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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Ultrasounds Could Give New Hope To Alzheimer’s Patients

Australian researchers are using ultrasound technology to destroy the brain plaque blamed for lost cognitive function.

04/23/2015

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Dallas Police Officers Cleared In Deadly Shooting

A grand jury has cleared two Dallas Police officers of any wrongdoing in the shooting death of a man armed with a screwdriver.

04/23/2015

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Knowing That Time Counts – Heart Attack Patient Saved In 7 Minutes

Doctors say anyone experiencing symptoms that could be a heart attack should call 911 immediately.

CBS 11–04/22/2015

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Residents Say They Knew Azle Quakes Were Caused By Natural Gas Drilling

Tia Moen didn’t need Southern Methodist University experts to tell her what shook her two-story brick and stone home in Azle in the fall of 2013. She already knew.

CBS 11–04/21/2015

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Raising Money And Lifting Lives At The ACMs

Friday night’s inaugural concert and silent auction will benefit a number of charities, including Child Life Zones at Cook Children’s in Fort Worth and Children’s Health in Dallas.

04/17/2015

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Popular Dallas Bakery Suddenly Shuts Down

A popular Dallas bakery suddenly shuts down with no warning to customers who have ordered and are expecting wedding cakes this weekend.

04/15/2015

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Rowlett 3-Year-Old With Rare Disease, Family Asking For Prayers

It seemed as though 3-year-old Adalyn Bedunah was just dealing with allergies.

04/14/2015

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Doctor Accused Of Using Medical Records As Copy Paper

Confidential medical records used as copy paper? A Plano doctor is scrambling to explain how a patient’s confidential medical information was handed over to another patient.

CBS 11–04/10/2015

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Methodist Dallas Hospital Helps Their Own Get Healthy

According to researchers at the University of Maryland, some 55% of the nation’s nurses or overweight or obese—citing stress, and the hectic pace as some of the reasons that it’s so hard to focus on their own health.

04/01/2015

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Texas Has Its Own Religious Freedom Law

While there is outrage and shock nationwide over a religious freedom act in Indiana, several stated already have similar laws in the book, including Texas.

03/31/2015

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Irving Businessman Says Oak Cliff Robber Hit His Business Too

An Irving businessman believes a man who robbed his business is also the suspect in an Oak Cliff robbery.

CBS 11–03/30/2015

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Semi In I-35 Fatal Bridge Crash Didn’t Have Proper Permit

State investigators say it could take a week or more to determine what led to a fatal Interstate-35 bridge crash near Salado Thursday. Meanwhile, troubling revelations are surfacing about the trucking company at the center of the crash.

CBS 11–03/27/2015

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