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.

Dancing For A Cure

CBS 2’s Lauren Victory has more than just reporting chops.


Indiana Now Has Sunday Alcohol Sales

Illinois stores are fearful that they’ll lose customers who cross the border.


ComEd Crews Head East For Storm Damage Control

Trip coordinators are reminding linemen about tricky conditions they could encounter when fixing downed poles and wires.


Central Michigan University Shooter In Custody

James Eric Davis Jr. is accused of killing his parents inside a CMU dorm early Friday morning.


Students Return To Stoneman Douglas

Supportive services will be available for students and their parents at the afternoon orientation for the 3,000 students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.


Crews Rush To Patch Problematic Potholes

“It’s hitting the pothole, damaging your suspension, possibly damaging the body and possibly hitting other people.”


Final Goodbyes For Commander Bauer

“His wife Erin and daughter Grace have shown not just the city, but the country, what it means to be Chicago strong.”


One Year Later, Slaying Of Naperville Dad Remains Unsolved

Dr. Matthew Lange, died last Jan. 27, shot multiple times in his car while waiting for his 4-year-old child outside Scullen Middle School.


Deal Struck Allowing Girl To Take Prescribed Cannabis At School

Maureen Surin’s daughter, Ashley, suffers from seizures that are the complications of her leukemia treatment.


As Temps Plunge, Shelter Searches Streets For Homeless

Staff at Franciscan Outreach say the shelter’s been over capacity since Tuesday, but they’re hoping to help even more people this weekend.


Motorists Face Problems On Snow Covered Roads

The National Weather Service says motorists should be cautious travelling through northwest Indiana and southwest lower Michigan. Visibilities less than 1 mile are expected at times as the system transitions to lake effect.


A Breakdown Of The Republican Tax Bill

The vote was 51-49, largely along party lines. Not a single Democrat voted in favor of the legislation,


Holiday Cheer Celebrated With Lights, Shopping

Colorful lights and a new Christkindlemarket are ringing in the holiday season.


Missing Girl From South Side Mariano’s Found Safe

Mariano’s, bustling on this Thanksgiving morning, suddenly became a possible crime scene.


Cemetery Cleanup Controversy In Joliet

Missing mementos or damaged tributes are angering a lot of families who buried loved ones here. CBS 2’s Lauren Victory reports.


Veterans Day Events Honor Those Who Served

Events across the Chicago area will honor service men and women on this Veterans Day. There are more than 700,000 veterans living in Illinois.


UPDATE: It Will Take Days To Clear Groundwater Gasoline Leak

Investigators eventually determined the source: a Speedway gas station in Westmont. They believe fuel leaked from the station into the sewer system that stretches about eight miles.


‘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.


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.


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.



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