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

Recent Articles
  • 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 […]

  • City of Chicago kicks off new anti-violence crusade

    Thousands of people took to the streets of Chicago on Friday for hundreds of anti-violence events, all part of a new anti-violence campaign. The Mayor’s office says two hundred events were held, from rallies, to church-sponsored marches and prayer vigils and block club parties. They were all part of the new “A Summer of Faith and Violence” campaign, trying to get people to put down guns and make the city’s streets safer. Mayor Emanuel attended three of the events Friday. […]

  • Highland Park Fire Department blood drive honors ill daughter of colleague and veteran

    Firefighters are used to helping others, but when the person in need is one of their own, it really hits home. “Here at the fire service and any fire department, it’s family,” said Highland Park Deputy Fire Chief Dan Pease. “So we all pull together to help one another; that’s what we’re doing with Nate right now.” Pease is talking about Nathan Abbott, a retired Marine and Purple Heart recipient who has been with the Highland Park Fire Department for […]

  • Food pantry must turn guests away

    Food Pantry Must Turn Guests Away

  • Deadline nears for enrollment under Affordable Care Act

    Americans who do not have health coverage are being reminded to sign-up for what is commonly known as “Obamacare” or The Affordable Care Act before the Monday night deadline, or face a tax penalty. In Illinois, the “Get Covered Illinois” marketplace is partnering with several community groups by offering special late-night enrollment hours for those seeking to enroll by 11:00 p.m. Monday, March 31. People called “navigators” will be at several Chicago-area locations to help those who need insurance complete […]

  • 3 shot on Dan Ryan Expressway

    Two women and a man were shot as the vehicle they were traveling in exited the Dan Ryan Expressway early this morning, according to Illinois State Police. According to police, a blue 2008 Buick SUV, broke down on I-94 southbound exit ramp to 71st Street. While the Buick was awaiting help, a black Dodge Charger with orange stripes pulled up just before 1:30 a.m. and began to shoot inside the Buick before fleeing the scene. Police say there were four […]


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