Lauren Victory is a general assignment reporter for CBS 2
Lauren came to Chicago after two years as a reporter/fill-in anchor at WTIC-TV in Hartford, Conn.
Prior to that she was a video journalist/reporter at WPTZ/WNNE-TV in Burlington, Vt., for three years.
Lauren also worked as a general assignment reporter at WLNS-TV in Lansing, Mich., and as an associate producer for WCIU-TV “You & Me This Morning” in Chicago.
Lauren joined CBS 2 in May, 2016 and is a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.
The Fox River is inching closer to reaching flood levels, and residents in the northwest suburbs weren’t taking any chances Friday ahead of a rainy weekend.
House Republicans are moving forward with two immigration bills aimed at keeping families together after illegal border crossings.
Victims of sexual assault and sexual abuse told their stories to state lawmakers on Wednesday, as the Illinois House and Illinois Senate begin looking into the recent scandal at the Chicago Public Schools.
State lawmakers are demanding answers in the Chicago Public Schools sex abuse scandal, and have scheduled a public hearing on Wednesday to grill school officials.
It’s graduation day for the latest group of Chicago Police Department recruits, who celebrated their graduation Tuesday morning at Navy Pier.
The meeting comes amid a growing political firestorm over the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy of separating children from their families while parents are prosecuted for crossing the border illegally.
She’Nyah O’Flynn was staying with a cousin in Chicago while visiting from Covert, Michigan for a relative’s graduation.
Quintonio LeGrier’s family is going to trial in their lawsuit against the city, accusing Officer Robert Rialmo of shooting the teenager without justification.
Police said the officers went to the address listed on a warrant, but the paperwork had the wrong information.
Yo-Yo Man joined in on a number called “A Song For Terrell” about a young man in Chicago who died at the age of 18.
As firefighters attacked the flames from the ground and the roof, they learned a 79-year-old man was trapped inside on the second floor.
Police said the victim was walking near 82nd and Escanaba around 10:30 p.m., when she noticed a man following her.
Officials called in a 2-11 alarm to bring in extra firefighters due to the heat. About 125 firefighters in all responded to the scene.
Within a span of 20 minutes, the man broke into two homes within a couple blocks of each other, and made sexual contact with two girls, ages 13 and 11.
An 82-year-old Chicago Heights woman initially thought to have died from a fall down the stairs was actually murdered, police said.
An explosion left a gaping hole in a house in west suburban Brookfield, and sent debris flying into the street Tuesday night.
About 50 miles outside Chicago, some families honored their loved ones in a more quiet place.
A Chicago Fire Department Marine Unit diver is dead and two others were injured after a boating accident on the Chicago River.
The Field Museum is getting a huge new house guest, who will be moving into SUE the T-Rex’s old room.
The Blue Line is getting another facelift, as workers prepare to begin renovations at the Belmont and Jefferson Park stations.
Police are investigating an assault outside Boeing headquarters that left a woman with broken teeth and no pants.
Surveillance video from a nearby gas station shows the gray Nissan Altima blow through the intersection, hitting the two pedestrians.
“By almost every measure we are currently headed in the wrong direction,” Lightfoot said in kicking off her campaign for mayor.
Lori Lightfoot resigned as head of the Police Board on Monday, and already has hired a campaign team of consultants, TV producers, and a pollster.
A huge fire in the Little Village neighborhood sent two people to the hospital, and damaged at least three homes early Wednesday morning.
Three car owners in the Albany Park neighborhood woke up to a boom Thursday morning, when a huge tree limb fell on their vehicles, thanks to powerful storms overnight.
Firefighters spent several hours overnight battling huge flames at a southwest suburban recycling plant.
Two men are in custody, after leading police on a high-speed chase early Tuesday, and investigators believe the same men are behind a series of other crimes.
Approximately 200 firefighters battled the flames at a historic building on Jewelers Row overnight, and helped rescue two people trapped inside.
Travis Reinking is accused of killing four people at random at a Waffle House near Nashville.