Carey Codd

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Carey Codd is a General Assignment Reporter for CBS4 News and joined the News Team in 2005. He has covered a range of stories from cops to courts, foreclosures to features.

In the past decade, Carey has covered Hurricane Katrina from New Orleans, the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster from Cape Canaveral, the 9/11 attacks from New York City and the disputed presidential election in 2000 in Palm Beach County.

Prior to Miami, Carey worked at WPEC in West Palm Beach. While there, Carey was honored twice by the Florida Associated Press for individual achievement as a reporter.

Carey holds a Master’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Miami and a Bachelors Degree in Communications from Catawba College in North Carolina.

Carey and his wife Meredith are the proud parents of two boys.

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Fort Lauderdale Police Seal (Source: CBS4)

Ft. Lauderdale Officers Terminated Over “Racially Biased” Video, Texts

Fort Lauderdale Police announced the termination and resignation of officers, they said, were involved in a “racially biased” video and messages.

03/20/2015

Ahizya Osceola (Source: Hollywood Police)

Massive Search In Hollywood For Missing 3-Year-Old Child

Hollywood and Seminole Indian police scoured a neighborhood Thursday for a missing 3-year-old child.

03/19/2015

Robert Games being helped after a hit and run accident left him without the use of his legs. (Source: CBS4)

Exclusive: Hit & Run Victim Recovering, “Staying Positive”

A hit and run driver who left a motorcyclist for dead on Christmas Eve remains on the loose and the victim is telling his story on television for the first time.

03/17/2015

A commercial fishing boat ended up beached near the Port Everglades jetty Friday night.  (Source: CBS4)

Salvage Crew Frees Beached Boat

Mother Nature and a team of salvage crews managed to free a stuck fishing boat from the sands along Fort Lauderdale Beach late Monday afternoon.

03/16/2015

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Community Fights For Fencing To Keep Homeless, Sex Offenders From Living Under Bridges

For months residents in a Fort Lauderdale community say they dealt with two major issues — a group of sex offenders and a group of homeless people living under bridges near their homes causing problems.

03/10/2015

Flakka Drug (Source: CBS4)

BSO, Drug Experts Concerned About Rise Of “Flakka” Drug In Broward

It’s a new designer drug that is showing up across South Florida. It’s called “flakka” and drug experts say it’s extremely dangerous.

03/04/2015

U.S. Department of State worker Peter Meyers, 53, was arrested on March 3, 2015 on a federal charge of possessing child pornography. (Source: BSO)

Reports: U.S. State Dept. Worker Facing Child Porn Charge

A U.S. Department of State worker is behind bars, accused of possessing child pornography.

03/03/2015

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Miami-Dade & Broward Suspend New Assessment Test

This week the state is rolling out its new, much debated, Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) tests.

03/02/2015

A Fort Lauderdale officer has been put on paid leave after a YouTube video surfaced of him slapping a homeless man. (Source: YouTube)

New Details Emerge In Police Slapping Incident

A newly released Fort Lauderdale Police report tells the story of a confrontation between a veteran police officer and a homeless man at a city bus terminal last month that ended in the homeless man being slapped in the face.

03/02/2015

Kelv-ron Florence, 14, and 8-year-old Apollo Brown Jr., also known as A.J., were struck at 100 Bryan Road just before 7 p.m. 12/8/14. (Source: Selena Brown)

Exclusive: Discovery Shows How Detectives Cracked Deadly Hit & Run Case

A broken headlight, a torn off truck emblem and other scattered vehicle parts are what was left behind after a hit and run crash in Dania Beach that killed an 8-year-old boy last December.

02/25/2015

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