Jack Fink

Jack Fink

Jack moved to Dallas after three years at WESH-TV, the NBC affiliate in Orlando. While there, he worked to become the station’s investigative reporter. Among the┬ástories he broke was a series on Orlando firefighters’ claims that the city ignored their serious medical problems to save money. Jack won an Associated Press award and the International Association of Firefighters’ award for those reports.

Before Orlando, Jack won other awards for his reporting at the Orange County Newschannel in Orange County, California, and WINK-TV, the CBS affiliate in Fort Myers, Florida. He began in television news in 1990 as a reporter and anchor for WUTR-TV, the ABC affiliate in Utica, New York.

Jack studied in Spain for a semester as part of a study abroad program. During his senior year, Jack became a radio news anchor and reporter for WHEN-AM in Syracuse.

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Race Case Settled With Uptown Dallas Bar

The federal government says the Kung Fu Saloon has been unfair to some of its customers for years.

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North Texans Cheer, Reject Supreme Court Ruling Upholding Affordable Care Act

The Supreme Court ruled the exchanges set-up by the federal government in states like Texas that didn’t set up their own exchanges are part of the law.

06/25/2015

High voltage transmission lines.
Jack FInk - CBS11

Battle Lines Drawn Over Power Lines In Frisco

Some Frisco homeowners are concerned about proposed high voltage transmission lines coming into their neighborhood.

06/24/2015

FM 2499 in Grapevine remains closed.
Jack Fink - CBS11

Flooded FM 2499 To Take Weeks, Not Days To Re-Open

There’s still three feet of water covering both the north and southbound lanes of the farm-to-market road.

06/22/2015

Josephine City Hall, June 21, 2015

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Homes Flooded: People, Animals Rescued After Heavy Rain In Collin County

As heavy rain kept coming down in eastern Collin County, area creeks kept rising. The Josephine Fire Department says their city received eight inches of rain in just four hours Sunday morning. Firefighters rescued 12 people and 28 animals from the high water.

06/21/2015

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Collin County Residents Blame Poor Drainage From Construction On Flooding

Kathy Coleman says she says flood waters became an unexpected house guest on this Father’s Day… The Lavon resident who lives on Lake Road near SH 78, says it only took 30 minutes for water to fill her front and backyards, then eventually inside the front of her house.

06/21/2015

Denton Creek Swallows Homeowners’ Backyard Swimming Pool

Praba Reddy and her family never thought their backyard pool would go under water — but that was before Denton Creek swallowed it.

06/19/2015

Home along FM 2499 in Flower Mound with floodwaters inside.
Jack Fink - CBS11

Lake Grapevine Invades Homes And Keeps Rising

The city of Flower Mound has warned homeowners about the rising water, but so far everyone is staying put.

06/18/2015

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Officials Concerned About Trinity River’s Rising Waters

The Trinity River has risen five feet since Monday night; making it more than 35 feet high.

06/17/2015

Governor Greg Abbot talks to CBS 11 News about the pending ruling by U.S. Supreme Court on same-sex marriage. (credit: CBS 11 News)

After Sending Letter To GE, Governor Abbott Waits For Response

Now that the legislative session has ended, Governor Greg Abbott said he will start his efforts to lure businesses to Texas.

06/17/2015

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Abbott Asking Texans To Stay Weather-Aware

As Tropical Depression Bill and its remnants blow through Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott is sending an urgent message to residents.

06/17/2015

Businesses in Austin prepare for Tropical Storm Bill.
Jack FInk - CBS11

Austin Businesses Recovering From Flood Damage Fear Bill

Businesses along Lamar Blvd. in downtown Austin are keeping a close watch on Shoal Creek.

06/16/2015

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