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Pamela Jones

jones Pamela JonesPamela Jones serves as a general assignment reporter for CBS 2 Chicago.

Jones joined CBS 2 Chicago from CLTV where she had worked as a reporter since early 2005. Prior to that, she served as an anchor and reporter at KETV in Omaha, Neb. (1996-2004) and as an anchor and reporter for KMIZ in Columbia, Mo. (1993-1996).


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While earning her master’s degree, she worked as a national correspondent for Medill News Service in Washington, D.C. (1993). Before that she served as a reporter and producer for WPBN/WTOM in Traverse City, Mich. (1991). Jones began her career in news as a field producer at KSDK in St. Louis, Mo. (1990).

Jones graduated from Northwestern University with a B.S. in Journalism and later received her M.S. in Journalism from the same university. She is fluent in Spanish and is a native of Gary, Ind. where her family still lives.

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WATCH: Truck Leaves Wake Of Destruction Leaving Parking Lot

One motorist says his rear windshield was punched out about 7:30 a.m. Wednesday. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

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Power Plant Opponents Swarm Village Leaders At Meeting

The heated issue caused the shutdown of the Oakwood Hills Village Hall earlier this year. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

09/04/2014

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Warm, Wet Weather Has Chicago Area Residents Feeling The Itch

CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports if bugs like mosquitoes are really beginning to bug you right now, you’re not alone.

06/25/2014

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Mother Sues Daycare After Son, 5, Dies In Accident

A mother left her five-year-old son at a daycare in Michigan City last month and then hours later learned that he had died after being choked by a rope hanging from outdoor play equipment.

06/18/2014

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Clerk, Customers Tied Up During Gas Station Robbery In Portage Park

Imagine walking into a gas station and right into the middle of a robbery. It happened in Portage Park and surveillance cameras were rolling.

06/17/2014

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Gurnee Man Vanishes

Andrew Adler, 57, has been missing since June 8 after leaving his Gurnee home on his bicycle. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

06/16/2014

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Libertyville Residents Say Bike Path Increases Flood Risk

With more rain on the way the sandbags are out and concern is high about flooding in Libertyville. Some residents blame a state property bike path for increasing their risk of flooding.

06/11/2014

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Englewood School Holds First Graduation

An incredible story out of Englewood that will make you smile: the very first graduating class at Johnson College Prep getting their diplomas. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

06/09/2014

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Mom: Kids Attacked Son, Put Video On Facebook

It happened while Anthony Avila was walking home from school in Joliet on Monday. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

06/05/2014

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South Shore Residents Hold Anti-Violence Rally In Wake Of Shooting

Residents of the South Shore neighborhood took to the streets Tuesday, one night after a shooting at a laundromat wounded six people.

06/03/2014

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CPS Mom: Students Are Bullying Jewish Son Through Online Game

One Chicago mom says a group of students at her eigth-grade son’s school have turned “Clash of Clans” into a hate game by attacking her son with insults and threats because he’s Jewish. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

05/23/2014

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Curie H.S. Principal Issues Warning After Nearby Shootings

The principal of Curie High School has put out a warning to students and parents to leave immediately after school after six shootings in 48 hours in nearby neighborhoods.

05/21/2014

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Chicago Will Experience Bitter Taste Of ‘Coffee Rust’

Your favorite cup of premium coffee could cost you more soon, partly because of coffee rust fungus. It’s leaving it’s mark and devastating crops across countries like Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Panama and Costa Rica. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

05/19/2014

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Mother Breaks Silence After Daughter’s Murder Case Reopened

Suffering for more than 20 years, a south suburban mom finally breaks her silence. Her daughter was raped, murdered and left in a field in Dixmoor back in 1991.

05/12/2014

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Chicago Man Survives Electric Shock From Downed Power Lines

A Chicago man is still shaking from the ordeal after he was shocked when live power lines fell on top of a car he happened to touch.

05/06/2014

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Video Of Hammond Officer’s Treatment Of K-9 Prompts Investigation

A resident shot video of the officer holding his police dog in the air by the leash.

05/01/2014

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Five Hospitalized After Being Hit By Car Fleeing Police

Five people were injured after being hit by a car fleeing from police Tuesday night, according to Chicago Police.

04/22/2014

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Mother Of Teen Rape Victim Wants Justice

Pondexter Howard was supposed to be babysitting the 14-year-old daughter of a woman he knew — but allegedly raped her instead. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

04/11/2014

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Remote Parking Put To The Test In Wrigley Night Game

It’s the first night game of the season for the Cubs and this year that means a new free place to park for fans, something that can be good, and bad news for the neighborhood.

04/08/2014

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Barrington Middle School Officials React To ‘Sexting’ Incident Among Students

The school confirms a small group of students have been taking inappropriate photos with their camera phones and sharing the pictures with each other.

04/07/2014

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