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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Study: Elimination Of Texas Toll Roads Would Cost $24B

State lawmakers requested TxDOT to come up with an estimate to eliminate toll roads, although; lawmakers don’t expect all tolls to go away.


DART Cotton Belt Line (DART)

DART Looks To Fast-Track The Cotton Belt Line To 2022

A year ago, DART officials said the Plano to DFW Airport train line would have to wait until 2035. DART now wants to push the project up and have the east-west line operational by 2022.


Little Elm students running across Highway 380 leaving school. (CBS11)

Denton ISD Wants To Limit Foot Traffic Across Highway 380

Not even five minutes after class was dismissed, a handful of students were spotted running out in front of cars crossing the congested highway.



City Leaders Push For New Underground DART Line

Six Dallas City Council members publicly voiced support this week for pushing the downtown line underground.


A shooting at a Fort Worth home left two people dead. (Brian New/CBS11)

Fort Worth Child Witnesses Murder-Suicide Of Parents

Police responded to an apparent murder-suicide at a home in the 2000 block of Castleview Drive in Fort Worth Sunday.


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Top 5 Back-To-School Tips

Whether your child is starting preschool or pre-med, parents understand this time of year can be stressful. To help ease the new school year’s anxieties, here’s our Top Five Tips to help your family get back to school.

CBS 11–08/10/2016

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More Than 600 Animals Rescued By SPCA In July

The seizure of 14 pit bulls from a property in Kaufman County capped off what has been an alarming number of cruelty cases in July for the SPCA of Texas.


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.

CBS 11–07/24/2016

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.




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