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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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


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.


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.




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