Emmy 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.
Police say a 17-year-old student was speeding and ran a stop sign when he crashed his BMW into another car in Westbury, killing himself and injuring three other people.
When the first flakes began falling last Sunday, no one could have predicted the mess that followed.
Andy Dalton threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score, linebacker Tank Carder swatted down a 2-point conversion pass attempt with 2 minutes to play, and No. 3 TCU completed a perfect season with its first Rose Bowl victory.
A woman in Queens wants a personal apology, saying the city’s flawed response is to blame for her mother’s death during Sunday’s blizzard.
Some Brooklyn parents are fuming Thursday over a book passed out to their children in school, which featured poems with sexually explicit comments about everyone from drug dealers to presidents.
In a statement, Actors’ Equity said investigators determined that the accident was caused by human error. It gave no details but said that additional safety measures are being undertaken.
A widowed mother faced the monster who murdered her husband in a random, drug-induced drive-by shooting spree on Thursday.
It was a story of real-life “Blue Bloods” on Wednesday, as the son of a hero cop got his own badge and gun. Both the new recruit and his badge have a long history.
The unseasonably cold temperatures blew into our area over the weekend. Snow flurries fell off and on Monday and continued through the night, getting some into the holiday spirit.
Investigators confirm a man matching the description of the suspect was arrested in Bergen County over the weekend.
The holiday shopping season is getting started earlier every year. This year even Thanksgiving Day is home to big deals.
A high-kicking Kung Fu Panda and a diary-toting Wimpy Kid will join the giant balloon lineup for the 84th annual parade.
Travelers opposed to the invasive new security measures are hoping their online calls for a nationwide protest will create long lines and teach the Transportation Security Administration a lesson.
The debate over the proposed mosque and community center at Ground Zero was heating up once more Tuesday.
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf will be joined at the 1 p.m. ecumenical Thanksgiving prayer service Wednesday by a minister and a rabbi.