Sandra Torres

torres Sandra TorresSandra Torres is a general assignment reporter for CBS 2.

Torres cames to Chicago from Milwaukee, where she was the lead reporter for CBS 58 (WDJT-TV). She also worked for sister station WYTU as a producer and co-anchor for Telemundo Wisconsin.

Prior to her time in Milwaukee, Torres worked in Chicago at WMAQ-TV, where she was a morning news content producer. Prior to that, she worked as a general assignment reporter and fill-in weather anchor at WSNS-TV, the Telemundo station in Chicago.

While at WSNS, she also appeared on network shows, including Noticiero Telemundo and Al Rojo Vivo.

Torres began her broadcast career at Illinois State University in Normal at TV-10 News, where she anchored, reported and was a photojournalist for the school’s television station. After graduating from ISU, she interned for WMBD-TV in Peoria and then worked for the Illinois Center for Broadcasting in Lombard as a television instructor.

Torres, who was born and raised in Colombia, moved to Chicago’s northwest suburbs when she was 13 years old.

She is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, the Illinois News Broadcasters Association and the Chicago/Midwest chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

CPD Recovers Stolen Items Worth $500,000

If you think you’re a victim, CBS 2’s Sandra Torres explains how you can get your stuff back.

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Medical Mission To Puerto Rico

A Chicago doctor makes a trip to hurricane-damaged Puerto Rico to help those with medical and emotional needs.


Chicago Marathoner, 67, Remembers ‘Loose’ Security Of Early Years

Authorities say they’re confident the security plan they have in place is the right one, CBS 2’s Sandra Torres reports.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2017

One Year Later, Retired Ice Cream Vendor, 90, Enjoying ‘Gift Of Rest’

Who could forget the image of a hunched over, 89-year-old Little Village man pushing an ice cream cart to try to make ends meet? CBS 2’s Sandra Torres wondered: What is life like now for Fidencio Sanchez?


Puerto Rico Evacuees Arrive At O’Hare

United Airlines Flight 2756 landed around 8 p.m. with more than 300 evacuees — all visibly exhausted but thankful they were able to leave the island. CBS 2’s Sandra Torres reports.


Houston-Chicago Flights Resume

Former Bulls player Isaiah Canaan was one of the passengers on the United flight that arrived at 11:30 a.m. Thursday.


Mega Millions Winners Identified

Patricia Busking and her husband will share their nearly $400 million in winnings with family and donate to charity. CBS 2’s Sandra Torres reports.


Tackle Football Program Suspended For Kids In North Suburb

Sign of the times? It’s flag football or none at all for children in the Highland Park Park District, CBS 2’s Sandra Torres reports.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2017

Chicago Lincoln Bust Vandalized

The obscure, weathered likenesses of Abraham Lincoln has mysteriously sat on the corner of 69th and Wolcott for decades. CBS 2’s Sandra Torres reports.


Narcotics ‘Ended Him,’ Grieving Family Of Indiana Man Says

The La Porte County, Indiana Sheriff’s Office investigated three narcotics-related overdoses over the weekend.


Social-Media Exposure Creates Wave Of Business For ‘Special Sparkle’ Artist

For 25-year-old Kelly Neville, designing and selling her own jewelry is a dream. CBS 2’s Sandra Torres reports.


Suit Follows Shake-Up At Chicago Water Department

Seven employees of Chicago’s Water Department say they were denied promotions, subjected to racial claims and sexually harassed because of their race.


Test Tube Babies, As Adults, Meet For First Time

Louise Brown and Elizabeth Carr met in Chicago at a medical conference Friday. CBS 2’s Sandra Torres reports.


Chicago Cops Send Girls To Prom

Friday was a memorable day for eight high school students from the city’s South Side. CBS 2’s Sandra Torres reports.


Middle-School Students Push ‘Baskets Not Bullets’

CBS 2’s Sandra Torres re-introduces us to the young founders of the anti-violence initiative.


Questions Emerge Surrounding Search For Teen Who Jumped Into River

The Cook County Commissioner called on an investigation into why it took five days to find Cameron Sanders’ body in the Des Plaines River.


Teen Missing After Jumping Into Des Plaines River Near Melrose Park

Three teens jumped from a railroad bridge about 4:30 p.m. Saturday near Melrose Park. Two of the teens surfaced, but the third went missing.


Woman Wounded In Kennedy Expressway Shooting

The woman was shot once in the leg about 5:15 a.m. in the outbound lanes of I-90/94 near Fullerton.


Woman Killed When Driver Repeatedly Rams Her Into Tree In Morgan Park

An 19-year-old woman was killed Friday night when a 24-year-old woman repeatedly rammed her into a tree with her vehicle.


18-Year-Old Killed In Crash Involving Stolen Vehicle

Police say they have one person in custody and are looking for four others who caused the crash that killed Tevin Jones.



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