J.D. Miles

J.D. Miles

J.D. is an award-winning reporter who has been covering North Texas for CBS 11 since 1996. He began his career in Longview and also worked as a reporter in Johnson City, Tennessee and Tulsa, Oklahoma. But he’s a native Texan who was born in Dallas and raised in Plano. He attended Plano Senior High School and SMU, where he found his passion for journalism and decided to pursue a career in TV news.

J.D. has reported from all over the world including the Middle East, Europe and Canada. He has also covered Texas from the Gulf Coast to the Panhandle. You’ll see J.D. at the scene of many of the most important stories affecting North Texans. Some of his most memorable recent experiences include being knocked down by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, dodging wildfires in West Texas in 2006 and wading through floodwaters in North Texas in 2007, all while meeting some extraordinary people along the way.

When he’s not on air, J.D. is a competitive tennis player, and you’ll usually find him practicing on a court or playing in a local tournament. He currently covers the Dallas Police Department for CBS 11 and is always on the lookout for the next big story!

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Greyhound Passengers Stranded In Dallas, Employee ‘Beat Up’ After Bus Wheel Fire

More than 40 passengers were evacuated and brought to Dallas, putting them seven hours behind and missing connections to various parts of the country.

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Suburban Police Departments Pay Officers Much More Than Dallas

Dallas Police officers say they have a new weapon in their battle for police and fire raises… new salary comparisons.


Budget Battle Underway In Dallas Over Police Pay, Staffing

The proposed $1.3 billion 2019 city budget isn’t enough to keep the streets safe according to police officers.


Volunteers Try To Save Dogs During Distemper Crisis At North Texas Animal Shelter

Volunteers from Plano and as far away as Austin have come to the rescue with a triage RV where some of the sick dogs from Garland Animal Services are getting treatment.


Fists Fly After Youth Baseball Game In Plano

An argument between a coach and a parent got way out of control.


Dallas County DA Reviews Fraud Allegations Regarding Toyota Music Factory Building Permits

Internal documents obtained by CBS11 raise safety concerns about the construction of the Irving entertainment development, Toyota Music Factory.


3 Plead Guilty In Collin County’s Largest Child Porn Sting Ever

Operation Medusa resulted in the arrest of men charged with crimes ranging from promotion of child pornography to online solicitation of a minor.


Couple Robbed At Gunpoint Wants Safety Improvements To Neighborhood

Garrett and Caroline Scharton were beaten and robbed in a disturbing surveillance video last weekend.


Body Cam Video Of Confrontation To Keep Gunman From Killing Texas Police Chief Released

Bobby Chamberlain, 62, was reportedly incensed after being previously arrested for punching a Josephine officer.


Texas Entrepreneurs Invest In CBD Oil Despite Legal Questions

They are three of the most popular letters in business right now. C-B-D.


New North Texas Entertainment Venue Accused Of Racist Policies

The lease says, “A tenant shall not permit two(2) “hip-hop or Tejano”or ” rap” music formatted songs to be played back to back.”


North Texas Croatian Community Met World Cup Players Months Ago

The team enjoyed barbecue in the backyard of a McKinney resident before the attended a Mavericks game.


Battle Over Term Limits In Arlington Gets Physical

A police report and a confrontation caught on video show just how tense this campaign is getting between those who support term limits and those opposed to them.


Youth Football Coach Arrested After Police Say He Was Panhandling With Team

Police said they found an outstanding warrant on coach Michael White and arrested him on the spot.


Dallas Officers’ Home Burns Down During Family Vacation

Tony and Michelle Weisskopf are Dallas Police detectives who have two children. They will have to buy or build a new house.


More Than 1 Million Gallons Of Sewage Likely Won’t End Up In White Rock Lake

The North Texas Municipal Water District said Thursday experts are still evaluating how far sewage from a leak in Plano Wednesday has traveled.


Can A New Frisco Mall Thrive In Online Shopping Age?

Soon a property off Highway 380 and the Dallas North Tollway could be where the American mall is reborn.


Man Arrested For Recording, Sexually Assaulting Women In Public: ‘Y’all Got Me, My Problem, I Like Taking Pictures’

Plano Police say Treshawn Robinson, 23, was hiding in the bushes near an apartment pool recording 16-year-old girls when he was arrested.


Wait Is Over For Improved Officers’ Waiting Room At Courthouse

A truck full of new sofas, chairs and tables were unloaded at the Dallas County Courthouse Tuesday morning.


Beating Victim’s Mother: ‘Where Was Mall Security?’

New videos obtained by CBS11 show the vicious beating of a teenager over the weekend inside a Frisco shopping mall.


Woman Dressed As Caregiver Wanted For Stealing From Senior Citizens

The surveillance images released by police show the suspect walking out of a Target after using a credit card stolen from an 85-year-old Alma Bates.


Lavon Terminates Fire Agreement With Neighboring City

The decision by the Lavon City Council Tuesday night raises questions about who, if anyone, will respond to a fire in the city.


More Than 17,000 Marijuana Plants Seized In Navarro County

Sheriff Elmer Turner said he doesn’t believe the property owner was aware of a large marijuana farm that may have been secretly operating for years.


Cardiology Nurse Gets His Own Heart Healed In Special Way At Dallas Hospital

The small hospital chapel provided the perfect setting for Michael Crayton to show his coworkers and the world that you can find love and happiness again.


Apartment Pool Where 4-Year-Old Drowned Was Too Cloudy To See Through, City Says

Disturbing new revelations about a swimming pool at a Garland apartment complex where 4-year-old Mariah Anthony drowned on Sunday.


North Texas Transgender Student Allowed To Have Adopted Name Read During Graduation

Allen ISD made an exception to a rule that only birth names of graduates can be read during the graduation ceremony this Friday.


Police Associations Accuse Dallas County DA Of Politicizing Officer-Involved Shooting

The Dallas County DA’s office released a statement accusing the two police groups of trying to taint the jury pool before the upcoming trial of Derik Wiley.


More Than 2 Dozen North Texas Fugitives Caught In ‘Major Operation’

“Hunt County is going to be safer and we are sending a message to those bad guys if your’e coming here to Hunt County it’s not a good spot.”


Fight Underway Over Who Is Farmersville Mayor

The incumbent who lost is mounting a legal challenge to keep her successor from taking over.


Students, Police Lift Spirits Of 4-Year-Old With Life Threatening Health Issues

Abel Alvarez got to live every child’s dream to be a super hero because of the super courage he’s shown throughout his short life surviving severe heart and kidney problems.


McKinney Councilman Silent After Police Release Body Cam Of His Arrest

McKinney Police are letting body cam video speak for itself in defense of an arrest involving a city council member.


McKinney Council Member Says He Was Arrested For Racial, Political Reasons

McKinney City Council Member La’Shadion Shemwell claims racial profiling and political retribution were behind his arrest during traffic stop.


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Texas Teen Matin Azizi-Yarand Arrested For Planning Mall Shooting Spree

Authorities have arrested a 17-year-old Plano High School student who was allegedly planning a mass shooting at the Stonebriar Centre in Frisco to happen later this month.


Dallas Officer Funeral: ‘We’ve Lost A Beloved Brother’

Hundreds of officers from all over the country converged on Lake Point Church in Rockwall for Officer Rogelio Santander’s funeral.


Source: Pat-Down Of Suspect Missed Handgun In Shooting Of Officers At Dallas Home Depot

Sources tell CBS11, a pat down of shooting suspect Armando Juarez by an off-duty officer missed a handgun that was used during the shooting of two Dallas Police officers and a Home Depot employee.


Homeowners Warn Of Contractors Taking Advantage Of Severe Storms

Collin County homeowners are dealing with a side effect of last week’s severe storms that can be just as dangerous and unpredictable.


Frisco ISD Transportation Worker Indicted For Injury To Disabled Child

A bruise, along with what appears to be a fingernail impression on her son’s thigh, is what first got the attention of Tanya Adams.


North Texas Teen Faces Jail For Pointing Cell Phone Like A Gun At Fellow Students

Even without a gun, that intent was enough for police to charge the student for threatening to exhibit a firearm under a law that applies only to school property or a school bus.


Christina Morris’ Mother Opens Up About Daughter’s Remains Found After 3-Year Search

“I saw picture of her skull that was accidentally posted on Facebook,” said Jonni Hare.


Greyhound Passenger: Bus Driver Admitted She Was Driving Tired

Passengers complained after the bus started swerving and noticed the driver pinching her cheeks with tweezers to stay awake.