J.D. is an award-winning reporter who has been covering North Texas for CBS 11 since 1996. He began his career in Longview and also worked as a reporter in Johnson City, Tennessee and Tulsa, Oklahoma. But he’s a native Texan who was born in Dallas and raised in Plano. He attended Plano Senior High School and SMU, where he found his passion for journalism and decided to pursue a career in TV news.
J.D. has reported from all over the world including the Middle East, Europe and Canada. He has also covered Texas from the Gulf Coast to the Panhandle. You’ll see J.D. at the scene of many of the most important stories affecting North Texans. Some of his most memorable recent experiences include being knocked down by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, dodging wildfires in West Texas in 2006 and wading through floodwaters in North Texas in 2007, all while meeting some extraordinary people along the way.
When he’s not on air, J.D. is a competitive tennis player, and you’ll usually find him practicing on a court or playing in a local tournament. He currently covers the Dallas Police Department for CBS 11 and is always on the lookout for the next big story!
The dash cam in Carrollton Police Officer Wes Crowder’s patrol car captured a pickup truck swerving and hitting curbs before he decided to pull the driver over on Belt Line Road.
CBS11 was with the family of Jackie Hughes when they got word from Dallas Police that a body was found in a home on Castle Hills Drive around 5:00 p.m. Tuesday.
In a letter to a customer, Collin County Sheriff Jim Skinner says the “…enforcement of Dillard’s house rules was unacceptable…” and terminated it’s off duty work agreement with the store.
A family that spent the last year helping others in need is now relying on those people for help.
Ricki Bateman is only 38 and knows this Christmas could be her last because of an aggressive brain tumor.
He went from obscurity to the most popular airline employee in the country all because of a viral video.
Opposition is growing to an idea that would force some people from their homes in Murphy.
Criminals may be sending unwanted packages to your door this holiday season. It’s part of an elaborate scheme that police say you may not even know you’re a victim of until you return the package.
The mayor and other city officials showed off progress Tuesday on a sports venue that they believe could eventually eclipse The Star in popularity.
The board would only cite “philosophical differences.”
Dr. Allen Pearson walked out of here a free man on Friday after he was found not guilty. But he says it came at price that included his reputation, his business and life savings.
The Grand Prairie ISD Superintendent’s collectible car is worth more than $50,000 after students restored it