Ravi Baichwal, ABC 7 Chicago

Ravi Baichwal

ABC 7 Chicago

Toronto, ON, Canada

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Recent articles by Ravi:

Chicago shooting in Chatham critically injures 2 armored truck security guards, CPD says

Masked and armed suspects demanded cash from a pair of armored truck security guards before the man and woman were shot in Chatham Monday, Chicago police said. → Read More

Chicago's top doctor says she doesn't foresee 4th booster shots for general public anytime soon

Chicago's top doctor wanted to stamp out a worry that unlimited booster shots are here to stay. → Read More

As Taliban promises women's rights in Afghanistan, many remain skeptical

The Taliban held a news conference and promised women's rights would be protected, but many remain skeptical. → Read More

Suicide prevention: Legislation introduced to help medical workers identify young people at risk

Rep. Lauren Underwood (D- 14th District) said her Child Suicide Prevention and Lethal Means Safety Act would give continuing education grants to medical workers to help them identify youngsters especially at risk of doing harm to themselves. → Read More

Hinsdale District 181 school mask mandate petition gathers steam

The petition is being led by parents who don't want their kids missing in-class instruction, and asks the district board to treat the Delta variant as a threat like no other. → Read More

Pressure mounting to ease US-Canada border COVID-19 travel restrictions

There's hope COVID-19 travel restrictions will soon be eased between the U-S and Canada. → Read More

New CPD foot pursuit policy outlined by Supt. David Brown

Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown outlined a new foot pursuit policy Wednesday. → Read More

CHICAGO vaccine: United Center vaccination site slows down as restrictions loosen

Public health officials are rolling out incentives to reach people who have not yet been immunized. → Read More

'Our Chicago: Asian Voices' highlights good coming from local AAPI community

ABC7's "Our Chicago: Asian Voices" highlights all the good coming from the local AAPI community. → Read More

'Shots were fired in our restaurant, please come help us,' 911 calls from deadly Evanston, Chicago shooting spree released

The 911 calls for help as a gunman terrorized two businesses in Evanston were released on Tuesday. → Read More

Pullman National Monument campus groundbreaking ceremony held on Labor Day on Far South Side

Chicago's deep labor history was celebrated Monday morning as a groundbreaking ceremony for the Pullman National Monument campus was held on the Far South Side. → Read More

Kenosha visit by President Trump comes after Jacob Blake shooting sparks protests

President Donald Trump is set to visit Kenosha Tuesday, more than a week after the police shooting of Jacob Blake, which ignited days of protest and violence. → Read More

Mail-in voting Illinois: How to request a vote-by-mail ballot in IL

State and Chicago officials are encouraging mail-in voting Illinois, as COVID-19 cases increase. → Read More

River North hit-and-run: 55-year-old woman killed, daughter injured, police say

A 55-year-old woman was killed and her 20-year-old daughter was injured after being struck by a vehicle Monday night in River North, Chicago police said. → Read More

Chicago firefighters accused of removing Black Live Matter banner on South Side

The Chicago Fire Department is investigating a claim that firefighters removed a Black Lives Matter banner. → Read More

Coronavirus Illinois: IL reports 1,187 COVID-19 cases, Gov. Pritzker updates Restore Illinois plan health regions

Illinois confirmed coronavirus cases increased by 1,187 to a total of 156,693 on Wednesday, with eight new COVID-19 deaths and a new seven-day positivity rate of 3%. → Read More

Coronavirus Illinois: IL COVID-19 cases increase by 707; infections among 18-29 age group growing quickly

Illinois reported 707 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours and 25 additional deaths, including two men in their 20s, the age group with the most new COVID-19 infections since mid-June. → Read More

Chicago fireworks complaint calls increase by 6,200 from last year, OEMC says

Chicago fireworks-related calls have increased by 6,200 from last year, the Office of Emergency Management and Communications says. → Read More

Hinsdale allows limited swimming at community pools under Illinois' Phase 3 reopening guidelines

As Illinois gets set to move into Phase 4 of reopening Friday, community pools are beginning to welcome eager swimmers but only for limited use under the state's Phase 3 guidelines. → Read More

Hinsdale public pools open for limited swimming under Illinois' Phase 3 reopening guidelines

Hinsdale public pools are open for limited swimming uses, like lap swimming and swim team practice, under Restore Illinois Phase 3 guidelines, even though pools are closed in Chicago and other parts of the state. → Read More