Brian New has been a member of the CBS 11 News team since 2013. In 2017, he was awarded the Lone Star Emmy for best investigative reporter. This is one of ten Emmy awards Brian has been honored with during his career. His recent I-Team investigations have uncovered flaws in the Dallas County probation system, federal gun laws not being enforced, and students being denied special education services from Texas public schools. In 2017, his investigation into road rage won a Lone Star Emmy for best investigative report.
Before moving to North Texas, Brian worked as an investigative reporter for the CBS affiliate in San Antonio. His investigations in South Texas exposed how drunk drivers dodged DWI charges as well as how a loophole in a Texas law set mentally ill juvenile offenders free. As a result of a 2010 investigation, the San Antonio Police Department tested thousands of old rape kits.
A native of Denver, Colorado, Brian received his degree in broadcast journalism from Syracuse University. During his time at Syracuse University, Brian ran cross-country and track and field for the Orange. He went on to work as a reporter in Cheyenne, Amarillo and Omaha before he joined KENS in San Antonio, where he was named “Best Reporter” by the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters in 2009-10 and 2010-11.
Brian and his wife, Rachel, are happy to make their home in Frisco with their three young sons; Trent, Jack, and Luke. Most weekends they can be found at a soccer field or a basketball gym cheering on their sons.
The CBS11 I-Team asked 66 public school districts in the DFW area if they’ve purchased security equipment in the past year. Fifty-nine districts said “yes.”
The CBS 11 I-Team asked Dallas/Fort Worth public school districts what security additions they’ve made in the past year.
A California jury on Friday ordered the maker of the popular weed killer Roundup to pay $289 million in damages to a school’s groundskeeper who alleges Roundup caused his cancer.
Dallas County Criminal Court Judge Shequitta Kelly says she has an idea for a new approach to get guns away from domestic abusers.
Trident Lakes, a residential community marketed as a five-star resort built to withstand a nuclear war, on Thursday filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, according to court records.
Margarita Monjaras was sued by an Irving couple who accuse Monjaras of funneling details about their 2017 auto accident to a man allegedly paid to drum up business for a personal injury law firm.
FBI: Entrepreneur Agreed To Launder Colombian Drug Money Through Texas Residential Development Project
A hyped luxury North Texas residential community — marketed as a five-star resort built to withstand a nuclear war — is now at the center of an FBI money laundering investigation.
China’s decision last year to stop importing most waste has made recycling in the U.S., for the most part, unprofitable.
In the hours after the Santa Fe High School shooting, Gov. Greg Abbott touted the potential of a little-known mental health screening program in West Texas that identifies potentially violent students.
The young man Amy Wilburn shot said his life has been put on hold due to medical complications from the shooting and a pending civil case.
A longtime Dallas police records clerk is under investigation for allegedly funneling car crash information to a North Texas personal injury attorney.
The teen messaged using a mobile app with the FBI informant his desire to travel to an ISIS fighting camp or conduct a terrorist attack in the U.S., accord to arrest records.
The I-Team examined the 76 largest water utilities in North Texas and found 20 to be in violation of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act.
Since 2002, health insurance premiums have more than doubled for Texas teachers.
Most public school teachers did not get into the profession to get rich but for their years of service, the Texas government promised teachers a small pension at retirement and affordable healthcare the rest of their life.
West Texas Town Defends Bump Stock Production: ‘This Is Texas. You’re Not Gonna Take It Away From Us’
As President Trump orders a nation-wide ban on bump stocks, many in a small West Texas town are coming to the defense of the country’s largest maker of the controversial gun accessory.
The inability to prove who was driving the suspect vehicle has been cited by police departments across North Texas numerous times in unsolved hit-and-run cases.
I-Team: Records Reveal Dozens Of Atmos Gas Leaks In Same Neighborhood Prior To Deadly House Explosion
Atmos Energy may have missed multiple warnings about dangers beneath a northwest Dallas neighborhood where a house explosion recently killed a 12-year-old girl, according to a CBS 11 I-Team investigation.
A dangerous combination of old pipes and bad soil is brewing underneath the ground where Atmos Energy crews are shutting off the gas to thousands of customers.
Mayor Mike Rawlings’ comments were in response to an I-Team investigation.
Efforts in North Texas to have domestic abusers surrender their weapons have all but failed, often leaving those who sought protection in the cross hairs of their abusers.
Records, obtained through the Texas Public Information Act, show that police recovered a laptop, thumb drives and a cell phone from Brzyski’s room.
The most-ridden commuter rail line in Texas still does not have a life-saving braking device Congress ordered all trains to install nearly a decade ago.
According to state crash reports, in the past two years, 91 people were killed in DFW in a hit-and-run crash.
The U.S. Department of Education’s letter comes after a 15-month review into the dramatic decline in special education enrollment in Texas in the past decade.
The U.S. Department of Education has announced that Texas violated federal law when it comes to educating students with disabilities. The department released their report on Thursday.
With a newly FDA-approved treatment, doctors says the lives of nearly one hundred Texas babies can be saved every year by screening newborns for Spinal Muscular Atrophy.
Critics say the lack of customers is the result of the lack of commitment by the city to public transportation.
DART officials said additional private security guards are needed to help change the public’s perception that crime on DART trains has gotten worse. However, the CBS11 I-Team discovered this is more than just perception.
Joel Potasznik owns the property and is required to pay taxes on it but for the past two years, he has been forbidden by the Dallas County Fire Marshal to step foot on his land.
The Texas State Fire Marshal says every home should have fire sprinklers but state lawmakers have refused to make it a requirement for new homes.
Almaguer’s 30-year-old son was shot and killed as part of a domestic dispute. He says the pain of losing a child to violence never goes away.
The day after 26 people in Sutherland Springs, Texas were gunned down at a church, resident Paul White said he knew what he had to do.
The nation is in mourning once again after 26 people were gunned down at a church service at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, located just outside of San Antonio.
“There is no medical evidence whatsoever that glyphosate causes cancer,” said Monsanto Vice President Scott Partridge. “I regret that these plaintiff lawyers have pointed them in that direction.”
The Red Cross collected more than $400 million in Harvey relief donations alone, but some donors and flood victims are asking where all the money has gone.
The City of Dallas will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the $17 million footbridge that crosses over Mockingbird Lane near Central Expressway on Thursday.
Red-eyed and visibly upset, Jeremiah Cottle told the CBS11 I-Team from outside his business in Moran, Texas he has shed many tears since learning of Sunday’s shooting.
The State Fair of Texas is an IRS-designated 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Most of money goes towards the direct cost of putting on the 24-day event with more than $2 million going towards executive salaries.
Before the flood waters reached historic levels in Houston, volunteers with the Dallas-area Texas Baptist Men Disaster Relief team were on the road to help.