Pamela 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).
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.
-Five students at southwest suburban Plano High School are accused of sexual assault and battery over possible hazing incidents.
March 28, 1963: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a speech that would help to unify a nation. Among the sea of people in the crowd was Chicagoan Brenetta Howell Barrett.
You better pick your parking spot carefully. That’s the message from police about the Miller train station in northwest Indiana. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.
A group of people tried to rob middle school students at a bus stop in Gary. It happened at 24th and Gerry Street.
Health officials in Lake County are warning residents about a tiny insect creating a big health scare.
Police say defenseless kittens were skewered by a 17-year-old with a bow and arrow. Teen then allegedly posted photos of dead animals on Facebook.
Bipolar disorder has been blamed for much of Jesse Jackson Jr.’s downfall, and experts agree, in the African American community, it often goes undiagnosed. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones explains.
It’s not every day Oprah Winfrey returns to the big screen. Tuesday night, the stars were out in Chicago for the debut of Oprah’s big new movie, “The Butler.”
Members of Acts of Love packed up a truckload of books and passed them out to give kids something safe and positive to occupy their time. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.
He may be Chicago’s most famous phony cop and, he’s just a teenager. At 14 and in the 8th grade, Vincent Richardson tricked the department and worked as an officer for hours and police say he’s at it again.
Police are looking for a woman who went missing from the South Side Washington Heights area this month.
Deborah Gowder says she can’t escape the danger of being mugged while walking the streets of her Englewood neighborhood, a place where she says she was attacked decades ago.
Some of the young men teaming up the court are rivals on the street, but the PeaceMakers basketball league says it’s serious about posting up against violence.
A would-be cell phone bandit took a woman for “easy prey” Tuesday. Police say he knocked a woman using a crutch to the ground and swiped her cell phone in broad daylight.
A local teen says he got sick because of a burrito he ate from a local restaurant that’s now the focus of an e coli outbreak.
Chicago soldier leaving town for training was worried for his children. That’s because he didn’t think his own yard was a safe place for them to play while he’s gone. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.
There is some controversy over a big power change–in the northwest suburbs. The new mayor of Wauconda wants to replace the police chief there, but some residents say he’s doing it for the wrong reasons.
With gurgling sprays of water, and a landscape bursting with color, the 6,000-square-foot event tent may look like the perfect place to host a party. But by night people who live nearby say the tent amounts to a very noisy neighbor. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.
Two bodies were found inside a car on the South Side and one of the victims worked for Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown.
Yesterday morning a female student at Maine East says the fake cop stopped her near River and Ballard roads, and that’s not all.