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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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.


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.


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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.


Businesses in Austin prepare for Tropical Storm Bill.
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Austin Businesses Recovering From Flood Damage Fear Bill

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


Duck Creek in Garland back in its bed.    After riding 30 plus feet Friday morning.
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Flooding Damages In Dallas County Cost $60 Million And Rising

All of the rain and three overflowing area lakes caused the Trinity River to rise to levels not seen in years.


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What Analysts Say Rick Perry Needs To Do Now To Win Over Republican

CBS-11 analyst John Weekley says Mr. Perry will need to do four things.


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Rick Perry Officially Announces His Run For U.S. Presidency

As expected Thursday, former Texas Governor Rick Perry announced that he is making another run for the White House.


Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton sits in on a round table discussion.  (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Presidential Hopeful Hillary Clinton In Dallas For Fundraiser

Hillary Clinton is bringing her campaign to North Texas to raise money for her Presidential campaign. The Wednesday evening event is being held at the home of Frank and Debbie Branson.

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Nursery owner Steve Taber says they had flooding back in 1990, but damage this year far more extensive.
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Carrollton Business Could Lose $500,000 To Flooding

Southwest Wholesale Nursery owner has no insurance, but says premiums would have cost him more over the years than what he’s lost.


Resident getting a boat ride to his apartment in Coppell.

Some North Texans Need Boat To Get To Apartments

Coppell firefighter escorted residents of an apartment complex on boats so they could retrieve what they need from their flooded units.


This is uncontrolled spillway at Lake Ray Roberts. 
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Water Could Leave Lake Ray Roberts Spillway For First Time

Lake Ray Roberts is at more than 644 feet, more than a foot higher than Thursday, and 12 feet above full.


Lake Lewisville flood

Water From Lake Lewisville Creeping Closer To Homes

Jay Seffern has watched Lake Lewisville swallow his backyard and creep up to his patio’s steps.