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.
Several major airlines say you might want to skip flying tomorrow, if you’re heading east. In fact, they’ll let you change plans without penalty.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov explains why educators and parents alike are fighting to delay the new test.
Think data breaches are scary? It could get even worse. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
More than two dozen people are now suing an Indiana cardiologist and hospital, claiming they went under the knife unnecessarily. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
The latest lawsuits against cardiologist Arvind Gandhi were filed Monday, and attorneys expect even more people to come forward. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
National health experts have suggested mandatory quarantines are unnecessary, and could limit medical workers’ ability to help fight the spread of Ebola.
Before patients make it to an emergency room they may have contact with a first responder. So how are they preparing?
A year after her son was murdered, a south suburban woman still lives in fear. She’s afraid two of his killers are targeting her.
The first person in the Chicago area accused of trying to join ISIS is Bolingbrook teenager Mohammed Hamzah khan now charged with supporting terrorism.
The veterinarian and the manager of a Dolton animal hospital have both been charged after several dead and malnourished dogs were discovered at the facility, reports CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov.
Some county and union leaders are demanding action after the rape of a pregnant Chicago State University student, allegedly by a teen on electronic monitoring.
The day after her husband Ray Rice was released and suspended indefinitely, his wife Janay posted in Instagram calling their situation a “nightmare.”
-An apartment laundry room became a murder scene Wednesday in Joliet and police say they captured murder suspect Drumaine McKinley-hiding after making the grisly discovery.
What would you do if you were on a flight and a passenger either reclined their seat into your knees or tried to prevent you from reclining your seat?
The girl was attacked in an alley near 71st and King Drive around 11:30 a.m. Thursday, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
The festivities celebrating Jackie Robinson West will begin at their home park Wednesday morning, followed by a parade to Millennium Park, where Mayor Emanuel will be on hand with, possibly, thousands of the team’s new fans.
Before a traffic light turns red in Chicago, it’s supposed to sit on yellow for three seconds. But a Chicago judge says that’s not always happening and some people are getting tickets they don’t deserve.
For the second day in a row, American planes aren’t flying to or from Israel and that means a Chicago husband and wife are now separated, and they don’t know when they’ll be reunited.
Ready for another soccer fan invasion downtown? Grant Park is expected to be filled with them Wednesday morning to watch the big World Cup match between USA and Germany.
Debate over a gun shop location in Niles is not so much a case of “not in my back yard,” as it is “not near my school,” CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.