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

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

German Shepherd Struck By Car, Nearly Euthanized Needs A New Home

A 1-year-old German Shepherd named “Dickens” is being called a Christmas miracle.

12/10/2012

Only On CBS2: OC Parents Offer $1,000 To Find Daughter’s Bully

Los Alamitos High School student Kaylie Castillo, 16, says she’s been bullied to her breaking point. Her parents say the school and police haven’t done enough to stop the harassment.

12/05/2012

Ride Malfunction Leaves Visitors Stranded 300 Feet Up At Knott’s Berry Farm

A ride malfunctioned at Knott’s Berry Farm Wednesday, the second time in two weeks the attraction has left riders dangling from on high.

09/19/2012

‘Desperate Bandit’ Strikes Again In Tustin, Chino

The “Desperate Bandit” has struck again. And again.

09/14/2012

Man Recalls 4 Marines Allegedly Beating Him Unconscious For Being Gay

A man described to CBS2/KCAL9 the night four Marines beat him unconscious outside a bar popular among the gay community.

09/04/2012

Grieving Couple Talks About Losing Their Sons In Yosemite Tragedy

CBS2 and KCAL9 reporter Stacey Butler spoke to grief-stricken parents Friday about losing a son and stepson in a drowning tragedy at Yosemite National Park.

08/31/2012

Telephone Workers Strike Oil In Carson Neighborhood

AT&T utility workers came in contact with huge pools of oil Wednesday while doing routine work at 311 244th Street in Carson.

08/30/2012

Heartbroken Friend Remembers Pal Likely Killed In Yosemite Tragedy

Zachary Cavish misses his young friend.

08/17/2012

Costa Mesa Police Officer Accused Of Having Affair While On-Duty

A Costa Mesa police officer is accused of fooling around — literally — while he was supposed to be on duty.

06/21/2012

Newport Beach Police Shoot And Kill 3 Attacking Pit Bulls

Newport Beach police Friday shot to death three pit bulls that attacked a woman and her son.

06/08/2012

OC Businessman Spends $200K Of His Own Money To Recall 3 Fullerton City Council Members

An Orange County businessman has poured thousands of dollars — he says more than $200,000 — of his own money into a campaign to recall three members of the Fullerton City Council.

06/02/2012

Hundreds Mark 1-Year Anniversary Of Death Of Teen Killed In Alleged DUI Crash

Hundreds gathered Tuesday night to mark the one-year anniversary of the death of a 14-year-old who was killed in an alleged DUI crash last Memorial Day weekend.

05/29/2012

Would-Be Kidnapper Sought In Ontario

The public’s help is needed to identify a man who tried to kidnap a 15-year-old girl Wednesday morning as she walked to school.

05/23/2012

Night Vision To Allow Firefighting Pilots To Battle Blazes At Night

When the sun sets on the next Southland wildfire, firefighters will not be forced to just stand by and watch it burn thanks to some new night-vision technology.

05/22/2012

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