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Elizabeth Cook

Elizabeth Cook, KPIX 5 Anchor

Elizabeth Cook, KPIX 5 Anchor

Elizabeth Cook is co-anchor for KPIX 5 News at 5, 6, 10 (KBCW) and 11pm. Cook is a seven-time Emmy and two-time Edward R Murrow recipient. She is also the recipient of a Nor Cal RTNDA award in 2012.

She began her career in Palm Springs where she was a reporter, morning anchor and then the primary evening anchor for the NBC affiliate, KMIR.

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She covered various events that attracted national attention including the death of President Gerald Ford, the devastating Sawtooth Complex Fires and the deadly Black Friday Toy R Us shooting.

Elizabeth graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.

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New Bay Area Alcoholism Treatment Uses Implant To Curb Cravings, ‘Growing Pains’ Star Talks About Addiction

A new treatment for alcoholism is now in the Bay Area. While it’s not a cure, it may help more individuals achieve sobriety. Among those who claim it works is an actor whose battle with the bottle began in childhood.

04/30/2014

Mega Millions Jackpot Reaches Record High Of $540 Million

California Lottery Changes Lead To Brisk Sales

After years of losing revenue, the California Lottery is once again booming and selling tickets at a brisk pace.

04/24/2014

Smart Pill and Patch

Hi-Tech Health Monitor Works When You Swallow It

A Redwood City-based company has invented a revolutionary new health monitoring system that involves swallowing a tiny sensor that transmits information to an external body monitor and stores the information online.

02/23/2014

Sovaldi

Foster City-Based Gilead’s Breakthrough Hepatitis Drug Costs $1,000 Per Pill

Doctors are calling a newly-approved drug a “ revolution” in treating the most common blood-borne infection in the United States. But patient advocates warn how those who need it may not be able to afford it; and noisy protests from Paris to San Francisco are trying to drive the displeasure over the price into the open.

02/18/2014

Livermore Pleasanton Fire Department truck. (CBS)

Study Involving Bay Area Firefighters Confirms Cancer Risk

Firefighters are a tight-knit family, and when they lose one of their own, they come together for support and comfort. That is what happened in Livermore and Pleasanton this month, when a 48-year old firefighter died from what has become an all too common work-related illness.

11/26/2013

Gluten free cookie dough. (CBS)

HealthWatch: Is Gluten Sensitivity A Real Condition?

With gluten-free diets all the rage, a newly-recognized condition is helping fuel the movement to getting rid of grains from one’s diet, although not every health expert is on board.

11/19/2013

Mar Vista Stables

KPIX 5 Investigates: Horses Endure Harsh Conditions At Daly City Stables

KPIX 5 has learned there are questions about how horses at a coastside stable are being treated. The owner tells us everything is fine. But two Bay Area women say they have pictures to prove him wrong.

07/21/2013

Elizabeth Cook & Mark Curry (credit: Bay Sunday/KPIX 5)

Mark ‘Mr. Cooper’ Curry Discusses Career During KPIX 5 Visit

Probably best known for his breakout role in “Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper” Mark Curry came by the KPIX 5 studio to talk about his upcoming “Royal Comedy Tour” with Sommore…

03/15/2013

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Undercover Investigation Reveals Little Oversight At California Horse Auctions

Americans don’t eat horsemeat, but we do export horses for slaughter. Most end up on dining tables in Europe and China. While California is one of the few states that bans the exports, some activists have said the ban isn’t working.

02/12/2013

A collection notice with Alameda County District Attorney letterhead. (CBS)

Bay Area DA’s Offices Outsource To Collect Big From Bad Check Writers

Bouncing a check has never been a good thing to do, and in a strange twist of irony where people are writing few and fewer of them—the penalty for writing a bad one might be harsher than it was before.

11/12/2012

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