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.

Hazing Victim Sues Wheaton College

The lawsuit describes the graphic nature of the alleged incident and blames Wheaton College for letting it happen.

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Parade Fans Upset About South Side Towing Spree

More than a dozen families claim their cars were towed but shouldn’t have been.


Appeals Court Sides With Family, Blames Cop In Fatal Shooting

Priscilla Price’s son, Niko Husband, was shot dead by Officer Marco Proano in 2011. Proano is the same officer now in prison for shooting into a car full of teenagers in 2013.


Fallen Soldier’s Child Gets Escort To Daddy-Daughter Dance

Cayleigh’s Hinton’s dad died in a training accident in May. So, another soldier stepped in. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.


Analysts: Dow Plunge Not Cause For Panic, Yet

When trading ended Monday, the Dow Jones had dropped more than 1,100 points. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.


Cancer Patient Finds Out Insurer Won’t Cover His $1M In Treatment

How did Sam Bloechl go nearly $1 million in the hole after switching health insurance polices, at the urging of a broker? CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.


School Security Guard Had Sexual Relationship With Student: Prosecutors

Ellis Davis, 21, is charged with criminal sexual assault for allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with a Juarez High School student.


Ford CEO’s Speech Against Sex Harassment Rings False To Some

CEO Jim Hackett’s appearance in the Chicago region was highly stage-managed, according to women who have spoken out against supervisors.


Need A Home? Maybe The ‘Land Bank’ Can Help

The Cook County Land Bank Authority has helped turn around some 200 properties since 2013. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.


Mom With Kids In Car Refuses To Give Vehicle To Carjacker

The confrontation was caught on camera at a North Side gas station, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.


School Nurse Saves Choking Student

Snack time nearly turned into a tragedy last week at a Bolingbrook school. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.


Fighting The Battle Against Parkinson’s Disease

“You need some patience, understanding, the will to fight and hope.”


Coach Explains His Side Of Painful Splits Video

The viral video cost Ozell Williams his job. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.


Man Loses It When Confronted About Leaving Dog At Park

It was a bizarre incident: A man leaves a dog alone at a dog park, as if it’s a doggie daycare facility. Other owners confronted him, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.


Blind Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Metra Train In Midlothian, Guide Dog Survives

Kelly R. Harris, 54, died after being struck by a Metra train in Midlothian; her guide dog survived.


Aldermen Call For Claypool’s Ouster, Accuse CPS Of Stiffing Special Needs Kids

Calls for Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool to resign or be fired are growing louder, with some coming from city aldermen.


Zion Police Seek Driver In Fatal Hit-And-Run

Police released surveillance images on Monday and asked the public for help after a bicyclist was killed over the weekend.


Former Marine Poised To Break World Record

Mike Mendoza is running Ironman 70.3 competitions — lots of them — to help former service members who need help. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.


Retired Cop Organizes Supply Drive For Hurricane Survivors

“I was a police officer for 40 years. I see there’s people with problems,” Jack Kielczynski says.


Waves Crash Chicago’s Lakefront

The beach hazard is in effect through Friday evening, according to the National Weather Service.



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