Andrea Lucia

Andrea Lucia

Andrea joined CBS 11 and TXA 21 in September 2010, one day before a tornado swept through the area. She’s been covering major stories across North Texas ever since.

A native Texan, Andrea grew up in Houston and spent summers as a child in Colombia, South America. After earning her undergraduate degree in broadcast journalism at Boston University, she landed her first television job at a small station in Laredo, right on the banks of the Rio Grande. While reporting just up the road in Harlingen, she covered border security and immigration issues. When Vice President Dick Cheney accidentally shot his hunting partner, she was the first reporter on the air with eyewitness accounts.

Andrea later worked in Orlando at WFTV and then returned home to Houston, where she reported for KTRK and KHOU.

What Andrea loves most about her job is digging up new stories to tell and showing viewers what’s going on in the world around them. She is a member of IRE – Investigative Reporters and Editors.

In her spare time, Andrea enjoys cooking, traveling and any new adventure life throws at her: Hang gliding, sailing – you name it! You can catch her running along the many trails around the Metroplex, where she’s probably training for her next half-marathon or triathlon.

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Teen Believed To Have Drowned In Trinity River

A young woman said that she saw the 15-year-old boy go under and never come back up near East Fourth Street and Riverside Drive in Fort Worth.

08/17/2017

Denton Man Fights For 17 Years To Have Confederate Monument Removed

Willie Hudspeth now wants a new monument added rather than taking the old one away.

08/16/2017

Contractor Walks Off Job Of Rebuilding Home Destroyed By Tornado

Twenty months after a tornado destroyed his neighborhood, Rene Rushati and his family of five have no home to return to.

08/14/2017

Abandoned Dog Found In Dallas Backyard Loses Leg

A pit bull rescue group is puzzled over how a dog found abandoned in a South Dallas backyard lost her leg.

08/13/2017

Surveillance Video Shows Deadly Drive-By Shooting In Dallas

Detectives in Dallas are looking for a car they said is connected to a shooting death that happened in the 700 block of Emberwood Drive.

08/07/2017

Life Saver Has His Own Life Saved

John Copeland has seen plenty of heart attacks in his 25 years as a Lewisville firefighter and paramedic.

08/01/2017

Arlington Sets Up New Road Rage Hotline

The Arlington Police Department has a new road rage hotline to report aggressive drivers.

07/28/2017

Texas Couple Buys Used Car That Had Roof Attached With Glue

The survivors of a fiery crash claim a dealership’s body shop cut corners on a repair job and caused their car buckle in a wreck.

CBS 11–07/26/2017

Couple’s Destination Wedding Cancelled By Resort

The bride discovered the resort would be shutting down for renovations in September, two weeks before her October wedding date.

07/21/2017

New DPD Deputy Chief Driven By Personal Tragedy To Fight Crime

Motivated by a personal tragedy, Dallas’ new leader, Chief Renee Hall, says she is driven to fight crime.

07/19/2017

Mayor On Councilman Arrest: ‘We’ll Be Shocked If The Charges Are True’

Sidney Davis is out on bond, charged with sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child.

07/18/2017

Dallas ISD Struggling With Staff Turnover At Some Schools

Several resignations within the Dallas ISD are serving to highlight its struggle with staff turnover. “I think it’d be nice if we could find someone who could stay for a while,” said parent Lori Kirkpatrick.

07/18/2017

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