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 .


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


House Fire In Austin Leaves 7 Displaced

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


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.


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.


CPD’s Gun Enforcement Mission Already Seeing Results

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


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.


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.



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