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
Man killed, ID'd after shooting in Oak Forest; child among injured, police say
A 12-year-old girl was among the injured victims in a south suburban shooting.
Vigil held for Chicago teen killed in Whiting, Indiana shooting while visiting relatives
A 14-year-old Chicago boy was gunned down in front of his loved ones nearly a month ago in Whiting, Indiana. A vigil was held Saturday as his family continues to search for answers.
FBI investigates Dolton Village Hall amid corruption allegations about Mayor Tiffany Henyard
The FBI confirmed it was conducting a court-authorized action at Dolton Village Hall Friday.
Residents displaced after Pilsen fire that caused house to collapse, spread to several homes
A massive fire in Pilsen Wednesday that spread to several homes remains under investigation Thursday. "One day you're fine, and then the next day you just lose everything," displaced resident Vannessa Garcia said.
Vigil held after Back of the Yards mass shooting kills 9-year-old girl, wounds 10 others
Family and friends are mourning the loss of a 9-year-old girl who was shot and killed during a family celebration in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.
Teacher's aide at CPS elementary school taped students' mouths shut, parents say
Parents of students at Woodson Elementary School in Bronzeville said a teacher's aide taped multiple students' mouths shut.
Community raises money for woman shot in Uptown while walking dog: 'It could happen to anybody'
A 21-year-old woman who was injured in a shooting Tuesday works at Edgewater Tacos on Broadway and is a college student. Her medical expenses are piling after she was shot earlier this week.
Eclipse over Chicago draws thousands to see peak coverage live at Adler, Pullman Park
Chicago may not have gotten totality, but thousands flocked to the Adler, the lakefront, and just the streets and parks to see Monday's solar eclipse.
Final countdown begins for total solar eclipse gatherings in Carbondale, Chicago's Adler Planetarium
Millions of people will be looking up to the sky to witness the eclipse, and viewing locations across Illinois have been preparing for the phenomenon.
Smith & Wollensky remains closed after fire breaks out at River North restaurant
Smith & Wollensky remained closed on Saturday after a fire broke out at the River North restaurant on Friday afternoon.