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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Midlothian murder suspect

Former Officer Suggests More Was Going On Than Burglary In Midlothian Church

Surveillance video shows the intruder wandering the halls, but never actually taking anything.

04/18/2016

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Rental Car Company Offers Luxury Rides For Hail Impacted Drivers

Finding a rental car in Dallas is nearly impossible for anyone with hail damage. Unless, that is, they’re willing to pay for luxury.

04/13/2016

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Wylie Residents Desperate For Roofing Help After Heavy Hail

When Yvonne Mora’s ceiling finally caved in from hail damage, insulation rained down onto her kitchen.

04/12/2016

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Weapons Lifted In Arlington Smash N’ Grab

Federal and local law enforcement are trying to recover 32 handguns, nine rifles and two shotguns that were stolen after a break-in at an Arlington gun shop.

04/07/2016

Desiree Nesi Morris was allegedly killed by Ivan Arellano before he committed suicide. (credit: Facebook)

Family Of Grand Prairie Murder Victim Saw The Signs Of Abuse

Seventeen-year-old Desiree Morris’ family warned her. “We informed her, ‘He’s gonna kill you,” said her aunt Margaret Flores.

04/06/2016

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Electricity Rates As Low As A Penny?

Summer is just around the corner, and with it rising temperatures. And as temperatures rise, so do electric bills.

04/04/2016

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Tow Company Accused Of Illegal Activities May Get Off The Hook

The judge questioned the credibility of multiple witnesses who testified there were no signs present when Black Bull towed their cars.

03/31/2016

Kellyn Acosta - U.S. soccer player

North Texas Soccer Star On Huge Stage Tuesday Night

Long before Kellyn Acosta was an Olympic hopeful, he was a four-year-old learning to play. His father Ken Acosta remembers he was talented at many sports but soccer was the one that stuck.

03/29/2016

Special needs van damaged by hail storm (Andrea Lucia - CBS11)

Plano Family’s Special Needs Van Ravaged By Hail Storm

The family’s home and other car was damaged as well.

03/24/2016

Benbrook murders 3

Psychologist Analyzes Benbrook Sister Slayings

Lying in her Fort Worth hospital bed, Sofya Tsygankov may appear the victim of a violent crime, but Benbrook police said she’s the one responsible.

03/21/2016

US President Barack Obama talks to tourists and Cubans at his arrival to the Havana Cathedral, on March 20, 2016.  On Sunday, Obama became the first US president in 88 years to visit Cuba, touching down in Havana for a landmark trip aimed at ending decades of Cold War animosity.    (Photo YAMIL LAGE/AFP/Getty Images)

Locals React To President Obama’s Historic Visit To Cuba

Barack Obama is the first U.S. President to visit the communist country since Calvin Coolidge in the 1920’s.

03/20/2016

The elevator is out at the Fowler Christian Apartments in South Dallas. (CBS11)

Broken Elevator Hinders Senior Citizens At Dallas Apartment Complex

A spokesperson for the complex says it’s been broken since Monday. Residents claim it’s been a bit longer.

03/18/2016

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