Sean Lewis
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Award-winning journalist Sean Lewis joined CLTV in March 2007 and WGN-TV in June 2008. Currently, he anchors WGN Weekend Morning News and files reports for WGN News at Five and Nine during the week.

Sean came back home to Chicagoland after more than two years as weekend anchor at WWBT-TV, the NBC affiliate in Richmond, Virginia. Sean grew up watching Chicago news but has lived and worked throughout the Midwest.

His first job was in the chilly city of Fargo, North Dakota where he served as reporter. His moves also included reporter in Madison, Wisconsin and morning anchor in Rockford, IL.

In Rockford, Sean served on the board of AIDS Care Network and was named “Best Newswriter” by the Illinois Associated Press. In 2009, the Associated Press recognized Sean again for his special report on the student journalists who were the first on the scene of the NIU Shootings. Sean is a native of Kenosha, Wisconsin. He graduated from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

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    ‘She was bloody from head to toe:’ Neighbor of Willowbrook attack victim speaks out

    WILLOWBROOK, Ill. — A 26-year-old woman was the victim of a brazen attack insider her Willowbrook home over the weekend. Now, one of her neighbors is speaking out about what happened. “She was bloody from head to toe,” said Robin Courtney, recalling what happened to her neighbor on Saturday. “Her only thought was to get over here. She thought she was gonna die.” According to police, the woman who WGN-TV is not identifying was initially asked for money by the suspect on […]

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    Single mother asked to keep working without pay due to Illinois budget stalemate

    CHICAGO — A developmental therapist working with disabled children hasn’t gotten a paycheck in more than two months because of the state’s budget stalemate. A single mother of five, Alexandra DiDomizio tells WGN she didn’t think it would last this long. “I thought that it would be a few weeks tops. Now it’s already going on two full months and I wasn’t even able to get my kids school supplies because of how bad this is affecting us,” DiDomizio said. […]

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    Case of mumps reported at St. Ignatius College Prep

    CHICAGO — There is one case of mumps reported at St. Ignatius College Prep. The case was discovered Monday. The student is not in the hospital, but is currently recovering at home, according to school vice principal John Chandler. “We have been following CDC protocol and IDPH recommendations,” said Chandler. “It appears to be a singular case at St. Ignatius.” The school, notified on Monday, sent out an email out to the rest of the student body to be on the lookout […]

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    Patrick Kane meets with police, DA’s office amid investigation: report

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – A new report says Blackhawks star Patrick Kane and his lawyer have met with investigators amid an ongoing investigation. Sources told the Buffalo News representatives of the local district attorney’s office and police were involved. A woman has accused Kane of raping her in his home in New York State in the early hours of Aug. 2. The accuser says she met Kane at a bar. Kane’s lawyer declined to comment on the story.

  • Wrigley fan incident heightens debate over ballpark safety

    CHICAGO — Cubs fans are happy with the winning streak, but a lot of them are talking about what seems to be a streak of fans getting injured in the stands. The big question: how to keep them safe. A fan during Sunday’s game at Wrigley Field was hauled off on a stretcher after she was hit by a line drive foul ball in the first inning. Fans Monday said ballpark safety is a concern. Spectators nationwide have seen higher profile incidents across the entire […]

  • Chicago kids build city of dreams in architecture project

    CHICAGO — Chicago is perhaps most famous for its skyline and architecture, but it’s also home to the celebrated firms who designed those buildings from the ground up. In Hyde Park, building a new vision of the future begins with those who will live it. Thirty mentors are serving as guides in a camp sponsored by the National Organization of Minority Architects’ Project Pipeline. When the camp began four years ago, just seven kids came. This year, it’s 70. The camp teaches the basics of […]

  • Chicago kids get last at-bat of summer thanks to Cubs, Sox

    CHICAGO —  Just weeks before CPS students go back to class, hundreds of them are getting one last at-bat to take advantage of summer thanks to Chicago’s major league teams. There is still time to catch the tournament and cheer the kids on. The championship game starts at 4 p.m. tomorrow at Curtis Granderson Stadium at 14th and Morgan. Neighborhood teams like Oz Park, Norwood and Near South came from across the city to play the game in the shadow of downtown. Fun is the name […]

  • Saving for retirement: What you need to know

    Saving for retirement can seem like a daunting task.  So many questions. How much to save?  When to start? How do you know you’re investing in the right thing? “I think part of what freaks us out about money is that many people feel uneducated and incompetent to manage it.  It makes them anxious,” says Anne Malec, a Chicago-based clinical psychologist with a background in finance. Malec, the author of “Marriage in Modern Life: Why It Works, When It Works”  says evolution […]

  • Harvey settles lawsuits over failure to test rape kits

    HARVEY, Ill. — A Chicago suburb whose police department mishandled years of rape investigations has settled lawsuits seeking damages for the shortcomings. Seven women filed lawsuits in federal court against Harvey’s police department and former chief Andrew Joshua, alleging the failure to submit rape kits for testing violated their constitutional rights to due process and equal protection. In one case, an alleged lapse by Harvey police allowed a Cook County correctional officer continue to molest his stepdaughter for years. Harvey […]

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    Labor board dismisses ruling to allow Northwestern football players to unionize

    CHICAGO — The National Labor Relations Board has dismissed a historic ruling that Northwestern University football players are school employees who are entitled to form what would be the nation’s first union of college athletes. The NLRB released its decision Monday. The losing side does not have an option to appeal. Northwestern had appealed last year’s ruling by a regional NLRB director in Chicago that led to a vote by football players on whether they wanted to form a union. […]


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