Dan Haggerty

Dan Haggerty

Award-winning journalist Dan Haggerty joined CBS 11 as an anchor and reporter in September 2015.

Dan came to CBS 11 from KGTV in San Diego, California, where he uncovered dangerous crimes and security gaps at a brand new, multi-million dollar downtown library. He also tracked down the origin of cremated ashes mysteriously left at a California car wash to the life of a famous USC running back.

Dan graduated from Ohio University and began his career as a photographer in his hometown of Wheeling, West Virginia. He later worked on-air in Raleigh, North Carolina; Fort Myers, Florida and Cleveland, Ohio.

Dan enjoys fitness, movies and getting out and about with his wife, CBS 11 Consumer Justice Investigator Cristin Severance.

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Recaptured Dallas County Jail Escapee Explains How He Did It

Inmate Daniel Brown says he hid in a trash compactor to escape from the Dallas County Jail on Saturday.


Tag World Record Broken In North Texas

A game of Tag had people flocking to Six Flags in Arlington as some stars from the new “Tag” movie came to town to help set the record.


Body Found After Carbon Monoxide Leak Call, Suspect Wanted For Murder

Danny Aragon-Marquez, 28, of Carrollton is wanted for the crime, and is thought to be driving a red 2012 Honda Accord with Texas disability license plate 4NVKK.


Hundreds Honor Fallen At DFW National Cemetery

Shanda Hargraves-Holt and family visited her father and grandfather’s graves on Memorial Day.


Family Of Dallas Officer Injured In Home Depot Shooting Speaks About Her Recovery

Dallas police officer Crystal Almeida left the hospital on Saturday after spending weeks in the ICU fighting for her life.


Beloved Deep Ellum Bartender Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver

Ian Brooks was riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle in the Northbound lanes of I-75 around 3:40 am when another driver crashed into him from behind, according to police.


Dallas Principal Feels Betrayed By Man Who Posed As Student To Play Basketball

“It’s a painful thing for us to process,” said principal Chris Bayer. “There’s kind of like a grieving process for us. We’re still kind of in the shock phase”


Issues Raised Over ‘Birthday Spankings’ At School

The birthday spankings tradition has been going on at Alvord Elementary School for eight years.


Home Depot Employees Show Support During Santander Procession

“The associates at Home Depot, we say, bleed orange, and today we’re also bleeding blue,” said store manager Cindy Sabo.


Police are investigating after two bodies were found inside a home in Lucas. (CBS11)

Officials: Former Councilman Strangles Special-Needs Daughter, Commits Suicide

There was tragedy in Collin County after the bodies of a former city leader and his wheelchair-bound daughter were found inside their Lucas home.


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Fort Worth Police Confirm Violent Arrest Started As Seizure Call

The Fort Worth PD confirmed Tuesday that a situation that ended with a violent arrest started as a call about a man having a seizure. Video of the Saturday arrest went viral.


Man Confesses To Shooting, Killing Unarmed Security Guard At Dallas Hotel

Police said they recovered a gun that was next to Randal Terrell in an open briefcase at the time of his arrest.