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!


Four-Legged Friends Are Helping Sutherland Springs Survivors Cope

“Dogs are great listeners, their confidential, their non-judgmental and they don’t take notes so they are safe,” says Hertzner.

CBS 11–11/08/2017

Students In Little Elm Get A Big Surprise

Little Elm ISD has been looking for a way to also give its special needs students real world food service training. So what better way to do that these days than with their very own food truck.

CBS 11–11/01/2017

Photo credit ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images

Not Your Traditional Haunted House

Actors actually go through a ghoul school to learn how to walk on stilts, fly with the help of help of bungee cords and of course scare customers with an authenticity of a Hollywood movie.

CBS 11–10/30/2017

World Series Giving Houston Something To Cheer About

The last two months have tested the resolve of a lot of people in Houston who say they are better for it. “Better neighbor, better husband, better Astro fan,” says Ornelas.

CBS 11–10/27/2017

The Ones For Texas: Curtis Logan

A McKinney Police officer’s background is raising eyebrows — for a good reason. He’s already a larger than life presence at McKinney High School where he works — and his previous career may explain why. CBS 11’s J.D. Miles introduces us to him– in this week’s The Ones For Texas.


‘He Was Here Illegally; He Drove Illegally… And He Killed Three Innocent People’

For the grieving widow the two year prison sentence is a slap in the face.


North Texans Stuck On Cruise Ship For Extra Week

Frustrated and helpless are words usually not associated with a cruise. But that’s how some North Texans are feeling who are still stranded at sea because of Hurricane Harvey.


Cancer-Causing Chemicals Contaminate Groundwater In Plano

Arsenic and benzene are chemicals no one would want around their home.


Students ‘Packed Like Sardines’ At Coppell High

Coppell ISD admits the campus is crowded this year but insists it’s taken steps to minimize congestion.


Parkland Trauma Staff Recalls Police Ambush

Doctors and nurses tell CBS11 about the night they treated wounded officers.


Dallas Officer Indicted For Killing Woman In Stolen Car

Dallas police officer Christopher Hess was indicted by a grand jury for aggravated assault on Thursday for shooting and killing a pregnant woman who was in a stolen car in January.


Video: Brutal Attack By Garland Officers On Suspect

It was the longest suspension of an officer in Garland Police history. But the man who that officer was caught on video beating says it’s still not enough.




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