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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Neighbor’s Detector Saves Life Of Man Who Left Car Running In Garage

Fort Lauderdale firefighters are crediting a neighbor’s carbon monoxide detector with saving a man’s life.

04/24/2015

A bystander at a Fort Pierce runway captured an unusual sight earlier this month – a pilot doing a touch-and-go landing without his landing gear down.  (Source: Dale Hoppas/ViralHog.com)

Fort Lauderdale Pilot Relives Frightening Belly Flop

A bystander at a Fort Pierce runway captured an unusual sight earlier this month – a pilot doing a touch-and-go landing without his landing gear down. And the veteran pilot at the controls managed to not only keep the plane airborne, but to fly about 100 miles back home to Fort Lauderdale.

04/23/2015

Broward Jail (Source: CBS4)

Release Of “Dangerous” Prisoner Prompts Push To Change Broward Bond System

The Broward Sheriff’s Office says undercover video captured Zhivago Walker trying to sell a stolen assault rifle to an undercover detective earlier this month. BSO says Walker — a convicted felon — was arrested and skipped out on his bond. They consider him armed and dangerous.

04/22/2015

Fort Lauderdale Police Seal (Source: CBS4)

Review Requested In Case Of Fmr. Officers Accused Of Racist Behavior

The city of Fort Lauderdale is requesting the U.S. Department of Justice review it’s handling of an internal affairs case involving four former police officers accused of racist behavior.

04/21/2015

The Broward Sheriff's Office said a recent bust took a stolen high powered assault rifle off the streets of South Florida. (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Exclusive: VIPER Unit Makes Gun Bust, Deputies Looking For “Armed & Dangerous” Man

The Broward Sheriff’s Office said a recent bust took a stolen high powered assault rifle off the streets of South Florida and only CBS4 has the undercover video and pictures from the bust.

04/20/2015

More than a dozen firefighters from two different agencies battled a blaze in Hialeah on April 16, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

Firefighters Battle Stubborn Grass Fire In Hialeah

More than a dozen firefighters from two different agencies are battling a blaze in Hialeah.

04/16/2015

Corey Gordon (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Accused Child Killer’s Attorney Still Blames Boy’s Mother For Death

The attorney for accused child killer Corey Gordon has said for months that his client did not kill 3-year-old Khyese Coach, the son of his then-girlfriend Chantal Haye. Instead, attorney Gawane Grant has laid the blame for the boy’s death on Haye.

04/16/2015

Fort Lauderdale Police Seal (Source: CBS4)

Fired Cops Meet With Police Chief, Argue Punishment Too Severe

The three former Fort Lauderdale Police Officers fired after being caught sending racist text messages met with the agency’s chief on Wednesday to try and fight to get their jobs back.

04/15/2015

Crime scene tape lines the area where cops got into a shoot out with a cabbie on April 14, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

Good Sam Speaks Out After Saving Cop In Shootout

A Good Samaritan who helped an officer during a shootout with a Miami cabbie told his story of bravery.

04/14/2015

Possible carbon monoxide poisoning kills man in Wilton Manors. (Source: CBS4)

One Dead, Several Recovering From Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

One person is dead, several others had to be taken to the hospital, after a car was left running inside a garage in Wilton Manors.

04/13/2015

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