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.
To grandmother’s house little Josiah was supposed to go. Instead, he was dropped off at a fast-food joint. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
Four honor roll students have been charged with Class X feloniies after police say a man trying to sell a bike was attacked with pepper spray, baseball bats and a metal pipe.
A child and a woman were taken to the hospital after being hit by a vehicle on the South Side on Tuesday afternoon.
Jon Vert was riding a bike and towing his fiancée, Melinda Arvia, and young nephew in a bike trailer, when a motorist struck them. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
Jeannine Jaworowski squirrels away money each week so that her grandkids can have new shoes for school. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
Lake County’s top cop, Sheriff Mark Curran will run against the county’s top lawyer, State’s Attorney Mike Nerheim in a legal showdown that has heads spinning.
Protests continued Thursday over the conviction and imprisonment of Melissa Calusinksi, the former daycare worker convicted in the 2009 death of a toddler.
Chicago police spent a large part of the day Tuesday at Marquette Park with the Water Department draining a lagoon on the east end of the park, and on Wednesday. Sources said investigators were searching for the body of Laneesha Miller, who disappeared three weeks ago.
The father of daycare worker convicted in a toddler’s death met with her for the first time this weekend after new evidence lead to the coroner changing the manner of the toddler’s death.
A Chicago mother in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood wonders how her daughter ended up murdered in an abandoned building in Northwest Indiana and is asking for help to solve the crime. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
Newly discovered X-rays of the skull of little Benjamin Kingan could reportedly be critical in the defense of a woman sitting behind bars for his death.
Three days after the fire left the 3046 N. Sheffield Ave. building water-logged and burnt, newly unveiled security video shows three people in the alley just minutes before the early-morning fire erupted. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
The limited free seating tickets at Soldier Field are now being resold for big bucks. While it’s not illegal, the city says don’t buy them.
Mary Bohanan, a 20-year-old ward of the state who ran away from her state run house, was last seen on April 27 in Englewood.
Newlyweds Michael and Amber Robinson did a do-it-yourself floor make-over using flooring from the retailer now at the epicenter of an international consumer alert. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
Gary Matlock is defending Dennis Hastert, who coached him to a state championship decades ago. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
CBS 2’s Brad Edwards spoke with the mother whose child was allegedly struck by the 73-year-old volunteer.
CBS 2’s Brad Edwards spent the afternoon with the needle-crafters in west suburban Downers Grove.
The so-called crime of the century happened right here in Chicago, in a home near the one owned by the Obama’s and like any compelling crime story, there’s a twist.
CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports Clinton is in Chicago collecting cash, but now there a new problem, to add to problems dogging the early going.