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.
n officer was assaulted in northwest Miami-Dade Tuesday evening.
A teacher at a Christian school in Hialeah is accused of crossing the line in disciplining her students.
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.
A marine from Weston who was jailed in Mexico for illegally entering the country with firearms spoke out about his experience.
The Miami-Dade Police Department has received a federal grant to help them clean up their crime ridden Northside District.
Authorities are investigating a woman who Miami-Dade school officials said threatened to harm her kids in Miami Gardens on Wednesday.
The African American vote is expected to play a big role in the governor’s race.
A prisoner has escaped from the Dade Correctional Institution, said Florida Department of Law Enforcement officials Friday night.
33 migrants were found floating off the coast of Boca Raton on Wednesday and they were actually spotted during a search for two rafters who have been missing since Monday.
A 5-month old puppy who was the victim of a hit and run in in Florida City over the weekend will soon be ready for a new home.