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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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.

08/22/2016

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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.

08/01/2016

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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.

07/20/2016

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.

06/28/2016

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.

06/27/2016

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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.

06/23/2016

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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.

06/21/2016

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

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

06/09/2016

Cook County police seized this illegal weapon. (CBS)

‘Every Gun Starts Out Legal,’ Says Fed Who Helps Seize Illegal Weapons In Chicago

The problem is, they don’t stay that way. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

06/02/2016

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Dog, Left To Die, Loses Battle After Brutal Abuse

They did everything they could to save a dog who suffered crippling abuse and was dumped for dead.

06/01/2016

Friends remember Yvonne Nelson, the city employee who was fatally shot outside a Starbucks last week. (CBS)

Friends Remember City Employee Caught In Crossfire Outside Starbucks

Yvonne Nelson, 49, was an innocent bystander caught in gang-related crossfire.

05/27/2016

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Chicago’s Latest Crime Victim: Red Cross Volunteer And College Student

They didn’t take his money, his cards. They beat him and took his $700-plus iPhone. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

05/26/2016

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Amid Tragic Loss, A Family Fights For Cure For Rare Disease

Noah VanHoutan died in March, not yet 12 years old, of Batten disease, a rare genetic degenerative neurological disorder.

05/25/2016

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Court Sides With Michigan Mom Accused Of The Unthinkable

Justices ordered up a new trial for Lorinda Swain, but prosecutors won’t re-try her. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards investigated her case years ago when few others would listen.

05/21/2016

Some watchdogs have questions about campaign spending by new Auditor General Frank Mautino. (CBS)

Feds Looking Into Campaign Spending Of Illinois Auditor General

A spokesman for Auditor General Frank Mautino said Thursday that the former House deputy majority leader “is cooperating with the U.S. Attorney’s Office in its investigation.”

05/19/2016

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Restaurant Owner’s 911 Ticket Prompts Fight With City Hall

It started with a young man’s murder inside a restaurant.

05/13/2016

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Chess Team Coached By Teacher Who Skipped CTU’s One-Day Strike Wins Championship

CHICAGO (CBS) — Remember that teacher who skipped the one-day strike in order to teach and coach his students’ chess team? Well, something remarkable happened after that, reports CBS 2’s Brad Edwards. Joseph Ocol is […]

05/11/2016

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Boy Recounts Terrifying Trip In Car That Was Towed

Anthony Cuevas and his sister were in a darkly tinted Camaro that was parked illegally when it suddenly was hauled away. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

05/06/2016

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Questions Surround Accident After Deputy Fire Commissioner’s Resignation

One of Chicago’s top firefighters has resigned after a crash that sources say may have involved alcohol.

04/20/2016

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Baconfest Adds Sizzle To Chicago’s Festival Season

CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports on the phenomenon that is Chicago’s Baconfest.

04/19/2016

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