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 led 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.
It was unknown at the beginning if it was an intentional or unintentional act.
“We were up against a well funded machine. We were up political boss Toni Preckwinkle.”
The new guy is Andrew Gasser, with a Darth Vader coffee mug and a Holy Bible at his desk.
The company behind the failed bridge, FIGG Bridge Group, is involved in the new Cline Avenue bridge in East Chicago.
“These cats meant everything to him. They ate before he ate.”
A company manufactures bulletproof plates that can slip into backpacks to make them impervious to handgun fire. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
The field at the new LoVerde Sports & Recreation Center contains crumb rubber – pieces of ground up tires. The jury is still out on the safety of the material.
Now, Niles Mayor Andrew Przybylo is calling on the park district to remove the potentially harmful surface from an indoor soccer field.
Who will curb the speed demons and joy-riders? CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports on efforts to crack down.
2 Investigator Brad Edwards recently caught up with some people who haven’t lost hope that the killer will be found.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, who has preached jail reform for years, saw results in 2017.
Crumb rubber made from recycled tires contains potentially cancer-causing materials. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
A deal is a deal. Until it’s not. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards investigates complaints against a former police official in St. John, Ind.
Pat Dowell says the agency has done a poor job keeping the Dan Ryan litter-free, compared to other expressways. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
2 investigator Brad Edwards went to Back of the Yards, where a statistical down-tick in crime fails to tell the whole story.
Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson sits down with CBS 2’s Brad Edwards to talk about the year in policing and crime.
Art is bringing joy and fulfillment to men in the most unexpected place: Division 11 of the Cook County Jail.
Each wheelchair has donor with a story. And now will service a second generation.
Ahmed Rehab, executive director of the Chicago branch of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), is from Egypt.
2 Investigator Brad Edwards reached out to developer Dan McLean in hopes of talking about the materials used for River East.