Brad Edwards

New Trier High School

New Trier Warns Parents About Lake-Jump Dare Among Students

A new trend has teenagers from New Trier High School taking a dangerous plunge called the “cold water challenge,” with students nominating each other to jump into Lake Michigan.

05/12/2014

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Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested In Bolingbrook

Bolingbrook police have arrested an armed robbery suspect in the same town where a string of armed robberies has had residents on edge for weeks.

05/08/2014

Jabari Davis (CBS)

Cubs Parking Lot Attendant Killed At Home

Jabari Davis operated a lot for the Cubs on Irving Park Road for more than a decade. He was more than just another face, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

05/05/2014

Leonore Draper (courtesy: Christina Isherwood)

Friends, Family Mark The Murder Of Anti-Violence Activist One Week Later

Leonore Draper volunteered for a non-profit and had just attended a fundraiser for Project Orange Tree when she was caught in gun crossfire. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

05/02/2014

Artistic rendering of an elevated bypass project along the Brown, Red and Purple Lines in Lakeview. (Credit: CTA)

North Side Business Gearing Up For Fight With CTA Over Land Grab

The CTA has identified the roughly 20 buildings that will have to go to make room for a proposed bypass for the Red and Purple lines.

04/25/2014

Artificial-heart patient Leroy Haynes. (CBS)

State’s First Artificial Heart Patient Dies

It started as a medical miracle: A man who desperately needed a heart transplant was given the state’s first full artificial heart. It kept him alive, until something went wrong. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

04/18/2014

Rev. Michael O'Connell received a warm welcome at St. Alphonsus Church after a sheriff's investigation found insufficient evidence to prosecute him on allegations he molested a boy 20 years ago. (Credit: CBS)

Priest Returns To Lakeview Church After Police Find Abuse Allegations Unsupported

Father Michael O’Connell returned to face his parishioners at St. Alphonsus in Lakeview. They gave him a standing ovation, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

04/17/2014

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Uptown Shooting Victim Recounts His Story Of Survival

How did Brion Payne survive being shot at close range earlier this month? He thinks he knows. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports

04/14/2014

Dunkin Donuts Crash

Van Crashes Through Dunkin’ Donuts

Surveillance video shows the vehicle crash through the front of the store, 3842 N. Cicero, just moments after a patron leaves. The crash occurred about 4 p.m. Monday.

04/07/2014

A Lake County, Ind. police officer participates in a sweep of Gary. (CBS)

VIDEO: Police Conduct Raid In Gary, Ind.

Friday was our first glimpse of the warmth. With the nice weather comes crime. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards went along in Lake County, Ind. for an intense crackdown.

03/22/2014

Former Congressman Melvin Reynolds arrives at the Harare Magistrates court on February 19, 2014. Reynolds had been arrested for violating immigration laws and possessing pornographic material. (Photo credit: JEKESAI NJIKIZANA/AFP/Getty Images)

Mel Reynolds, In Hiding, Complains Media Ran With Trumped-Up African Porn Charges

Disgraced former Congressman Mel Reynolds says he is in hiding in South Africa following his deportation from Zimbabwe, where he says authorities trumped up pornography charges against him.

03/03/2014

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VIDEO: County Drug Officers Conduct Raids In South Suburban Harvey

As Cook County’s war on drugs heats up, even in the cold, narcotics officers never know what they’re going to find during raids. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards tags along.

02/26/2014

A suburban stormwater drain (CBS)

With Thawing Expected, Officials Urge Residents To Keep Street Drains Clear

Rising temperatures are expected to cause melting this week.

02/17/2014

CBS 2's Brad Edwards interviews a resident whose car has gotten stuck in her Kenwood aley. (CBS)

Residents Complain The City Has Forgotten Their Frozen Alley

CBS 2’s Brad Edwards visits with residents of North Kenwood, where one icy alley has trapped many a vehicle.

02/10/2014

Mariam Pare uses her mouth to paint. (CBS)

Artist Won’t Let Disability Stop Her From Painting

CBS 2’s Brad Edwards introduces us to Mariam Paré, who was paralyzed by a bullet in 1996.

02/06/2014

Zac Lowing, street photographer (CBS)

Street Photographer Close To Being Evicted

Zac Lowing, at age 50, lives in a little apartment, his rent subsidized by his eye. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

02/03/2014

Hinsdale Middle School may have mold in it, so officials have closed it for cleaning. (CBS)

Hinsdale Middle School Closed Friday Over Mold Concerns

In a letter to parents from the school district, officials said a cleaning company “discovered possible mold growth, which has been sent in for testing.” CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

01/16/2014

Tim Cacioppo and his family, from Omaha, Neb., attended Mondy's Blackhawks game. (photo provided)

Chicago ‘Angel’ Helps Create Blackhawks Memory For Nebraska Dad With ALS

Tim Cacioppo is a 44-year-old father of four kids, aged 6 to 12. He has a doting wife and a dreadful diagnosis: ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

12/30/2013

Eva Casara (family handout)

Pregnant Woman Fatally Shot In Dolton; Baby Survives

The victim was shot in the back of the head and discovered around 8 p.m. Wednesday in the 1100 block of East 152nd Street between two homes, Dolton Police Chief John C. Franklin tells CBS 2’s Brad Edwards.

12/26/2013

This screen grab of surveillance video shows a thief breaking into a Midlothian store. (The Tint Shop)

Police To Burglarized Store: Fingerprint Evidence Could Take A Year To Process

Sometimes the wheels of justice turn slowly. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

12/19/2013

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