Mark Rivera, ABC 7 Chicago

Mark Rivera

ABC 7 Chicago

Tampa, FL, United States

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  • 10 News Tampa Bay

Recent articles by Mark:

'They weren't protesters, protesters have a cause': Business owners attacked after storefront looted in South Loop

A South Loop small business owner is recovering, her husband is in the hospital, after she says they were attacked by looters as they tried to clean up broken windows after a chaotic Saturday night in the city. → Read More

Chicago Career Transitions Center works to reboot laid-off workers' careers

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, tens of thousands of careers in Illinois have been cut short. Chicago Career Transitions Center is a non-profit working to get people laid off mid-career back into the workforce. → Read More

Memorial Day weekend rush hour lacks the rush during coronavirus pandemic

For the first time in 20 years, AAA did not do their Memorial Day weekend travel survey. → Read More

Chicago merchandise manufacturing company looking to hire amid COVID-19 pandemic

Chicago's Culture Studio is a screen printing and manufacturing company that's open seven days a week, and it's one of the rare businesses that's actually hiring right now. → Read More

Ready to work? Chicago recruiting firm LaSalle Network tells job-seekers where to look

With so many job losses in the Chicago area, a local recruiting firm is sharing advice on which companies and fields will have hiring opportunities during the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Loyola Medicine frontline couple works to keep family together amid COVID-19 crisis

Sean and Beth Greenhalgh are choosing to stay together with their three kids in the safest way possible. → Read More

Arlington Heights COVID-19 patient tests negative for virus after new plasma treatment

Arlington Heights resident Martin Moreno has tested negative for coronavirus twice after undergoing a new emergency trial of convalescent plasma therapy though the Mayo Clinic. → Read More

Good Friday tradition Pilsen Via Crucis carries on despite COVID-19 crisis

Via Crucis, a Good Friday tradition in Pilsen, looks a lot different this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Record unemployment claims hit Illinois, Indiana as COVID-19 crisis grows

Unemployment is a secondary crisis from the novel coronavirus. In Illinois, the preliminary stats have over 178,000 people out of work amid the COVID-19 crisis. → Read More

Record unemployment claims hit Illinois, Indiana as COVID-19 crisis grows

Unemployment is a secondary crisis from the novel coronavirus. In Illinois, the preliminary stats have over 178,000 people out of work amid the COVID-19 crisis. → Read More

Coronavirus Chicago: City wants you to report non-essential businesses you see open

Chicago is cracking down and threatening up to $10,000 in fines if non-essential businesses do not close down during Gov. JB Pritzker's stay-at-home order. → Read More

Coronavirus Chicago: City wants you to report non-essential businesses you see open

Chicago is cracking down and threatening up to $10,000 in fines if non-essential businesses do not close down during Gov. JB Pritzker's stay-at-home order. → Read More

Coronavirus: Grocery stores install Plexiglass shields, embrace social distancing to limit COVID-19 spread

Jewel and Mariano's are even working to install Plexiglass shields at the checkout to separate checker and customers. → Read More

Illinois' 6th District: Republican candidate Ives vies to win back GOP seat from Democratic incumbent Casten in general election

In the Republican primary in Illinois' 6th Congressional District, Jeanne Ives will face incumbent Democrat Sean Casten for GOP seat. → Read More

Downers Grove scientist, 97, escaped Nazi Germany, helped Manhattan Project, now fights climate change

Dr. Dieter Gruen is a 97-year-old Jewish immigrant scientist who escaped Nazi Germany. He did vital work for the Manhattan Project helping to create the atomic bomb, and now he's working on a clean energy solution to climate change. → Read More

Chicago carjackings decrease sharply after task force formed, CPD says

After the Chicago Police Department formed a task force to cut down on the number of carjckings in the city, they say they're already making progress. → Read More

ABC 7, Disney's Magic of Storytelling donate hundreds of books to South Side elementary school

Disney and ABC 7 volunteers sorted roughly 2,000 books donated to Schmid Elementary School on Chicago's South Side through the Magic of Storytelling campaign. → Read More

Chicago man sues the city after his impounded car was sold

New lawsuit in federal court alleges City of Chicago is unconstitutional in selling impounded cars. → Read More

Parents of Hazel Crest soldier killed in terrorist attack presented medals of bravery in his honor

Hazel Crest Army Specialist Henry Mayfield Jr., 23, was killed during a terrorist attack in Kenya last month. His parents were awarded medals of bravery bearing his name in Englewood on Saturday. → Read More

Crystal Lake high school senior held in ICE detention center for more than 4 months to be released

Crystal Lake Central High School senior Meydi Guzman Rivas has been in an ICE detention center in downstate Illinois for more than four months. She is finally being released on bond and be housed by her guidance counselor's family as she seeks asylum. → Read More