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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.

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Veterans And The Fallen Honored In Miami Beach On Memorial Day

In honor and remembrance of our veteran’s ultimate sacrifice, a wreath-laying ceremony was held in Miami Beach Monday.

05/26/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Parents & Students Say No To Horseplay After Student Body-Slammed

Parents and students say they are changing the way they think about horseplay after a student is now recovering from spinal surgery after he says he was body-slammed at school.

05/15/2014

Coast Guard crews offloaded more than $ 3 million worth of cocaine and marijuana on May 9, 2014.(Source: CBS4)

Coast Guard Offloads At Least $3 Million Worth Of Drugs

Coast Guard crews teamed up Friday to offload more than $ 3 million worth of cocaine and marijuana.

05/09/2014

Apartment complex in Oakland Park where BSO deputies are conducting an investigation into the death of a 2-year-old boy on Thursday, May 8, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

BSO Investigates Death Of 2-Year-Old Boy

BSO deputies are investigating the death of toddler in Oakland Park.

CBS Miami–05/08/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Search Intensifies For Gunmen Who Fired At Police In NW Miami-Dade

Police, on Wednesday, handed out flyers asking for help in identifying the gunmen who fired multiple shots at police in northwest Miami-Dade.

05/07/2014

Residents of a Hollywood apartment building were forced to evacuate early Monday morning after a fire gutted in one of the units.  (Source: CBS4)

Fire Guts Hollywood Apartment

Residents of a Hollywood apartment building were forced to evacuate early Monday morning after a fire gutted in one of the units.

05/05/2014

Miami-Dade's 911 dispatch call center. (Source: CBS4)

Inside Miami-Dade County’s State Of The Art 911 Call Center

It can often be a thankless job but it’s a critical job. Public safety dispatchers and call takers are the people you will rely on, if you have emergency.

CBS Miami–04/18/2014

(Courtesy: Miami-Dade Police)

Family Asks Public For Help Solving Homicide Case

The family of a father of five who was shot and killed in February is asking for the community’s help to find answers in the unsolved homicide case.

04/03/2014

Rit joined the Fort Lauderdale Fire Department’s search and rescue team (Courtesy: City  of Fort Lauderdale)

Four-Legged Friend Joins Ft. Lauderale Fire Department

The newest member of the Fort Lauderdale Fire Department’s search and rescue team has four legs and is named “Rit.”

04/03/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Local Foster Children Pose For A Permanent Home

Local foster children got dolled up and stepped out in front of flashing cameras on Wednesday for their chance to find a home.

03/26/2014

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