Tre Ward
Tre Ward is a per diem reporter for ABC 7 Chicago, the city's #1 station for news.

Ward comes to ABC 7 from WBAL-TV in Baltimore, Maryland where he specialized in live, developing news stories. Those efforts contributed to the WBAL news team winning a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for the breaking coverage of the death of Congressman Elijah Cummings.

Prior to that, he was a TV news reporter at WLKY-TV, in Louisville, Kentucky and WAAY-TV in Huntsville, Alabama.

Ward got his start as a news producer at KWQC-TV in Davenport, Iowa where he wrote and produced daily newscasts.

A Chicago native, Ward enjoys reading, traveling, dancing and debating which Marvel movie is the best.

As a youngster, he was a regular at the Bud Billiken Parade. One of his favorite childhood memories was getting a little advice and encouragement from aspiring Illinois Senator Barack Obama when he was only five years old.

Ward is a graduate of Northern Illinois University.

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Tre's Stories
DuSable Lake Shore Drive shut down in South Loop for police activity; CPD officer struck by vehicle
DuSable Lake Shore Drive is shut down in both directions from Balbo to 18th Street for police activity, city officials said.
Chicago man released from prison after murder conviction vacated after serving nearly 30 years
A Chicago man has been released from prison a judge vacated his murder conviction because prosecutors said there is not enough evidence to re-try him.
Chicago shooting: 2 injured in Englewood, drove to 63rd and Ashland for help, CPD says
Chicago police said two people were injured in an Englewood shooting and then drove about a mile to get help.
Man charged with stabbing ex-girlfriend to death on CTA platform; victim ID'd attacker, police say
The young woman named her attacker before being taken to the hospital where she died, prosecutors said.
Chicago shooting: Robbery victim shot, critically injured on Near South Side, police say
A robbery victim was shot Chicago's Near South Side, police said.
Chicago crime: Woman fatally stabbed on CTA platform in Loop, police say
A woman was fatally stabbed while waiting for a CTA train in the Loop, Chicago police said.
Chicago firefighter's wife, 3 children critically injured in Montclare fire
A neighbor said he heard a loud bang and looked out to see the home fully engulfed in flames.
ABC7's Tre Ward competing in Dancing with Chicago Celebrities
The event raises money for breast cancer research and support.
Chicago Bulls surprise 10-year-old pediatric patient with VIP trip to Philly game
The Chicago Bulls surprised a 10-year-old boy who has spent his childhood fighting seizures and a stroke with a VIP trip to his first-ever game.
Dashcam captures moment car crashing into consignment shop after swerving to miss another vehicle
Police say the driver swerved to avoid hitting another vehicle and then crashed into the store.