Michele Gile

michele gile 08062010 Michele GileMichele joined KCAL in 1990 as the Orange County reporter and she has loved it there ever since! She now reports from the field for both KCAL 9 and CBS 2.

Michele attended UCLA and transferred her junior year to USC to join the Broadcast Journalism School.

Upon graduation, Michele landed her first job as a reporter in Palm Springs. From there she was off to Santa Barbara and on to CNN for further reporting assignments. Michele’s busy career has included stories from the Laguna Beach fires, the LA Riots, the abduction of Samantha Runnion and many other important news events.

Michele has received many prestigious honors including two Emmy awards, a Golden Mic and the national Clarion Award for the best television spot news story.

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3 Camp Pendleton Marines Killed, 1 Critically Injured In Dana Point Car Crash

Authorities were working to determine whether alcohol was a factor in a crash that left 3 Marines dead and one in critical condition on Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/14/2012

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Police Urge Driver Who Struck Girl To Come Forward

Police Wednesday urged a hit-and-run driver to come forward after critically injuring a teenage girl two days prior.

02/08/2012

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Temecula Marine Killed In Afghanistan Honored In Orange County

Fallen war hero, Marine Corporal Christopher Singer, 23, of Temecula, was honored in Orange County Tuesday morning.

01/31/2012

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Elderly Woman Crashes Cadillac Into Donut Shop Patio, Block Wall

An elderly woman crashed her Cadillac into the patio of DK’s Donuts in the city of Orange Monday morning.

01/30/2012

A 90-year-old Rossmoor woman was the victim of a home invasion robbery Wednesday. (credit: CBS)

90-Year-Old Rossmoor Woman Victim Of Home Invasion Robbery

A 90-year-old woman was mugged in Rossmoor today by two men who tied her up in her home and ransacked it while stealing some of her valuables, an Orange County sheriff’s spokesman said.

12/07/2011

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Local Businessman Donates $450K To Help Wounded Marine

A foundation created in the memory of a firefighter killed on 9/11 got help from a local businessman to in turn help a local Marine, who was wounded on the battle field in Afghanistan.

11/14/2011

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Major Improvements Unveiled At John Wayne Airport

After a two-year expansion project, John Wayne Airport is doing a show-and-tell of the ongoing changes designed to create a better and more secure flying experience for passengers.

11/09/2011

Doug Childers was the first person inside Salon Meritage in Seal Beach, after a gunman when on a deadly rampage on October 12, 2011. (credit: CBS)

Witnesses Recount Deadly Seal Beach Salon Shooting

A group of people, who aided and comforted victims inside Salon Meritage during a gunman’s deadly rampage last month, said that they do not want to be called heroes during an exclusive interview with CBS2 News about that tragic day.

11/03/2011

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Southland Muslims Celebrate Qaddafi’s End

The killing of Muammar Qaddafi has been a cause for celebration for many in the Southland’s Muslim community.

10/20/2011

Women embrace at the scene of a deadly shooting rampage at a Seal Beach salon. (credit: CBS)

Victims Remembered In Deadly Seal Beach Shooting

One day after the deadly shooting rampage at a Seal Beach salon, the worst mass-shooting in Orange County history, victims were being remembered with flowers, photos and tears.

10/13/2011

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Model Who Killed, Cooked And Ate Husband Denied Parole

An Orange County woman who killed her newlywed husband and chopped and cooked his body parts over Thanksgiving weekend in 1991 has been denied parole for the second time.

10/05/2011

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Anaheim Restaurant Owner Feeding Needy Kids In Mother’s Honor

About 1,000 families are living in old motels in the heart of Orange County, but one Anaheim restaurant owner is making sure that kids from those families are at least getting good, hot meals.

09/27/2011

A flyer posted following the alleged assault of Kelly Thomas. (credit: CBS)

Fullerton Continues To Monitor City Website Following Threat

Fullerton Police Monday continued to monitor the city’s websites after a group of hackers threatened the department in response to the death homeless man, that happened during a confrontation with police.

08/15/2011

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Costa Mesa Not On Brink Of Financial Ruin?

An independent auditor hired by Costa Mesa’s Employee Union says there is more than $26 million available to be used in the city’s general fund for the upcoming fiscal year.

06/21/2011

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