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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Beware The Holiday Heart Attack

Hurried, harried and stressed to the max. For many, it’s simply the pace of the holiday season. But, doctors say, it’s a set up for a holiday heart attack!



‘Unbranded’: A Downtown Dallas Popup Looking To Make A Mark On Holiday Season

Imagination, innovation and that ‘why-don’t-we’ entrepreneurial drive have turned empty office space in downtown Dallas into something special.


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Vandals Hit Streets Of North Texas With BB Guns

North Texas police looking to compare notes after vandals armed with a pellet or BB gun shattered dozens of car windows over the weekend.



Memorial Service Planned For Victims Of Anderson County Campsite Murders

The memorial service will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Midlothian Saturday at 1:00 p.m.


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Arlington Officer Wounded During Undercover Operation

“Our officer is going to be fine,” said Arlington Lt. Christopher Cook. “He’s in good spirits, he’s talking… he’s surrounded by friends and family.”



Richardson PD: Missing Car May Lead To Killer

Michael Castagne, 60, described as a local businessman, was found dead Tuesday evening in an industrial park business office.



Heartbroken Family Of Slain Campers Remembers Victims

A community is grieving as loved ones talk for the first time to CBS11 News after 6 members of one family were killed in Anderson County.


Bedford "litter lady" Emily Elizabeth Becka (Robbie Owens - CBS11)

Meet The Bedford “Litter Lady”

Emily Elizabeth Becka says she was a frequent user of the walking and biking trail at one point and then became inspired after a visit to the George Bush Presidential Library.


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US Soccer Federation Wants To Ban Headers In Young Athletes

A lawsuit over concussions could lead to big changes in youth soccer. The U.S. Soccer Federation is now recommending a ban on headers for players 10 and under, with limits for those between 11 and 13.



Dallas ISD Bans Crowdfunding

The district says it’s developing a new plan to help students with fundraising.


Infiltrating Basal Cell Carcinoma On The Breast Of A 82 Year Old Man. (Photo By BSIP/UIG Via Getty Images)

Dallas County Seeing Increase In Male Breast Cancer

“This has us stumped, to be honest,” says Darshan Gandhi, MD. Dr. Gandhi is the Oncology Medical Director at Methodist Dallas Medical Center.


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West Dallas Concrete Plant Relocating; Aided By $2.5 Million Boost From The City

City officials say the money would be used to pay for a railroad connection at the new location.



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