Report: Former WGN anchor hurt in fall

May 14, 2011 6:30:15 AM PDT
Former WGN anchor Merri Dee was taken to a hospital after falling ill while speaking at a church pulpit.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports the 74-year-old felt ill while speaking at a West Side church Friday night and was taken to a hospital in stable condition.

Dee's injuries were reportedly not life-threatening.

She resigned from WGN in 2008 after nearly 40 years with the station.