Brad Edwards

Brad Edwards

Brad Edwards

Brad Edwards is a general assignment reporter for CBS 2 Chicago.

He received the 2013 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for a compilation of Original Reports for CBS 2’s 10 p.m. newscast.

Brad joined the station in 2012 from the CBS affiliate in Indianapolis, IN. As an anchor and investigative reporter there, he won four Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards.

Earlier in his career, Brad served as an anchor and reporter in Detroit, MI and in his hometown of Grand Rapids, MI, where he received his first of eight consecutive regional Emmy Awards for News Writing (2003-2010). The Associated Press named him Best Reporter in 2005, 2006 and 2009.

A 2001 graduate of Michigan State University, Brad resides in Chicago.

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The Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo, left; "Hamilton" star Lin Manuel Miranda (Getty Images)

A Uniquely Chicago Swap: ‘Hamilton’ For Cubs Tickets

Some people want to see potentially historic baseball, others want to watch the nearly impossible-to-see Broadway smash, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

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Lake County Coroner Thomas Rudd talks with CBS 2's Brad Edwards about the death of Fox Lake Police Lt. Charles "G.I. Joe" Gliniewicz. (CBS)

Race For Lake County Coroner Heats Up

The coroner’s race is front and center in Lake County.



2 Investigators: Top Political Campaign Funds Spending Cash On Cubs Tickets

Political committees led by Illinois politicians have spent more than $1 million on Chicago Cubs tickets in the last five years, CBS 2 Investigators have found.



2 Investigators: Security Breach At Chicago’s Water Department

CBS 2 is exposing a security breach at Chicago’s water department.


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A Gift For Martrell Stevens: ‘That Kid’s A Winner’

They came in the rain and gloom Friday, to give Martrell Stevens what he really wanted: a basketball hoop. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards has this follow-up report.


Martrell Stevens, left, talks with CBS 2's Brad Edwards. (CBS)

Young Shooting Victim Rebounding, 8 Years After Being Cut Down By Bullet

Meet the resilient Martrell Stevens, 13, who’s doing the best he can after being gunned down as a child. 2 Investigator Brad Edwards has the latest in his series of reports about Chicago’s youngest victims of gun violence.


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Gary Mayor: Trump Never Delivered On Promise Of New Developments

Republican Nominee Donald Trump gambled and won a coveted casino license in Gary. But as CBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards asks, did he make Gary great again?


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JonBenét Ramsey Investigators Went To Michigan Town To Search For Evidence

Charlevoix is one of Michigan’s most exclusive resort communities. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards pays a visit.


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JonBenet Ramsey Remembered By Michigan Town 20 Years After Her Murder

In Charlevoix, Michigan, a lakefront tourist town where the Ramsey family used to summer, no one has forgotten the little girl who was crowned “Little Miss Charlevoix” the year before her murder.



City’s Largest Police District Wants More Police Patrols

Sources say the largest police district in Chicago, on a recent weekend, had just five police units patrolling.



Cicero Vehicle Tower Costing Taxpayers In Free Rent Money

A lawsuit against the town of Cicero is now questioning town attorney Michael Del Galdo’s loyalty.


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Database Hacks Could Threaten November Election

As we approach November elections, there will be a greater attack volume and frequency.


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Meet Corey, 8, One Of The Kids Caught In Chicago’s Crossfire

2 Investigator Brad Edwards introduces us to another young shooting survivor, just now taking his first steps.


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2 Investigators: Tower Developers Donate Thousands To Emanuel’s Campaign Fund

Developers of the Vista Tower project are busy writing checks. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.


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Residents Rally In Englewood After Another Child Shooting

Residents in West Englewood called for their community to take back their streets on Wednesday, the day after a six-year-old was shot, caught in a hail of bullets from a gang.


A woman cries with joy after learning her father made it safely out of Turkey Tuesday. (CBS)

At O’Hare, Anxiety And Tears Of Relief As Jet Arrives From Turkey

Among those waiting at the airport was a distressed woman who wasn’t sure if her father had made the flight. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.


Lake County Coroner Thomas Rudd talks with CBS 2's Brad Edwards about the death of Fox Lake Police Lt. Charles "G.I. Joe" Gliniewicz. (CBS)

Controversial Lake County Coroner Not Dead Politically

Dr. Tom Rudd was bounced off the ballot last year, but he may be back on. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.


TSA sniffer Doc (CBS)

TSA Pooches Lend A Paw At Chicago Airports

Canines like Doc are credited with helping reduce the once-unbearable wait times. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.


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She Saved Four People And Three Dogs Today, What Did You Do?

If it’s all in a day’s work, it was a remarkable one for a Chicago Police officer.


Tyler Kissinger (CBS)

U Of C Student Body President May Be Expelled After Protest Incident

Tyler Kissinger allowed other protesters access to administrative offices in May.



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