Prior to his arrival at the station, Jennifer Graves, Vice President and News director of ABC 7, said, "Will is a dynamic reporter and is a terrific addition to the news team."
Jones joined the news team after working in Detroit Michigan, where he was honored with a Michigan Regional Emmy for Historical/Cultural News.
Before working in Michigan, Jones worked as a general assignment reporter in Charleston, West Virginia, where he was awarded for the "Best Hard News" story by the West Virginia Broadcasters Association.
Jones graduated from Northwestern University, Medill School of Journalism. He's also a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.
Students at Urban Prep are making Chicago proud. For the eighth consecutive year, 100 percent of the school's seniors have been admitted to college.
Police are searching for a man who attempted to kidnap a girl in Chicago's South Austin neighborhood Sunday afternoon.
Wheaton College is in mourning after a 19-year-old student was killed in a bizarre accident at a track meet.
A 19-year-old Wheaton College freshman was killed Saturday during a track and field competition, school officials confirmed.
A man robbed a Dolton grocery store Saturday and left behind a device that looked like a pipe bomb, sparking an evacuation of the store.