Brian New has been a member of the CBS 11 News team since 2013. In 2017, he was awarded the Lone Star Emmy for best investigative reporter. This is one of ten Emmy awards Brian has been honored with during his career. His recent I-Team investigations have uncovered flaws in the Dallas County probation system, federal gun laws not being enforced, and students being denied special education services from Texas public schools. In 2017, his investigation into road rage won a Lone Star Emmy for best investigative report.
Before moving to North Texas, Brian worked as an investigative reporter for the CBS affiliate in San Antonio. His investigations in South Texas 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 tested thousands of old rape kits.
A native of Denver, Colorado, Brian received his degree in broadcast journalism from Syracuse University. During his time at Syracuse University, Brian ran cross-country and track and field for the Orange. 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 happy to make their home in Frisco with their three young sons; Trent, Jack, and Luke. Most weekends they can be found at a soccer field or a basketball gym cheering on their sons.
“Part of me just wants to shut the door, walk away, and start over,” said one homeowner.
He survived Hurricane Katrina, and says Harvey was “scarier.”
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In the past five years, the City of Dallas has spent more than $10.8 million to settle lawsuits against Dallas police officers.
The opening of the highly anticipated $17 million Mockingbird pedestrian bridge was been delayed yet again.
According to state crash records, hit-and-run deaths in the Dallas-Fort Worth area have increased 85 percent since 2012.
One year later, the July 7 ambush on police officers in downtown Dallas is still considered an open investigation, therefore; an official account of events from that night have never been made public.
Chances are you expect to get a fair price when you go to the pharmacy, especially if you have insurance.
A Garland man pleaded guilty Friday for his involvement in a road rage crash that killed 14-year-old Blake Casbeer.
A Dallas driver told the CBS11 I-Team he believes a man impersonating a police officer, who pulled him over, will do it again.
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