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).
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.
A bizarre odyssey of a missing man ends with his body found in the trunk of his car — that had been towed days earlier.
The final word over the Super Bowl seat mishap four years ago is now in the hands of a federal court jury.
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has been called to testify in federal civil trial about mishap over Super Bowl 45 seats.
The brick facing of an outside wall suddenly collapsed at an East Dallas apartment complex Monday morning, taking hundreds of bricks with it.
On Friday it was revealed Thursday’s victim of a deadly, bizarre slip-and-fall accident in Fort Worth was Ricky Joe Katcher, of Benbrook.
Texas’ new one-sticker law for both vehicle inspections and registrations got its first full business day on Monday… with mixed results in the eyes of some drivers.
It may be February, but it’s not too early for North Texans to prepare of the annual invasion of migratory birds — and the problems some of them can bring.
Snowfall at the worst possible time prompted Midlothian school officials to call off classes for half its students — but only half of them.