Robbie Owens

Robbie Owens

Robbie grew up in northeast Texas, in a tiny town where her family’s history spans six generations.

After working in the business world for several years, Robbie received a Masters of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School. She completed her graduate work with a 4.0 GPA, earning her the school’s highest honor – the Harrington Award.

After graduate school, Robbie moved back to Texas where she began her career at KWTX-TV in Waco. Robbie later worked in Austin as an Education Reporter at KVUE-TV.

After a brief stop in Kansas, she returned to Dallas where she worked briefly at a local station before roaming the state with the News of Texas.

In her spare time, Robbie enjoys refinishing antique furniture and spending family time with her husband and daughter.

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Isobel Tutor after liver transplant.
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Garland Teen Gets Gift Of Life For High School Graduation

In this season of graduations and special gifts, a Garland teen is celebrating the most precious gift after a liver transplant.

06/19/2015

cancer-survivor

Melanoma Patient Given Months To Live Shares Survival Story

In April of last year, Kimberly Hinshaw felt a small, pea-sized bump on her thigh. It didn’t hurt and she says if she hadn’t been applying lotion she probably never would have noticed it

06/18/2015

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Dallas Braces For Tropical Storm Bill

Dallas street and flood control crews are now working around the clock as North Texas braces for Tropical Storm Bill.

06/16/2015

pothole

Cars Damaged By Pothole On I-20

Dodging potholes has become a part of the daily commute. Still, a huge one in Grand Prairie this morning caught drivers by surprise.

06/15/2015

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Did Rainy Weather Cause A Town Home Roof To Collapse?

A structural engineer on site has determined that most of the building is safe.

06/12/2015

hungry

400,000 North Texas Kids At Risk Of Going Hungry During Summer

The United Way of Metropolitan Dallas has launched an online campaign called “Silence the Growl.”

06/11/2015

Dallas sewer letter

Dallas Can’t Get Out Of Contract To Sell Logo

Dallas city leaders met behind closed doors Wednesday to reconsider an agreement that allows a Pennsylvania based company to pitch sewer line insurance—with a letter bearing the city’s logo.

06/11/2015

James and Faye Cunningham
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CBS11 Goes On Eye-Opening “Virtual Dementia Tour”

“This is just putting you in their path,” says Micah Grace, Silverado Memory Care Community, “in their shoes, so you can experience a little of that confusion.”

06/09/2015

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Expert Weighs In On Social Media Impact On McKinney Officer Case

The power of social media is once again on display after video of a McKinney police officer slamming a bikini-clad teenage girl to the ground was viewed millions of times within a couple of days.

06/08/2015

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North Texas School Gives Students “Ghetto Classroom Awards”

Was it a poor attempt at humor, or something more serious? For the 8th year in a row, a group of North Texas teachers hand out “Ghetto Classroom Awards.” Now, the educators claim they didn’t know the term was derogatory.

CBSDFW.COM–06/04/2015

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Two Suspects Dead After Ellis County Police Chase

An hours-long police chase involving two men ended in a barrage of gunfire, and the two suspects dead, along Interstate-35E in Ellis County.

06/03/2015

A receding Duck Creek in Garland
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Losses Mount For Families Along Duck Creek

All along a Garland street, so much of what turned houses into homes, is headed to the curb: ruined by the water that rushed in from Duck Creek.

06/01/2015

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