Dave Carlin

davecarlin1 Dave CarlinDave 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.

Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark

Safety Inspectors Slap ‘Spider-Man’ Show With 2 Violations

Along with some less-than-stellar reviews this week, the Spider-Man musical has suffered another big blow from state safety inspectors, who slapped the show with two safety violations.

02/13/2011

Mark Sanchez

Report: Sanchez, Teenager Romantically Linked

Alleged romantic encounters between Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez and a young woman from Greenwich, Conn., have sports fans and parents questioning his judgment.

CBS 2–02/09/2011

(AP Photo/Matthias Rietschel)

As Parking Rules Return, NYers Forced To Dig Out Cars

If you haven’t dug out your car from the ice and snow of the recent snowstorms, you’d better dig out fast. Parking rules will go back into effect on Monday.

02/07/2011

A new puppy finally made it to her new home in the Tri-State area Saturday after a major mix-up at the airlines – and nobody knew where she was for hours. (Credit: CBS 2)

Puppy Arrives At New Tri-State Home After Airline Mix-Up

A new puppy finally made it to her new home in the Tri-State area Saturday after a major mix-up at the airlines – and nobody knew where she was for hours.

02/05/2011

Garbage piled up outside 124 E. 107th Street in East Harlem following the Christmas blizzard. (Photo/Juliet Papa)

NYC To Resume Garbage & Recycling Collection Monday

Along with clearing mountains of snow, sanitation workers are also getting ready to start collecting garbage again, and not a moment too soon.

01/30/2011

Banner for "Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark." (credit: Kathy Willens/AP)

Love Shown: Injured ‘Spider-Man’ Actor Attends Friday Show

The actor critically injured in the “Spider-Man” Broadway musical was back at the theater Friday night, receiving a welcome fit for a superhero.

01/07/2011

Cemetery destruction

Sanitation Dept. Gets Earful In Wake Of Cemetery Destruction

Loved ones lashed out at the New York City Department of Sanitation on Wednesday after piles of snow were dumped into a Jewish cemetery in Brooklyn.

01/05/2011

Police say an out-of-control livery cab hit a double-parked van, sending a legally parked pickup truck into a woman and her twin babies walking on the sidewalk. (Credit: CBS 2)

Baby Twins Among 7 Injured In Brooklyn Crash

A livery cab driver was charged Sunday night after a horrific crash in Brooklthat left a baby boy fighting for his life, and the child’s twin brother and mother seriously injured.

01/02/2011

Mamaroneck homicide

Police Investigate Mysterious Death Of Westchester Mom

Police in Westchester County are looking into the death of a Mamaroneck woman, whose body was discovered late Thursday night.

12/31/2010

A raging fire in Perth Amboy, NJ left at least 100 people homeless after it ripped through at least two apartment complexes. (credit: CBS 2)

At Least 100 Homeless After Raging Perth Amboy Fire

A raging fire destroyed home after home in Perth Amboy Sunday night, leaving at least 100 people with nowhere to go just days before Christmas.

12/19/2010

Samantha Barriento (Photo/CBS 2)

Queens Native Calls Role In ‘Revelations’ Surreal

Rising star Samantha Barriento saw Alvin Ailey’s “Revelations” for the first time 10 years ago and said she told her mom she wanted to dance for a living.

12/10/2010

Anna Stanczyk

Dog Poop-gate: Woman Alleges Beating By NYPD

Anna Stanczyk said showing her bruises is the easy part. It’s talking about how she got them that is tough.

12/08/2010

Children's cold medicine (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Did Cough Medicine Contribute To NYC Infant’s Death?

A Brooklyn boy has died after being given cough medicine. Now, the medical examiner is investigating if the medication killed him.

12/03/2010

Joel Weinberger, a 26-year-old teacher, was attacked on Thanksgiving night - and it's suspected that he was targeted for his religion.

Exclusive: Religion A Possible Factor In NYC Teacher Beating

A local teacher has been hospitalized after a brutal beating, and his three attackers may have targeted him simply because of his religion.

11/28/2010

Police say these six men are responsible for the home invasion and armed robbery of a home in upscale Woodbury on Long Island on Friday, Nov. 19, 2010.

LI Home Invasion Suspects Facing Arraignment

Six suspects accused of storming a house by presenting flowers to the homeowner then drawing guns are expected to face a judge on Sunday morning for arraignment.

11/21/2010

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