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
LIVE: Armed thieves carry out 3 robberies within 15 minutes on North Side, Chicago police say
Chicago police are investigating a series of armed robberies on the North Side Friday morning.
Chicago police investigating burglary at Lincoln Park Lululemon
Chicago police are investigating a smash-and-grab burglary in Lincoln Park Friday morning.
'Aggressive' dog on loose in McHenry after several, including deputy, bitten; 1 dog shot
Authorities are telling people in McHenry County to stay inside as officers search for a possible dangerous dog on the loose.
CPS facing sex assault lawsuit from former student, who claims Lawndale High dean raped, groomed her
A former student filed a sexual abuse lawsuit against Chicago Public Schools, claiming the district failed to protect her from a former dean.
Rideshare driver speaks out after passenger killed in Englewood shooting; victim ID'd | EXCLUSIVE
A passenger in a rideshare vehicle was killed Wednesday on Chicago's South Side after shots were fired from another vehicle. The driver of the rideshare car spoke exclusively with ABC7 about the horrifying experience.
Solar eclipse 2024 draws crowds in Carbondale, Chicago and Indiana for awesome sight
Thousands of sky-watchers flocked to southern Illinois, Indiana and Chicago to see the awesome sight of a solar eclipse.
Security guard killed in shooting outside Chatham Kids Foot Locker, family says
A man was killed in a shooting outside of a Kids Foot Locker store in Chatham Thursday night, Chicago police said. His family spoke with ABC7.
South Side Wendy's worker shot at drive-thru window after argument, Chicago police say
A woman working the drive-thru at a fast-food restaurant in the West Chatham neighborhood was shot Thursday morning, Chicago police said.
Chicago weather forecast: Storm bringing mix of rain, snow to area; Sox game postponed | Radar
A storm moving through the Chicago area Wednesday created sloppy conditions for the morning commute and even some accumulating snow.
Rockford stabbing suspect Christian Soto ordered to stay in jail until trial, shouted at judge
The man charged with the killing of four people and injuring seven others in Rockford appeared in court Tuesday.