Roseanne Tellez

tellez Roseanne TellezReporter Roseanne Tellez,  who joined CBS 2 Chicago in 2004, has been a fixture in Illinois news since the 90s.

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She also serves as a general assignment reporter for the afternoon newscasts at 5 PM and 6 PM.

She joined the station after 14 years at WGN-TV (1990-2004), the last nine of which she served as news anchor. Previously, Tellez worked at WTLV-TV in Jacksonville, Fla. (1988-90) as a general assignment reporter. Prior to that, she served as an anchor and a general assignment reporter at KQTV in St. Joseph, Missouri.

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Tellez won an Emmy Award while at WGN for her contributions to a half-hour special called “Hero Street,” a program that featured one street in Silvas, Illinois that lost five boys in World War II.

Tellez is originally from the Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C. She dedicates much of her personal time to supporting the fight against muscular dystrophy, a cause very close to her heart. She hosted the local Muscular Dystrophy Association’s telethons in 2002 and 2003, as well as fundraisers in 2005 and 2006.

She participated in the planning of the Randy Salerno Celebrity Golf Outing in memory of her co-anchor and longtime friend. The event benefited Randy’s alma maters, Crystal Lake South High School and Illinois State University.

Tellez earned her B.A. in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Southern California. She lives in Chicago with her three children.

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Deceased Cubs Fans Remembered By Families As ‘Angels In The Outfield’

Families who have lost a diehard Cubs fans are considering them “angels in the outfield.”

CBS Chicago–10/18/2016

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Erosion Along Northerly Island Has Closed Part Of Trail

The new $9 million trail opened to great fanfare just one year ago. But Monday, bicyclists and joggers were met by concrete barricades. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.


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Wilmette Personal Trainer Fighting HIV Criminal Charges

A personal trainer faces charges after having unprotected sex with three women, knowing he had HIV.


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Markham Club Shuts Down Voluntarily After Series Of Shootings

After a series of shootings, a far South Suburban Markham nightclub is closing its doors voluntarily.


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Parents Discuss Prevention Methods After Hinsdale South Threat

Police and Hinsdale South High School parents discussed Thursday more things parents can do to prevent situations, such as Wednesdays, to happen.


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New Medical Marijuana Patch Fights Pain

Experts say it all starts with a conversation with your doctor to find out if you’re eligible for treatment.


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Chicago Vets Seeing More Cases Of Potentially Fatal Dog Disease

Humans can also be affected if their pets get sick, CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.



City Controlling Rat Problem With Dry Ice

Dry ice will be dumped right in the burrows, where it warms into a gas and suffocates the rats inside.


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Evanston Officials Say Home Depot Owes City $15,000

Evanston says the city’s been trying to collect money raised from the sale of yard-waste stickers. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.



UPS Worker Fighting To Get Pit Bull Put Down After Mauling

A judge gave Diana Sanchez yet another chance to save her pet pit bull, now in custody after a vicious attack.


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Wrigleyville Business Owners Concerned With Safety Amid Construction, Possible World Series

Much of Wrigleyville is torn up due to construction, and bar owners are also concerned about safety.

CBS Chicago–09/13/2016

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Emanuel’s Water Tax Plan Clears First Hurdle With Finance Committee Approval

A City Council committee has signed off on Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to raise water and sewer taxes to help shore up the city’s largest employee pension fund.



Bucktown Resident: Car Rental Agency Taking Up Scarce Parking Spaces

The tickets are piling up for Enterprise, but neighbors say the rental company doesn’t seem to care. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.



Uber Charged Man $500 For A Ride He Never Took

Uber charged a rider $573.85 for a ride he never took.


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Wrigleyville Resident Angered By Recent Construction

85-year-old Wrigleyville resident puts her foot down on the neighborhood changes, after plans to move a utility pole near her parking lot.


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Harvey Official Accused Of Rape At Municipal Building

Tyrone Rogers allegedly sexually assaulted a woman who came to the Harvey Municipal Building Friday afternoon to see him to talk about a government issue, the Cook County Sheriff’s Department said.


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Two Oak Park Moms Create Books For Children With Special Needs

Two moms from Oak Lawn have teamed up to make the transition of school for special needs kids a little easier by creating a book series.


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Vigil Held After Fatal South Side Fire

Family of sever-year-old Shaniya Staples gather together Friday at 81st and Essex for a vigil, remembering her once more.


Melanie Watson, 3 months; Madison Watson, 4; and Shaniyah Staples, 7, were killed in a fire in the South Chicago neighborhood on Aug. 23, 2016. An adult neighbor also died in the blaze.

Man Released Without Charges In Fatal South Chicago Fire

A man who had been questioned by detectives investigating a fire that killed four people in the South Chicago neighborhood has been released without charges.


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Police Still Questioning Man After Tuesday Fatal House Fire

An ATF dog on the job sniffing for accelerants is just one tool of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) investigators as they search for the cause of the fire.



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