Gary Nelson

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Gary Nelson has been a member of the CBS4 News team since September, 1992, coming on board in the days following Hurricane Andrew, a storm that ripped a swath of devastation across our community and ripped the roof off Gary’s house.

Gary’s colorful style and memorable story-telling ability have helped CBS4 News stand apart in South Florida television. It is a style Gary has been developing and sharing over 42 years of broadcast news experience. While Gary has lived and worked his entire life in Florida – beginning in his hometown of Gainesville – his many assignments across the United States and overseas have contributed to the numerous Emmy and Associated Press awards he has received for everything from spot news to feature stories to investigative reporting. He has also won the Edward R. Murrow award.

Gary is a member of the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences

Born and raised in Gainesville, Gary, of course, bleeds Orange and Blue as a big fan of the Florida Gators. Gary enjoys fishing, scrabble and quality time with his wife, Mary Jane. His son, Niles, is a cryptologist/linguist for United States Navy Security, who reads, writes and speaks Chinese.

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David Beckham’s billionaire partner did a day of media interviews Tuesday, and Beckham made a web appearance urging support of a plan to build a soccer stadium, and more, on the city of Miami’s Melreese Golf Course.


Water Restored To Western Doral After Main Rupture

Water was finally restored to the 30 block stretch of Doral at early Wednesday morning, hours later than expected.


Police Investigate 7-Eleven Shooting In Southwest Miami-Dade

Police are investigating a shooting at 7-Eleven store in Southwest Miami-Dade.


Massive Fire At Opa-locka Used Auto Parts Lot

Thick black plumes from burning cars in an Opa-locka junkyard could be seen for miles Friday morning in Miami Dade.


Miami-Dade Officers Won’t Be Charged In Rough Arrest Captured On Body Cam

A rough arrest caught on camera almost could have proven very costly for several Miami-Dade Police officers.


Driver Caught On Camera Using Device To Cover License Place While Going Through Toll

Some drivers are using a sophisticated technology to dodge their toll tab and keep cameras from capturing their license plate number.


Exclusive: Miami-Dade Police Conduct Unlicensed Contractor Bust

Over a recent two day period, undercover Miami-Dade police officers took down a cadre of allegedly illegal contractors.


Stranded 32-Foot Sailboat A Bummer For Hollywood Beach

A 32-foot sailboat with looks only a mother could love has become an eyesore for Hollywood Beach.


Two People Airlifted To Hospital After NW Miami-Dade Shooting

One person was airlifted to the hospital after a double shooting in northwest Miami-Dade.


Family Alleges Police Chase Led To Deadly Motorcycle Crash On Rickenbacker Causeway

A deadly accident involving a motorcyclist is raising a lot of questions.