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.
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He’s a recovering heroin addict who tried to turn his life around, was a member of a heroin support group and spoke out against heroin on CBS’ 48 hours. But he’s in big trouble with the law for allegedly trying to sell it to a police officer.
Police say one of the women victims is a Benedictine University student, and the other is a friend. Both are in their late teens.
The man accused of beating Jen Hall is in jail again, this time for going after a woman on Monday at the same store. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov talked with Hall today.
A neighborhood security camera line was cut just days before a Chicago woman is found murdered. Could it be a clue in the case?
A local aviation expert said he believes the fiery San Francisco plane crash that killed two people and injured dozens more was likely the result of pilot error.
The quest for the Stanley Cup has some Blackhawks fans joking, “I think I’m going to have a heart attack.” But for one Oswego fan, that actually happened.
Tourists flock to Paris, but apparently the French aren’t always so friendly. They’re so rude a guide was written in part to teach them to be nicer. That got CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov thinking: How do we treat our tourists here in Chicago?
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports Blackhawks fans follow their own unique habits –- or superstitions — in hopes of helping their team.
Two families and groups of friends, two tragedies, but one goal. The families of Blair Holt — shot dead on a CTA bus six years ago at age 16 — and 15 year old Hadiya Pendleton — murdered not six months ago — held respective birthday celebrations for their lost loved ones.
Fast and furious. That’s how people described the storm that ripped through the area – taking down trees and sparking a fire in Schererville, Indiana.
(CBS) — Big chunks of concrete crumbled Monday onto lower Lake Shore Drive, hitting and injuring a woman on the sidewalk below. The latest incident happened just north of Randolph, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports. [...]
The original “Sears tower” can’t be missed from the Skyway, and below it sits the 90-year-old Sears store – a fixture in the Grand Crossing neighborhood. But it’s soon to be gone, CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov reports.
It’s become a crisis in the far northwest suburbs: teen after teen taking their own lives. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Peter Strasenburgh is the fifth-generation president of his family’s 136-year-old business, Davies Supply Co. He’s also the one overseeing its end. CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov reports.
In the wake of the bombings at the Boston Marathon, the Chicago Area Runners Association was honoring their Boston colleagues with a Unity Run on Tuesday. The run, starting at Foster Avenue beach, was not getting any special security attention, but other sporting events in Chicago over the next few days will.
Singing the civil rights anthem “Woke Up This Morning,” Congressman Bobby Rush called it “The Freedom Bus.”
CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov reports on a dramatic rescue involving a hotel doorman and two police officers that may have saved a sick baby girl’s life.
Something strange is happening in a Tinley Park strip mall lot. It’s left investigators puzzled and dozens of people without a working car.
Emory Diaz-Sepulveda was mother to a 3 ½-month-old baby named Roy. He’ll never know his mom now, after the accident off Interstate 88 in Aurora. CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov reports.