Dave Carlin serves as a reporter for CBS 2 News and covers breaking news stories and major events in the Tri-State area.
Two of Carlin’s favorite live reports for CBS 2 happened in Times Square: The New Year’s Eve Countdown and the spontaneous celebration that erupted following the New York Giants’ victory over the New England Patriots at Super Bowl XLII.
Carlin has also covered major national news stories and events in the past two decades including Hurricanes Hugo in South Carolina and Iniki on Kauai, Hawaii. He also covered the Space Shuttle Program, San Francisco Earthquake, Southern California wildfires and the trial and execution of serial killer Ted Bundy in Florida.
Prior to joining CBS 2, he served as an anchor/reporter at KSWB-TV in San Diego for six years, preceded by stints at CBS affiliates including KGMB-TV in Honolulu, Hawaii where he worked for 10 years as an anchor/reporter. Before that Carlin worked at WHP-TV in Harrisburg, Pa., where he took his first job as a weekday anchor. Carlin started his journalism career at KTBC-TV in Austin, Texas as a general assignment reporter.
Carlin’s work has earned him an Emmy from The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, a Golden Mike Award and awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and The Associated Press.
Born in England and raised in Ithaca, NY, Carlin and his family also spent part of his childhood in Ghana, West Africa where his father founded a school for deaf and blind children. Carlin is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, and currently lives in Manhattan where he is thrilled to be back home in New York and close to his family and friends.
The Brooklyn teacher accused of making “Columbine-style” threats in a tirade at her school was out of jail Sunday night.
When Ken Dunwald first saw his smashed basement window, he had no idea he wasn’t alone. Upon going downstairs and opening his basement door, he nearly stepped on something wild and furry.
City inspectors ruled Friday night that an electronic billboard on the Upper West Side is illegal, much to the relief of many neighborhood residents.
Some residents on the Upper West Side say their homes are being invaded by flashing lights, and they can’t turn them off. The bright light battle began with this week’s grand opening of a chain drug store.
Four members of a Rockland County family are charged with holding a woman as a sex slave and servant, accused of physically and sexually abusing her.
The NY State Department of Correctional Services says Ophadell Williams, 40, was convicted of manslaughter for his role in a 1990 stabbing and served just over two years.
Police are seeking the predator that has been terrorizing the women of Queens over the past six months. The suspect is believed to be responsible for three attacks, all out in the open, on the streets of Flushing.
More than 100 senior centers across New York City could close, unless funding for them is restored to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposed state budget.
Here’s the list of senior centers that may be closed under Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposed budget.
Drivers have been reeling at the rapid rise in the cost of gas, and worries have cropped up that some prices are being pumped up to scam consumers. On Sunday, a pair of New York State lawmakers called for action.
In a new bombshell interview from prison with New York Magazine, Bernard Madoff opened up about his crimes – and the fallout for his family.
Pressure to pull down a shocking anti-abortion billboard has worked. The controversial message, featuring a child, was on display in SoHo for days – and gone in an instant on Thursday night.
A rash of brazen burglaries in Bergen and Rockland Counties has police warning residents to be extra vigilant.
A five-alarm fire raged in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, leaving at least 18 firefighters and three residents with minor injuries.
The melting winter white is revealing some seriously unpleasant sights.