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.
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.
It’s already been a violent start to the month of June, just as the city releases its monthly crime statistics for May.
Charles Jones was shot and killed overnight after leaving the gentleman’s club he owned.
This Mother’s Day race is a tradition and many mothers and their friends and families will be here rocking pink– to help support the battle against breast cancer.
Lake County Indiana Sheriff’s officers were approaching Espinoza’s home in East Chicago to execute a search warrant when they heard a single gunshot.
Wrigley Field could come alive for 10 more nights a season. The Cubs want more night games, and next week, the idea is expected to go before City Council.
38,000 CTA riders are getting ready for a commute shake-up Monday
A levee breach along the Des Plaines river sent water rushing into homes and basements in southwest suburban Forest View.
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.