Marissa Bailey

bailey 2016 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.


ADA Annual Walk Participants Hope To Help Stop Diabetes

The American Diabetes Association will have a Diabetes walk on Oct. 15 at 10 a.m. at Montrose Harbor, 601 W. Montrose Ave.



Edmonds Describes Plan To Attack Joliet Armory In FBI Undercover Video

It’s real-time undercover video of an American soldier plotting to commit a terrorist attack on American soil.


Hasan Edmonds (left), a National Guard specialist, and his cousin ,Jonas Edmonds (right), are charged with a conspiracy in which Hasan would travel overseas to join the Islamic State terrorist group, while Jonas would coordinate an attack on the National Guard facility where Hasan had trained. (Photos supplied to CBS)

Aurora Cousins Sentenced For Terror Plot On Joliet National Guard Base

The cousins from Aurora head to federal prison for plotting to shoot up American soldiers on American soil.



Barkapalooza Benefiting West Suburban Humane Society Planned For Sept. 25

The event will raise money through pledges to take care of dogs until they find a forever home, Mossberger says.



Local Man To Row Across Lake Michigan For Childhood Cancer Research

Jake Beckley of Row4aCure is raising money for Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.


House destroyed in massive fire in Long Grove overnight. (CBS)

Massive House Fire In Long Grove

A house was destroyed Friday night after a massive fire started in north suburban Long Grove.



9/11 Heroes Run Raced Along Chicago’s Lakefront Sunday

This is one of over 50 races that the organization holds across the country.



How To Combat Childhood Obesity

Lifestyle Specialist Maisha Wynn, of Live to Wynn shares simple changes you can make to keep your kids healthy.



Volition America Race Held In Honor Of 9/11, Military Members

The Volition America Race and 5K took off at Grant Park early Sunday morning.


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Catch Up With The Latest Back-To-School Tech Gadgets

CBS2’s Marissa Bailey talked with Lifestyle Expert Josh McBride, who will get you up-to-date with the latest school technology products.


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Thousands Expected At African Festival Of The Arts This Weekend

It’s known as one of the largest and longest-running festivals in the Midwest, focused on African art and culture.


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Have You Had Your Back-To-School Health Check-Up?

CBS2’s Marissa Bailey talks to University of Illinois at Chicago’s Dr. Jessica Shepherd, who shares some back-to-school health and vaccination information.


Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz was found dead near this spot Sept. 1. (CBS)

Fox Lake Moves Forward After One Year Passing of Joe Gliniewicz

September 1st marks the one year anniversary of Fox Lake Police Office Joe Gliniewicz death.


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2016 Back-To-School Fashion Features Retro Styles

Pam Hamil of Simon Premium Outlets tells us all about this year’s back-to-school fashion.


Top row: Coney, Redfield, Stepherson. Bottom row: White, Williams, Butler.

Five Notre Dame Football Players Arrested For Marijuana And Handgun Possession

Five men were arrested Friday night in Peru, Ind. for possession of marijuana. Three of the men are also facing a charge for possession of a handgun without a license.

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Man Tried To Abduct Boy, 2, In Bucktown

Residents in Bucktown and Wicker Park are on alert after a man reportedly tried to grab a toddler near a neighborhood park.


Demarco V. Kennedy, 33, was shot dead was sitting at the kitchen table of a home in the 600 block of East 102nd Place on Aug. 9, 2016. (CBS)

Man Shot To Death, Thought To Be ‘Freak Accident’ In Rosemoor

A man was shot to death Tuesday night in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side.


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Travel Agents Scramble For Clients Impacted By Zika Warning

Two counties in the Miami area, health officials say, are the most dangerous in terms of exposure to the Zika virus.



Families Of Police Officers Filled With Dread After Dallas

CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey caught up with two family members of Chicago area police officers to talk about what they were feeling Friday.


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Police Coach Baseball In Englewood To Bridge The Gap With Community

Kids playing baseball on a sunny afternoon isn’t news, but what’s happening in Englewood this summer certainly is.




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