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

Police Say Jussie Smollett Paid Two Men By Check To Stage Attack; 'This Publicity Stunt Was A Scar That Chicago Didn’t Earn'Accusing him of slapping the city in the face, Chicago police announced Thursday that "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett had been charged with concocting an attack in Streeterville, because "he was dissatisfied with his salary."
Jussie Smollett Charged With Disorderly ConductEmpire actor Jussie Smollett is now officially classified as a suspect in a criminal investigation for filing a false police report, according to Chicago police. 
Jussie Smollett Was Involved In Creating Racist Letter, Which Later Led To Attack, Sources SayThe two brothers involved in the Jussie Smollett attack told police that Smollett was involved in creating a racist letter that was sent to the actor on the set of his show, Empire, according to two sources with first-hand knowledge of the investigation. 
Brothers At Center Of Jussie Smollett Case Seen In Ride Share Near Location Of Attack, Sources Say The two brothers at the center of the Jussie Smollett case were captured on a ride share camera before the alleged attack on the ‘Empire’ actor, according to sources close to the investigation.
Jussie Smollett Case: Clues Into Potential Motive Behind The Attack“Empire” actor Jussie Smollett, upset after a racist letter sent to the show's studio didn’t get a “bigger reaction,” is suspected of paying two men to attack him a week later, according to multiple sources with direct knowledge of the investigation.