Dana Kozlov is a general assignment reporter for CBS 2 Chicago. She joined the station in August 2003, from WGN-TV, where she had served as a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor since 1995.
Her live reports from DeKalb, IL during CBS 2 Chicago’s coverage of the NIU shootings in 2008 helped the team win an Emmy Award for spot news.
Before working at WGN-TV, Kozlov was at WEEK-TV in Peoria, IL as the 5:00 PM news anchor and general assignment reporter (1992-95). She began her career in journalism at CNN’s Chicago bureau as an intern in 1991. Kozlov later served as a field producer for CNN, based in Chicago (1995-96).
Kozlov and her husband have two young children and in her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, doing yoga and cooking. She’s also volunteered for The Cradle, a local adoption agency and for Rainbow House, which helps victims of domestic violence.
Kozlov grew up in northwest suburban Palatine and graduated from Fremd High School. She received her B.S. in Journalism from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign in 1990.
It’s a budget based on borrowing and hope. But now, CPS’ financial doomsday clock is actually ticking.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports Lake Station, Indiana resident James Williams owes more than $1,200 to the city’s water department. He says there’s no way he used the amount of water the city is billing him for.
After three Americans and British grandfather jumped to action to stop a gunman aboard a train in France, an obvious question is, could that happen here?
The governor’s office has launched an investigation as four email addresses released end in Illinois.gov. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports the state worker email addresses aren’t the only ones from Illinois.
For Jessica Harshbarger, something as simple as getting ice cream with her sons was almost impossible two years ago.
Sean Johnson and his friend were walking through Plainfields’s West Norman Greenway when they say three teen-aged boys were literally playing with fire and challenged them to a dare. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
It wasn’t a typical day at work for CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov.
Half a million Indiana primary school students spent six hours last spring at a computer, taking the controversial ISTEP standardized test. Their scores help future teachers gauge student progress and create teaching plans for the coming year.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports on frozen funds – and the people impacted.
No state budget essentially means frozen Medicaid funds for Illinois’ 3.2 million recipients. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
A few months after a Chicago couple that was in Hillary Clinton’s campaign launch video invited the candidate to their wedding, they got married without her, reports CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov.
Buy anything in Cook County beginning next year and you’ll pay more.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov spoke to neighbors who want to know why they were targeted and who is behind it.
Miranda Valles, 21, of Downers Grove was killed early Sunday when the motorcycle on which she was a passenger crashed into a median on I-290.
(CBS) – A Chicago police officer caught on camera firing his weapon into a car of unarmed teens was involved in a fatal shooting previously, CBS 2 has learned. Now, relatives of the victim who […]
There is a push to free a woman convicted in the death of a baby at a Lincolnshire daycare.
The video shows the officer firing at the car as it was backing away during a traffic stop in December 2013. Two of the teens were hurt.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov takes a look at some of the sad and surreal moments.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov shows you what you should fret about and what to forget about.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports the video is now sparking outrage by animal lovers all over the internet.