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!
That pile left behind has police driving away suspected looters.
Walmart did not say how many employees are under investigation.
Local veterans are upset that a “noisy” exhibit has been moved in next to the Vietnam Memorial.
She says her wheelchair attendant left her in the baggage claim area of the secured customs terminal thinking she was connecting on another flight.
Don’t mess with our neighborhood. That’s the message from group of homeowners who caught a car burglar in the act and teamed up to apprehend him.
Some people are calling it a housing development in hell.
It’s an overcrowding problem that could put lives in danger. Almost every domestic violence shelter in North Texas is at capacity.
Police have issued a crime alert on the UTA campus after a second student was robbed at gunpoint in the past week. The latest one happened in a parking lot on Thursday afternoon.
Four months have passed since the Garland terror attack that left a security guard injured. Now, that guard is telling his story for the first time.
A woman was at work last Thursday when she watched her Richardson home get burglarized while it was happening. The entire incident was recorded by a pet camera.
The explosive announcement that Dallas County District Attorney Susan Hawk is taking leave to battle depression has some of her closest friends and colleagues at odds.
The head of the Dallas Police Association tells CBS 11 News that mentally beaten down officers are among the reasons for longer waits when it comes to responding to 911 calls.