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.

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

2 Children Dead, 4 Hurt In Chicago South Side Fire

Firefighters responded about 10:30 p.m. to a fire in the two-story house in the Woodlawn neighborhood with reports of people trapped inside.

02/26/2017

Thousands Expected At Immigration, Transgender Protests In Chicago

Protests about transgender rights and immigration are expected to take place in Boystown and the Loop on Saturday.

02/25/2017

Immigration Advocates Cheer Release Of O’Hare Detainees

But the Department of Homeland Security said the temporary court order releasing the detainees does not affect Trump’s overall travel ban.

01/29/2017

Officials Comb Joliet Area Home For Cold Case Evidence

Authorities are combing a house in Unincorporated Will County for evidence related to a 1975 cold case involving a disappearance.

01/25/2017

Trump Praises CIA, Blasts Media During First Day In Office

On the new President’s agenda for his first day in office: A visit with the Intelligence Community.

01/22/2017

Three Lake Zurich HS Employees Leaving Amid Hazing Scandal

The men are leaving their positions following an alleged hazing scandal among football players this fall.

01/12/2017

Gun Killing Resumes In Chicago After Rare, 4-Day Break

The city is up to at least 765 murders this year, with nine days to go. CBS 2’s Lauren Victory reports.

12/22/2016

House Fire In Austin Leaves 7 Displaced

A fire engulfed two homes early Saturday in South Austin, leaving several people displaced.

12/03/2016

6 Shot, 1 Fatally, At South Chicago Party

A man was killed and at least five more people were wounded early Saturday when two gunmen opened fire outside a house party in the South Chicago neighborhood.

11/26/2016

Black Friday Shoppers Head Out To Woodfield Mall In Search For Bargains

Black Friday shoppers have been out searching for bargains since 6 p.m. Thursday night at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.

11/25/2016

CPD’s Gun Enforcement Mission Already Seeing Results

Chicago Police’s gun enforcement project has already seen results in less than 24 hours.

11/12/2016

A Volunteer Vet Receives A Gift Of His Own

A disabled Iraq war veteran is rewarded for his volunteer efforts in a big way after his fundraiser makes an about face.

11/11/2016

Crews Battle 5-Alarm Fire At Vacant Building In Little Village

A five-alarm fire took over a vacant building early Saturday in Little Village.

11/05/2016

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