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.
It is not exactly sugar plums and presents, and school leaders say that is the assignment’s intent: urging the students to think about the causes and consequences of homelessness.
The owner of Thibodeaux’s Cajun Cooking, a popular Duncanville restaurant, could not imagine the gut punch that was coming. The off-duty Dallas firefighter that police say had been drinking before he climbed behind the wheel early Wednesday, was a friend… and he’d been a customer at her restaurant in the hours prior to the crash.
In videos and pictures that have now been shared thousands of times, 17-year-old Ariana Luterman can be seen helping the eventually women’s winner Chandler Self make it to the BMW Dallas Marathon finish line Sunday.
A rash of car burglaries in the Cedar Hill Monday night has been made more troubling because the suspect stole a gun.
In Frisco on Sunday, kids, who most of the year make do with much less, are treated to a party without limits.
During a briefing Thursday, Dallas ISD staffers told board trustees the best way to make sure students get to school safely and on time is to run the buses themselves.
The free program is Dallas ISD’s latest effort to build loyalty among potential parents, help parents get their children ready for school and then build on that success once they begin classes.
The man Arlington Police say forced an officer to open fire in a crowded shopping mall Sunday wasn’t trouble waiting to happen: William Paul Dodd appears to have been searching for trouble for days.
Everything from drought to wildfires to the 2008 recession has been blamed.
A seedling farm debuted Tuesday at the MLK Center that supporters say will bring both jobs and healthy food to an area that struggles with a severe shortage of both.
“It’s been huge,” says Wendy Hanna, Executive Director of The Turning Point, Collin County’s Rape Crisis Center. “Our hotline calls have gone up 30 percent since the same time last year.”
Appearing dazed and disheveled, Sini Mathews spoke no words during a morning arraignment on child abandonment or endangerment charges.