Will Jones
Will Jones joined the ABC 7 Eyewitness News team as a general assignment reporter on January 4, 2016.

Prior to his arrival at the station, Jennifer Graves, Vice President and News director of ABC 7, said, "Will is a dynamic reporter and is a terrific addition to the news team."

Jones joined the news team after working in Detroit Michigan, where he was honored with a Michigan Regional Emmy for Historical/Cultural News.
Before working in Michigan, Jones worked as a general assignment reporter in Charleston, West Virginia, where he was awarded for the "Best Hard News" story by the West Virginia Broadcasters Association.

Jones graduated from Northwestern University, Medill School of Journalism. He's also a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.

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A person was killed and several others were injured in an apartment fire near Des Plaines Sunday.
Nicolas Ortiz, 48, Montgomery,was killed Friday morning when he stopped to assist a disabled vehicle in Batavia.
A massive extra-alarm fire on Chicago's Far South Side Friday afternoon sent black plumes of smoke into the air.
A man who fired shots at police in Gary, Ind., was killed by an officer Wednesday morning, investigators said.
A 3-year-old boy was in serious condition Saturday night after falling from a third-story window on Chicago's South Side, police said