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.

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.

CBS Chicago–06/23/2017

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.


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.




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