Brad Edwards is a CBS 2 Investigator along with Pam Zekman and Dave Savini.
Edwards work has netted 70+ awards: including 20+ Regional Emmy Awards and 6 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards.
His reporting has lead to new policies, prosecutions; it has reunited families, and helped free a wrongfully convicted woman serving a 50 year prison sentence. While a reporter in Detroit, his year-long expose into the county morgue led to the burial of dozens of indigent souls, and the passage of legislation that fast-tracked a massive facility expansion.
A 2001 graduate of Michigan State University, Brad serves as an Adjunct Professor at Columbia College of Chicago and as CBS Chicago’s SAG-AFTRA steward. He resides in Chicago.
The city is still trying to unload the former Reese hospital, which has cost taxpayers tens of millions so far. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
One year ago, Gerald Hamilton turned 9 and waited at the window for friends who never came to his birthday party. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards has this follow-up report.
The 2012 city contract with United Maintenance was for $99.4 million, a payout that has since ballooned by nearly $8 million.
In the most recent incident, on Thursday evening, a man with a gun approached a woman an alley behind her apartment in the 3700 block of North Fremont.
The Chicago Police Department says the new technology is already helping to turn the tide of gun violence. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
CBS 2’s camera was rolling when a bicyclist collided with a taxi. Brad Edwards sorts out what happened.
It could have been a potentially deadly error. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
Sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Hain’s resume includes the seizure of over 4,000 pounds of marijuana and $3 million in cash. But are his methods too aggressive? CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
The Cook County State’s Attorney sat down with CBS 2’s Brad Edwards to discuss Chicago street violence, policing and what her future holds.
Former Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez discusses the Rekia Boyd case and her record on prosecuting police brutality.
Zion’s mayor says the ComEd parent company left a hole in the city budget, and tons of dangerous waste, when the local nuclear plant closed. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
Money to a future wife. Money to an ex-wife. Meals at Hooters. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports on Thaddeus Jones and the alleged irregularities.
Carrietta Fryerson lost one child to a fire three weeks ago, on the very day she gave birth to a daughter. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
Doctors delivered Miracle after Parasha Beard was shot and killed in September. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
The temperature for Sunday’s kickoff is expected to be 1 below zero. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
Marjorie Jean Geist’s unpaid medical bills total almost $10,000. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
Part of the legislation would foist the cost of keeping nuclear power plants open on rate-payers. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
In the latest incident, a half-dozen semi-automatic rifles and 27 handguns were reportedly stolen from a rail car near 77th and Avalon. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
On this Veteran’s Day, as we celebrate American heroes, CBS 2 went in search of someone who nearly sacrificed it all, for his take on a country so divided.
Authorities say Shahroon Augustine entered the Eugene Sawyer Water Purification Plant with a duffle bag and a passport from Pakistan. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.