Lauren Victory

victory Lauren VictoryLauren Victory is a general assignment reporter for CBS 2

Lauren came to Chicago after two years as a reporter/fill-in anchor at WTIC-TV in Hartford, Conn.

Prior to that she was a video journalist/reporter at WPTZ/WNNE-TV in Burlington, Vt., for three years.

Lauren also worked as a general assignment reporter at WLNS-TV in Lansing, Mich., and as an associate producer for WCIU-TV “You & Me This Morning” in Chicago.

Lauren joined CBS 2 in May, 2016 and is a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.

‘Safe Haven’ Baby, Now 10 And Thriving, Retraces Her First Steps

The Illinois “Safe Haven” law that allows mothers to safely leave their infants at designated locations — and not face criminal charges. CBS 2’s Lauren Victory reports.

10/04/2017

Could Ford’s Restructuring Affect Chicago Plant?

The auto manufacturer is shifting gears to make more trucks and electric cars instead of sedans. CBS 2’s Lauren Victory reports.

10/03/2017

Colorado Arrestee Person Of Interest In Delphi Murders

Daniel Nations, 31, was taken into custody outside Colorado Springs for allegedly threatening people on a trail with a hatchet.

09/28/2017

East Chicago Post Office Reopens After Employee Injured In Pipe Bomb Blast

The FBI confirmed the blast was the result of a single pipe bomb that went off shortly after 6:30 p.m., injuring a postal employee.

09/07/2017

More Animals Displaced By Harvey Arrive In Chicago

As CBS 2’s Lauren Victory reports, their journey isn’t over. 

09/03/2017

Chicago Convoy Heading To Texas

Henry Craig and five other tow truck drivers are Texas-bound to recover flooded cars. CBS 2’s Lauren Victory reports.

08/30/2017

Gas Pumping

Hurricane Harvey Will Drive Up Gas Prices Here

CBS 2’s Lauren Victory explains the cascading market forces at work.

08/25/2017

Powerball Ticket Sold In Joliet Will Pay $2M

If you didn’t win the $758 million prize, you may still have won a decent haul. CBS 2’s Lauren Victory reports.

08/24/2017

Noble Square Violence Persists

Ward 2 Ald. Brian Hopkins says he’s on it and has pressed police to reallocate resources.

08/11/2017

Blackhawks Set To Host NHL Draft, Fan Fest At United Center

As part of the NHL Draft, the Blackhawks are hosting a free fan festival, featuring a museum truck and an appearance by the Stanley Cup.

CBS Chicago–06/23/2017

Police Kill Suspect, 17, Who Shot At Officers: CPD

Officers were on a new “summer mobile detail” when they say they saw a group of men in an alley near 5834 South Wabash, according to Chicago police.

06/03/2017

Police Question Suspect In Hinsdale Woman’s Murder: Sources

Police in west suburban Hinsdale are questioning a suspect in the murder of Andrea Urban early this month, sources tell CBS 2.

05/25/2017

Slightly Warmer Temps, But Rain Persists, This Weekend

The temperature dropped about 30 degrees between Thursday and Friday. Al fresco dining was not really an option in the chilly conditions.

05/19/2017

3 Injured In Explosion, Massive Fire On Far South Side

Three people were injured when a huge fire, triggered by an explosion, tore through a Far South Side apartment building in the East Side .

04/15/2017

Activist, Political Strategist Carolyn Rush Laid To Rest In Chicago

Mrs. Rush was active in the civil rights movement and served as a community organizer. She was married to Rep. Bobby Rush.

03/25/2017

Man Arrested After Hurting Chicago Police Officer In Car Chase

One person is in custody Saturday morning after trying to elude a traffic stop in West Garfield Park and injuring a Chicago police officer.

03/25/2017

Dashcam Video: First-Responders In The Thick Of LaSalle County Tornado

We are getting a rare look inside the deadly storm in the town of Ottawa, from the rescuers’ point of view. CBS 2’s Lauren Victory reports.

03/24/2017

No. 8 Northwestern Basketball Faces Off Against No. 1 Gonzaga

The Northwestern University men’s basketball team wants to keep its magical season going on Saturday and fans are confident for a win.

03/18/2017

Private School Bids For Shuttered CPS Property

Urban Prairie Waldorf School has already outgrown its second home. CBS 2’s Lauren Victory talks with school officials.

03/16/2017

At Northwestern, Exams And NCAA Game Are On A Collision Course

Stress and strategy are at all-time high, CBS 2’s Lauren Victory reports.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2017

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