Austin York

austinyork Austin York  Austin is a weekday reporter and weekend anchor for KRLD and has been with CBS since 2008. In addition to his duties with KRLD am, Austin also does a Saturday sports show with David Robinson that can be heard on KRLD fm 105.3 The Fan from 2pm-6pm.

Prior to joining KRLD, Austin worked as a reporter and anchor as well as in the traffic department in San Antonio at newsradio 1200 WOAI. Hired in 2004, he quickly found his love for radio and began making his name as a jack of all trades.

Austin was born in Dallas, but moved often in Texas before his father relocated them to southern California where he grew up. He attended Arizona State were he graduated with a degree in Political Science. During his time in college, Austin interned in Washington DC with Senator Dianne Feinstein and later worked for Senator John  McCain’s presidential run in 2000.

Austin lives in Uptown Dallas where he enjoys hanging out with friends, working out, and anything outdoors.

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Marine Charged For Deadly UNT Shooting Back In Texas Soon

Authorities may bring accused UNT student killer Eric Johnson back to Texas sooner than originally thought.


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18-Year-Old Arlington Man Shot, Killed In Backyard

Arlington police are releasing more information about what lead to the murder Michael Hartley, 18. He was found dead in his backyard Saturday morning after a homeowner called police.


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Millionaire Lends Mansion To Single Mom Tornado Survivor And Special Needs Daughter

The North Texas millionaire who offered two luxury mansions worth $3.5 million and a car to families whose homes were destroyed when tornadoes ripped through town the day after Christmas – has chosen the first family.


Larry Combest arrested for indecency with a child in McKinney.

Plano Fireman Accused Of Sexual Misconduct With Several Children

Plano fireman Larry Combest, 45, is charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child, indecency with a child and attempted indecency with a child.


President Obama is is using his executive authority to increase the frequency and quality of background checks in gun purchases, among other things. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Gun Store Owner Expects Gun Sales To Shoot Up After Obama’s Speech

“Obama is the best gun salesman since Samuel Colt. Every time he opens his mouth and tries to limit gun purchase, it has the complete opposite effect.”


So-called 'affluenza' teen Ethan Couchand his mother Tonya ordered pizza while on the lam in Mexico. Problem is one of them used their cell phone; pinging authorities who were searching for the pair. (credit: CBS11 Art Department)

Officials: ‘Affluenza’ Teen Stays In Mexico, Mom Deported

A Mexico immigration official said the mother of the North Texas teenager known for using an “affluenza” defense in a fatal drunken-driving accident was deported.


One North Texas millionaire is opening up this home to families who lost everything in the 2015 tornado outbreak.(credit:

Millionaire Lends Colleyville Mansions To Tornado Survivors

A north Texas millionaire wants to lend two Colleyville mansions to families displaced by the tornadoes.


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Garland Donation Center Overflows For Tornado Victims

A center was established in Garland for volunteers, donors, and residents impacted by the tornado that ripped through the area last Saturday.


GARLAND, TEXAS - DECEMBER 28: John Lambert, 54, asks law enforcement if he can bring a vehicle into the parking lot at his residence to carry rescued items out as the recovery process begins following tornadoes which hit the area late Saturday night December 28, 2015 in Garland, Texas. A meteorolocical assault of tornadoes, blizzards and heavy rain have left dozens dead and a large path of property damage in the Central U.S. (Photo by Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Dallas County Sheriff’s Department Helps Employees Impacted By Tornadoes

The Dallas County sheriffs department is working to get employees and other cities affected by the tornadoes over the weekend, the help they need.


Want To Help Garland Tornado Survivors? Here’s How.

Join communities across North Texas continuing to rebuild following the deadly tornadoes over the weekend.


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Texas Police Officer Humbled By Help After Twister Hits His Home

A Dallas police officer says he’s humbled by the outpouring of support after his home was almost completely destroyed by storms and tornadoes this past weekend.


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‘Luna-Tikes’ Author Broaches Tough Topics For Children

American hero Pat Tillman’s younger brother is making a name for himself, not on the football field… but in the pages of colorful new children’s books.




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