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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Beds at the Ujima Village homeless shelter (CBS)

When The Homeless Swarm This Shelter, A ‘Lottery’ Determines Who Gets To Stay

The colder it gets the more traffic there is at the South Side location, which can only accommodate 24. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.


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After Son Sees Dead Body, Chicago Mother Takes To Blog To Express Outrage

CBS 2’s Brad Edwards shows how she’s fighting the violence with her words.


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Algonquin Air Force Veteran Searching For Missing Husky

A veteran is in need of help, in search of his best friend, his dog. But he has found help in the search on this Veterans Day, reports CBS 2’s Brad Edwards.


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Fox Lake Mayor Defends Trip, Friendship With Embattled Ex-Police Chief

The mayor hosted a brief town meeting to explain everything from a trip to California to his friendship with the former police chief.


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)

Right Away, Coroner Was Suspicious About Supposed Murder Of Fox Lake Cop

An exclusive: CBS 2’s Brad Edwards talks with Lake County Coroner Thomas Rudd about the death of Fox Lake Police Lt. Charles “G.I. Joe” Gliniewicz, a bad cop who committed suicide.


CBS 2's Brad Edwards visits with Grandma Gina. (CBS)

Wheeled Italian Grandmas — Cooking At Stoves — May Be Visiting Your Home This Weekend

Vegetarians, beware. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards encounters the “Sausage Nonnas,” a marketing deal cooked up by Uber and Johnsonville.


Repairs are underway on Washington Street. (CBS)

Drivers Fuming As City Takes A Mulligan On Expensive Loop Street Project

CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports on the expensive do-over, which isn’t easing traffic congestion downtown.


Fox Lake Police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz. (Credit: Lake County Sheriff's Office)

Sources: Death Of Fox Lake Lieutenant Joe Gliniewicz Was Suicide

Sources tell CBS 2’s Brad Edwards that the death of Fox Lake Lieutenant Joe Gliniewicz was a suicide.


A vintage house in Frankfort is reputedly haunted. (Brad Edwards/CBS)

For Sale: Suburban Mansion, Ghost Possibly Included

Neighbors say there’s something a little … off. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards makes an appraisal.


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Lake Shore Drive Resurfacing Creates Traffic Headache

The end of summer usually means end of construction. Right? Not so fast.


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Indiana Man Dies As Ambulance Arrived 50 Minutes After 911 Call

CBS 2’s Brad Edwards has more on the critical mistakes.



Might As Well Face It, You’re Addicted To Pumpkin Pie Spice

CBS 2’s Brad Edwards investigates what the heck makes that flavor so addictive.


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World War II Vet Who Turned Down ’45 World Series Tickets Gets Chance To Cheer On Cubs

Bill Madden fought in World War II at the battle of Iwo Jima when he was 19.


Nick Thomas has gone all-out decorating his front lawn for Halloween for nearly 20 years, but this year his display is no more, after the neighborhood association put limits on holiday displays. (Credit: Sara Marston)

Popular Naperville Halloween Display Goes Dark

A Halloween display in Naperville brought out thousands of people every year, and raised thousands of dollars for charity, but now it’s gone, in a case that pitted neighborhood association vs. neighbor.


Loretta Dolan graces the Friendly Confines Monday. (Brad Edwards/Twitter)

Cubs Fan, 101 Years Old, Watches Chicago Move Closer To The Unthinkable

CBS 2’s Brad Edwards introduces us to Loretta Dolan.

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A downstate pumpkin patch (CBS)

Why Are Pumpkins A Little Patchy This Year?

(CBS) – What would fall be like without pumpkins for treats like pumpkin pie? You might just find out. There’s a pumpkin shortage, and CBS 2’s Brad Edwards finds out why. In Illinois, the crop […]


Doris Chandler with her pet chickens. (Credit: CBS)

Palatine Couple Ordered To Give Up Pet Chickens

CBS 2’s Brad Edwards shows us, they are much more than just chickens.


Casey Urlacher (CBS)

Urlacher Brother, Now Mayor Of Northwest Suburb, Eyes State Senate Seat

CBS 2’s Brad Edwards pays a visit to Mettawa, Illinois, for the story.


Illinois Lottery. (Credit: CBS)

Will New Digital System For Illinois Lottery Be Trustworthy?

CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports on computers taking the place of those cute little ping pong balls.


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Chicago-Made Oreos Make For Presidential Campaign Fodder

CBS 2’s Brad Edwards is on the double stuffed debate.




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