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.

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For Now, Six Gacy Victims Remain Unidentified

CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov talks with the Cook County detective who’s trying to close these files and give some families answers.


Chicago Alderman Clashes With Cops At Crime Scene

Did 26th Ward Ald. Roberto Maldonado try to throw his weight around at a crime scene, so that he could cut through? CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.


Art Program Gives Abuse Survivors A Way To Cope

Down a dark hall and tucked in the corner of a North Center loft building, there is some light for survivors of sexual violence.


Moms Push For ‘Charlie’s Law’ In Illinois

The measure would obligate insurance companies to pay for a costly treatment for strep complications if a doctor advises it. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.


Tube Train Coming To Chicago?

A high-speed passenger train may one day whisk travellers to and from O’Hare Airport to downtown Chicago within minutes. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.


Day 3 In Springfield: ‘Time For An Intervention,’ One Leader Says

A meeting of the state legislature’s most powerful members never happened Friday. Why not? Depends on who you ask, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.


Will Retail Stores Go The Way Of The Dinosaur?

There is good and bad news for brick-and-mortar retailers. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.


Chicago Boy Becomes Super Hero For A Day

Christian Clark is a third-grader by day. In the blink of an elevator ride, he becomes a super hero.


Police Supt. Johnson Nears Kidney Transplant Surgery

Doctors tell him they’re in the final stages of selecting a donor for his kidney transplant, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.


Parents Blindsided As West Side Boys And Girls Club Branch Closes

Some residents of East Garfield Park were counting on a summer camp program for kids. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.


Russians Targeted Illinois Election Database, Congressman Confirms

Rep. Mike Quigley believes Russia’s intent was to derail Democrat Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.


Illinois Caregiver System Hangs By Thread, Provider Warns

A bill now before lawmakers would require the state to increase Medicaid reimbursement so that caregivers could make $15 an hour.


Latest Chicago Shooting Fatality: 20-Year-Old Legally Blind Man

Family members say Jervon Morris, who had several disabilities, was in the wrong place at the wrong time.


Parents Say CPS Ignores Hundreds Of Special-Needs Kids

Individual Education Plans for special-needs youngsters are being neglected, critics say.


Parents Sue Naperville School District After Student’s Suicide

Corey Walgren was questioned by school officials about improper contact with a 16-year-old girl. His family says the school and police handled the situation badly. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.


Hinsdale Middle School Battle Takes New Turn

Plaintiffs who sought to block a referendum to build a $53 million school reportedly have pitched a compromise. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.


Great Lakes Clean Water Project In Jeopardy, Officials Warn

As CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports, experts fear the program’s elimination could sink Lake Michigan.


Former FBI Agent Shocked At Comey Firing

CBS 2 Security Consultant Ross Rice just saw James Comey last week.


Illinois Lottery Management Firm Costing State Millions, Critics Say

And it could cost millions more just to get rid of them, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.


Retired Police Officer Waits On Online Lottery Winnings

It’s the worst case scenario for any avid lottery player — you play and win, then have to fight for your money.




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