Jessica D'Onofrio
Jessica D'Onofrio joined ABC 7, Chicago's Number One news station, as a general assignment reporter in August 2010.

She reports for ABC7's Morning Show and has covered a wide range of stories including the Chicago teacher's strike in 2012, the NATO Summit and the Drew Peterson trial.

D'Onofrio came to ABC 7 Chicago from CBS affiliate WKMG-TV in Orlando, Florida, where she reported for the station's 11 pm newscast and served as a fill-in anchor. Her exclusive reporting and insider's knowledge on the Casey Anthony story led to national appearances on the CBS Early Show, CNN, The Nancy Grace Show and Larry King.

D'Onofrio also worked in Indianapolis at FOX affiliate WXIN-TV where she was both a reporter and fill-in anchor from 2003-2005. Prior to that, she spent two years as a bureau chief and fill-in anchor for WHOI-TV in Peoria-Bloomington-Normal in Central Illinois.

A native Chicagoan, D'Onofrio attended high school at the Latin School of Chicago. She's a graduate of the University of Michigan and has a master's degree from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.

When not working, she enjoys catching a Zumba class, cooking and spending time with family.

She is married and lives downtown.

It's back to the bargaining table Thursday for Chicago teachers and Chicago Public Schools to try to prevent a strike.
A Whole Foods grocery store opened Wednesday in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood, a violence-plagued area on the South Side that is often called a fresh food desert.
A special prosecutor was given more time before asking a grand jury to consider charges against Chicago police officers in the Laquan McDonald case.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel made many promises in his address to the city on Thursday. But most of his plan was heard before last night, including earlier in the week.
Investigators from the Chicago Fire Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are working to determine the cause of an extra-alarm fire that spread from a pallet factory to a nearby home.