Dana Kozlov

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Rogers Park School Is Crumbling Around Students, Parents Tell CPS

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.

05/22/2014

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Woman Flings Herself On Vehicle To Prevent Illegal Tow

The owner says the car was damaged. Now, who should pay? CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

05/19/2014

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Doctor Bolsters Claims Of Unnecessary Heart Procedures

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.

05/15/2014

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Woman Attacked On Gary, Ind. Bike Path

Police say a man used his bike to knock a woman off hers and attacked her. The woman managed to get away.

05/08/2014

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Battle Lines Drawn Over Obama School In Chicago

Some Near North Side residents don’t want park land to be absorbed by Mayor Emanuel’s proposal. CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov reports.

05/05/2014

Jennifer Del Prete walks out of prison escorted by her daughter. (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Woman Freed In Baby’s Death: ‘I’m Not Bitter’

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.

05/01/2014

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Tourism Revenue, Reputation At Stake As Travel Professionals Converge On Chicago

Experts say a travel show taking place in Chicago right now could translate into a billion-dollar boon for Chicago.

04/07/2014

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Fire At Six Flags Great America Causes $60,000 In Damage

Investigators say the blaze started next to the Grand Music Hall, in an employee smoking area.

04/03/2014

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Autism Activists Oppose State’s Plan To Cut Classroom Program

Christopher Jorwic has autism. His family credits a Illinois State Board of Education program with helping him thrive. CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov reports.

03/27/2014

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Lawmaker Asks Feds To Examine Quinn Program To Combat Violence

Gov. Pat Quinn continues to be dogged by questions about his $55 million anti-violence program and questions about where and how the money was used. CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov reports.

03/13/2014

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Two Years After Son’s Murder, Mother Waits For Resolution

Elizabeth Ramirez is joining forces with others to get answers and action. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

03/06/2014

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Businessman Shot Over The Weekend Had Been Collecting Rent

Herbert L. Goode was shot multiple times on Saturday afternoon in the 2300 block of West 57th Street outside an industrial building he owned in West Englewood. CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov reports.

03/03/2014

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Mom Of Heroin Addict Takes Her Family’s Story To Police Departments — If They’ll Listen

It’s not easy for P.J. Newberg to talk about her daughter Paula’s heroin addiction. But it’s her mission, and she spent Friday morning sharing her experience with Skokie police. CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov reports.

02/21/2014

Andy's Frozen Custard in Evanston has had a lull in business. (CBS)

Bitter Cold Has Chilling Effect On Some Businesses

CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov talks with restaurant operators who are seeing more empty tables.

01/27/2014

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Road-Salt Supply A Concern For One Suburb

In north suburban Lincolnshire, there have been ongoing supply concerns because demand has been unusually high this season. CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov reports.

01/20/2014

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Job Search Continues For Many Into 2014

More than 567,000 thousand people are unemployed in the Chicago area alone, and many of them were using the day after Christmas to jump on that job search. CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov reports.

12/26/2013

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Sandwich Shop Fires Its Employees — By Email — Right Before Christmas

The move comes three weeks after Snarf’s employees went on strike for higher wages.

12/23/2013

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Bucktown Neighborhood Group Helps Curb Crime

One neighborhood watch group does more than call police. Members catch crooks — all by themselves. Even police say it’s making a difference, CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov reports.

11/21/2013

Darvell McReynolds is doing well at DePriest Elementary, a welcoming school. (CBS)

The Story Of One Welcoming School: A Work In Progress

CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov visited one of the CPS welcoming schools – DePriest Elementary — receiving students from buildings that have closed.

11/14/2013

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Same-Sex Marriage Could Be Boon To Illinois Economy

Big bucks — that’s what this week’s passage of the Illinois same-sex marriage bill may mean for the city and the state. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov explains.

11/07/2013

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