Stacey Butler

staceybutler1 Stacey ButlerEmmy-award winning journalist, Stacey Butler, joined the CBS2 News team in June of 2004.

You can catch her every weeknight on CBS 2’s five o’clock newscast where her unique stories take her from Santa Barbara to Guadalajara.

She began her television career in Redding, California, at the ABC affiliate, KRCR after graduating from Loyola Marymount University.

She moved on to Salt Lake City, Utah, and worked at the NBC affiliate, KSL as a general assignment reporter for five years.

There, she won a regional Edward R. Murrow award for her coverage of an Olympic hopeful’s battle with a rare cancer.

In 2010 she won an Emmy for her stories from Fort Irwin. She spent several days in the simulated Iraqi town of Medina Wasl where soldiers learn how to fight in Iraq. She has also received the Golden Mike Award for best feature reporting on mid life women uprooting their lives and moving to Mexico.

Stacey spent a year documenting the secretive polygamous sect in Colorado City, Arizona; a town run by former FBI fugitive, Warren Jeffs.

She just completed her first independent documentary, titled: “BANISHED. The Lost Boys Of Polygamy.”

Back home in California, the Bay Area native is thrilled to live and work in the Los Angeles area where there’s never a shortage of stories to tell.

Follow Stacey Butler on social media:

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Twitter: @StaceyCBS

Instagram: @sbutlerfly

Driver In Suspected DUI That Hospitalized Boy Has Been Deported 15 Times

Federal agents say Constantino Banda-Acosta has a long rap sheet.

05/10/2017

Huntington Beach Police Kill Homeless Man At Kids Soccer Practice

The man’s mother said her 29-year-old son suffered from mental illness.

03/09/2017

Former Fullerton City Manager Charged With DUI Months After He Was Accused Of Getting Special Treatment

Joe Felz was involved in an early-morning crash in Fullerton on election night November 2016.

03/03/2017

Police Need Help Catching Metro PCS Store Robber In Tustin

The robber spoke Spanish and threatend to shoot a clerk as he demanded money, police say.

03/02/2017

OC Residents Demand Answers From Local Reps On Future Of ACA

U.S. Reps Dana Rohrabacher, Ed Royce and Mimi Walters did not show up for the town hall.

02/22/2017

Storefront Crashes Prompt Prospective Safety-Barrier Ordinance In Artesia

What was intended to be a night of celebration soon turned terribly wrong for one family in Buena Park.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/12/2014

OC Residents Consider Toll Lanes Along I-405

City leaders, Caltrans and residents gathered Wednesday to discuss the prospect of adding toll lanes along a stretch of a busy thoroughfare in Orange County.

11/12/2014

OC Authorities Fighting Prostitution By Shaming Customers

For the first time in Orange County, authorities are fighting prostitution by shaming the men who attempt to pay for sex.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/11/2013

Woman Finds Her Childhood Essay In Used Bible After 65 Years

One local woman is on a mission to figure out who previously owned a Bible she recently purchased from a San Clemente bookstore.

05/27/2013

Orange County Runner Within Feet Of Second Explosion At Boston Marathon

A mother and a daughter from Orange County were separated after their dangerously close proximity to the explosions got them caught up in the chaos of the Boston Marathon bombings.

04/15/2013

Vigil Held In Southland For Overturning Prop 8

As the Supreme Court debates on homosexual marriage, Southern Californians gathered in vigil, as anticipation of the court’s ruling grows.

03/26/2013

Police Search For Man Who Tried To Molest Two Boys At Knifepoint

Two 12-year old boys were playing in a park next to a school on Sunday night when a man with a knife attacked and attempted to molest and kidnap them.

03/11/2013

Elderly Couple’s Instagram Photo Reveals Touching, Bittersweet Love Story

A photo of an elderly couple showing a man holding up flashcards led to more than 2 million hits on Instagram and left many wanting to know the story behind the picture.

02/15/2013

2 Women Reportedly Try To Abduct Boy, 7, In Santa Ana

Parents in Santa Ana are on high alert Thursday evening.

01/18/2013

Recovered 1989 Corvette In Mint Condition Sells For Nearly $40K

A Newport Beach couple has reason to celebrate after winning a bid on eBay for a brand new 1989 corvette in mint condition for just over $39,000.

12/24/2012

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