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).
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.
The gray single story structure with blue shutters in northern Greenville was once an empty shell of a house; but soon it will be the new home— mortgage-free— to a disabled veteran.
They haven’t gone to drones yet, but Amazon is promising one-hour delivery service for selected areas in northwest Dallas County.
Dallas Police are now leading a criminal probe into accusations that a substitute gym teacher may have touched some fifth graders inappropriately.
It’s back to the future for streetcars in Dallas. On Monday Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) and the City of Dallas unveiled the 21st century version of streetcars that it will introduce to the streets of Dallas in April.
Could be a major hotel be coming to the sports district in Arlington? Right now, that’s the word coming from City Hall.
A mother and her son disappear — and now a note to family suggests they may be in imminent danger. Heidi Martinez-Trejo, 28, and her one-year-old son Carlos Gomez were last seen Saturday afternoon.
Authorities in Mesquite were forced to break open the window of a car on Tuesday afternoon when a child was found locked inside. The child’s father has been arrested.
A man who allegedly tried to leave the country after a hit-and-run crash goes on trial Tuesday in Fort Worth. Omar Mohammed is accused of hitting a 73-year-old pedestrian and then fleeing from the scene.