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┬ástories 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┬ástory!

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Sneaky Pete's on Lake Lewsiville.
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Popular Lewisville Lake Spot Surviving The Flood So Far

Owner says, “We don’t believe in closing,” but he might have to.


Racheal Wiest

Nimitz High Classmates React To Student Murder

What happened between Boyd and Wiest didn’t surprise some who knew them.


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Too Many Bikers, Not Enough Lawyers

There aren’t enough qualified attorneys in Waco to represent all 170 bikers arrested.


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Major Cancer Breakthrough Brewing At Baylor

Baylor Medical Center is working with a genetic research lab to diagnose cancer before a tumor even forms.


Outside Twin Peaks in Waco Monday night.
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Biker Gang Threat Not Gone Yet In Waco

A Waco restaurant has hired off duty police for security for the first time in its 80-year history.


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Police Looking Into Criminal Charges Against Twin Peaks

Twin Peaks revoked the owners franchise agreement Monday.


Bilal Abood
Courtesy: Barbara Strebeck

Girlfriend Of Accused ISIS Supporter Speaks

Barbara Strebeck, the girlfriend of the Mesquite man in jail accused of supporting ISIS, says Bilal Abood is not a terrorist.



Parents Say Collin Co. Teacher Being Punished For Student’s Sins

At a meeting Thursday night, parents pressed McClendon school leaders to put a suspended teacher back in the classroom and kick a student out of school for making threats.


The injured leg of the Garland ISD security guard shot during attack at Culwell Center.

Garland ISD Security Guard Shares Story Of Being Shot In Attack Exclusively With CBS11

He says he “felt a sting” and “didn’t realize he had been shot.”


Chiufang Hwang at cheerleader tryouts at AT&T Stadium
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49-Year-Old Auditions For Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders

Chiufang Hwang spent the last three months, lifting, lunging and learning dance routines to prepare for her audition.


JD Miles home (left) next door to the childhood home of Nadir Soofi, who was killed while attempting to carry out a mass shooting at Garland art contest. (credit: JD Miles)

“I Lived Next Door To One Of The Garland Terrorists”

We called him Nicky. I remember him as an always smiling, energetic 3-year-old boy who would run into our house on Travis Drive without warning, but never unwelcome by my parents.


Online photo of suspected Garland Islam event shooter Nadir Soofi. (credit: Facebook)

Mother Of One Shooting Suspect Believes Son Was Brainwashed

Sharon Soofi says her son was running a carpet cleaning business and never mentioned radical beliefs.