Stacey Baca, ABC 7 Chicago

Stacey Baca

ABC 7 Chicago

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Past articles by Stacey:

Hines VA Hospital Hotline offers help for homeless veterans, and anyone can call

We have all seen homeless veterans, maybe downtown or along an expressway. Now you can help that veteran, whether they're a stranger or someone you know, by calling a special Hines VA Hospital Hotline. → Read More

Chicago summer fun is back: Events and outdoor activities reopen

Chicagoans are ready for summer fun, and after a pandemic hiatus, several events are finally back. → Read More

Earth Day 2022: Young Chicagoans reflect on efforts to help the planet

Young Chicagoans reflect on what Earth Day means to them, including students at Tilden High School built a vertical hydroponic garden and potted plants. → Read More

Crystal Lake South High School custodian credited with saving student's life

At Crystal Lake South High School, custodian Mike Cruz was busy cleaning tables in the cafeteria last month when he noticed a student was in trouble and not breathing. → Read More

Fast Track restaurant closes after more than 30 years in West Loop

Iconic West Loop restaurant Fast Track closed its doors permanently Wednesday. → Read More

Relatives remember Frida Kahlo ahead of Chicago exhibit opening: 'She is an icon'

Frida Kahlo's relatives remembered her ahead of a new immersive exhibit opening in Chicago. → Read More

Holocaust survivor perseveres after childhood horrors in concentration camps

George Levy Mueller still has vivid, horrific memories of his childhood, surviving the Holocaust while his parents, aunts, uncles and cousins were all killed. → Read More

Chicago twins step into manhood, talk about overcoming obstacles of growing up on West Side

For the past five years, ABC7 Chicago Reporter Stacey Baca has chronicled the lives of twin brothers as they grow up on the city's West Side. Now, they have reached a milestone and want to share their advice with others. → Read More

City holds 1st public meeting on Chicago casino bids

Chicagoans came in person Thursday to hear about five proposals to build a casino in the city. → Read More

COVID vaccine boosters available from Cook County at pop up clinics Sunday

Illinois' top doctor is pushing everyone to get booster shots at events across Cook County Sunday, warning that the pandemic is not over and hospitalizations are on the rise across the state, especially in Will and Kankakee counties. → Read More

Incarcerated veterans in Lake County, Illinois virtually connect to VA specialists

Brian Fletcher is one of the first incarcerated veterans to take advantage of a VA program that just launched in Illinois. → Read More

Hire Chicago kicks off Monday with focus on manufacturing careers

One Chicago manufacturing company taking part is offering a starting pay of $20 an hour, plus benefits. → Read More

Chicago family among those calling for national COVID-19 Memorial Day

A Chicago family is part of a national movement calling for a permanent COVID-19 Memorial Day on March 1. → Read More

Hire Chicago to offer job interviews in new industry each week

Hire Chicago's five-week event kicks off August 2 and will focus on a different industry each week. → Read More

Officers 'under attack,' as CPD widow calls for unity between police force, community

A Chicago police widow is calling for unity between the community and the police force. → Read More

Chicago Alfresco program partnering with 15 community organizations for outdoor dining

Fifteen neighborhoods will participate in the first round of the Chicago Alfresco program. → Read More

Lou Malnati's celebrates 50 years, countless deep dish pizzas

Lou Malnati's first location opened in Lincolnwood in 1971. → Read More

Nursing home visits in-person allowed at some senior living facilities amid as COVID-19 cases, deaths drop

Nursing home visits are allowed at some senior living facilities as COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to drop. → Read More

Chicago-area restaurant weeks help support local businesses struggling during pandemic

Restaurants are one of the hardest-hit industries during the pandemic, so if you want to support a local business, there are plenty of restaurant weeks happening all weekend. → Read More

Batavia woodwork team builds desks for remote learning children

A woodworking team built desks for children learning remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More