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.

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.


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.


More Animals Displaced By Harvey Arrive In Chicago

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


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.


Gas Pumping

Hurricane Harvey Will Drive Up Gas Prices Here

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


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.


Noble Square Violence Persists

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


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.

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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.


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.


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.



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