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.
Like a lot of consumers, Brad Edwards has had his personal information lifted off the conventional internet. But has that private data seeped onto the “Dark Web”?
A forensic video analyst says the FBI’s faulty enhancement of grainy dashcam video led to a wrong conclusion in the 2014 police-involved shooting death of Ronald Johnson.
Shooting victim Cody Barden’s medical care has cost more than $3.2 million, including more than $90,000 in out-of-pocket expenses. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
It was easy. A security troubleshooter in California typed two words and hit a jackpot of personal information on up to 1.8 million Chicago voters. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
But wait, there’s more. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards introduces us to Rob Jones.
The Cook County Sheriff Department’s Child Rescue Unit is the only one exclusively dedicated to finding missing minors. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
Democrat Fritz Kaegi thinks an operative of the powerful Democrat is behind the identity-hijacking. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
Retaliation? An industrial firm that fled Illinois while complaining about the state’s business climate is now having trouble collecting a Cook County tax refund.
Exposed information of Chicagoans included dates of birth, partial Social Security numbers and driver’s license numbers. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
What’s driving these violent — and sometimes fatal — incidents? CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
CBS 2 Legal Analyst Irv Miller calls it unprecedented.
CBS 2’s Brad Edwards has this follow-up report about a Chicago area towing company that charged $37,000 to dislodge a semi-truck from an underpass.
The Radio Flyer took flight from a West Loop residence as a surveillance camera was rolling. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
The election lawyer who brought about the political downfall of the former Lake County coroner has signed on as a defense attorney in his criminal trial. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
The weather forecast calls for sunny skies, and water levels dropped 3 inches alone on Friday, locals say.
Cornell McWilliams, who has been arrested dozens of times, attacked a woman outside a gas station late last year. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards talks with the victim.
Brendt Christensen may have been plotting additional abductions, according to information disclosed in court Wednesday. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
It began in December 2016 when a leak was discovered in an underground fuel storage tank at a gas station near 31st and Union.
The digital intruders saw the records of 90,000 voters, including names, birth dates, driver’s license numbers. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
“Land contracts” are now coming under fire as being predatory toward low-income people. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.