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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Drew Peterson Prison Recordings Released

From a courtroom outburst to prison cell conversations, the recordings presented at Drew Peterson’s latest trial were released on Tuesday.

06/07/2016

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Brookfield Gorilla’s Cradling Of Injured Boy Still Fresh In Mind Of Paramedic

Of course, the tragedy at the Cincinnati Zoo has spurred Jeff Bruno’s memories, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

06/02/2016

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Car Stolen While Stopped For Gasoline On South Side

A toddler escaped injury, after a car was stolen, and nearly struck the child at a gas station. on the South Side on Wednesday evening.

06/01/2016

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Crime Spikes, Along With Fear, In North Side Neighborhoods

Residents on the North Side are saying it’s out of control.

05/31/2016

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Bensenville Mom Says School Officials Have Ignored First-Grade ‘Fight Club’

Seven-year-old Jaden White said he was beaten up last Friday on the playground when another first-grader hit him in the face.

05/23/2016

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Harvey Police Arrest Five Riding Around Car With Paintball Guns Near Thornton H.S.

Harvey police say some teens were riding around shooting them off near Thornton High School.

05/11/2016

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Suburban Special Needs Student Gets Prom Date Thanks To Big Assist From Family

(CBS) — The family of a high school senior with special needs wanted to make sure he had the chance to go to his prom with a date. It turns out, his date may be […]

05/04/2016

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Motorist Takes Wrong Turn Into Bridgeview Shop, Then Drives Off

The incident happened early Thursday at Prince Sweets & Bakery and a neighboring salon. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

04/29/2016

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Bucktown Burglary Victims Say Chicago Police Are Dragging Their Feet

CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports on why residents are so upset.

04/11/2016

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Sister Of David Biro Victim Upset Renowned Attorney Set To Speak At New Trier On Anniversary Of Murders

(CBS) — Twenty six years to the day after Richard and Nancy Langert were murdered in their North Shore home, the man that helped give their killer a chance at freedom will be in town. […]

04/06/2016

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Ted Cruz, Bernie Sanders Win In Wisconsin

Tuesday results mean one thing: Both parties’ primaries will continue deep into the spring.

04/05/2016

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So Far In 2016, City Shells Out More Than $6 Million In Police Misconduct Settlements

Chicago taxpayers have paid more than $660 million in misconduct settlements, court costs and lawyers’ fees since 2004. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

04/04/2016

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Why Did Lincoln Towing Driver Go Inside Cab?

CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports it was all caught on video.

03/30/2016

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Interim Supt. Eddie Johnson Still Affected By Murder Of Officer Thomas Wortham IV

The parents of Chicago Police Officer Thomas Wortham IV forged a friendship with the now Interim Superintendent Eddie Johnson after the officer was killed in 2010.

03/29/2016

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River North Residents Say Obnoxious Club Is Ruining The Neighborhood

Bottled Blonde — is it a restaurant or a rowdy nightspot? CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

03/25/2016

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Holy Angels School Closed For Week After Finding Lead Particles

CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports some parents say the fix and information is coming much too late.

03/09/2016

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North Suburban Kid Turns Food Allergy Fears Into Educational Documentary

CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov introduces us to that young filmmaker and his vision.

03/08/2016

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WATCH: Thieves Create Screen, Steal Woman’s Wallet At River North Restaurant

At a cozy corner table in Piccolo Sogno Due’s bar Wednesday evening a woman and her friend were enjoying the evening when a couple walked in. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

03/03/2016

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Dieting Website Allows Users To Bet Money On Losing Weight

Lose weight, win money: that’s the promise of a website thousands of people are using to shed those extra pounds.

03/02/2016

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