Charlie De Mar
Charlie De Mar is a general assignment reporter for CBS 2.
De Mar came to CBS 2 from WTTV and WXIN, the CBS and Fox stations in Indianapolis, IN, where he has reported lead stories for the stations’ evening newscasts.
De Mar is credited with establishing a local crime reporting franchise series at CBS4/FOX 59. His work has also had a national impact, and a series of reports led to the introduction of a new federal law that would hold all Veterans Affairs hospitals more accountable for their prescribing practices.
De Mar graduated Cum Laude from the University of Arizona in 2012, where he earned a BA in broadcast journalism and minored in marketing.
A Lincoln Park native, his favorite professional teams are the Chicago White Sox, Chicago Bears, Bulls and Blackhawks.
Mario Batali is a target of a police investigation and now several of his business partners have parted ways following a 60 Minutes report.
Phil Andrew’s career and life have been shaped by that tragic day on May 20, 1988.
Dixon High School Resource Officer, Mark Dallas, is on paid administrative leave after he shot and wounded the suspected shooter, Matthew Milby during an exchange of gunfire outside Dixon High School Wednesday.
The teen involved in a shooting outside of Dixon High School Wednesday is facing three charges of Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm.
A School Resource Police Officer shot and wounded an armed former student in an exchange of gunfire outside Dixon High School on Wednesday.
A car, wanted in connection with an earlier shooting, crashed after a police chase, then caught fire. Chicago Police say the charred Honda Civic was being chased for a shooting that happened roughly ten minutes before the fiery crash, about a mile away on the 3200 block of Walnut.
Chicago Police are releasing surveillance video hoping it will lead to the man wanted for critically injuring a man along the lakefront.
28 year-old Rafal Ryndak was riding his bicycle when a pickup truck hit him and kept driving.
A substitute teacher has to wear an eye patch and says a group of out-of-control students are to blame.
The Palatine Fire Department says they responded to reports of a three-year-old stuck inside a toy claw machine.
An elementary school student is blaming a faculty member for his broken arm.
Authorities say an 11-year-old northwestern Indiana boy has died after being shot in the head.
18 year old Naseem Stevens woke up early Wednesday evening by Chicago police officers busting in his bedroom door with guns drawn. He was face down with officers pointing guns in a police raid, but it was the wrong home.
The decision was handed down by Cook County judge Carol Howard, following a bench trial.
With the net worth of over $90 billion, Forbes named Bill Gates the second wealthiest man in the world. He just bought a home across the street from the Hyde Park campus.
“It’s not surprising to hear gunshots but to hear that a child was shot, it’s heartbreaking and terrifying at the same time.”
Winner has been charged in four separate rape cases. The women all making similar accusations.
Shanklin was blind. He was shot and killed while walking to get some bread.
A parolee who overpowered an officer and escaped custody on the South Side has been found and arrested.
Travis Reinking’s father also could face criminal charges, for giving him back several guns after officials revoked Reinking’s Firearm Owners Identification card.