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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    Chicago prepares Wrigley Field for World Series

    CHICAGO — Preparations are already underway for the Chicago Cubs World Series games at Wrigley Field. City leaders are hoping to see the same kind of safe celebration as they saw Saturday night. The crowd outside the ballpark was massive that night, but there were relatively few problems. Police only arrested six people. The Office of Emergency Management is already looking forward to another safe celebration later this week. “We are excited like the rest of the city and we’ll have […]

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    2 firefighters injured in massive fire in Chicago’s Little Village

    CHICAGO — Two firefighters were injured in a massive fire on the city’s West Side. The fire started around 3 a.m. today in an industrial area in the 2500 block of South Rockwell Street in Little Village.  210 firefighters were on the scene trying to put out the blaze. Fire officials say it started inside a wood pallet company, then spread to a muffler business next door.  It quickly accelerated because of combustible materials inside. One firefighter suffered a shoulder […]

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    Conjoined twins from Illinois successfully separated in rare surgery

    NEW YORK — Twin baby boys conjoined at the head were successfully separated early Friday at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx. Jadon and Anias McDonald, 13-month-old twins, had begun their surgery Thursday. The separation procedure lasted more than 16 hours and was followed by several hours more of surgery to reconstruct their skulls and make them whole. Jadon was the first of the boys to be finished. He was wheeled out of the operating room […]

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    Trump goes on the defense, calls sexual assault allegations ‘fiction’

    Donald Trump says the attacks on him are “a conspiracy against the American people” by the political and media establishment. Speaking Thursday in Florida, Trump said “They will seek to destroy everything about you including your reputation.” But he said that he would “take the slings and arrows” in order to protect his supporters. Trump denied the allegations made by several women that he touched and kissed them without their consent. Also on Thursday, First Lady Michelle Obama delivered an impassioned […]

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    7 takeaways from the second presidential debate

    ST. LOUIS — Donald Trump threatened to jail Hillary Clinton. He admitted paying no federal income taxes and threw his running mate under the bus on foreign policy. The Republican nominee dismissed his sexually aggressive comments about women as “locker room talk.” He attacked Hillary Clinton over Bill Clinton’s sexual misconduct. And he repeatedly made false claims and factual errors. For Trump, it was a real improvement. The second presidential won’t catapult Trump past Clinton — but it might save […]

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    Cubs-Giants face off in Game 1 of NLDS tonight

    CHICAGO — Tonight is Game 1 of the National League Division Series (NLDS) between the Chicago Cubs and the San Francisco Giants. Emotions and excitement fill the North Side as the Cubs enter the postseason as one of the heaviest favorites to win the World Series since the 1998 Yankees. Officials recommend if you’re headed to Wrigley Field this weekend, to leave your vehicle at home and take public transportation due to ongoing construction and expansion of parking restrictions near […]

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    4 found shot to death in Kankakee County over weekend

    KANKAKEE COUNTY, Ill. — The Kankakee County Sheriff believes four people murdered over the weekend were targeted. A father, his two sons and another man were found shot to death in two separate locations, all within less than 36 hours. Sunday afternoon at about 1 p.m. Sheriff’s deputies went to a Pembroke Township home on 15500 East Road. The deputies found three men shot to death. The coronor identifies the victims as Reginald Neal, 56, and his sons, Dangelo Neal, […]

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    Football star shot 6 times plans ‘miraculous’ return to sports

    CHICAGO — Everett Henderson was a star running back at Chicago Vocational Academy, hoping to play his way to college, when he was shot six times while sitting on his front porch in Roseland earlier this month. Police say a gray car drove by and someone inside pulled the trigger, hitting him in the back, butt, stomach, chest and right hand. Shot just hours after playing his last game, doctors thought his sports days were over and he would be […]

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    Mother fatally shot in front of 2 young children in Joliet

    JOLIET, Ill. — A mother was shot and killed in front of her two young children in Joliet. The shooting happened around 10:30 p.m. Sunday near Washington and Richard Street. A woman was in a car with her 22-year-old brother and her two children when someone opened fire. When officers arrived to the scene, the woman was discovered outside of a vehicle unresponsive and bleeding from the head. She was taken to Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet where she was pronounced […]

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    Mayor goes for run with Chicago police recruits morning after policy speech

    CHICAGO — Mayor Rahm Emanuel is out for a three-mile run this morning with some Chicago police recruits. This comes just after he delivered a major policy speech Thursday evening with his plan to combat Chicago’s growing problem with street violence. He spoke for about 40 minutes Thursday in front of an invitation-only crowd at Malcolm X College on the city’s West Side. The friendly audience offered applause several times, including when Emanuel mentioned plans to add more police officers and […]