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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Felons Cook Up Legit Business With ‘Cornbread Hustle’

A post prison job placement firm called Cornbread Hustle teaches parolees how to become entrepreneurs.


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License Plates Are Getting Stolen All Over North Texas

There are cheap and easy ways to protect yourself.


Glenn White - retired Dallas Police officer/ fire victim (J.D. Miles - CBS11)

House Fire, Pension Limbo Impacting Retired Dallas Officer

Glenn White served 34 years as a Dallas Police officer and 18 years as Dallas Police Association President until retiring in 2012.


16-year-old Evan Hara debuted a new movie in Plano that he wrote, directed, and produced. (J.D. Miles/Twitter)

Local Teen Filmmaker Debuts New Movie In Plano

A movie premiered Wednesday night in Plano, which might not surprise the average moviegoer, but the age of the writer, director and producer certainly will.


Mail from the IRS. (CBS11)

IRS Scams Rampant During Tax Season

“The IRS is coming after you.” That’s the phony message seniors are getting too often in North Texas especially during tax season.


Rick Santorum (CBS11)

Former US Senator Calls For Case Against Texas AG To Be Dropped

A former Republican presidential candidate calls the criminal case against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton a political smear campaign from within his own party.


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Mom Dies In Plano Fire, Son Found With Slashed Throat

Authorities investigating an apartment fire in Plano now believe it may have been a crime to cover up severe child abuse.


Inside a self-driving car (J.D. Miles - CBS11)

Texas To Be Testing Ground For Automated Vehicles

The Texas Department of Transportation says self-driving vehicles be the solution to North Texas’ traffic problems.



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.


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.


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.


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.



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