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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Frisco ISD Budget Problems Could Have Huge Impact On District

The move would save FISD 18 million dollars. But saving money will come with a cost.

CBS 11–10/13/2016

Lt. Tony Crawford, Dallas Police Department. (credit:cbs/dfw)

DPD Lieutenant Paralyzed On The Job, Ready To Retire

Crawford lasted 25 years longer than a bullet, his body and everyone thought he would.

CBS 11–10/12/2016

Voter registration drive at Plano Denny's (J.D. Miles - CBS11)

Plano Denny’s Hosts Last Minute Voter Registration Drive

As the deadline to register to vote in the general election ticked closer on Tuesday, a Denny’s restaurant along Preston Road near the Bush Turnpike was staffed with volunteers.

10/11/2016

Neighborhood food pantry in McKinney (CBS11)

McKinney Homeowner Builds Food Pantry In Front Of Her House

Teri Youngdale built what she believes is McKinney’s only free-standing food pantry.

10/10/2016

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Plano Police Officer Reunited With DWI Crash Survivor

Rita Deysarkar was critically injured during a 2015 car crash involving a drunk driver. Plano police officer Morgan Helmberger was told that Deysarkar had only a six percent chance of surviving.

CBS 11–10/05/2016

Power substation. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Power Of The People Versus The Power of ONCOR

The substation Oncor is wanting to build would benefit The Star complex being built for the Cowboys and businesses along what’s called the five-billion-dollar mile.

CBS 11–10/03/2016

The administration of Cannon Elementary school is facing accusations of not following recently imposed federal guidelines that allow transgender students to use the bathroom of their choice.

Parents Pull Transgender Child From School Amid Bullying Accusations

A Grapevine elementary school is the latest battleground in the national debate over transgender bathrooms.

09/29/2016

State Fair of Texas (Image CBS 11, KTVT)

Safety On The Minds Of Ride Operators At State Fair

Recent injuries and even deaths have added real fear to the thrill of amusement park rides.

09/28/2016

Denton Guyer Football player Credit: CBSDFW

Plano Football Coaches Apologize For Dirty Hit In Denton Game

The high school sports world is still talking about what happened ‪on Friday night in Plano.

CBS 11–09/26/2016

Christina Morris' mother hugs family after verdict in kidnapping trial.

Arochi Sits Stone Faced As Guilty Verdict Read

As the family of Christina Morris left the courtroom they hugged and wiped away tears. Once outside the courthouse, she raised her fist in victory after two years of seeking justice.

CBS 11–09/21/2016

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

No Verdict After First Day Of Deliberations In Arochi Trial

The judge excused one juror who became sick during deliberations and was replaced by an alternate.

09/20/2016

DALLAS, TX - JULY 8:  Dallas police work near the scene where eleven Dallas police officers were shot and five have now died on July 8, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. According to reports, shots were fired during a protest being held in downtown Dallas in response to recent fatal shootings of two black men by police - Alton Sterling on July 5, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Philando Castile on July 6, 2016, in Falcon Heights, Minnesota. (Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)

DPA President Concerned That Police Pensions May Soon Be Gone

There’s worry among veteran officers that the pension board will soon vote to prevent retirees from moving their savings from the struggling fund into 401ks or other investments.

CBS 11–09/19/2016

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