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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MedStar Turns ‘Self-Preservation’ Into ‘Innovation’

Fort Worth-based MedStar is working to help emergency room and ambulance ‘super users’ find more economical and effective ways to access healthcare.

CBS 11–7 hours ago

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Family In Arlington DWI Crash Faces Drunk Driver In Court

The family of a North Texas boy left suffering in a vegetative state for years before he died, Tuesday faced the drunk driver who caused the crash in court.

CBS 11–07/28/2015

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Maypearl Residents Pray For Healing After PD Chief Sex Charges

In the small Ellis county town of Maypearl, the community is calling upon the healing power of prayer.

CBS 11–07/25/2015

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Waxahachie ISD Raises Money For Students In Need

Back to school shopping getting off to an early start this year. That’s according to local retailers. So, not surprisingly, so is the effort to help provide the needed tools for economically disadvantaged kids.

07/24/2015

Murder near Highway121 and Forestbrook in Lewisville.
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Man Murdered On Busy Lewisville Street

The suspected killers disappeared into these woods after the shooting. With the manhunt suspended, the focus turns to the sifting through any evidence they left behind.

07/23/2015

Homeless children sleep along the street. (credit: NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Child Poverty Worsens In Spite Of Economic Recovery

According to the latest KidsCount Data Book from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, 1.7 million more children live in low-income working families today than during the Great Recession.

07/21/2015

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Kids In Wrong-Way Crash Weren’t Restrained

None of the six children riding in a vehicle that was struck by a wrong-way driver on Interstate-45 on Monday were wearing seatbelts or restrained in child safety seats.

07/21/2015

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Stolen Big Rig Leads Police On Kaufman Chase

A slow-speed chase involving a stolen big rig ends after a police officer shoots the driver in Kaufman.

07/16/2015

Lake Highlands Hardware Store Encourages Community To Buy Local

If a hardware store is not where you’d expect to find bath salts, candles, and cookies—all locally sourced, of course—then you probably haven’t had the pleasure of stumbling into Gecko Hardware in Dallas’ Lake Highlands neighborhood.

07/14/2015

18-year-old Evette Quezada

Murdered Ferris Teenager Remembered

The Ellis County Sheriff’s Department says 18-year-old Evette Quezada was shot to death Sunday.

07/13/2015

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Grieving Parents Find Peace And A Pathway Forward

The Compassionate Friends is a non-profit that is holding its national convention this weekend in Dallas.

07/10/2015

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The Link Between Domestic Violence And Law Enforcement

A North Texas woman is speaking out today about a problem that she claims law enforcement has been reluctant to acknowledge: domestic violence in their own homes.

07/09/2015

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