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Kathryn Brown

kathrynbrown Kathryn BrownEmmy Award-winning reporter Kathryn Brown joined CBS 2 in June 2008. She also contributes to CBS Newspath by reporting on location throughout the nation.

Brown has reported live news coverage on a wide range of stories including the gulf oil spill in 2010, the West Virginia mine disaster in 2010, the Virginia Tech massacre in 2007, and the unforgettable presidential election and inauguration of President Barack Obama.  Brown has received both an Emmy Award and an Associated Press Award for her coverage of the Virginia Tech massacre.

Previously, Brown reported for WJZ-TV in Baltimore. In 2002, she worked at WSET-TV in Roanoke, Virginia. Brown is no stranger to the tri-state as she interned for WABC-TV in 2001. Earlier in her career, Brown interned for several political campaigns including the Governor of Georgia’s Press Office in 1999.

While growing up, being a journalist was her life-long dream. Brown graduated from University of Georgia with a Bachelors Degree with a major concentration in Broadcast News and a minor in Political Science. Although a native of Georgia, she loves exploring and working in the tri-state area. Her passions include running, biking and picking up a good book. Brown lives in New Jersey with her husband and two Labrador Retrievers.

Accused NYPD Officers Kenneth Moreno (L), Franklin Mata (R) (credit: CBS2)

Woman Accusing NYC Cops Frank Mata, Kenneth Moreno Of Rape, Cross-Examined

The woman accusing two New York City cops of rape returned to the witness stand Friday for cross-examination. Defense attorneys immediately zeroed in on how much she had to drink the on the night in question.


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Newburgh Minivan Mom’s Facebook Posting: ‘Forgive Me Please’

The suicidal mother who loaded her four children into a minivan and drove it into the Hudson River cryptically announced her intention, seeking forgiveness in a Facebook message just before the fatal plunge.


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Tri-State Area Would Suffer In Event Of Federal Government Shutdown

In New York City, where roughly 10 percent of revenue comes from Washington, thousands of locally-based federal workers would be furloughed.


Gilgo Beach investigation

Cops: New Remains Found Near Gilgo Beach Not Shannan Gilbert

Investigators expanded their search Tuesday of a remote, densely overgrown stretch of a Long Island barrier island as they searched for more victims of a possible serial killer.


A senior citizen center in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn could be closed down as a result of statewide budget cuts. (Photo: CBS 2)

NYC Senior Centers At Mercy Of Statewide Budget Crunch

There is growing alarm among senior citizens in New York City over plans to shut down more than a 100 of the city’s senior centers, but there is a new way those who depend on the centers are fighting back.


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Muggers Targeting Postal Workers In The Bronx

Each time, the NYPD said, the muggers shoved the unarmed postal worker to the ground and stole a master mailbox key that gives the thieves access to dozens of mailboxes.


NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (C) and others arrives for an extra day of negotiations at the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service building March 4, 2011 in Washington, DC. Representatives from the National Football League (NFL) and National Football League Players' Association (NFLPA) continue to negotiate a collective bargaining agreement between players and owners during a 24 hour extension in negotiations. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

NFL, players Agree To 7-Day Extension

Use a 24-hour extension to get a longer reprieve. That appeared to be the approach for the NFL and the players’ union Friday as the parties agreed to extend the deadline for a new labor agreement until March 11.


Bedbug Exterminator Robbery Suspect

Bedbug Conman Still On The Loose

Police said a smooth-talking criminal is pretending to be an exterminator, conning his victims into inviting him into their apartments before robbing them.


Drew Brees (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

NFL, Union Exit Mediation After 4 Hours

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and all 10 members of the owners’ labor committee have left a mediation session with the players’ union after about four hours of talks.


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Serena Williams Has Pulmonary Embolism

Serena Williams is back home recuperating after two health scares she describes as “extremely hard, scary, and disappointing.”


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Family Plans Private Service For Duke Snider

Through the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, the Snider family has conveyed its gratitude and appreciation for the public’s support since Snider’s death.


Charlie Sheen (AP Photo/David Zalubowski/file)

‘Two and a Half Men’ Crew To Get Paid; Sheen Continues Speaking Out

Warner Bros. spokesman Paul McGuire confirmed that the crew of the show would be paid for four episodes, but declined comment on Sheen’s claim he’s pursuing further reimbursements.


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Twitter Helps Homeless NYC Man Find Daughter After 11 Years

It was all smiles and hugs for Daniel Morales, 58, and his daughter Sarah Rivera as they reunited in Bryant Park Friday after being apart for 11 years.


Mahwah, N.J. snow -- Feb. 21, 2011.

Retailers Worry Snow Will Halt Holiday Sale Turnout

Many retailers were counting on this President’s Day weekend to really draw in shoppers.


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Tiger Fined By European Tour For Spitting

“The tournament director, Mike Stewart, has reviewed the incident and feels there has been a breach of the tour code of conduct and consequently Tiger Woods will be fined,” the European Tour said.