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.

4 Female Attackers Strip Off Woman’s Pants In West Loop Beating

Police are investigating an assault outside Boeing headquarters that left a woman with broken teeth and no pants.

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Julia Callaway and her husband, Daniel Brown, pose for a family photo. Callaway, 55, was killed when a car fleeing police hit her and another pedestrian at the intersection of 79th and Lafayette on May 10, 2018.

‘I’m Just Mad’: Woman Killed By Car Fleeing Police

Surveillance video from a nearby gas station shows the gray Nissan Altima blow through the intersection, hitting the two pedestrians.


Lightfoot Joins Fray In Race For Mayor, Vowing ‘Progressive Course’ For Chicago

“By almost every measure we are currently headed in the wrong direction,” Lightfoot said in kicking off her campaign for mayor.


Lightfoot To Officially Enter Race For Mayor

Lori Lightfoot resigned as head of the Police Board on Monday, and already has hired a campaign team of consultants, TV producers, and a pollster.


Neighbor Rescues Two People From Burning Little Village Home

A huge fire in the Little Village neighborhood sent two people to the hospital, and damaged at least three homes early Wednesday morning.


Storms Bring Down Huge Tree Limb On Top Of Cars In Albany Park

Three car owners in the Albany Park neighborhood woke up to a boom Thursday morning, when a huge tree limb fell on their vehicles, thanks to powerful storms overnight.


Blaze Burns Through Forest View Recycling Facility

Firefighters spent several hours overnight battling huge flames at a southwest suburban recycling plant.


Two Arrested After Hit-And-Run With Squad Car, Police Chase

Two men are in custody, after leading police on a high-speed chase early Tuesday, and investigators believe the same men are behind a series of other crimes.


2 Rescued, 2 Firefighters Injured In Extra-Alarm Blaze On Jewelers Row

Approximately 200 firefighters battled the flames at a historic building on Jewelers Row overnight, and helped rescue two people trapped inside.


Waffle House Shooting Suspect From Morton, Illinois

Travis Reinking is accused of killing four people at random at a Waffle House near Nashville.


Commander Bauer Named On Gold Star Wall

With the commander’s mounted police unit standing by, Grace Bauer revealed her dad’s name etched on the stone.


Fallen Chicago Police Officers Honored At Gold Star Memorial Park

Chicagoans can publicly pay their respects to fallen Chicago Police Officers at a new memorial at Gold Star Memorial Park.


Jeb Bush, Mourning Mother Barbara Bush’s Death, To Speak At Oak Brook Forum

Despite being in the midst of funeral arrangements for his mother, former first lady Barbara Bush, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush planned to deliver the keynote address Wednesday at a forum in Oak Brook.


Trekking The Arctic For A Cure

Alex Pancoe hopes his risky polar pilgrimage inspires donations.


Three In Custody Linked To Synthetic Marijuana Outbreak

The synthetic marijuana outbreak spreads as more people come down with dangerous symptoms.


Synthetic Marijuana Linked To 22-Year-Old Man’s Death In Cook County

A 22-year-old man who died at Advocate Christ Medical Center on March 28 suffered excessive internal bleeding, and had a rat poison in his system that previously has been linked to synthetic marijuana use in dozens of other non-fatal cases of severe bleeding.


A School Might Be Built On A Burial Site

Archaeologists are on site several times a week to monitor for human remains or caskets.


University Of Chicago Police Officer Shoots Man Wielding Pipe In Hyde Park

Police said an officer spotted the suspect near 53rd and Kimbark, got into some sort of confrontation with him, and then shot him in the shoulder.


50 Years After His Death, Memphis Ceremony To Honor King’s Legacy

Many people from the Chicago area are heading to Memphis to mark a historic anniversary for the civil rights movement on Wednesday; 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated.


Loyola Ramblers Return To Chicago

Everyone is still holding their heads high.



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