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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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Officer Eddie Johnston (Arlington PD)

Arlington Officer Injured In Shootout Home from Hospital

The shooting suspect was wanted in a Saginaw teen’s murder.


Keidra Kirby - Amber Alert, found safe

Glenn Heights Kidnapping Leaves Community Wondering, Worrying

Glenn Heights is a community of mixed emotions after a kidnapped teen returns home safe.



Garbage-Blocked Freeway Drains Cause Crashes In Arlington

Need another reason to pick up your trash? Then consider this: freeway drains blocked by garbage likely contributed to several crashes Thursday morning.


Missy Bevers was found dead inside the Creekside Church in Midlothian (courtesy: Bevers family)

Midlothian Police Release New Surveillance Video Of Murder Suspect

Police in Midlothian now know how a local fitness instructor and mother of three died. The Dallas County Medical Examiner’s office has completed a preliminary autopsy on Terri “Missy” Bevers; but, Midlothian detectives are closely guarding details, they say, in order to protect the investigation.


car burglar

Vehicles Ransacked Overnight In Fort Worth Neighborhood

In East Fort Worth, neighbors are raising a warning that comes too late for many: lock your car doors!


Lasers are precisely pinpointed on a patient with prostate cancer at a radiation oncology center. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

New Treatment For Enlarged Prostate Available In North Texas

Men looking for relief from the annoying, uncomfortable and inconvenient symptoms of an enlarged prostate now have new hope: it’s a stunningly simple treatment using sterilized water, turned to steam.


(credit: David Silverman/Getty Images)

New Friends New Life looking At New Approach to Combat Old Problem

Texas ranks second in the country for human trafficking


Patricia Flores (credit: Haltom City Police Department)

Police Seek Haltom City Woman After Grandson’s Death

Police in Haltom City are searching for a woman who has been accused of injuring her 2-year-old grandson last month. That toddler is now dead, and authorities have not been able to locate the grandmother.


The cleanup continues after a massive hail storm hit Wylie.

Wylie Schools Reopen Wednesday After Hail Damage Cleanup

In Wylie, it was a day that called for ‘all-hands-on-deck’. A massive hail storm left every campus in the district reporting some level of damage.


Kelli Cox

Texas Remains Identified As Missing Woman Kelli Cox

Nineteen years after she disappeared, authorities in Denton now finally know what happened to University of North Texas student Kelli Cox. Human remains were recovered last week from a remote site in Brazoria County.



Teen Points BB Gun At Arlington Officer

Real crimes—committed with fake guns. It’s a situation that Arlington Police say is happening with more frequency. And it’s one that just this week could have cost a 15-year-old his life.


Ghost tagger (Robbie Owens - CBS11)

Cedar Hill Serial Tagger Racking Up Thousands In Damages

The vandal has spray painted variations of the word ‘ghost’ on panels that border the High Pointe neighborhood, as well as on pricey fences on private property.




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