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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Juan Carlos Velasquez

Driver In Laudromat Parking Lot Crash: Apology & Plea for Forgiveness

Velasquez insisted there was never any intent to harm. He blames the fatal crash on the SUV’s thick floor mat.


The shadows of children are cast on a brick wall. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

CASA Still In Need Of Volunteers

According to LaValle, on average 5 children are removed from dangerous homes in Dallas county every day.

CBS 11–10/12/2016

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Latest Blue Bell Recall Testing Customer Loyalty

Throughout the day, CBS11 watched as customers contemplated the gold rimmed treats in grocery store freezers.


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Dallas Mom Killed In Laundromat Parking Lot Crash

Shock. Sadness. And calls for change. In Dallas, an Oak Cliff community struggles with strong emotions after a young mother is killed after stepping away from a laundromat.


Texas/OU weekend (Robbie Owens - CBS11)

Fans Pack Dallas For Texas/OU Weekend

No National Championship implications this year as both teams have already lost two games, but there are always major bragging rights on the line.


In this NOAA handout image, taken by the GOES satellite at 1620 UTC shows Hurricane Matthew in the Caribbean Sea heading towards Jamacia, Haiti and Cuba on October 3, 2016.  (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

North Texans In Florida Scrambling To Avoid Matthew

The rush to get out of Hurricane Matthew’s way is being felt in North Texas with a mixture of relief and disappointment.


Driver Less car

Self-Driving Car Could Mean Freedom For The Visually Impaired

Zero traffic fatalities in just 30 years. The Obama administration announced the ambitious goal today—saying self-driving cars and new technology can make the roadways safer. Still, many motorists in North Texas remain skeptical.

CBS 11–10/05/2016

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Doctors: Common Childhood Complaint Possible Outcry In Disguise

Experts are warning people that a common childhood complaint could actually be an outcry in disguise.


Cedar Hill Police car. (CBS/DFW)

Man Attempting to Lure Girls To His Vehicle

Two incidents in two days in separate North Texas cities. Now, police in both Arlington and Cedar Hill want to know if the same man is trying to lure middle school girls into his vehicle. Meanwhile, they’re also increasing patrols in the area.

CBS 11–10/03/2016

More and more adults are hijacking Halloween...leaving the candy to little kids.

Halloween Costume Shopping This Weekend? A Warning From Police

Even before the first semi-cool breezes of fall (hey—this is Texas…), Jasmine Coby starts planning her Halloween costume. If you haven’t noticed, yes, Halloween has officially been hijacked by the adults.


Welton Betts family photo (Betts family)

Children Of Murder Victim Wish Suspect Got To Know Their Dad

In many ways, Welton Betts was what many would call a typical Texan: he loved God, his family, hard work, the Cowboys, and his pickup truck.


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Houston Attorney Who Opened Fire On Strangers Had North Texas Ties

Dallas Attorney Michael Lowe once worked with Nathan Desai at the Dallas County District Attorney’s office. But, that was before he was known as “Nathan.”



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