Judy Wang

Judy Wang is the anchor of the CLTV weekend morning news. She reports general assignment stories during the week for CLTV, the WGN Morning News, and WGN Midday News. Judy joined CLTV in May 1995 and WGN TV in August of 2009.

Her 1997 documentary entitled “Gina’s Journey”, about a teen girl’s battle with aids, won CLTV second place honors from the National Press Photographers Association for Best Documentary. It was CLTV’s first national award. Judy hosted five of CLTV’s “Community of Cultures” programs in honor of Asian-American Heritage Month. She is a member of the Asian American Journalists Association and the Radio Television News Directors Association.

Judy is a San Francisco native who grew up in Chicago’s Rogers Park community. She graduated from Glenbrook South High School in Glenview in 1984 and the University of Missouri School of Journalism in 1988. In 1985, she spent one summer studying at Tamkung University in Taiwan. She has been an anchor/reporter at KGAN-TV in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, WAOW-TV in Wausau, Wisconsin, WTZH-TV in Meridian, Mississippi, and KOMU-TV in Columbia, Missouri.

Judy studied ballet, tap, and jazz dance before beginning her television career. She enjoys Pilates, shopping, Broadway shows and opera. Judy has served as master of ceremonies for many charity fundraisers and as the grand marshal for Chicago’s Chinese New Year parade. She serves on the advisory board of the Chinese American Service League– the Midwest’s largest social service agency serving Asian Americans.

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    San Francisco to George Lucas: Build your museum here

    CHICAGO — The developers of George Lucas’ museum may be looking west. At least one city official in San Francisco now says, the city has opened new talks with Lucas’ people about building the new museum there. “We have a chance to bring him back.  I want to be open and positive about it,” said San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee. Chicago’s proposal for a lakefront site is being held up by a lawsuit by Friends of the Parks, which objects […]

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    At least 9 killed, 41 injured in Mother’s Day weekend violence across Chicago

    CHICAGO — Despite calls for a peaceful Mother’s Day weekend, police say at least nine people were killed and 41 others injured across Chicago since Friday evening. Among the dead, a 51-year-old man was stabbed to death during an attempted robbery. The incident happened at 12:30 a.m. Monday near 45th and Drexel in the city’s Bronzeville neighborhood. On Sunday, 16-year-old Nathan Hicks was shot in the 3400 block of West Arthington  Street.  Someone stepped out of a car and shot him multiple times […]

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    Commission approves plan to evenly spread O’Hare noise

    CHICAGO — Communities around O’Hare International Airport have approved a plan proponents say will spread evening and early morning jet noise more fairly across the region. The O’Hare Noise Compatibility Commission voted in favor Friday. The group is comprised of over 50 municipalities and school districts. The plan calls for rotating jet traffic from about 10:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. and will be presented to the Federal Aviation Administration, which has to sign off and implement it. The proposal will be […]

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    Construction to begin this summer on Chicago’s 3rd tallest building Vista Tower

    CHICAGO — Soon there will be a new third-tallest building in Chicago. Mayor Rahm Emanuel has announced that construction will start this summer on the new Vista Tower. Designed by award-winning architect and Chicago native Jeanne Gang, the 95-story skyscraper will stand at nearly 1,200 ft. tall — spanning along Wacker Drive near Lake Michigan. Gang is best known for designing the neighboring Aqua Tower. The Vista Tower will house a 5-star hotel with approximately 200 hotel rooms, more than 400 condominiums and […]

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    Indiana primary turning into big deal for delegates

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    Faithful flock to ‘weeping icon’ in Chicago area church

    HOMER GLEN, Ill. — A church in Homer Glen is drawing pilgrims from across Chicagoland to witness what some are calling a miracle. An icon of St. John the Baptist has been oozing fragrant oil since last summer at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church. Parishioners believer the oil to be myrrh. So far, no one has offered proof that it’s a sign from God, but no one has proven that it isn’t. It could be simply a chemical reaction, but some true believers say […]

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    Man fatally shot attending brother’s memorial in West Englewood

    CHICAGO — Two people were killed and three others were injured in a mass shooting on the South Side Sunday night. Police say a group of people were standing on a front porch of a home in the 2000 block of West 68th Place in the city’s West Englewood neighborhood. Around 11:10 p.m., a car pulled up and someone got out and fired several shots at the group. Two men were pronounced dead on the scene: A 37-year-old man who […]

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    Massive warehouse fire continues to burn in suburbs

    WOODRIDGE, Ill. –-Firefighters continue to pour water on hot spots from a massive fire that destroyed a west suburban furniture warehouse overnight. So much water has been used on the blaze at the Room Place facility, many residents of Woodridge are under a boil order. The flames broke out at about 5:00 pm and spread through the 700 thousand square foot distribution center. 50 employees escaped without injury.  Firefighters evacuated the building before the roof and walls collapsed. Crews from […]

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    4 critically injured in fire at Lakeview apartment building

    CHICAGO — Four people were critically injured in a fire at an apartment building in the city’s Lakeview neighborhood. The fire started around 1:50 a.m. Friday at a six-unit apartment building on the 3400 block of North Janssen Avenue. Two men and two women were transported to hospitals in serious to critical condition. One woman had jumped from a third-floor window and landed on a garage below. A man also jumped and landed on the concrete. Firefighters rescued the other man […]

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    1 killed, 1 injured after shooting outside Blue Island nightclub

    BLUE ISLAND, Ill. — One man was killed, another man was injured after being shot outside a nightclub in Blue Island. The shooting happened just before 2 a.m. Monday outside the Premium 127 Nightclub, located at 1859 W. 127th Street. 27-year-old Michael Goldsmith was taken to MetroSouth Medical Center in Blue Island where he later died from his injuries. The other man was transported to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. His condition is unknown at this time. A witness says a fight broke out right […]