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!
McKinney Police are letting body cam video speak for itself in defense of an arrest involving a city council member.
McKinney City Council Member La’Shadion Shemwell claims racial profiling and political retribution were behind his arrest during traffic stop.
Authorities have arrested a 17-year-old Plano High School student who was allegedly planning a mass shooting at the Stonebriar Centre in Frisco to happen later this month.
Hundreds of officers from all over the country converged on Lake Point Church in Rockwall for Officer Rogelio Santander’s funeral.
Sources tell CBS11, a pat down of shooting suspect Armando Juarez by an off-duty officer missed a handgun that was used during the shooting of two Dallas Police officers and a Home Depot employee.
Collin County homeowners are dealing with a side effect of last week’s severe storms that can be just as dangerous and unpredictable.
A bruise, along with what appears to be a fingernail impression on her son’s thigh, is what first got the attention of Tanya Adams.
Even without a gun, that intent was enough for police to charge the student for threatening to exhibit a firearm under a law that applies only to school property or a school bus.
“I saw picture of her skull that was accidentally posted on Facebook,” said Jonni Hare.
Passengers complained after the bus started swerving and noticed the driver pinching her cheeks with tweezers to stay awake.
Terrified passengers say their driver was falling asleep and it led to a confrontation caught on video.
The suspect in the Austin bombings is dead after a Wednesday morning incident along Interstate-35 in Round Rock, according to FBI and law enforcement sources.