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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Source: CBS4

Police: Fort Lauderdale SWAT Shoots Man Holding Hostage

Fort Lauderdale Police said a call for a domestic disturbance of a man holding a woman hostage with a weapon ended with that man shot at the hands of police.

12 hours ago

A Brickell Key woman says she was breastfeeding her child when she saw a drone in front of her window.  (Source: CBS4)

Exclusive: Brickell Key Woman Says Drone Spied On Her As She Breastfed

Imagine you’re in the privacy of your own home — possibly in a compromising position — and you turn around and see a drone just a few feet from you. A Brickell Key woman says that’s what happened to her while she was breastfeeding her child earlier this week inside the family’s 12th floor condo.

05/20/2015

DNA evidence exonerated Twane Dobard for the murder of a Canadian tourist. (Source: CBS4)

DNA Evidence Exonerates Canadian Tourist Murder Suspect

Twane Dobard remembers the moment that he knew his life was about to change. It was January 27, 2014. Dobard says his roommate told him that his name and face were plastered on the news and he was being called a person of interest in the stabbing death of a Canadian tourist.

05/18/2015

Calvon Andre Reid (Source: BSO)

Exclusive: Death Of Man In Police Custody Ruled As Homicide

The death of a man, who died in police custody, was ruled as a homicide, according to his death certificate.

05/15/2015

Gwendolyn Brinson and Kathy Ritter are being praised for helping a child get away from a man accused of committing a lewd act right in front of the girl. (Source: CBS4)

Exclusive: School Bus Driver, Attendant Praised For Helping Child

A Broward County School bus driver and a school bus attendant are being praised for helping a child get away from a man accused of committing a lewd act right in front of the girl.

05/08/2015

Family and friends of a teenager killed in a crash on I-595 gathered Thursday at a restaurant in Cooper City to raise money for the teen's funeral. (Source: CBS4)

Fundraiser Held For Teen Killed On I-595

Family and friends of a teenager killed in a crash on I-595 gathered Thursday at a restaurant in Cooper City to raise money for the teen’s funeral.

05/07/2015

Dream Defenders  (Source: CBS4)

Dream Defenders Protest At Ft. Lauderdale Commission Meeting

For the Dream Defenders, it’s about keeping issues of police misconduct and inequality in the public eye.

05/05/2015

Kayla Mendoza  (Source: CBS4)

Fatal Wrong Way Wreck Driver Sentenced

The driver responsible for a wrong way wreck that took the lives of two young girls was sentenced Monday to 24 years in prison and six years probation.

05/04/2015

Local Activists To Rally In Solidarity For Freddie Gray (Source: CBS4)

Marchers Show Support For Baltimore, March Through Downtown Fort Lauderdale

Dozens of marchers gathered at Fort Lauderdale’s Stranahan Park Friday evening, made signs, meditated for a moment and then left on a nearly two-and-a-half mile march through the city’s upscale food and shopping district.

05/01/2015

Qushanna Doby (Source: Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office)

Police: Mom High On “Flakka” Abandons Baby

A mother is facing a child neglect charge after abandoning her baby while high on a synthetic drug called “flakka,” according to Boynton Beach Police.

04/30/2015

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