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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Crandall gas meeting (J.D. Miles - CBS11)

Atmos To Kaufman County Residents: ‘We Could’ve Done A Better Job’

Residents around a new valve station have endured the deafening roar of a natural gas release three times last week that also sent a foul odor into neighborhoods and created an evacuation scare.


Michael Plumlee, 27, was savagely beaten by another golfer on a Carrolton golf course.

Golfer Beats Another With Club; Inflicts Brain Injury

A barbaric attack on the Indian Creek Golf Club in Carrollton left one man with blood on his shirt, welts on his body that left the imprint of a golf club face as well as gash on the back of his head.


NTTA bills (CBS11)

Widow Sells Husband’s Classic Cars; Gets Toll Bills

Gretchen Cash said she started getting bills for unpaid tolls and the North Texas Tollway Authority sent these notices saying it would not accept copies of her bill of sale.


Trump signs at house in McKinney

Trump Supporter Packs Up Her Controversial Shrine

The only thing missing from Loyd’s Post-Election party was President Elect Donald Trump himself.

CBS 11–11/09/2016

A voter cast her ballot. (credit: Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Collin County Not Expecting Long Lines

Collin County is working to streamline the voting experience. If there’s a line, they have a unique way around it.

CBS 11–11/07/2016


Security Guard Wounded In ISIS Attack: “FBI Responsible”

The security guard who survived last year’s ISIS terrorist attack on the Culwell Center in Garland said not only are the terrorists responsible but so is the FBI for his injuries and the attack itself.


Election volunteer cut by Trump sign. (credit:CBSDFW)

A Political Stunt In Plano Draws Blood

Tuesday someone attached razor blades to a Trump-Pence sign, then used it to cover the official polling site sign at a polling location in Plano.

CBS 11–11/01/2016

Retirement celebration for Chief David Brown at Myerson Center (creitd:CBSDFW)

Dallas Salutes Retired Chief David Brown

Brown walked into the Morton Meyerson Symphony Center to a standing ovation.

CBS 11–10/27/2016

Attorney General Ken Paxton (courtesy: Facebook)

More Finger Pointing As Paxton’s Trial Expected To Cost $2M

More questions and finger pointing over hundreds of thousands of dollars Collin County taxpayers are plunking down for the prosecution of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.


(credit: City of McKinney)

Historic McKinney Mixing Old With New

The mixed-use development will bring more people to live and work in downtown McKinney.

CBS 11–10/19/2016

A police officer secures the Hamilton Park Pacesetter Magnet School campus after a first grader packed more than pencils in her backpack. (credit: CBS11 News)

Richardson First Grader Brings Loaded Gun To School

Parents at a Richardson school are reeling after a first grader brought a loaded gun to class this morning.


Bedford flag (cbs/dfw)

Bedford Neighborhood In Uproar Over Treatment Of American Flag

The homeowner explained the flag was only being used as an extra tarp to keep her $200 pile of gravel from washing away this morning.

CBS 11–10/14/2016



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