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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Families use blankets instead of electric heat.  Credit:  JD Miles - CBS 11

Families Endure Chill To Avoid High Bills

Despite the cold, some North Texans are refusing to heat their own homes.

02/24/2015

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Former Race Driver Has Advice For Ice Drivers

For those who have to go back to work Tuesday, there are ways to safely navigate over icy roads.

02/23/2015

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N. Texas Residents Unite To Fight Rising Electric Rates

You expect higher utility bills in the cold weather, but increases in one part of North Texas have homeowners uniting to fight what they consider skyrocketing electric rate hikes.

02/16/2015

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Anna High School Considering Arming Some Teachers

Parents in Anna are expected to pack a high school auditorium Thursday night to talk about allowing staff members to pack heat.

CBS 11–02/12/2015

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Kim Williams Testifies In Kaufman Trial

Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter ROCKWALL, Texas (AP) – The estranged wife of a former Texas justice of the peace testified that she was a “willing participant” in her husband’s revenge killings of a district attorney, his […]

12/16/2014

Elizabeth Christensen is a highly intelligent toddler. (credit: CBS 11 News)

2-Year-Old Scholar Proves Importance Of Libraries

A North Texas 2-year-old is now an internet sensation after video showing her ability to identify and explain what every organ of the human body does hit more than 80 thousand views on YouTube.

11/06/2014

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Police Search Car Of Man Last Seen With Christina Morris

Plano police have executed a search warrant on the car of the man last seen with missing Fort Worth woman Christina Morris.

CBS 11–11/04/2014

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Mom Breaks Silence About Son’s Death, Former DPD Officer’s Indictment

More than a year after the death of a Dallas man, a former Dallas police officer is now facing manslaughter charges for hitting him with a patrol car.

CBS 11–11/03/2014

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Deputy’s Wife Learned Of Ebola Test Results From CBS 11

Sergeant Michael Monnig’s wife, Lisa, didn’t receive the news that her husband tested negative for Ebola from doctors or state health authorities. She found out from CBS 11’s JD Miles during an exclusive interview Thursday afternoon.

10/09/2014

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McKinney High School Crowns Lesbian Homecoming Queen

An admitted long shot took home the crown amid smiles and applause.

10/04/2014

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An Exclusive Look Inside Isolation Rooms

Isolation rooms in most North Texas hospitals are very similar to the ones inside the Medical Center in McKinney and at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, where a patient with the first U.S. diagnosed Ebola case is being treated.

09/30/2014

Pallavi Dhawan was arrested for the murder of her 10-year-old son (credit: Frisco Police Department)

Bodies Found In Frisco At Home Of Mom Accused Of Murder

Police discovered two dead bodies at a Collin County home Wednesday. The location is the residence of Pallavi Dhawan and her husband Sumeet. Pallavi is the Frisco woman accused of killing her son back in January.

CBS 11–09/03/2014

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