Leah Hope, ABC 7 Chicago

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ABC 7 Chicago

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Recent articles by Leah:

8 more convictions tied to disgraced former Chicago police Sergeant Ronald Watts thrown out

"This is the worst stain, in my opinion, on the Chicago Police Department and the City of Chicago," said Josh Tepfler, an attorney for the Exoneration Project. → Read More

Homan Square shooting: Chicago police shoot apparent intruder at CPD facility, sources say

Chicago police shot an apparent intruder at a CPD facility in Homan Square, sources said. → Read More

Teen shares story of survival, new outlook on life after suicide attempt

At 19-years-old, she is looking for ways to accomplish her goals and appreciate a new outlook on life. → Read More

R Kelly case: Defense team's motion for acquittal denied in Chicago child pornography trial

R. Kelly's defense team's request for an acquittal in the former singer's federal child porn trial was denied. → Read More

R Kelly jury selected for Chicago trial on child pornography charges

A jury has been selected for singer R. Kelly's Chicago child pornography trial. → Read More

Local clergy take large role in healing as gun violence increases across Chicago

Local clergy members are taking action to help their congregations heal, but, they're stretched thin. → Read More

Illinois secretary of state candidates 2022 vie for nomination to replace Jesse White

Jesse White is retiring after 24 years as Illinois' first African American secretary of state. → Read More

Illinois Primary Results 2022: Valencia concedes to Giannoulias in Secretary of State race

"What I am running to do is to make Illinois a great example for the rest of this country," Giannoulias said during his victory speech. → Read More

Driver flees after boy, 11, killed Lawndale hit-and-run crash while crossing street: Chicago police

The boy is the third child killed by a vehicle in Chicago so far this month. → Read More

Statue honoring victims of deadly Our Lady of the Angels school fire returns to original home

The statue of Mary was commissioned as a memorial for those who died in Our Lady of the Angels School fire in 1958, when 92 children and three sisters died. → Read More

'Food for today and hope for tomorrow': Nourishing Hope expands food pantry to help more Chicagoans

The organization that began helping residents get healthy food in 1970 in Lakeview is adding a second location so they can offer services to more Chicagoans -- and it's more than just food. → Read More

How inflation is affecting Chicago housing prices as consumer prices jump 8.3% over past year

Inflation is affect Chicago housing prices and causing problems in the affordable housing market. → Read More

Armed person inside Fifth Third Bank in Romeoville fatally shot by Will County SWAT team, police say

An armed person was shot and killed by a SWAT officer inside a Fifth Third Bank branch in southwest suburban Romeoville Tuesday afternoon, police said. → Read More

COVID Update: IL reports 5,344 new cases, 15 deaths

Illinois reported 5,344 new COVID cases and 15 deaths Tuesday. → Read More

COVID Update: IL reports 4,745 new COVID cases, zero deaths

Illinois reported 4,745 new COVID cases and zero deaths Monday. CDPH is recommending masks in public indoor spaces. → Read More

Illinois COVID Update: IL reports 4,148 new cases, 10 deaths

Illinois reported 4,148 new COVID cases and 10 deaths Thursday. → Read More

Illinois COVID Update: IL reports 5,748 new cases, 14 deaths

Illinois reported 5,748 new COVID cases and 14 deaths Wednesday. → Read More

Chicago woman puts life on hold to help Ukrainians as she prepares to return to war-stricken country

From her living room in Wicker Park, Jackie Birov has put her life on hold to help Ukrainians. → Read More

2 charged with murder in death of girl, 3, in Gary; allegedly subjected girl to horrific abuse

A man and a woman have been charged with murder after the death three-year old girl that they're accused of abusing in northwest Indiana, authorities said. → Read More

Harold Washington, Chicago's 1st Black mayor, would have turned 100 today

The city of Chicago celebrated what would have been Harold Washington's 100th birthday Friday. → Read More