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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Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Epicenter Of Nation’s Ebola Crisis

In a matter of weeks, Dallas’ Texas Health Presbyterian hospital has become the epicenter of the nation’s Ebola crisis.

10/15/2014

DALLAS, TX - OCTOBER 08: Health care workers wait for the arrival of a possible Ebola patient at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital on October 8, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. Thomas Eric Duncan, the first confirmed Ebola virus patient in the U.S., died earlier today. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

North Texas Hospitals Respond To Nurse’s Ebola Diagnosis

News that a nurse caring for the nation’s first Ebola patient has now contracted the disease has other North Texas hospitals reviewing procedures and providing additional training. But, officials with Dallas’ Parkland hospital say their staffers are not panicking.

10/13/2014

Crime Watch

Frisco Neighborhood On Edge After Home Invasion

Police in Frisco are searching for an armed suspect following a rare home invasion.

10/10/2014

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Are Ebola Fears Impacting Visitors For Annual Red River Showdown?

OU/Texas weekend is Dallas’ biggest, busiest weekend of the year. But, something is missing this year — the buzz. But some are worried fears over Ebola will keep a lot of fans at home.

CBS 11–10/09/2014

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Talking To Children About Ebola

Ever since the first Ebola diagnosis on U.S. soil was confirmed last week, news of the Ebola scare has been impossible to avoid—even for kids.

10/08/2014

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North Texas Doctor Searching For More Efficient PTSD Treatment

The arrest of a Texas soldier for scaling the White House fence over the weekend has reignited the national conversation on the mental health of the nation’s returning veterans.

CBS 11–09/22/2014

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Would-be Homebuyers Consider Remodeling Instead

North Texas’ red hot real estate market causes would-be buyers have decided to stay put.

09/20/2014

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Church Pastor Behind Bars, Accused Of Abusing Boy

A former associate pastor of a church in Crandall, southeast of Dallas, is behind bars accused of indecency with a child.

09/16/2014

Abuse

Domestic Violence Shelters At Capacity… Again

The numbers, experts say, are staggering: one in four women will experience abuse in her lifetime. And safely escaping isn’t a simple task.

09/12/2014

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North Texas Abuse Survivor Talks Ray Rice Video

A woman who was brutalized by her ex-boyfriend speaks out about now disgraced former NFL running back Ray Rice.

09/11/2014

CBS 11's Robbie Owens talks to Marissa Castro, who escaped a domestic violence relationship, after 10 years. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Don’t Ask “Why Did She Stay?” Say Domestic Violence Experts

It’s not uncommon for domestic violence victims to stay with or return to their abusers, says one local expert.

09/09/2014

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Plano Search Continues For Missing 23-Year-Old

Police will work through the weekend in Plano as they search for 23-year-old Christina Morris.

09/05/2014

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