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Chuck Schechner

chuckschechner Chuck Schechner  Chuck is an award-winning reporter with decades of experience in Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas.   Chuck joined KRLD in 2002.   Since then he has covered the first anniversary ceremony in New York of  the 9/11 attack, the Columbia shuttle disaster from Johnson Space Center and rode out Hurricane Rita in a Beaumont high rise office building giving live reports.

He has won numerous awards including several from the Texas Medical Association for stories focusing on medical issues.  He’s been part of KRLD’s Edward R. Murrow Award for severe weather coverage that included  his live reports as he witnessed a deadly tornado hit near Fort Worth.  He’s been awarded numerous Associated Press Broadcasters awards and a Dallas Press Club Katie award.

Chuck has a wide variety of news stories in his experience.  He’s covered both Republican and Democratic presidential conventions.   Born and raised in Chicago, Chuck moved to Dallas while in  high school graduating from Thomas Jefferson High School.   He now heads the KRLD Fort Worth bureau.

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Revisiting Carrollton’s 19th Century History

So what was life like in north Texas when first settlers arrived?

08/22/2014

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Dart Adds DFW Airport Stop On Monday

We are just days away from the debut of DART’s new route to DFW Airport.

08/15/2014

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Mother, Three Children Injured In Fort Worth Crash

A woman and three children were transported to a local hospital after their vehicle slammed into the rear of a stopped utility truck Wednesday morning.

08/13/2014

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Bailey’s Barbeque: An Icon In Fort Worth

Despite its small size, Bailey’s Barbeque has been a Fort Worth icon for several generations. KRLD”s Chuck Schechner reports from the restaurant, which was founded and has been family-owned since 1931.

07/11/2014

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Memorial Service Remembers Vietnam Veterans

Several hundred people gathered in Arlington for a ceremony to remember those who lost their lives for our country.

KRLD–05/26/2014

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Denton Pharmacist And Husband Arrested For Money Laundering, Drug Charges

A Denton pharmacist and her husband are both under arrest, accused of money laundering and diverting controlled drugs.

05/21/2014

Haltom City and Fort Worth Police (Credit: Fort Worth PD)

Standoff Ends Peacefully In Haltom City

A standoff ended peacefully in Haltom City on Wednesday after a car stolen out of For Worth was spotted in the area.

05/07/2014

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Retired Machinist Building Knives In Cleburne

A former Bell Helicopter machinist calls Cleburne home. Though Paul Henicke is retired, he’s as busy as ever using the skills he learned on the job.

04/30/2014

(credit: Chuck Schechner/KRLD)

Child Walks To School After Being Hit By Car

Despite being hit by a car, a Fort Worth elementary school student walked on to class. It happened early Wednesday morning outside of a Fort Worth apartment complex.

04/09/2014

A major traffic jam. (credit: Getty Images/Jeff Topping)

Freeway Changing Policy To Allow Driving On Shoulder

In a first for Texas, one stretch of north Texas freeway is going to allow you to drive on the shoulder.

04/02/2014

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Gaelic Football Gaining Popularity In East Dallas

An import from Ireland is gaining popularity in east Dallas, and it’s not Guinness. In Ireland, it’s Gaelic football.

03/20/2014

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Man Shot While Driving In Fort Worth

A man was driving in north Fort Worth on Friday morning when a bullet came flying through his car windshield. He was struck in the neck and chest area and taken to the hospital.

03/14/2014

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