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.
The McKinney Police Department held a formal press conference in response to a video submitted by CBS 11. In footage of the response to a disturbance call that some McKinney parents are calling “racially motivated,” an officer drew his weapon on a teenager during a pool party. Yelling and manhandling ensued.
The Denton city council will consider repealing its fracking ban Tuesday evening now that a new Texas law makes the ban unenforceable.
A Dallas man, who claims that he was beaten by a so-called “mama bear” after leading police on a high-speed chase back in February, said that he is not the true criminal in the case.
With the risk of localized flooding from the overflowing Trinity River, the City of Dallas has closed sections of more than 20 roads in area west of Stemmons Freeway (I-35 E), north of Northwest Highway and east of Luna Road and south of Royal Lane. This area will likely be blocked off to traffic through Monday morning’s commute.
Lewisville Lake inched Saturday towards its 100-year flood mark after another overnight rain storm along with additional water flowing into the lake from upstream. The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers closed the lake to boaters out of concern large wakes would flood nearby homes.
“I don’t put a lot of trust in what people say. I go by what I see,” says resident Cobina Post.
For these families, the only way out of their neighborhood is across an old wooden bridge.
The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF-1 tornado touched down in Irving Saturday night. Maximum winds hit 110MPH. Residents reported hearing an eerie sound last night during the storm; similar to a roar.
Resident: “Obviously my concern is that Lake Lewisville levels will get high enough to get into my house.”
Emma is bruised and has a busted eardrum along with head trauma.
Despite the Twin Peaks shootout in Waco, North Texas restaurant managers said they do not expect any hesitation from people to patronize restaurants that attract bikers.
If there was a question whether people still remember, for 17 North Texas families, this weekend that question was answered.