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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Dallas Police Chief David Brown talks to media about impact of K2 (Robbie Owens - CBS11)

Dallas Police Suspect K2 Fueling Spike In Aggressive Panhandling

Police believe that what has in the past been regarded as a ‘nuisance’ is now fast becoming a crisis.

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Calls To Local Hotline Up Following Suicides Of Plano East HS Teens

If you or someone you know needs help, the center’s hotline 214-828-1000 is answered 24 hours a day.

02/05/2016

Zika virus (CBS11)

Four More Possible Zika Virus Cases Suspected In North Texas

According to Dallas County Health and Human Services, the four possible cases are travelers who recently visited impacted areas.

02/04/2016

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Shocked Classmates React To Suicides Of Two Plano East Students

Shock, concern and support at Plano East high school today. Grief counselors returned to the campus as word continued to spread that two 17 year old students had committed suicide over the weekend, hours apart.

02/01/2016

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Affluenza Teen to Remain in Juvenile Facility, For Now

Affluenza teen Ethan Couch will remain in juvenile detention—for now. But, even his defense attorneys concede that his case will eventually be supervised in the adult courts. And that could happen sooner, rather than later.

01/29/2016

72-year-old blind woman escapes fire unharmed (Robbie Owens - CBS11)

Blind 72-Year-Old Woman Escapes House Fire Unharmed

Caroline Ware was napping on the sofa when she says she heard a “popping” noise from the rear of the house.

01/27/2016

Rowlett tornado cleanup (Robbie Owens - CBS11)

In Rowlett, Passion Fuels Compassion And A Community Sees Progress

Homeowners still on Kensington Drive were thrilled to see the volunteers arrive.

01/26/2016

Rowlett tornado-damaged homes razed (Robbie Owens - CBS11)

In Rowlett, Volunteers Finish What Tornado Started

Real progress Friday for families still recovering from December’s tornadoes.

01/22/2016

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Homeowners Worry That Tornado Debris Becoming Health Hazard

In Rowlett, the rain only adds to the storm ravaged dreariness of this once lovely neighborhood near I-30 and Dalrock.

01/21/2016

Frisco Jack and Jill chapter looking to spend the morning helping others!

North Texans Turn MLK Holiday Into Day Of Service

It was with a spirit of gratitude that some 400 volunteers gathered at Dallas’ Concord Church to become ‘Meals on Wheels’ delivery drivers for the day: opting to use their Martin Luther King holiday day ‘off’ as a day ‘in’ the community: serving others.

01/18/2016

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Tips In Dallas Missing Mom Case Coming From Unlikely Source

As the days turn to weeks, the family of missing Dallas mom Marisol Espinosa refuses to give up hope.

01/15/2016

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Dallas Churches Working To #SaveOurSons

A Dallas church is organizing to give young men better options in the hope of seeing better outcomes.

01/12/2016

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