Jason Allen

Jason Allen

Jason came to North Texas after working as a reporter for four years in Orlando, FL. In 2010, he spent several weeks leading WFTV’s coverage of the Gulf oil spill and reported from Alaska on the lingering impact of the Exxon Valdez disaster as part of that coverage.

While in college, Jason interned at WLS in Chicago. He received his bachelor’s degree in communication arts from Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights, Illinois and then began his career as a producer/reporter at Primary Focus. He went on to work as a reporter/anchor at KTWO-TV in Casper, Wyoming and later as a reporter at WBAY-TV in Green Bay, Wisconsin, where he reported on the prison release and subsequent re-arrest of convicted killer Steven Avery.

In 2009, Jason was recognized with a Suncoast EMMY award for exposing discrimination by a boat club operating on public land.

Jason is a native of Southern California. He and his wife, Carli, have two young boys. They’re avid baseball and tennis fans and enjoy getting outside with their dog, a spinone italiano.

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Extra Patrols After Man Exposes Himself Near High School

The high school football season kicked off with extra attention from police in North Fort Worth when a girl reported an indecent exposure incident in a parking lot, before a game Thursday

08/28/2015

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Automatic Rifle & Body Armor Stolen From Southlake Police Officer’s Vehicle

Police equipment including a badge, AR-15 rifle and ballistic vest are missing after a car burglary in Fort Worth. Southlake police confirmed the items were stolen from the personal vehicle of one of their officers.

CBS 11–08/25/2015

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Review Of Student Records Causes Issues For Adoptive Family

State education code says the person enrolling a child for school, needs to provide a name, address and date of birth. The child needs to have a birth certificate, immunization record and any prior school records.

08/21/2015

Angel Omar Sales (image via Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport)

Hurst Teacher Accused Of Inappropriately Touching Students

An arrest warrant for a former third grade teacher in Hurst says more than five students accused him of inappropriate touching at the end of the last school year.

08/19/2015

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Autopsy Report: Police Camera Captures Assault

CBS 11’s I-Team has obtained a report that says a beating of a man in a crowd was partially captured on a police “dash-cam” video before he was arrested and later collapsed in the Parker County Jail. He died hours later at a hospital.

08/14/2015

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Killer Cop Or Gentle Hairdresser? The Differing Images of a Fired Officer

Before he was thrust into the spotlight, rookie Arlington Officer Brad Miller was a hair stylist, known by his co-workers as a gentle colleague.

08/12/2015

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Fort Worth Police Training Track Not Up To Speed

Designers of the new public safety training complex in Fort Worth, warned the city that police were driving far faster on a new training course than what it was designed to handle.

08/03/2015

photo credit: Anand J. Puppala, PhD, PE, Fellow-ASCE, Diplomate in GE Associate Dean of Research, College of Engineering Distinguished Teaching and Scholar Professor in Civil Engineering at UT-Arlington

Giant Foam Blocks Keep Bridge Approaches From Settling

Dr. Anand Puppala and his team, with the help of TXDOT, have installed hundreds of specialized Styrofoam blocks under Highway 67 in Johnson County.

07/30/2015

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CPR That Saved Dad A Result Of Teen Wanting To Get Summer Tan

If you ask one particular Dallas teenager how he picked his summer job, he’ll say it was all about getting a tan. But we discovered the choice proved to be more life changing than that.

CBS 11–07/29/2015

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Colleyville Residents Divided By Small 2-Lane Road

Plans to expand a road that divides a city, and divided voters, went back in front of the Colleyville city council Tuesday.

07/28/2015

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A Grieving Mother’s Question to Police: “Wouldn’t You Get Him Medical Treatment Before An Arrest?”

When Weatherford police found a man shirtless …lying on the ground …they took him to jail, suspecting he was drunk.

07/27/2015

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Father Opens Neurological Recovery Center To Help Son Walk Again

At 20, Spencer Conti is a different person than he was at 19. He’s obsessed with sports now. Portuguese is coming along as a favored second language and he’s learning to walk again.

07/27/2015

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