Brian New 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.
Hundreds gathered Monday night at McKinney North High School for a vigil for 17-year-old Cody Hensley.
The Exide battery recycling plant in Frisco has been shut down for a year. But some Frisco residents said that the fight is not yet over. The issue is what to do with the plant’s waste.
While many growing school districts across North Texas are building new schools, the Richardson ISD voted on Monday night to expand four of its existing ones.
Former U.S. Speaker of the House Jim Wright says he was denied a state ID card just before Election Day.
Tired of the drama and the lack of local control, some parents in East Dallas are looking into secede from Dallas ISD to form a new school district — White Rock ISD.
A study released Wednesday discovered that research about youth concussions is limited, and more studies are needed to determine the effects of concussions on children.
The Collin County Tax Collector-Assessor says his office won’t be able to help Plano Police collect on tens of thousands of unpaid red light camera violations.
Frustrated neighbors in a new south Dallas subdivision say the Dallas Police Department didn’t do enough when they called to report a drug house.
It was first and ten near the end first quarter, when the Downing Middle School football coach made a call that made a dream come true.
Ever since driving into Dallas, the car service technology company, Uber, has run into opposition from city hall. Behind that opposition the CBS 11 I-Team consistently found Uber’s competition, Yellow Cab.
The man who Dallas police say is responsible for 15 armed robberies, most targeting local insurance offices, was arrested over the weekend.
A local church has reached out to help football players at Irving High School.