Reporter Jeff Paul joined the CBS 11 News team in 2014. Born and raised in the desert of Phoenix, Arizona, Jeff is happy to call Texas his home.
He attended Arizona State University and earned a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism through the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
Jeff made the journey to the Lone Star State after spending three years at WPTV-TV, the NBC affiliate in West Palm Beach, Fl, where he worked quickly to become the lead nightside reporter. While in South Florida, Jeff reported on major storms including Hurricane Isaac, Hurricane Sandy and several tropical cyclones. He also extensively covered the high-profile DUI manslaughter case involving polo mogul and millionaire John Goodman and was sent to witness the execution of serial killer David Alan Gore. In addition, Jeff traveled to the Everglades National Park to cover the massive beaching of dozens of pilot whales.
Before his time in the Sunshine State, Jeff reported for KEZI-TV in Eugene, Oregon. While in the Pacific Northwest, Jeff reported on several wildfires and floods, the University of Oregon Ducks college football National Championship run and the tsunami evacuation of the Oregon coast during the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
When not at work, Jeff enjoys running, collecting vinyl records, riding his motorcycle, watching all kinds of sports, playing drums, and whipping up new food recipes he’s attempting to conquer.
City of Dallas archivist John Slate does not want anyone to forget Dallas police officer J.D. Tippit.
On Tuesday, Dallas 911 started using a new Medical Priority Dispatch System.
State Rep. Linda Koop has a plan to prevent sexual harassment or worse from happening at the Texas State Capitol.
Her candidacy could mean serious changes for Dallas County. She would have to resign her position as sheriff just to run for governor.
As for the teenager who is accused of killing the love of his life, Joseph had few words. “He’s forgiven but not forgotten,” said Joseph. “Like she’s gone but not forgotten.”
Simmons, a mother of six children, was shot in the chest after giving up the money in her register during the robbery.
If society does not combat the root causes of domestic violence, Nanasi does not expect scenes like the one in Sutherland Spring to stop anytime soon.
A former Dallas Police officer feels a ban is needed on large capacity magazines or the ability to modify rifles for rapid fire but an SMU professor says laws on the books just need to be enforced.
Dozens gathered outside of Southside Elementary School on Friday night to remember two little girls who investigators said were shot and killed by their mother.
The Henderson County Sheriff said deputies were originally called out the family’s home for a suicidal woman. When deputies arrived, a man and a woman told them everything was fine. Three hours later, 911 dispatchers received a call that a woman had shot two kids.
“I remember going underneath the car like I said and just tumbling. Tumbling and tumbling.”
Americans have watched terrorist attacks involving trucks play out overseas in countries like France. But on Tuesday, a similar attack struck U.S. soil as a vehicles was used as a weapon for terrorism.