Bud is the most veteran reporter at CBS 11 News with 42 years in major market television news, the last 36 years working the streets of Dallas/Fort Worth.
Bud has filed stories from four continents on wars, earthquakes, and other major events directly affecting North Texans. He has also reported on historic events closer to home, including the Fort Worth tornado, numerous Texas hurricanes, the Columbia Space Shuttle disaster, the Branch Davidian standoff near Waco, and a toddler falling into an uncapped well in Midland. Prior to moving to Dallas/Fort Worth, he was a reporter, newscast producer, and assignments editor for stations in Detroit, St. Louis, and Indianapolis.
Bud has won numerous statewide reporting awards from the Texas Associated Press, UPI, and the prestigious Headliner’s Club, in addition to being a Dallas Press Club “Katie” nominee. His award-winning work runs the gamut, from investigative excellence to “best feature” reporter. He has also taken home broadcast news awards while at WXYZ-TV in Detroit and WLWI-TV (now WTHR) in Indianapolis.
He is a member of the Dallas Press Club, the Indiana University Alumni Association, and the Descendants of the Founders of Ancient Windsor (Connecticut).
Dallas Police say they’ll refer a dog-mauling death to grand jury to determine if criminal charges should be considered.
Police in North Richland Hills worry a man wanted in a kidnapping and robbery there may also be a convicted sexual predator who escaped from a Fort Worth halfway house.
Wednesday city leaders cut the ribbon on a new archive vault, located deep inside Dallas City Hall. The facility is designed to shield the city’s most important records from the ravages of time.
There’s only one day left to file your income taxes so if you haven’t done them you’d better hurry. And if you have done your taxes there’s a possibility you’ll run into a problem frustrating lots of North Texans – tax identity theft.
A series of morning and afternoon rainstorms played havoc with drivers trying to commute to work and school. Repeated cloud bursts, one after another, took many motorists by surprise.
NASCAR fans from across the U.S. have winded their way to Fort Worth this weekend for Friday night’s O’Reilly 300 and Saturday night’s Sprint Cup race.
A proposed bill in the Texas legislature would limit cities’ powers to determine where or even if drilling for oil and gas should be allowed.
A 31-year-old Dallas man has turned himself in for a hit-and-run fatality along Mockingbird Lane early Easter Sunday morning.
McKinney police have arrested the 17-year old friend of a McKinney Boyd high school student who committed suicide.
Lake Worth woman says Starbucks fired her while she is still struggling with cancer.
A traffic fatality in Dallas’ Five Points neighborhood underscores the delicate balance between cars and foot traffic there.
A Kemp, Texas resident worries time may be running out for recognition of wounds he received in Vietnam.