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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Increased Security After Racist Threat At Boles Junior High

Scrawled on a bathroom wall, a racist threat has Arlington ISD increasing security at Boles Junior High.

12/01/2015

Source: CBSDFW.COM

‘Fake’ Parking Attendants Targeting Popular Dallas Neighborhoods

Dallas businesses are warning customers about “fake” parking attendants, charging drivers to park in spots where they can be towed or where they’re entitled to park for free.

12/01/2015

Sabrina Vallet and son, Tyler (CBS11)

Mom Sues Over Son Being Kicked Off School Bus Along Busy Highway

“I kept telling her mommy. She didn’t listen. I don’t live here,” she said her son told her.

11/25/2015

Jeremiah's mother is a single mom who adopted him and his sister. Says she's grateful for the donations.

9-Year-Old Survives After Car Pins Him To Wall, Mom Thankful

A 9-year-old boy is in serious condition after a car struck him this weekend at Firewheel Mall in Garland.

11/24/2015

MOTORCYCLE

EXCLUSIVE: Biker Involved Reacts To Viral Road Rage Video

The encounter happened in the midst of a motorcycle ride for Project 22, a movement to draw awareness to the high number of veteran suicides.

11/19/2015

Vicki Miles (credit: Fort Worth Police Department)

Mom Who Sparked Amber Alert Wants More Kids

The Fort Worth mother who sparked an Amber Alert on Sunday explained on Monday that she wanted to start a new life with her 15-month-old daughter, named Twinkle Twlight.

11/17/2015

Cancelled

American Airlines Cancels Flight From DFW To Paris Friday

The flight’s cancellation left some stranded and scrambling to rearrange their plans.

11/13/2015

"After School" is a new app targeting teens that has parents concerned.

New App Targets Teens; Raises Red Flags

A new social media app targeting high school students has raised alarms about bullying and identity theft.

11/12/2015

A model presents a creation for Ralph & Russo during the Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2014 collection show, on January 23, 2014 in Paris.                   AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL MEDINA        (Photo credit should read MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)

Cyber-Bullying Or Sweet Revenge?

A Rowlett baker made an online video calling out a bride she says wrote thousands of dollars in bad checks.

11/11/2015

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Neighbors Concerned Squatter Is Living In Rowlett Home

Empty for years, a Rowlett home has a new resident, but neighbors claim he’s a squatter. Victor Krivozoubov answered the door for a CBS 11 News crew.

CBS 11–11/11/2015

Sex Offender Sign

Group Threatens To Sue Cities Over Sex Offender Laws

Dozens of Texas cities are seeing their sex offender residency restrictions challenged. The advocacy group Texas Voices for Reason and Justice said that it sent letters to 46 cities. At least a quarter of them are in North Texas.

11/10/2015

Patrick Bryant-O’Neal was impaled by a 2x4 while driving.

Teen Impaled By 2×4 During Rollover Shares Story

During the crash, Patrick says he held his sister, 15-year-old Elizabeth, thinking only of saving her life, even if it cost him his own.

11/06/2015

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