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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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State District Judge Announces Campaign For Tarrant County DA

District judge Sharen Wilson is stepping down to run for another office.


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Burned Car May Have Been Mobile Meth Lab

Investigators suspect the care that burst into flames and sent five people to the hospital with severe burns may have been operating as a mobile meth lab.


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Carroll ISD Opting Out Of Federal Lunch Program

At least one North Texas school district has turned up its nose at the new federal lunch program.


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Bedford Library Joins Battle Against E-Book Publishers

The Bedford Public Library has joined more than two dozen others in a growing battle with e-book publishers.


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Arlington Convenience Store Sells Winning Powerball Ticket

Four people in Texas are holding million-dollar Powerball tickets, and one of them is in Arlington.


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Concern Over Water Supply As North Texas Continues To Grow

The phenomenal growth north of Dallas draws some concern about future growth if the water supply becomes an issue.


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Day After Thanksgiving A Big Day For The ER

Friday could be one of the busiest days of the year in your local emergency room.


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Dogs In Paradise While Owners Travel

About 100 dogs are spending their Thanksgiving weekend in luxury at a premier pet resort at DFW Airport.


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Stores Gearing Up For Black Friday Too

As you gear up for Black Friday, retailers are doing the same.


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Millions Of Pounds Of Turkey Heading For The Garbage

Americans will be wasting millions of pounds of turkey this Thanksgiving.


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Mansfield ISD Parents Trained On New Tech

The Mansfield ISD is inviting parents back to class for some technology training. Students go to class Monday with district-issued iPads, and parents will learn about them Monday night.


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Fort Worth Chief: Construction Causing Low Response Time

Fort Worth’s police chief told the City Council Thursday he’s working to reduce the response times of officers to high priority calls.