Courtney Gousman serves as a general assignment reporter for CBS 2 Chicago.
Gousman joined CBS 2 Chicago from KSDK-TV in St. Louis. Prior to that, she served as a news anchor and reporter at WEHT-TV in Evansville, Indiana, and KRGC-TV in Jefferson City, Missouri. She also served as an intern at Tribune Co.-owned CLTV in 2003.
“Other people’s stories fascinate me,” Gousman says. It serves as her inspiration and passion for journalism.
Gousman is a Chicago native and graduate of Chicago’s Whitney Young High School and Hampton University in Virginia.
Amid a massive crop of potholes, City Hall has launched an audit and plans to enforce the one-year guarantee on asphalt. CBS 2′s Courtney Gousman reports.
Megan Boken left home to visit St. Louis in 2012. She was shot and killed in broad daylight for her cell phone. CBS 2′s Courtney Gousman reports.
The line of cars parked on northbound I-57 waited patiently as emergency crews worked to clean up and piece together two crashes that led to pileups. CBS 2′s Courtney Gousman reports.
One woman is dead and another is in the hospital after a house fire in Oak Lawn.
Road crews are working around the clock to make streets passable in Homewood, only this time, the village is “holding the salt” when it comes to Homewood’s side streets.
A pregnant teen fatally shot on Christmas and dumped in Dolton played a role in her own death, authorities said Sunday as the girl’s boyfriend and older brother were ordered held without bond on murder charges.
The pain is still fresh for Lydia Alvarez-Traicoff. CBS 2′s Courtney Gousman reports.
The eight-year legal saga ended Friday. CBS 2′s Courtney Gousman reports.
It only takes a step outside to experience just how cold it is as frigid temperatures are expected throughout the day Sunday.
Monday will be a new day for CTA riders: the transit authority is trying to get riders to switch over to the new Ventra system.
Chicago Police are searching for the driver who plowed into a far South Side restaurant and sent two men to the hospital, reports CBS 2′s Courtney Gousman.
The officer brought her pistol downstairs to investigate a commotion on the first floor and was confronted by a man who “lunged” at her.
A police officer is in serious condition after he was hit in the head with a baseball bat while trying to break up a fight early Saturday in West Englewood.
CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman was at Johnson School of Excellence in the North Lawndale neighborhood.
Tomorrow marks the unofficial beginning of the school year, with the Bud Billiken Parade. It is considered one of the largest back to school celebrations in the country.
Two suburban girls survived the train crash in northern Spain that killed 79 people last month. CBS 2′s Courtney Gousman talked to the family, now dealing with this crisis, in northern Spain.
Both drivers involved in a crash early Saturday morning on the Stevenson Expressway have been charged with DUI.
Some Chicagoans are reacting to George Zimmerman’s acquittal with a number of pop-up protests around the city.
Chicago Police have now charged a suspect with the shooting that left a five-year-old boy in critical condition.
Friends and classmates are mourning after two people were killed in a motorcycle crash in the parking lot of Crete Monee High School, reports CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman.