Leah Hope, ABC 7 Chicago

Leah Hope

ABC 7 Chicago

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Recent articles by Leah:

Supply chain issues impacting Chicago food banks as prices soar

With food costing more, local food banks are struggling to help feed families. → Read More

Chicago mail delays: Some USPS letter carriers fear schedule changes put their safety at risk

"With Chicago being a high crime area, our risk is even greater now because now you are starting us at 10 a.m.," said one letter carrier who did not want to be identified. → Read More

Wedding dress delays: Chicago area brides concerned about supply chain disruptions

Wedding dresses made in China are among the goods stuck at American ports due to global supply chain issues. → Read More

Mayor Lightfoot 'disappointed' with CPS COVID-19 testing rollout

Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she is "disappointed" in the COVID-19 testing rollout by Chicago Public Schools. → Read More

Chicago USPS mail carrier safety concerns prompts changes which may postpone your deliveries

A memo posted locally alerts carriers that there will be late starts as of September 11th. → Read More

Chase Bank stabbing inside branch blocks from Mag Mile leaves worker critically injured

A Chase Bank employee was seriously injured in a stabbing inside a branch a few blocks off Chicago's Magnificent Mile. → Read More

Chicago nonprofit Muslim Women Resource Center preparing to help Afghan refugees

Chicago is getting ready to welcome hundreds of refugees from Afghanistan as organizations here promise to offer help to people leaving the country and their families. → Read More

Face masks in school offer unexpected benefits against other childhood illnesses, doctor says

Effective immediately, toddlers in daycare must wear masks. → Read More

Hyde Park Summer Fest canceled due to rising COVID cases

Hyde Park Summer Fest will be canceled yet again because of rising COVID cases in Chicago. → Read More

Vacant Garfield Park lot transformed into temporary outdoor roller rink to deter unwelcomed activity

Amid some concern about unwelcome activity returning, months of community input lead to the design. → Read More

Police issue alert for Magnificent Mile businesses after string of thefts

Chicago Police issued an alert to businesses around the Magnificent Mile after a series of thefts. → Read More

Child tax credit to help bring thousands of Ill. children out of poverty

Starting July 15, families will receive up to $300 per child each month through December. → Read More

Illinois evictions resume amid housing shortage

Evictions have resumed in Illinois, and while some tenants are still protected others are now getting notices. → Read More

Gas prices are high, and likely to stay that way

Illinois and Chicago gas prices are high right now, and likely to stay high throughout the post-pandemic summer. → Read More

Chicago's Race Riot of 1919 left 38 dead, 2 years before Tulsa Massacre

Two years before the Tulsa Race Massacre, Chicago saw its own race riots when 38 people were killed. → Read More

MLK Jr., Malcom X honored in Chicago lakefront art installation 'Demand Justice'

Images of Dr. Martin Luther King and Malcolm X are part of a temporary art installation on Chicago's lakefront. → Read More

How to talk to your child about the Adam Toledo police shooting video

A child psychologist shared tips on how to talk to your child about the Adam Toledo police shooting video. → Read More

Food costs rise as supply chain issues persist amid COVID pandemic

The Consumer Price Index shows food prices have been rising during the challenges of the COVID pandemic. → Read More

Allergies or COVID: Spring pollen levels to rise with weather temperature

Spring is in the air and that is the problem for so many with environmental allergies. → Read More

Chicago sees rise in entrepreneurs despite job losses, closed businesses

Some people have turned job loss into an opportunity to explore their passions. → Read More