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.
The festivities celebrating Jackie Robinson West will begin at their home park Wednesday morning, followed by a parade to Millennium Park, where Mayor Emanuel will be on hand with, possibly, thousands of the team’s new fans.
Before a traffic light turns red in Chicago, it’s supposed to sit on yellow for three seconds. But a Chicago judge says that’s not always happening and some people are getting tickets they don’t deserve.
For the second day in a row, American planes aren’t flying to or from Israel and that means a Chicago husband and wife are now separated, and they don’t know when they’ll be reunited.
Ready for another soccer fan invasion downtown? Grant Park is expected to be filled with them Wednesday morning to watch the big World Cup match between USA and Germany.
Debate over a gun shop location in Niles is not so much a case of “not in my back yard,” as it is “not near my school,” CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Miss Indiana’s bikini body is the talk of both the town and social media, but it may not be why you think. As CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports, she’s being applauded for looking normal.
Even though the former first lady has not said if she will run for president, Chicago supporters on Thursday hosted a huge fundraiser for her called “Ready for Hillary.” CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
CHICAGO (CBS) — Going from the military to civilian life is often tough for veterans, especially when it comes to finding a job. Certain skills get lost in translation, but CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov one […]
A woman who watched her ex-fiancée allegedly kill three members of her family testified in court Wednesday.
Peeling paint, some of it lead-based. Cold classrooms. Health code violations. These are just some of the issues parents and staff at a Rogers Park elementary school have been fighting to fix for years. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
One area cardiologist, Arvind Gandhi, is already being sued. Now, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov has learned, the allegations could be the tip of a very large iceberg.
A world-famous musician, who beat adversity to achieve success, brought her story to Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood Wednesday night.
They had heart surgery, but claim they didn’t need it and now two patients are suing Indiana Doctor Arvind Gandhi.
CPS is investigating Benito Juarez High School over questions surrounding attendance numbers and grading policy at the school. The investigation comes six months after the Pilsen school was taken off of probation.
Some Near North Side residents don’t want park land to be absorbed by Mayor Emanuel’s proposal. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Jennifer Del Prete spent a decade without her children because she was convicted of killing someone else’s baby. She’s now free because of evidence never turned over at her 2005 trial.
At 11 years old, Tymisha Washington should be out jumping rope or playing with friends. Instead, the Chicago 5th grader is recovering from two gunshots.
The residents of a North Side apartment building say their landlord has done the bare minimum to improve security since a tenant was sexually assaulted in the basement laundry room last January.
Experts say a travel show taking place in Chicago right now could translate into a billion-dollar boon for Chicago.
Investigators say the blaze started next to the Grand Music Hall, in an employee smoking area.