Charlie De Mar is a general assignment reporter for CBS 2.

De Mar came to CBS 2 from WTTV and WXIN, the CBS and Fox stations in Indianapolis, IN, where he has reported lead stories for the stations’ evening newscasts.

De Mar is credited with establishing a local crime reporting franchise series at CBS4/FOX 59. His work has also had a national impact, and a series of reports led to the introduction of a new federal law that would hold all Veterans Affairs hospitals more accountable for their prescribing practices.

De Mar graduated Cum Laude from the University of Arizona in 2012, where he earned a BA in broadcast journalism and minored in marketing.

A Lincoln Park native, his favorite professional teams are the Chicago White Sox, Chicago Bears, Bulls and Blackhawks.

Latest From Charlie De Mar

Osundairo Brothers Sue Jussie Smollett's Attorneys, Mark Geragos And Tina Glandian, For DefamationOla and Abel Osundairo, the brothers who were involved in the alleged hoax attack on Jussie Smollett, are suing two of the "Empire" actor's attorneys for defamation, accusing Mark Geragos and Tina Glandian of falsely accusing them of an actual hate crime.
UPDATE: Brother Of Missing Crystal Lake Boy Andrew 'A.J.' Freund Placed In DCFS Custody; Cops Raid HomeA day after 5-year-old Andrew "A.J." Freund went missing from his home in northwest suburban Crystal Lake, police said there is no indication he was abducted, and did not walk away from his house. Their search is now focused on the family's home.
Kim Foxx Erred In Appointing Deputy To Handle Jussie Smollett Case, Internal E-Mail RevealsAfter recusing herself from the Jussie Smollett criminal case, Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx should not have appointed her top deputy to act on her behalf.
Jussie Smollett Case: Kim Foxx Called Actor 'Washed Up Celeb Who Lied To Cops,' Thought Charges Were Too SevereAbout two weeks before charges were dropped against Jussie Smollett, Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx texted her staff calling Smollett a "washed up celeb who lied to cops." 
Photo Booth Company Is A No-Show After Being Paid And Contracted For Woman's Birthday PartyAnd just days before the party, the company called to confirm the venue location. It's even printed correctly on the invoice, but when CBS 2 asked the company for answers, the head of booking said, "We showed up at a different place. That's the reason we didn't show up."