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.
For the second time this weekend, police officers were sent the hospital, following a traffic accident.
One person is dead, following a late night crash involving a Chicago Police squad car in the city’s Austin neighborhood.
Friday morning, CBS 2′s Courtney Gousman visited a charter school where 49 students are being given every opportunity to succeed as they prepare for a life-changing trip.
Dozens of Chicago Public Schools are slated to close come August and today many parents get a chance to sound-off in front of district leaders since news of the closings came last month.
They called him a racist. They called him the “Murder Mayor.” After two days of silence, Mayor Rahm Emanuel finally speaks about the decision to close 53 Chicago public schools.
This St. Patrick’s Day will go down as a memorable one for billions of Catholics worldwide. It’s the first Sunday for newly picked leader, Pope Francis.
harges have been filed against a North Chicago Police officer, for his role in a fatal hit and run crash. Investigators believe alcohol was a factor in the accident that killed friends Fabian Torres and Joaquin Garcia on Lake Shore Drive early Friday.
CBS 2 has learned the identity of a woman killed after her car crashed into a retention pond off eastbound I-88 and the Eola exit in west suburban Aurora.
Several unanswered questions surrounding the death of a Chicago man, killed in a hit-and-run.
Two men are dead and another injured after a motorcycle and a car collide in Roselle last night.
It’s a big hassle for thousands of CTA riders and it’s all to replace a major Chicago bridge.
An elderly man on his way to dialysis treatment, was shot and killed right outside of his door, in what police are calling a robbery.
It was a momentous occasion for millions of Catholics around the world. Pope Benedict XVI gave his final Angelus, or prayer celebrating the incarnation of Christ, at the Vatican Sunday morning.
It will go down in history as one of the worst tragedies this city has ever seen. Ten years ago on February 17, 2003 in the early hours of the morning, 21 people died — the result of a stampede at E2 nightclub.
A man is dead after being hit by a car on Chicago’s Northwest Side.
Chicago police are dealing with the loss of one of their own, an off-duty officer was killed Friday night, after her vehicle flipped on the Skyway at 10:40 p.m. Friday.
Hundreds of people poured out of two Chicago parties overnight, as firefighters discovered several code violations, and shut things down.
Don’t be shocked to find more police cruisers watching you this Super Bowl Sunday. Illinois State Police will be stepping-up patrols on the roads, all a part of a statewide focus on D.U.I. enforcement.
After a season of nearly no snow, the state’s plow drivers are in full gear this Saturday morning. Overnight on the Kennedy Expressway, drivers slowed down to better navigate the snowy, slushy mess.
Hold on to your wallets: we are in the middle of a gas price spike, and experts say it will only get worse.