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.

Jessica's Stories
Joliet Police Officer Erin Zilka charged with DUI in crash that killed off-duty Berwyn Officer Charles Schauer
Joliet Police Officer Erin Zilka has been charged with DUI in a deadly crash that killed off-duty Berwyn police Officer Charles Schauer Sunday in Plainfield.
DNA confirms injured coyote captured in Lincoln Park as animal connected to 6-year-old boy bitten, series of sightings
A coyote captured on Chicago's North Side underwent DNA testing to determine if it's the same coyote that attacked a child in Lincoln Park this week.
Coyote captured in Lincoln Park after boy bitten, series of sightings
A coyote captured on Chicago's North Side is undergoing DNA testing to determine if it's the same coyote that attacked a child in Lincoln Park this week.
Boy attacked by coyote helped by DePaul students; coyote sightings continue on North Side
Nearly half a dozen sightings were called in the same area of the North Side Thursday night. Officials believe there may be two coyotes out and about.
Illinois lawmakers weigh in on US response after Iran missile strike
Illinois lawmakers are reacting to the missile strikes fired by Iran at U.S. forces in Iraq and President Donald Trump's plans for sanctions.
Chicago congestion tax on rideshare trips takes effect
A new tax went into effect Monday morning that takes aim at congestion in Chicago.
Woman robbed of cell phone on CTA Red Line in Loop; 3 in custody
A woman was robbed of her cell phone on the CTA's Red Line subway in the Loop Thursday night, Chicago police said.
3 women from same family killed in Morgan Park crash, 4 others injured
Three women were killed and four other people injured in Morgan Park Wednesday night, Chicago police said.
Chicago murder rate declines 13% in 2019 from previous year, police say
Chicago police are touting new numbers that show a significant drop in crime in 2019.
Security stepped up as Chicago rings in New Year with fireworks at Navy Pier, Chicago River
Security measures were in place to keep Chicagoans safe this New Year's Eve.