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.
Rachel Mellon was thirteen years old when she simply vanished from her south suburban home. That was twenty years ago this week. The case is still considered active by police.
An 18-year-old Chicago man who was reported missing after he went out to make a couple, routine deliveries on Monday has now been found and is safe, Chicago police said.
Travis Holcomb sits in a Cook County jail cell, after a string of arrests across the country. Will he stay there? CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Emergency crews responded at 7:33 p.m. to the shooting of three males in the 1900 block of West Belle Plaine, according to Chicago Police.
City attorneys order not one, but two buildings demolished after a Chicago firefighter died in one last month.
Wheelchair user Julie Falco waits — and waits — to get her parking space back. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and interim Police Superintendent John Escalante announced new policing tactics after two people were killed by Chicago Police last weekend.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov takes us to a holiday homecoming.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports the guys at one Christmas tree say the warm month has been good for business, and they’re not alone.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov spoke to a Syrian refugee family in Chicago, who thanks America for their new home.
He works as a security guard at night to pay the bills, but Jimmy Williams’ real passion is art, and he has one purpose right now: to bring more of it to Chicago’s embattled Englewood neighborhood.
When store logo for Mr. Nice Guy went up this week, so did some parental red flags. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov explains how it happened in this Original Report.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov talked with people on the South Side, where the words about gun violence often ring the loudest.
Niles police say Tadeusz Dec was crossing Golf Road near Greenwood Avenue just before 11 p.m. on Sept. 17, when the driver of this White Toyota 4Runner hit him, leaving behind pieces of its left turn signal and marker.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov spoke with actor Thomas Ian Nicholas.
An apartment building for women and children in need in Englewood has fallen on hard times, and is in danger of closing, because it can’t pay its bills.
Police supervisors were alerted to the possibility these officers were engaged in pornography, a source tells CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov.
The Cubs won’t be back at Wrigley Field for almost a week, so, not surprisingly, fans are trying to go to them.
Maywood Park Race Course won’t open next season, and most believe that means it will shut down for good.