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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Carl Lechner is facing seven counts of possession of child pornography.
(Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

BSO: Gymnastics Coach Arrested For Possessing Child Porn

Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives said a Palm Beach County gymnastics coach for children was arrested on Friday for possessing child porn.


Source: CBS4

BSO: Manslaughter Charge For Teen Who Accidently Killed Friend

Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies said 14-year-old boy is being charged in the death of his friend after he accidentally fired a gun while playing with it in a Cooper City home on Thursday.


The Florida Highway Patrol says a car driving east on the 826 near I-95 changed lanes in front of the truck and couldn't slow down to avoid slamming into the back of a motorcycle driven by German Martinez.  (Source: Florida Highway Patrol)

Dashcam Video Captures Deadly Hit And Run

The family of a Hollywood man killed by a hit and run driver while riding his motorcycle on the Palmetto Expressway on Saturday morning hopes new dashcam video of the crash will lead to the arrest of the driver.


lantation Police want to find the person responsible for muzzling a dog named Liberty and committing what they called was "an extreme act of cruelty" against the animal.
(Source: CBS4)

Plantation Police: Dog Found With Muzzle Suffered “Extreme Act Of Cruelty”

Plantation Police want to find the person responsible for muzzling a dog and committing “an extreme act of cruelty” against the animal.


Greg Futchi (Source: Doug Blevins)

Pedestrian Hit & Killed On Wilton Drive

Friends of a Wilton Manors man killed when he was hit by a car on a busy street in the city this week are demanding more safety measures in light of the accident.


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Exclusive: Chaos Revealed Inside Popular Restaurant During Fight

Coral Springs Police crime scene photos from inside the Big Bear Brewing Company depict the aftermath of a brawl last December .


Kayla Mendoza  (Source: CBS4)

Exclusive: “Too Drunk To Care” Driver Wants Prison Sentence Reduced

The self-proclaimed “Pothead Princess” — Kayla Mendoza — wants to have her prison sentence reduced from 24 years to 10 years. Mendoza made the request in an apologetic letter to Judge David Haimes, who sentenced her less than three months ago.


Broward Sheriff's fire crews are working on putting out a fire at a Deerfield Beach home. (Source: BSO)

Elderly Woman Pulled From Residential Fire

roward Sheriff’s fire crews pulled an 80-year old woman from a burning home in Deerfield Beach Tuesday afternoon.


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Investigation Underway In Deadly Deputy-Involved Shooting

Authorities are investigating the circumstances leading up to a deadly deputy-involved shooting in Oakland Park on Tuesday.


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Plantation Fire Rescue Using A Powerful Sedative To Subdue Flakka Users

Plantation Fire Rescue is using a powerful sedative to subdue users of the synthetic drug flakka.