Laura Anthony, ABC 7 Chicago

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ABC 7 Chicago

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  • ABC 7 Chicago
  • ABC7 News
Past:
  • ABC7 Eyewitness News
  • ABC30 Fresno
  • Houston News
  • ABC11 EyewitnessNews
  • Eyewitness News
  • Action News on 6abc

Recent articles by Laura:

Brazen thief caught on camera with stolen Salvador Dali etching 'Burning Giraffe' from San Francisco gallery

It took just 32 seconds for a man in the blue t-shirt and cap to walk into a San Francisco art gallery and walk out with a $20,000 Salvador Dali etching in his right hand. → Read More

ONLY ON ABC7NEWS.COM: Brazen thief caught on camera with stolen Salvador Dali etching 'Burning Giraffe' from San Francisco gallery

It took just 32 seconds for a man in the blue t-shirt and cap to walk into a San Francisco art gallery and walk out with a $20,000 Salvador Dali etching in his right hand. → Read More

Berkeley's North Shattuck Association drops 'Gourmet Ghetto' name

The banners are still flying all along Shattuck Avenue, but the name "Gourmet Ghetto" has been officially suspended by the North Shattuck Association, a coalition of local business owners in Berkeley. → Read More

Power stays on in North Bay; PG&E evaluating for tomorrow

PG&E will not issue planned power outages in Lake, Napa, and Sonoma counties this afternoon due to the risk of high fire danger. → Read More

What's ahead in aftermath of Ghost Ship Trial

The Ghost Ship Trial ended Thursday, but so much more lies ahead. → Read More

Ghost Ship Trial: Jury deliberates as judge denies mistrial motion

GHOST SHIP TRIAL: The jury in the Ghost Ship criminal trial resumed its deliberations after having a key piece of testimony read back to them, that of an Oakland Fire Captain who visited the warehouse two years before the 2016 fire that killed 36 people. → Read More

Ghost Ship Trial: Jury continues to deliberate with new panel

Day five of deliberations is underway at an Oakland courthouse in the Ghost Ship trial. → Read More

Oakland to ban street parking on Heather Ridge Way

Like many streets in the Oakland hills, Heather Ridge Way can be a tight squeeze for a car, much less a fire engine. → Read More

Oakland launches 'The Great Pave' funded with $100 million from Measure KK

What a different a good pave makes. Before the face lift, Oakland's Harold Street had more than 200 potholes by one resident's count, enough to make it one of the worst streets in Oakland. → Read More

Ghost Ship defense team still hopes for verdict

Three new jurors -- alternates -- have joined nine original jurors for their third day of deliberations. In the meantime, court records show defense attorneys for Derick Almena verbally moved for a mistrial at least once and may file a formal written motion as soon as Wednesday. → Read More

Ghost Ship Trial: 3 jurors replaced with alternates; panel must restart deliberations

JURY MISCONDUCT: A judge ordered jurors to restart deliberations in the trial of two men charged with involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of 36 partygoers who died in a fire inside the Ghost Ship warehouse in Oakland. → Read More

Ghost Ship Trial: Family of victims told to gather at courthouse, gag order issued

It is day 10 of jury deliberations in the Ghost Ship Trial, a decision-making process that will determine if defendants Derick Almena and Max Harris could spend as long as 39 years in prison. → Read More

Wait continues for verdict in Ghost Ship trial

The waiting continues outside an Oakland courtroom for the verdicts in the Ghost Ship criminal trial. Max Harris and Derick Almena each face a maximum of 39 years in prison on 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter. → Read More

Jury deliberations continue in Ghost Ship Trial

The nine women and three men of the jury will decide if Ghost Ship founder Derick Almena and its self-described "creative director" Max Harris are guilty of the 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter. → Read More

DMV customers line the block waiting for doors to open after employees' Real ID training

Not everyone got the word that their local DMV office was closed Wednesday morning. While some were frustrated outside, inside, all 5,000 front-line DMV employees were receiving training on how to better process REAL ID transactions. → Read More

Homeless people building structures under BART tracks raises concerns in Oakland

The homeless are building their own homes underneath the BART tracks in Oakland. → Read More

Ghost Ship Trial: Video shows Almena saying fire inside would be 'horrible'

At the Ghost Ship trial, prosecutors played body cam video of founder Derick Almena from 2014 as he talked about a fire that started outside the warehouse. He said, "It's amazing it didn't go inside the window, it would have been horrible." → Read More

Moraga-Orinda Fire department chipping for residents to prevent fire danger

The Fourth of July holiday always brings with it concerns about fire danger, but in one East Bay community, the fire department itself is stepping up to provide residents with hands-on help in creating their own defensible space. → Read More

California gas tax: Bay Area drivers feel pain at the pump with increase

Today, California became the state with the highest gas taxes in the country. That's now nearly 80 cents per gallon after a variable state tax went up another 5.6 cents, effective July 1. → Read More

Ghost Ship Trial: Derick Almena's wife takes the stand

GHOST SHIP TRIAL: The wife of Derick Almena testified that they never felt unsafe at Ghost Ship, that the front stairs were "unconventional" but also sturdy, and that she often saw police officers, firefighters and child protective services inside the warehouse. → Read More