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.

Lulu was killed after being shot three times by a burglar. (Family provided photo)

Gary Family Mourns Loss Of Dog Killed By Home Intruder

A Northwest Indiana family is in mourning after a burglar opened fire on a family dog last Friday afternoon, killing it.

01/28/2015

Cathey Castro's dog, Skruffi (courtesy: Cathey Castro)

Dog Owner Recalls Horror Of SUV Running Over Her Pet

At least one dog died, leaving its owner searching for answers. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

01/22/2015

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Dog Fatally Struck By SUV After Shooting In Edgewater

A dog was killed after being struck by a car following a shooting in the Edgewater neighborhood Wednesday evening, reports CBS 2’s Pamela Jones.

01/21/2015

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Mundelein High School Disciplines Athletes After Bullying Is Reported

Five athletes were disciplined after behavior that included hitting and poking team members on the buttocks.

01/16/2015

Stolen electronics recovered by Gary Police. (Credit: CBS)

Gary Police Working To Return Stolen Electronics To Rightful Owners

An investigation by Gary Police into a string of burglaries turned up thousands of dollars’ worth of electronics, some believed stolen years ago.

01/14/2015

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Police: Robber Team Pounces On Victims In Uptown, Lincoln Square

The would-be victims were all on foot when a pair of predators attacked and robbed them, CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

01/12/2015

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Christmas Eve No Holiday Break For Post Office Letter Carriers

Not only is Christmas Eve not a holiday for many people, but for some it is a busy day. Such is the case for the post office.

12/24/2014

LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers wears an 'I Can't Breathe' shirt during warmups before his game against the Brooklyn Nets during their game at the Barclays Center on December 8, 2014 in New York City (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Waukegan Woman Attempts To Trademark The Phrase ‘I Can’t Breathe’

Those three words have become a rallying cry for protests across the country. A north suburban woman says those words should belong to her, CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

12/19/2014

Residents of northwest Indiana say this horse is being neglected. (CBS)

Northwest Indiana Residents Call Authorities About Horses They Say Are Neglected

(CBS) – There are questions about who owns horribly malnourished and mangy horses in northwest Indiana. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports. A lone horse left to survive in a cinder block shell of a home […]

12/18/2014

Gas Prices Surging At Record Pace

Gas Prices: How Low Can They Go?

CBS 2’s Pamela Jones takes a road trip to find out.

12/15/2014

An empty hallway at Nazareth Academy in La Grange Park. (CBS)

Flu Stalls Classes At La Grange Park School This Week

More than a quarter of the student body called in sick Monday at Nazareth Academy. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

12/08/2014

An SUV carrying a mom and her two kids crashed into an Arlington Heights home  Tuesday afternoon. (Credit: CBS)

SUV Carrying Mom, 2 Kids Crashes Into Arlington Heights Home

A mom and two children in an SUV crashed through the front of a home Tuesday afternoon in Arlington Heights.

12/02/2014

A small twin-engine plane crashed into a house less than half a mile from Midway International Airport, shortly after takeoff Tuesday morning. (Credit: CBS)

Listen: 9-1-1 Call After Plane Crashed Into Home Near Midway

“Hi, there’s an airplane that just crashed in front of my house,” the caller says over the phone. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

11/21/2014

A manhole cover in Flossmoor. (Credit: Pamela Jones)

South Suburban Police Investigating Missing Manhole Covers

A new danger on the road is pushing drivers to swerve in the south suburbs. The culprit? A thief stealing manhole covers.

11/12/2014

John Michael Cunningham (Cook County Sheriff)

Family Offers $10,000 Reward To Find Missing Chicago Man

His name is John Cunningham, and he was last seen near a forest preserve in southwest suburban Palos Park. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

11/06/2014

Police have released this image of a pair of suspects wanted in connection with two sexual assaults that occurred Halloween night in the West Loop. (Chicago Police Department)

Police Searching For Suspects In West Loop Sexual Assault

The manhunt continues for two suspects police say snatched two women and sexually assaulted them on Halloween.

11/05/2014

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Freight Rail Cutting Off Emergency Vehicles In Part Of Gary, Ind.

Nearly six months ago, crews tore out and began rebuilding the overpass drivers used to get around four sets of tracks that cross Lake Street. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

10/24/2014

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Families Mourn Gary Murder Victims

Families of the Gary murder victims are showing their grief and their frustration with a police response to a missing loved, reports CBS 2’s Pamela Jones.

10/21/2014

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Wet Weather Leading To High Mold Counts

All the rain we’ve been having is making mold counts go sky high and those with allergies are just miserable, reports CBS 2’s Pamela Jones.

10/15/2014

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Waukegan Teachers Set For Strike Thursday Morning If Deal Not Reached

Negotiators from the Teachers Union and a Lake County School District are meeting with a federal mediator to head off a strike in the northern suburbs.

10/01/2014

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