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
Lake Michigan search resumes for boy, 15, presumed drowned near Diversey Harbor
A recovery mission resumed Tuesday in the search for a 15-year-old boy missing in Lake Michigan who disappeared while swimming at Diversey Harbor.
Cabrini Green shooting: Suspect in custody after boy, 9, killed on Near North Side
A suspect is in custody in connection with the shooting of a 9-year-old boy in Chicago's Cabrini Green neighborhood Friday night.
Chicago shootings: 33 shot, 9 fatally in weekend violence
Nine people were killed and 24 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago since 6:00 p.m. Friday, including a 9-year-old boy and a 17-year-old boy.
Girl, 2, dies from injuries after Hammond shooting, police say
2-year-old Jo Jo died late Friday morning, police said.
Charges filed in CPD shooting at 25th District station; 1 officer remains hospitalized, 2 others released
One of the three Chicago police officers wounded in a shooting involving a carjacking suspect at the 25th District police station in the Hanson Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side remains hospitalized Friday morning, police said.
Indiana COVID-19: Gov. Holcomb extends restrictions as IN reports 970 new cases, 13 deaths
Gov. Eric Holcomb extended the state's restrictions, as Indiana reported 970 new COVID-19 cases and 13 deaths Thursday.
Girl, 2, critically injured in Hammond shooting, police say
A 2-year-old girl was critically hurt after she was shot Wednesday in Hammond, Indiana, police said.
Walmart in Chicago's Auburn Gresham neighborhood reopens after being damaged in looting
A Walmart in Chicago's Auburn Gresham neighborhood that was damaged during looting in wake of the death of George Floyd reopened Wednesday.
Indiana COVID-19: IN reports 630 new cases, 8 deaths; Fauci worried about new coronavirus outbreak
Dr. Anthony fauci said rising COVID-19 positivity rates is a "surefire sign that you've got to be really careful."
Gary beaches close for at least two weeks due to rising COVID-19 concerns, mayor says
Effective Wednesday, Gary's beaches and parking lots will be closed to the public.