J.D. Miles

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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!

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North Texas Woman Gets $55,000 Hotel Bill For ‘Unspecified Damages’

The hotel didn’t appear to have undergone any recent major repairs when CBS11 News walked through it on Friday.

01/20/2017

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 19: President-elect Donald Trump and family pose at the end of the inauguration concert at the Lincoln Memorial January 19, 2017 in Washington, DC. Hundreds of thousands of people are expected tomorrow for Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States.  (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

Keller ISD Taking Heat For ‘Opt Out’ Option On Watching Inauguration

Some parents were surprised to receive an email this week from the district alerting them that they have the option to pull their child from viewing the inauguration.

01/19/2017

Hundreds of people came out to honor Detective Jerry Walker. He's the first Little Elm police officer ever killed in the line of duty. (photo credit: JD Miles/CBS11 News)

Hundreds Gather To Honor Fallen Little Elm Detective

Music filled a Little Elm Park and hundreds of hands held small burning flames to show how much they care about their men and women in blue.

01/18/2017

Joey Salas is popular around Oak Cliff, not only as an advocate for the disabled but also for his involvement with the Tejano music scene.

Disabled Hit-And-Run Victim Faces Double Leg Amputation

Joey Salas is popular around Oak Cliff, not only as an advocate for the disabled but also for his involvement with the Tejano music scene.

01/12/2017

File photo of a water pipeline in a trench. (credit: Getty Images/Ross Land)

Proposed Water Line Faces Opposition In Anna

A Collin County town is accused of turning its back on one of its oldest pioneer families.

01/10/2017

The Flores family (J.D. Miles - CBS11)

Family Never Got Cowboys Playoff Tickets They Ordered

A desperate family and police are searching for something a lot of people would like to get their hands on: missing tickets to this weekend’s Cowboys playoff game.

01/09/2017

Mike Plumlee is out of the hospital and has made a remarkable recovery from a skull fracture and broken ribs back in November.

Man Beaten With Golf Club Talks About His Ordeal

A Denton man is speaking publicly for the first time about the savage beating he says he was the victim of on a Carrollton golf course.

01/05/2017

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New Year’s Day Burglar Creeps Out Homeowner

Security cameras captured a man using the light from his phone to roam rooms while the Plano homeowner slept.

01/04/2017

dumping in Dallas (J.D. Miles - CBS11)

Dallas Resident Frustrated By Migration Of Homeless People

When the city shut down several downtown homeless camps last year, some moved south and they are overwhelming one man’s crusade to keep his neighborhood clean.

01/03/2017

TeleCalm (CBS11)

Possible Solution To Unwanted Calls From Solicitors, Scammers

The device was patented by a Carrollton businessman because he was having a problem with telemarketers targeting his elderly mother.

12/23/2016

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Farmersville Police Chief Calls Vandalism “Attack” On His City

A couple of teenagers took the expression “painting the town red” to the extreme by vandalizing several buildings and city facilities with spray paint.

12/21/2016

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Local Radio DJs Spend 6 Nights On Bus For Charity

It’s hard to imagine anyone choosing to spend the night outside instead of a warm home. But two radio DJs are doing it in Frisco — for a very good cause!

CBS 11–12/16/2016

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