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Summer Knowles

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Summer Knowles is co-anchoring the CBS4 weekday morning news from 5-7 AM and 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.

Sky Diving

Quadruple Amputee Vet Flies High With The Golden Knights

A retired Army sergeant and a quadruple amputee got the experience of a lifetime, six thousand feet above land on Friday and not only is he Army strong, he also jumped Army strong.

02/28/2014

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New Chocolate Diet May Be A Dream Come True

Eating chocolate to lose weight sounds like a dream come true for anyone trying to lose a few pounds.

CBS Miami–02/27/2014

City of Miami Police Department Assistant Chief of Police Anita Najiy. (Source: CBS4)

Black History Month: Focus On MPD’s First Female Assistant Chief

CBS4 continues to celebrate Black History Month by recognizing special people in the South Florida community, including the City of Miami Police Department’s newest assistant chief whose recent appointment made history in the department.

CBS Miami–02/26/2014

Book Fair

More Teen Books Appealing To Adults

It’s called “kid-lit” but in this day in age, it’s not just for kids. Now the majority of books written for children and teens are actually being picked up by adults.

02/23/2014

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Alvin Ailey Dance Company Hosts Workshop In Miami

The renowned Alvin Ailey Dance Company hosted a dance workshop this week for local students as part of one of their community outreach programs.

02/13/2014

Firehouse Subs (Source: CBS4)

Thieves Target Sub Shop In Sunrise Three Times

The owner of a sandwich shop said his store has been burglarized several times in the last few months—and he’s fed up.

02/11/2014

sheridanhouse

Sheridan House Working To Save Students From Wrong Path

It started with a visit from a judge to the pastor of Sheridan Hills who wanted to avoid sending kids with behavioral problems to jail. Now, some 46 years later, the Sheridan House continues to provide help for families on everything from counseling to meal planning on a budget and more.

CBS Miami–02/07/2014

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Blue Monster Golf Course Reopens After Renovations

Donald Trump teed off Thursday morning at the Trump National Doral Resort, formerly the iconic Doral Country Club, that he’s invested hundred of millions of dollars into.

02/06/2014

Civil rights pioneer Thelma Gibson. (Source: CBS4)

Black History Month: Focus On Civil Rights Pioneer Thelma Gibson

CBS4 is celebrating Black History Month by recognizing special people who contributed to South Florida’s black history.

CBS Miami–02/05/2014

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Cocaine Congressman Trey Radel Resigns

Republican Trey Radel, who achieved infamy after pleading guilty to cocaine-possession charges in Washington, will resign his Congressional seat, CBS News has confirmed.

CBS Miami–01/27/2014

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