Brian New

Brian New

Brian joined the CBS 11 News team in 2013 after working as an investigative reporter for the CBS affiliate in San Antonio. While in South Texas, he was honored with six Lone Star Emmys, including one for his work along the U.S.-Mexico border. His investigations have exposed how drunk drivers dodged DWI charges, as well as how a loophole in a Texas law set mentally ill juvenile offenders free. As a result of a 2010 investigation, the San Antonio Police Department went back and tested thousands of old rape kits.

A native of Denver, Brian received his degree in broadcast journalism from Syracuse University. He went on to work as a reporter in Cheyenne, Amarillo and Omaha before he joined KENS in San Antonio, where he was named “Best Reporter” by the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters in 2009-10 and 2010-11.

Brian and his wife Rachel are both avid runners and big football fans. They are happy to make their home in North Texas with their young son, Trent.

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TSA security line at DFW Airport (Jack Fink - CBS11)

Top 5 Ways To Stay Safe At The Airport

Statistically, becoming a victim of a terrorist attack at an airport is extremely low, but security experts says it’s always smart to be prepared.


Demolition begins at the Fort Worth Stockyards for future projects. (CBS11)

More Than A Dozen Structures Coming Down At The Stockyards

Demolition work at the historic Fort Worth Stockyards is set to begin Monday morning.

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Barber with Gavin Long book (Brian New - CBS11)

Baton Rouge Gunman Visited Dallas Barber Shops Days Before Shooting

Gavin Long visited at least three barber shops on July 7 in the Oak Cliff area where he introduced himself by his pseudonym, Cosmo Setepenra, and passed out his holistic health book titled The Cosmo Way, Vol. 1 The Detox.


A family ended up just feet away from the Dallas sniper during the officer ambush. (CBS11)

Family Hid Behind Car Just Feet From Dallas Sniper Shooting

Agustin Pinales’ wife, Yajaira, and his two daughters initially took cover behind a car. All the while just feet away across the street inside an El Centro College building, gunman Micah Johnson was taking aim at officers.


ATF K9 Unit investigates in Downtown Dallas. (CBS11)

ATF Continues Tough Investigation In Downtown Dallas

The ATF is using different resources to put the pieces together on the tough Dallas investigation.


Tamika Batts was attacked by loose dogs (CBS11)

Woman Bit More Than 40 Times By Loose Dogs

A Dallas woman, fresh out of the hospital from a brutal dog attack, spent the Fourth of July inside away from the fireworks and barking dogs.


Fireworks show at Kaboom Town in Addison for 4th of July (CBS11)

Kaboom Town In Addison Draws Large Crowds

The annual Kaboom Town in Addison celebrates Fourth of July with a big fireworks show.


Texas Game Warden said a 9-year-old girl died in a tragic boating accident. (CBS11)

Child Dies In Tragic Boating Accident At Cedar Creek Lake

A 9-year-old girl died Friday at Cedar Creek Lake after, according to the Texas Game Warden, a freak boating accident.


Boom! Happy Fourth of July!

Fireworks Stand First Copeville Business To Reopen After December’s Tornado

The opening of a fireworks stand in the small Collin County community of Copeville marks the first business to reopen in the community since the December 26th tornado.


Nest thermostat

Homeowners Handing Over Control Of Thermostat To Lower Bills

CoServ Electric, which services most homes in Frisco as well as homes in parts of six North Texas counties, has started a new high-tech program aimed at lowering energy usage a peak times during the summer.


It's been six months since the EF4 tornado in Garland and Rowlett. (CBS11)

Churches Pray, Serve Where Deadly Tornadoes Struck Six Months Ago

Six months after a deadly outbreak of tornadoes, members from nearly every church in Rowlett walked the streets damaged from the December’s storm to let people know they have not been forgotten.


A shooting at Studio 74 in Fort Worth left two dead and several others injured. (CBS11)

Shooting At Fort Worth Dance Studio Leaves Two Dead, Several Injured

Two young men were killed and five people were hospitalized after a shooting outside a Fort Worth non-profit dance studio early Saturday.



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