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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DPD recruit (Andrea Lucia - CBS11)

DPD Sees Spike In Potential Recruits After Deadly Ambush

Dallas Police Chief David Brown’s call to action resulted in hundreds of job inquiries in the past week.


Community mtg with police in FW (Sal Rios - CBS11)

Packed Fort Worth Meeting Addresses Police, Community Concerns

A packed room greeted police at a community meeting in east Fort Worth Tuesday night.


Shaneria Arnold was rescued from a pool.

EXCLUSIVE: Dallas Teen Rescued From Pool Speaks

The teen was celebrating the Fourth of July with family when she slipped underwater in the deep end of the pool.


baby found in field (Andrea Lucia - CBS11)

Baby Doing Well After Being Found In Field

The scratches and bug bites on his legs are the only evidence of hours spent lying alone in tall grass.



Officer To Skydive In Uniform At Addison Kaboom Town

Addison police officer Travis Nelson has seen most of the city in his four years with the department.


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North Texas Could See Record For Near-Drownings

Already this month, Children’s Health and Cook Children’s hospitals report a combined 35 near drownings and 4 fatal drownings.



Armed Men Shut Down East Oak Cliff Gas Station, Police Make No Arrests

Armed men shut down an east Oak Cliff gas station for at least half an hour last week, but Dallas police have yet to file charges.


TSA  at DFW Airport (Andrea Lucia - CBS11)

Talk Of Moving TSA Checkpoints Outside

Moving those checkpoints to the curb or inspecting cars as they first enter the airport could keep terrorists from ever making it inside.


Nicholas Fierros Jr. (credit: Fierros Family)

Kidnapped 10-Year-Old Found Safe, But Not Before Ransom Text Message

According to police, a 10-year-old boy was kidnapped from his aunt’s home after three men forced their way inside. The child was found safe about five miles away from where he was taken.


This Husky is clearly too big for this crate. Now he's up for adoption, and hopefully on his way to a better life.

Woman’s Proactive Facebook Post Saves 13 Animals

Shared almost 700 times, Cassandra Clark’s Facebook post attracted a local animal rescue.


(credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Dallas Police Hold Riot Training To Prepare For Trump Visit

Donald Trump is holding a campaign rally at Gilley’s in Dallas on Thursday night, and police officers are preparing for possible violence between the candidate’s supporters and protestors.


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Dog Owners In Dallas Could Face Tougher Laws

Dog owners in Dallas could face tougher new laws as the city is considering proposals to make micro-chipping and sterilization mandatory.




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