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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Church Worker Injured After Skateboarder Bumps Him Down Stairs

Dallas Police are asking for anyone with information to come forward to find two men who allegedly knocked a man down a flight of stairs at The Cathedral De Guadalupe in downtown.


The World Famous Mesquite Rodeo

You can’t even begin to talk about Mesquite without mentioning the world famous Mesquite Rodeo. KRLD’s Austin York takes a look at the bulls, blood, sweat and tears that put the city on the map.


Police Answer For Not Responding To Dangerous Driving Incident

Police in Dallas are speaking out about video of reckless driving that was posted on Facebook recently, showing drivers doing donuts in a south Dallas intersection for nearly 30 minutes with no response from authorities.


Police Investigating Death At High Five

Police in Dallas responded to the scene of a deadly mishap early Wednesday at the High Five interchange. There was a car crash on an elevated ramp and a body found on the roadway below.


Two Fort Worth Assistant Police Chiefs Demoted

Pridgen and Keyes were accused of leaking Officer William Martin’s body camera video of a controversial arrest in December.


Study: Dallas Police Don’t Target Minorities, Social Media Distorts Perception

A new study debunks the belief that white Dallas police officers use force against blacks and Hispanics disproportionately.


Man Kills Himself Inside Bedford Police Department Bathroom

Police in Bedford say a 68-year-old man is dead after shooting himself in one of their police station bathrooms.


Man Arrested For Drunk Texting 911 From Bar

Lt. Johnny Rose says Taylor was warned several times not to abuse the 911 system with non-emergency messages. But instead of stopping he continued sending messages and calling dispatchers and deputies names.


DISD Police Handcuff 7-Year-Old With Special Needs

A family is outraged after a 7-year-old boy was placed in handcuffs and surrounded by DISD police at a mental health facility in DeSoto.


Department Of Justice Investigates Jordan Edwards Case

A Department of Justice investigation is now underway into the Balch Springs police shooting of a 15 year old.


Abused Puppy Renamed “Spirit” Dies From Injuries

“He still had some joy to him and trust. Sometimes we don’t understand when they have gone through what he has and the injuries, that he could still trust. But he did.”


Wylie Man Accused Of Stomping, Throwing Puppy

Authorities say they were told by several witnesses that 27-year-old, Andrew Callaway “stomped” and “threw” a boxer type puppy causing it to yelp in pain.




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