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Dana Kozlov

kozlov Dana KozlovDana 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).


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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.

A city of Chicago red light camera (Credit: CBS)

Judge Determines Yellow Lights Too Short, Throws Out Red Light Tickets

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.

08/12/2014

An Israeli soldier inspects the damage at an house that was hit by a rocket fired by militants from the Gaza Strip, on July 22, 2014, in the Israeli city of Yahud, some 15 kms east of Tel-Aviv. The UN chief and Washington's top diplomat were holding a flurry of meetings in Cairo to push for an end to violence in Gaza that has killed more than 590 Palestinians. (Photo credit: GIL COHEN MAGEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Chicago Couple Separated By Ban On Flights To Israel

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.

07/23/2014

USA soccer fans celebrate in Chicago's Grant Park. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Grant Park Gets Ready For World Cup Viewing Party

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.

06/25/2014

A .38 Caliber Pistol. (CBS)

Proposed Gun Shop In Niles Faces Opposition

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.

06/23/2014

Miss Indiana USA Mekayla Diehl. (Credit: Getty)

Indiana Miss USA Contestant Draws Social Media Praise For ‘Normal’ Body

Miss Indiana’s bikini body is the talk of both the town and social media, but it may not be why you think. As CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports, she’s being applauded for looking normal.

06/11/2014

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addresses the American Jewish Committee Global Forum 2014 May 14, 2014 in Washington, DC. The AJC held the form to discuss topics related to the Jewish communities all around the world. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton Absent, But Supporters Pack Fundraiser To Prepare For 2016 Run

Even though the former first lady has not said if she will run for president, Chicago supporters on Thursday hosted a huge fundraiser for her called “Ready for Hillary.” CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

06/05/2014

Google's "Help a Hero Get Hired" workshop. (Credit: CBS)

Google Workshop Aims To Help Veterans Land Jobs

CHICAGO (CBS) — Going from the military to civilian life is often tough for veterans, especially when it comes to finding a job. Certain skills get lost in translation, but CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov one [...]

06/04/2014

D'Andre Howard

Woman Testifies Against Ex-Fiancée Charged In Triple Murder

A woman who watched her ex-fiancée allegedly kill three members of her family testified in court Wednesday.

05/28/2014

Empty Classroom

Rogers Park School Is Crumbling Around Students, Parents Tell CPS

Peeling paint, some of it lead-based. Cold classrooms. Health code violations. These are just some of the issues parents and staff at a Rogers Park elementary school have been fighting to fix for years. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

05/22/2014

File Photo Of Surgeons At Work. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Doctor Bolsters Claims Of Unnecessary Heart Procedures

One area cardiologist, Arvind Gandhi, is already being sued. Now, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov has learned, the allegations could be the tip of a very large iceberg.

05/15/2014

Rachel Barton Pine. (Credit: CBS)

Violinist Rachel Barton Pine Teaches Englewood Students About Music, Adversity

A world-famous musician, who beat adversity to achieve success, brought her story to Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood Wednesday night.

05/14/2014

Doctor Generic

Lawsuits Claim Indiana Doctor Recommended Unnecessary Heart Surgery

They had heart surgery, but claim they didn’t need it and now two patients are suing Indiana Doctor Arvind Gandhi.

05/07/2014

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Juarez H.S. Being Investigated For Attendance Numbers, Grading Policy

CPS is investigating Benito Juarez High School over questions surrounding attendance numbers and grading policy at the school. The investigation comes six months after the Pilsen school was taken off of probation.

05/06/2014

Chicago Public Schools

Battle Lines Drawn Over Obama School In Chicago

Some Near North Side residents don’t want park land to be absorbed by Mayor Emanuel’s proposal. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

05/05/2014

Jennifer Del Prete walks out of prison escorted by her daughter. (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Woman Freed In Baby’s Death: ‘I’m Not Bitter’

Jennifer Del Prete spent a decade without her children because she was convicted of killing someone else’s baby. She’s now free because of evidence never turned over at her 2005 trial.

05/01/2014

Tymisha Washington. (Credit: CBS)

11-Year-Old Girl Scared To Leave Home After Being Shot

At 11 years old, Tymisha Washington should be out jumping rope or playing with friends. Instead, the Chicago 5th grader is recovering from two gunshots.

04/30/2014

A Rogers Park woman was assaulted in this apartment building laundry room. (CBS)

Residents Say Apartment Building Still Not Secure Months After Assault

The residents of a North Side apartment building say their landlord has done the bare minimum to improve security since a tenant was sexually assaulted in the basement laundry room last January.

04/22/2014

Chicago Skyline. (credit: Thinkstock.com)

Tourism Revenue, Reputation At Stake As Travel Professionals Converge On Chicago

Experts say a travel show taking place in Chicago right now could translate into a billion-dollar boon for Chicago.

04/07/2014

(File Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Fire At Six Flags Great America Causes $60,000 In Damage

Investigators say the blaze started next to the Grand Music Hall, in an employee smoking area.

04/03/2014

Joey Jones is charged with murder and attempted murder for two separate shootings on April 1, 2014. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Bond Denied For Man Charged In Two Shootings

The man accused of killing a convenience store clerk and shooting a father of 10 asked for protective custody at his bond hearing Wednesday, but the judge denied his request.

04/03/2014

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