino, a pretty girl sits behind the wheel of a luxury car and holds a key, telling viewers the casino would be mailing out lots keys in a promotion to give away a very pricey Range Rover Sport.

11/10/2014

Andrew & Jill Tahmooressi (Source: Jill Tahmooressi)

Freed Marine Speaks Out About Being Jailed In Mexico

A marine from Weston who was jailed in Mexico for illegally entering the country with firearms spoke out about his experience.

11/06/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade Police Receive Grant To Cut Crime In Northside District

The Miami-Dade Police Department has received a federal grant to help them clean up their crime ridden Northside District.

11/06/2014

Dalicia Barnes (Source: Miami-Dade Department Of Corrections)

Police: Mother Threatens To Harm Kids, Officers Find Gun

Authorities are investigating a woman who Miami-Dade school officials said threatened to harm her kids in Miami Gardens on Wednesday.

11/05/2014

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