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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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Top 5 Things You Should Buy On Black Friday

A shopping blogger said there are some deals where the product is limited and you’ll need to show-up in person and likely early.


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Top 5 Construction Projects Reshaping DFW

DFW is second only to New York City when it comes to having the most new construction projects.


CBS 11 I-Team investigates online shopping practices.

I-Team: You May Be Paying More Than Others When Shopping Online

The type of computer you use, your online search history, even your zip code have all been used by online retailers to determine what price you pay when you shop online.


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I-Team: TEA Pens Letter Denying It Capped Special Ed Enrollment

In the letter to the U.S. Department of Education, the TEA wrote that some districts may have incorrectly interpreted the 8.5 percent indicator as a “target”.

CBS 11–11/02/2016

I-35 Express Project

Top 5 Biggest Road Construction Projects In DFW

With a new approach allowing contractors to design and build a project simultaneously, TxDOT said that roads are being built twice as fast as they were just a decade ago.


Trick or treating children

Top 5 Halloween Safety Tips You May Not Have Heard

On Halloween night all you should be scared of are the ghosts and goblins – not for your family’s safety.


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Top 5 Surprisingly Good Effects Of Caffeine

The caffeine in your morning cup of coffee could actually be good for your brain.

CBS 11–10/18/2016

It's all fun and games until someone gets hurt. (credit: NurPhoto/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Top 5 Things You Should Know About The Clown Threats

In North Texas, this clown craze has caused major disruptions at dozens of schools. Several students have been arrested and face charges of making terroristic threats.


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I-Team: Texas Schools Failing To Evaluate Thousands Of Students For Special Ed

Since 2004 special education enrollment in Texas schools has dropped from 11.2 percent to 8.5 percent of the student population, according to state reports.

CBS 11–10/10/2016

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Arson Suspected At Vacant Homes In Oak Cliff

The Dallas Fire Department responded to three vacant house fires within an hour-and-a-half span Friday night in a neighborhood near E. Kiest Blvd and Texas State Highway 342.

CBS 11–10/08/2016

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Top 5 Things You Don’t Know About The State Fair

You don’t have to be a true Texan to know about Big Tex and all of the fried food at the the State Fair of Texas. But here are five things that even annual fair goers may not know about the fair.


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Top 5 Things You’re Paying Too Much For

Regardless of how much you make, overpaying can be a costly habit.

CBS 11–09/27/2016



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