Rob Elgas, ABC 7 Chicago

Rob Elgas

ABC 7 Chicago

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Past articles by Rob:

Black-owned Funkytown Brewery in Logan Square targets new beer drinkers

You'll want to get "funky" with this 90s hip-hop inspired brewery that makes its beer right here in Chicago. → Read More

Waukesha parade attack trial jury reaches guilty verdict for Darrell Brooks

The jury found the suspect guilty in the Waukesha parade attack that killed six people. → Read More

Week after Highland Park shooting, community comes together for vigil remembering those lost

Highland Park, Illinois residents came together to remember those lost and injured in a July 4 shooting. → Read More

NFL Draft 2022: Chicago Bears have 7 picks on Day 3

The Chicago Bears have seven Day 3 NFL Draft picks on Saturday. → Read More

NFL Draft 2022: Chicago Bears draft picks include Kyler Gordon, Jaquan Brisker

Thursday night kicked off the high point of the NFL's offseason with the league's annual draft in Las Vegas. → Read More

Jussie Smollett sentenced to 150 days in jail, 30 months' probation before emotional outburst

Jussie Smollett was sentenced to 150 days in jail and 30 months of probation and shouted "I am not suicidal!" as he was led out of the courtroom. → Read More

Chicago food pantry seeks to provide to communities in, around Logan Square

Chicago Hope is part of ABC7's Feed the Love campaign. The Chicago food pantry seeks to provide for its community. → Read More

Jelani Day update: ISU graduate student drowned, LaSalle Co. coroner says

The LaSalle County coroner found Jelani Day's cause of death is drowning after performing a forensic autopsy. → Read More

Family on mission to install life rings on Chicago lakefront after teen drowns at Rogers Park beach

The mother of a teen who recently drowned in Lake Michigan says her son's death could have been avoided if there were life rings at Chicago's lakefront piers. → Read More

Soldier Field hosts prom for Noble Charter Schools seniors

Eighteen schools in the Noble Charter system got a very special prom experience at Soldier Field Friday night. → Read More

Wicker Park porch collapses, no injuries reported: CFD

A porch collapsed on Marion Court in Wicker Park Tuesday night, Chicago fire officials said. → Read More

Lebanon explosion: DePaul graduate, Chicago man relieved family in Beirut mostly untouched by blast

After a Beirut explosion DePaul graduate and Chicago man Rami Ghannam is relieved his family in Lebanon was mostly untouched by the blast. → Read More

Fighting cancer is personal for Hammond police officer who donated his own stem cells

Hammond Police Officer Adam Seles said some cancer patients wait years for a stem cell or bone marrow donor. → Read More

Chicago issues quarantine order for travelers from states with high COVID-19 infection rates

Chicago has issued an emergency travel order requiring anyone coming to the city from states experiencing a surge in COVID-19 infections to quarantine for 14 days. → Read More

Man charged in Ashburn hit-and-run that killed 13-year-old boy

Oscar Martinez Guerrero, 40, is accused of fatally striking a 13-year-old boy who was riding a bicycle in Ashburn on the South Side. → Read More

Coronavirus Illinois: IL COVID-19 cases increase by 894, with 41 new deaths

Illinois confirmed coronavirus cases increased by 894 to a total of 139,434 on Wednesday, as the state prepares to transition into Phase 4 of Gov. JB Pritzker's reopening plan. → Read More

Coronavirus Illinois: Gov. Pritzker credits state's progress in COVID-19 fight to masks

Illinois confirmed coronavirus cases increased by 715 to a total of 138,540 on Wednesday, as the state prepares to transition into Phase 4 of Gov. JB Pritzker's reopening plan. → Read More

Shots fired at police in Bronzeville near 50th, Vincennes; officer injured

The police involved shooting happened in the 5100 block of South Vincennes Avenue, Chicago police spokesman Tom Ahern said in a tweet at 7:06 p.m. → Read More

CPD officer dragged, 2 suspects shot in Englewood, Chicago police say

A Chicago police officer was involved in a shooting in Englewood Friday. → Read More

COVID-19 survivor leaves NW Indiana hospital after 78 days

With singing, dancing and loud celebrating, 74-year-old Lester Jackson was reunited with his family, walking out of Regency Hospital after a 78-day battle with COVID-19. → Read More