Maggie Cario
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Maggie Carlo is a fill-in reporter for WGN-TV.


Recent Articles
  • Howard Morgan released from prison after Pat Quinn’s commutations

    CHICAGO — A prisoner whose sentence was commuted in Pat Quinn’s final hours in office, is speaking out again, saying he wants to set the record straight and clear his name. Howard Morgan was convicted of shooting at four Chicago police officers in 2005. Morgan, a former Chicago police officer himself, was stopped in his vehicle after driving the wrong way on a one-way street. He was shot 28 times by police. Three of the four officers were wounded, but […]

  • Bears quarterback Jay Cutler leaves the field after the final game of the season. (Stacey Wescott, Chicago Tribune)

    Bears’ disappointing season could lead to big changes

    The most disappointing Chicago Bears season in recent memory is finally over, and now change is in the air at Halas Hall. Coach Marc Trestman and his staff could learn their fate Monday. The Bears led the Vikings in the third until Teddy Bridgewater hit a wide open Adam Theilen for a 44-yard score — that was the only touchdown of the day. The Bears had a chance with two minutes left, but the final drive was marred with three penalties […]

  • Woman dies after shooting inside Mag Mile Nordstrom

    A Nordstrom employee who was shot by her ex-boyfriend inside the company’s Magnificent Mile store has died. The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office identifies the woman as Nadia Ezaldein. She turned 22 years old on the day she was shot. The shooting happened at about 8:20 p.m. Friday night in the North Bridge Shops in the busy shopping area along the Mag Mile. Police say the man, identified as 31 year old Marcus Dee, was targeting the Ezaldein. He shot and killed […]

  • Early snow, cold temps leads to warning for motorists

    The people who take care of the roads are moving into high gear earlier than usual. The low temperatures and slick surfaces this weekend are causing Illinois transportation officials and State Police launch the "Ice and Snow-Take it Slow" campaign.

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    Deputy charged in drug sting, partner found dead in federal jail

    A Cook County Sheriff’s deputy faces charges himself after prosecutor say he orchestrated a scheme to rip off drug dealers instead of putting them behind bars. In a 30-page criminal complaint, the feds outline their case against 44-year-old Cook County Sheriff’s Officer Robert Vaughan. They allege Vaughn, who was actually a member of a team that worked to fight drug trafficking, was himself robbing dealers of drugs and money and in some cases re-selling those drugs. Meanwhile, Vaughn’s partner, 45-year old Stanley Kogut, who was […]

  • Fire destroys several units in West Town building

    No one was injured. but several people were left homeless by the fire that broke out early today in a four-story apartment building in the West Town neighborhood. Firefighters arrived at the building in the 1300 block of North Bosworth. The blaze started on the second floor and spread from there – eventually reaching a building just south of the apartment complex. Some of the units are destroyed.

  • Suburban Burbank continues to cleanup after flooding

    Excessive flooding in south suburban Burbank has left some residents complaining about a faulty sewer system.

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    2 passengers dead after drunk driver crashes car into Naperville quarry

    Saturday morning the water at Centennial Park’s quarry lake was eerily quiet, the boats that would normally be out here were docked. Just hours before, a tragic accident that took the lives of two young men just beginning their journey into adulthood. The accident happened around 2 a.m. Saturday, when police and fire officials say a 2007 Chevy Impala left the roadway at the corner of Aurora Avenue and Eagle Street. Police say the car plowed through a chain link […]

  • Storms leave streets flooded and driving treacherous

    The weather that moved in came fast and furious leaving many drivers having to navigate around standing water in torrential rains. This standing water along Mannheim Road near Lawrence forced southbound drivers into the northbound lanes. Drivers lucky in this spot they had somewhere to go and didn’t get stalled out trying to get through the water. South at 103rd and Harlem Avenue lightening and torrential rain caused drivers to slow down and drive with caution. At this gas station water […]

  • Rolling Thunder chapter worked to spread awareness on POW reacts to release

    Raising awareness about POW Bowe Bergdahl has been a mission of the Warrenville Rolling Thunder since Bowe was captured in 2009. Billboards, bumper stickers, t-shirts and banners are just some of the ways the men and women of this chapter have been spreading Bowe’s story. So you can imagine when they got word Bowe had been rescued by Special Forces they were overjoyed. “This is better than anybody could have expected, like I said, honestly I thought we were going […]

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