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Marissa Bailey

bailey Marissa BaileyMarissa Bailey is the weekend anchor of the CBS 2 Chicago morning newscasts and a general assignment reporter for the station.

Marissa joined the station in March 2012 as a reporter and was promoted to anchor the station’s Saturday and Sunday morning newscasts which began in September 2012.

Marissa comes to CBS 2 Chicago from WGRZ-TV in Buffalo, N.Y., where she had been the solo anchor for the 10 p.m. myTV network broadcasts and a general assignment reporter for the 11 p.m. newscasts since 2006.

Marissa, who was nominated for a New York State Regional Emmy in 2011, is also credited with launching the station’s first Sunday newscast – Daybreak Sunday – in January 2008 where she was the single anchor of a 6:30 a.m.-8 a.m. weekend broadcast which featured hard news, live interviews and extended special coverage of weekend news


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Marissa earned a MS in Broadcast Journalism from Syracuse University in 2006 and a BA in Communications from Niagara University in 2003. She earned her first on-air job while in graduate school when she served as the Washington D.C. correspondent for KOLR 10 News based in Springfield, Mo., in 2006.

Marissa lives in downtown Chicago.

Social Security checks at a U.S. Treasury printing facility (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Social Security May Not Be There For Today’s Young Workers

With Baby Boomers retiring at a faster pace, the Social Security system is rapidly changing. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.

09/25/2014

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Prices On Consumer Goods Climbing This Fall

Prices going up this fall on items people buy every day from beef to chocolate. CBS 2’S Marissa Bailey has a fall price forecast.

09/24/2014

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Thieves Steal 30 iPads From North Lawndale School

Thieves made off with more than two dozen iPads after using a small sledhammer to bust off the locks at a North Lawndale school.

09/23/2014

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Diners, Beware: Restaurant Menus May Be Manipulating You

As CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports, there is a surprising science behind the design of menus.

09/18/2014

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Medical ID Theft Can Put Health, Finances In Danger

We all worry about keeping our credit cards safe, but we should be just as concerned about protecting our medical insurance information.

08/20/2014

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Good Samaritan Chases Off Attacker Near Orange Line Station

The attack occurred shortly before 9 a.m. last Wednesday at a parking lot that sits right next to the CTA bus and el stop at 35th and Archer in McKinley Park.

08/05/2014

Sunbathers enjoy what should be the summer's first 90-degree day at North Avenue Beach on Tuesday. (Credit: CBS)

Summer Scorcher Brings Ideal Beach Weather

With temperatures likely reaching 90 degrees for the only the third time this year – and the first time this summer – Tuesday should be a perfect day to hit the beach.

07/22/2014

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Study: Common Cosmetics Contain Harmful Chemicals

Make up is a daily routine for almost every woman in some way, but a new report out Tuesday says some popular makeup and products could contain harmful chemicals.

07/15/2014

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Students Charged With Posting Doctored Images Of Classmates, Staff

The students at Edison Middle School allegedly pasted the faces of classmates and staff members onto graphic images, then posted them on an Instagram account they created.

06/10/2014

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Friends, Family Mourn Man Killed In Elgin Crash

It was the wrong place at the wrong time as the simple act of paying a bill would be the last for a Kane County man.

05/28/2014

A deer fell from an overpass and through the windshield of Heidi Conner's car as she was driving 70 mph on Interstate 90 with her four kids. (Credit: Heidi Conner)

Family Reunited With Man Who Helped After Deer Fell From Overpass Onto Car

A woman was nearly killed when a deer fell from an overpass and right into her car and now she has reunited with the only man who stopped to help her.

05/27/2014

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Family OK After Deer Falls From Overpass, Crashes Through Windshield

A deer apparently fell from the sky and through the windshield of the Conner family minivan. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.

05/26/2014

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Study: Police Still Arresting — Not Writing Tickets — For Marijuana Possession

Researchers at Roosevelt University spent more than a year studying marijuana arrests across the state, why and where people are arrested and how much it costs.

05/19/2014

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Pet Advocates, Store Owners Clash Over Puppy Mill Ordinance

It’s a battle over what kind of puppy you can buy and where you can buy it.
Starting in March, a new ordinance in Chicago will only allow pet stores to sell rescue or shelter dogs.

05/06/2014

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Mobile Medical Van Brings Check-Ups To Students

William Noble, a sixth-grader at Lavizzo Elementary School, didn’t have to go far for a physical exam — just a few steps outside. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.

03/31/2014

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Is It Ill-Advised For Doctors To Google Their Patients?

A new ethical discussion comes into play in the Internet age. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.

03/06/2014

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Hate Winter? Some People Are Literally Allergic To It

For some, as CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports, the cold can be life-threatening.

02/10/2014

Blue Island Police Sgt. Schultz used a stun gun on Donald Flores, the victim of a hit-and-run crash in 2012. (Photo supplied to CBS)

Blue Island Cop Uses Stun Gun On Accident Victim

CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey talks with a south suburban man who claims a sergeant overreacted; a follow-up investigation never occurred.

02/03/2014

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Expert: Racy Workplace Attire Can Stall Careers

CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey explains how your wardrobe may be impacting your ability to get ahead.

12/16/2013

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Chicago-Area Millennials Flourishing On The Vine

People use the app Vine to make six-second videos. While that may sound strange, CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports that people of a certain young age can’t get enough.

12/06/2013

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