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.

50 Years After His Death, Memphis Ceremony To Honor King’s Legacy

Many people from the Chicago area are heading to Memphis to mark a historic anniversary for the civil rights movement on Wednesday; 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated.


Loyola Ramblers Return To Chicago

Everyone is still holding their heads high.


ICE Fugitive Caught In Chicago

ICE officials declined to say how they located Mbacke or if the deportation officers will be disciplined.


Wheaton College Football Player Pleads To Misdemeanor In Hazing Case

One of the five Wheaton College football players accused in a hazing scandal pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge on Thursday, as part of a plea deal that saw prosecutors drop all felony charges against him.


Wheaton College Football Player Pleads In Hazing Case

The alleged victim, 21-year-old Charles Nagy, said he suffered injuries that prevented him from playing football again. He has since left the school.


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.




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