Dana Kozlov

Fox Lake Police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz (Credit: Lake County Sheriff's Office)

Latest In Case Of Slain Officer: A Gun Found, Surveillance Video Analyzed

(CBS) — Investigators say there are two potentially significant developments in the slaying of a Fox Lake police officer: the recovery of a gun and surveillance video that may yield leads. Investigators wouldn’t say Thursday whether […]

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Aurora Girls Ran Into Walmart To Avoid Abduction: Police

The girls, sixth-graders at Jefferson Middle School in Aurora, told officers they were walking near Lynda Court and Best Place when they were approached by a man in a silver car, who told them to get into the vehicle, according to Aurora police.

08/27/2015

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Chicago School Board Passes Unbalanced Budget Hoping For State Help

It’s a budget based on borrowing and hope. But now, CPS’ financial doomsday clock is actually ticking.

08/26/2015

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Lake Station, Ind. Resident Stunned By $1,200 Water Bill

CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports Lake Station, Indiana resident James Williams owes more than $1,200 to the city’s water department. He says there’s no way he used the amount of water the city is billing him for.

08/25/2015

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France Train Attack Raises Travel Safety Concerns

After three Americans and British grandfather jumped to action to stop a gunman aboard a train in France, an obvious question is, could that happen here?

08/24/2015

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College Of DuPage Trustees Move To Fire President Breuder

COD spokesman Randall Samborn said the vote begins a process in which board chair Katherine Hamilton provides Breuder with a notice of intent to terminate him for cause. Breuder has administrative due process rights, in which he has the right to hearings that can conclude in an appeal to the full board of trustees.

08/21/2015

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Emails Associated With Local Government Workers Revealed In Ashley Madison Leak

The governor’s office has launched an investigation as four email addresses released end in Illinois.gov. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports the state worker email addresses aren’t the only ones from Illinois.

08/19/2015

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Patients Wait, Hope For Expanded Medical Marijuana Approval

For Jessica Harshbarger, something as simple as getting ice cream with her sons was almost impossible two years ago.

08/18/2015

Sean Johnson's arm sustained second-degree burns. (CBS)

Teens Harm Plainfield Boy With Makeshift Blowtorch

Sean Johnson and his friend were walking through Plainfields’s West Norman Greenway when they say three teen-aged boys were literally playing with fire and challenged them to a dare. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

08/17/2015

Dana Kozlov parachuting with the U.S. Army's Golden Knights. (Credit: CBS)

Watch: Parachuting With The U.S. Army’s Golden Knights

It wasn’t a typical day at work for CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov.

08/12/2015

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Indiana Awaits Standardized Test Results, Schools In Limbo

Half a million Indiana primary school students spent six hours last spring at a computer, taking the controversial ISTEP standardized test. Their scores help future teachers gauge student progress and create teaching plans for the coming year.

08/06/2015

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Budget Impasse Stops Flow Of Federal Cash To Some Workers, Aid Recipients

CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports on frozen funds – and the people impacted.

07/30/2015

A nurse measures the blood pressure of a patient, on September 20, 2013 at the cardiology department of Lens' hospital. AFP PHOTO PHILIPPE HUGUEN (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Hospitals Feeling The Pinch As Budget Fight Continues

No state budget essentially means frozen Medicaid funds for Illinois’ 3.2 million recipients. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

07/23/2015

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Naperville Woman’s Family Hires Medical Examiner For New Autopsy After Death In Texas Jail Cell

Sandra Bland was found dead in her jail cell on July 13, three days after she was arrested for allegedly assaulting a police officer during a traffic stop in Waller County, about 50 miles north of Houston.

07/19/2015

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Same-Sex Couple Featured In Hillary Clinton Video Get Married

A few months after a Chicago couple that was in Hillary Clinton’s campaign launch video invited the candidate to their wedding, they got married without her, reports CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov.

07/19/2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announces his appointment of Forrest Claypool (right) as CEO of the Chicago Public Schools and Frank Clark (left) as president of the Chicago Board of Education. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel Appoints Claypool To Run CPS, Former ComEd CEO As School Board President

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has tapped his top aide, Forrest Claypool, to run the Chicago Public Schools, and former ComEd chief executive officer Frank Clark as president of the Chicago Board of Education, a move the Chicago Teachers Union derided as more of the same from City Hall.

07/16/2015

Cook County sales tax increase. (Credit: CBS)

Suburban Cook County Businesses Brace For Sales Tax Increase

Buy anything in Cook County beginning next year and you’ll pay more.

07/15/2015

Beard Elementary School. (Credit: CBS)

Offensive Graffiti Sprayed On NW Side School For Special Needs Students

CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov spoke to neighbors who want to know why they were targeted and who is behind it.

07/14/2015

Mexican drug trafficker Joaquin Guzman Loera aka "el Chapo Guzman", is escorted by marines as he is presented to the press on February 22, 2014 in Mexico City. The Sinaloa cartel leader - the most wanted by US and Mexican anti-drug agencies - was arrested early Saturday morning by Mexican marines at a resort in Mazatlan, northern Mexico. (Photo credit: RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Manhunt Continues For Drug Kingpin “El Chapo” Guzman

Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, who was considered Chicago’s “Public Enemy Number One” before he was arrested last year, escaped from a Mexican prison on Saturday, using an elaborate lighted tunnel.

07/13/2015

A man and a woman were killed when their motorcycle hit a concrete median on the Eisenhower Expressway at a high rate of speed early Sunday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Friends, Family Of Motorcycle Accident Victim Outraged At Grisly Pictures Posted Online

Miranda Valles, 21, of Downers Grove was killed early Sunday when the motorcycle on which she was a passenger crashed into a median on I-290.

06/29/2015

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