Hazel Sanchez

hazelsanchez1 Hazel SanchezHazel Sanchez joined CBS 2 in 2000 as a general assignment reporter.

Prior to WCBS-TV, Sanchez was the weekend anchor/reporter for WBAY-TV Green Bay, WI. During that time, she also hosted and moderated “Teen Connection,” a live, hour-long show for Wisconsin Public Television in Green Bay. In addition to “Teen Connection,” she also hosted a number of the station’s award-winning documentaries.

Prior to her work in Green Bay, Hazel was a news cut-in anchor and assistant producer at WISN-TV in Milwaukee.

Sanchez has achieved recognition for her work, earning a Midwest Emmy award, a CINE Golden Eagle award, and an award from the Wisconsin Broadcast Association. She has also received awards for hosting “The Discovery of Dawn,” an emotional documentary on one young woman’s battle with Anorexia Nervosa.
Sanchez has a B.A. in broadcasting and electronic communications from the Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI.

Hazel and her husband Peter live in Manhattan with their daughter Avery.

"Little Darth Vader"

Volkswagen’s Little ‘Vader’ Meets The Original In NYC

We are finally getting a look at the face behind the mask. With millions of people viewing the ad on television and online, 6-year-old Max Page has become an instant superstar.

02/07/2011

Brooklyn front stoops on Monitor Street

City Lays Down Law To Some Residents: Lose The Stoop

Imagine spending a fortune to beautify your front yard, only to find out it doesn’t belong to you. It belongs to New York City. That’s what’s happening in one Brooklyn neighborhood.

02/02/2011

Two children were hospitalized, one in critical condition, after apparently being overcome by carbon monoxide gas as their mother dug out the car they were sitting in. (Credit: CBS 2)

Kids Suffer CO Poisoning As Mom Digs Out Car

A Nissan Altima nearly became a death trap on Thursday afternoon. Two children were hospitalized, one in critical condition, after being overcome by carbon monoxide gas in the Bronx.

01/27/2011

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Word Of The Day In Snowy Tri-State: Florida

Another storm bore down on the Tri-State area on Wednesday, bringing groans and the potential for as much as a foot of new snow to areas already buried by a winter that is on track to be the worst in years.

01/26/2011

Omar and Dania Audi

Lebanese Couple Granted Permission To Stay In U.S. With Sick Son

Last month we told you about Queens couple being deported and forced to leave their son behind as he battles a deadly disease. On Tuesday immigration officials delivered good news to the family.

01/25/2011

Statue of St. Patrick at Cryan's restaurant (Photo/CBS 2)

Archdiocese Unhappy About Newark Statue’s Placement

A statue of St. Patrick that has graced the sanctuary at Sacred Heart Church in Newark for more than 40 years now overlooks the dining room at Cryan’s Beef and Ale House.

01/24/2011

Dr. Lorenzo Cervantes

Jets Fans Fighting The Good Fight In Belly Of The Beast

The search for Jets fans in Pittsburgh continued Friday and we found Gang Green faithful entrenched well behind enemy lines as the seconds click down toward the AFC Championship game on Sunday night.

01/21/2011

Pittsburgh nightlife

AFC Championship: Searching For Nightlife In ‘Steel City’

The Jets’ road to glory goes through Pittsburgh, where, depending on the time and, apparently, the weather, the nightlife can be quite inviting.

01/20/2011

Pittsburgh pierogis

No Good Pizza? No Problem; Pittsburgh Loves Its Pierogis

This rivalry between the Jets and Steelers, New York and Pittsburgh, isn’t just about football. It’s also about food. And as it turns out, the “Steel City” has plenty of different kinds to be proud of.

01/20/2011

AFC Divisional Playoff Game at Heinz Field / Getty

A Jets Fan In Pittsburgh? Good Luck Finding One

The Jets are on the road to glory. With one hurdle left to clear before the Super Bowl the team is getting ready to take on the Steelers this weekend in Pittsburgh. But are there any Jets fans in the “Steel City?”

01/19/2011

Police believe this woman, caught on surveillance camera, is part of a gang of thugs targeting and robbing older women in Jamaica, Queens. (Credit: CBS 2)

Cops: Gang Of Thugs Targeting, Robbing Older Women In Queens

Police are warning women in Jamaica, Queens to be on high alert for a group of robbers they say are targeting older women getting in and out of their cars.

01/17/2011

New York Jets Fans (Getty Images)

New York v. Boston: Rivalry Heats Up

There’s nothing like a rivalry between sports cities, but the one between New York and Boston run much deeper.

01/14/2011

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Jets-Patriots Rivalry Heats Up As Reporters Switch Cities

No bigger rivalry than Boston and New York… and it holds true for their football teams as well.

CBS 2–01/13/2011

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Homeless Man With Golden Voice Headed To Rehab

From homeless to Hollywood to rehab – the man with the golden voice, Brooklyn native Ted Williams, was admitted for treatment Wednesday.

01/12/2011

Mount Vernon resident Craig Jones, 38, was brutally attacked by a pack of dogs on January 5, 2011. (Credit: CBS 2)

Westchester Man Recounts Brutal Dog Pack Attack

For the first time, a Westchester County man mauled by a violent pack of dogs is speaking out about the night he thought his life was over.

01/11/2011

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