Craig Wall, ABC 7 Chicago

Craig Wall

ABC 7 Chicago

Chicago, IL, United States

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Recent articles by Craig:

Mayor Lori Lightfoot proposes LaSalle Street changes, including affordable housing

As workers return to the office, Chicago is trying to figure out the future of LaSalle Street. → Read More

Some Texas migrants housed in suburban hotels; Burr Ridge mayor says he wasn't warned

Some of the migrants who were bused to Chicago from Texas have now been sent to stay at hotels in the suburbs. → Read More

CPD Supt. David Brown faces additional criticism over firing of Robert Boik

Police Superintendent David Brown is facing additional criticism over the firing of the director of the office that is responsible for implementing court ordered reforms. → Read More

IL congressional candidate Jonathan Jackson responds to criticism about last-minute campaign support

The son of the Reverend Jesse Jackson Sr. responds to criticism about more than a million dollars in last-minute support allegedly paid by dark money groups tied to cryptocurrency billionaires. → Read More

Gov. JB Pritzker signs 2 new bills, protecting sexual assault survivors

"I blamed myself every single day. I thought it was my fault. I thought I did not deserve to call it rape," one victim said. → Read More

Early voting expands to 50 Chicago ward sites, but turnout remains low

Early voting expanded citywide on Monday, with polling places opening in all 50 wards. But voter turnout remains low - something the Board of Elections hopes improves in the next two weeks. → Read More

Chicago mayor election: Lori Lightfoot announces reelection bid

"I don't look or sound like any other mayor we've ever had before, and I've had to fight to get a seat at the table. And, like so many in our city, I've had to fight to have my voice heard," Lightfoot said. "That's why I'll never back down from fighting every day to turn your voice into action." → Read More

Paul Vallas, former CPS CEO, announces run for Chicago mayor

Another familiar name is jumping into the race for Chicago mayor. → Read More

Chicago City Council overwhelmingly OKs compromise ward map

The Chicago City Council has overwhelmingly approved a compromise ward map. → Read More

Race for IL governor: Pair of TV ads take aim at Darren Bailey before early voting begins

Gov. JB Pritzker is accused of meddling in the Republican primary. → Read More

Chicago mayor tries to reassure people following violent weekend downtown: 'They are safe'

Despite the violent weekend, Mayor Lori Lightfoot contends that Chicago is safe. → Read More

Mayor Lightfoot's gas card plan gets green light from Chicago City Council

The Chicago City Council narrowly approved Mayor Lori Lightfoot's plan to give out gas cards Wednesday. → Read More

Alderman Ray Lopez announces 2023 Chicago mayoral run

Fifteenth Ward Alderman Raymond Lopez announced Wednesday that he is running for mayor of Chicago in 2023. → Read More

Senator Durbin talks with Chicago law students about historic US Supreme Court nomination

Senator Durbin said there were parts off the questioning this week that we so grueling it would not have surprised him if Judge Jackson had gotten up and walked out. → Read More

Chicago casino bids: 3 finalists announced by Mayor Lightfoot's office

The shortlist for Chicago's first casino is now down to three. → Read More

Former IL House speaker Michael Madigan indicted on racketeering, bribery, more

West Lawn resident and former Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan was indicted Wednesday. Gov. JB Pritzker said it's important to root out corruption. → Read More

Patrick Daley Thompson trial: Jury finds Chicago alderman guilty of tax fraud, lying to feds

A jury has convicted Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson on tax fraud charges. → Read More

'Sloppiness and mistakes': Opening statements begin Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson's tax fraud trial

"He's always on the run, he never quite catches up, he's frazzled, he's bitten off more than he can chew," Thompson's attorney said during opening statements Tuesday. → Read More

IL Senate Republicans reintroduce legislative bills that crack down on violent crime

"How many more people need to be shot, how many cars need to be hijacked," said State Sen. Chapin Rose (R) Springfield. → Read More

New ward map presented at Chicago City Council meeting but no vote expected, aldermen say

A new Chicago ward map was presented at Wednesday's City Council meeting but no vote will be taken, aldermen say. → Read More