Arezow Doost

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Arezow is thrilled to be back in North Texas after years away from family and friends. Her family is originally from Afghanistan, and escaped Kabul after the Russian invasion when Arezow was just 7 years old.

After years of living with extended family in Pakistan, and later in a refugee camp in Germany, Arezow moved to North Texas as a teenager. Although she did not speak English when she arrived, she gradually learned the language by studying voraciously and by watching American television!

Arezow soon grew to love her adopted home and graduated from high school in Plano. She went on to study journalism at the University of Texas in Austin and began her television news career in Corpus Christi, and later Austin.

In 2005, Arezow had the opportunity to spend a week in Afghanistan, embedded with soldiers deployed with the Texas Army National Guard. She filed an award-winning series of reports on the experience, as well as a half-hour special. It remains one of the most memorable assignments of her career.

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Defense Rests In Trial Of Accused Keller ‘Black Widow’ Murderer

Testimony wrapped up Friday in the Keller “Black Widow” trial. Michele Williams who is accused in her husband, Greg Williams, murder did not testify.

CBS 11–09/26/2014

Michelle Williams interrogation video (credit: Keller Police)

Jurors Watch Police Interrogation At Williams Murder Trial

On the night her husband died, police questioned Michelle Williams for nearly five hours. That interrogation video took center stage on day two of her murder trial.

09/24/2014

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Hero’s Homecoming For Injured Dallas Firefighter

It’s been a slow and painful recovery for Dallas firefighter Jeff Patterson, who was injured in May.

09/19/2014

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Fatal Fort Worth Crash Investigated As DWI

One man was killed and another critically injured in a two-vehicle accident on State Highway 360 early Friday morning.

09/19/2014

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One Day To Raise Millions Of Dollars

North Texas Giving Day donations can make a huge impact all year long for hundreds of North Texas non-profit charities.

09/18/2014

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School Bus Cameras Go Dark In Some North Texas Cities

Cameras mounted on school buses are intended to keep kids safe by catching drivers who break the law. Many North Texas buses are equipped with them, yet some cities aren’t using them because it’s illegal.

09/17/2014

Lillian Skinner (c) and her friends at Grand Prairie High School. (credit: Arezow Doost/CBS 11 News)

Friends Give Special H.S. Student A Homecoming Surprise

Around Grand Prairie High School Lillian Skinner makes a point to say hello to everyone. Her laugh is infectious and her smile lights up a room. At the high school’s homecoming game, it was Lillian’s friends plotting a way to make her happy.

CBS 11–09/16/2014

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Elderly Residents Dealing With Bed Bug Infestation

Mary Mills can easily point out the bed bugs on her covers. She and other elderly residents at the at Spring Garden Apartments in Springtown say they’ve been dealing with the pesky bed bugs for several weeks now.

09/15/2014

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Reckless Drivers Endanger School Children At Bus Stop

It’s something Ed Rojas sees everyday in fact several times a day. In his North Fort Worth neighborhood he has captured cell phone video showing drivers breaking the law.

09/12/2014

Grandmother Patricia Sanders saved a 2-year-old girl, after she was left in a hot car on a 100-degree day. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Hero Grandma Couldn’t Ignore Screams Of Toddler In Hot Car

Patricia Sanders can’t get the cries out of her head. She can’t even stop thinking about a 2-year-old girl left alone in a hot car on Labor Day.

CBS 11–09/11/2014

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Mexico-Based Food Company Opening Plant In Cleburne

The small town of Cleburne is known for its charm and the railroad that runs through it. Soon the city will get a big boost in business. A Mexico-based food company is building a new plant in the city.

CBS 11–09/10/2014

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Schools Taking Special Measures & Brace For Enterovirus 68

Kindergartners at Independence Elementary School in the Keller Independent School District are learning a valuable lesson. Their special education comes as North Texas braces for Enterovirus 68.

CBS 11–09/09/2014

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