Frank Holland joined the WGN News as a reporter and WGN Morning News anchor in September 2011.
Prior to WGN-TV, Holland spent the past two years as a reporter and fill-in anchor for WDIV-NBC in Detroit. He held general assignment reporter positions at New 12 Westchester in Yonkers, New York and at WMGM-NBC in Atlantic City, New Jersey. He also worked as a sports anchor and news reporter for TV2-FOX in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Holland originally started in the field as a reporter in Fairbanks, Alaska working at both KTVF-NBC and KUAC-PBS.
Holland attended the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania
The weekly peace march at Saint Sabina Church is all about preventing violence and protecting the area around the church, but tonight Father Michael Pfleger let it take a political tone. He defended Gov. Pat Quinn from some political criticism he’s facing right now and tried to reflect that criticism. Pfleger says Quinn has joined the Friday walk in the past. This time, dozens of neighborhood residents and activists followed along as slogans like “Stop the violence” were yelled from […]
The brother of the murdered flight attendant spoke out just a short time ago about the shocking news that police believe her daughter’s boyfriend is responsible for her disappearance and death. The body of DeCarol Deloney, 54, was discovered in the trunk of her car in Gary, Indiana, on Monday. Damarius Wren, 18, is now facing murder charges. Police say when Deloney returned to her Crown Point, Indiana, home from a work trip July 3, she was attacked by her […]
The Chicago Cubs won unanimous approval from the Commission on Chicago Landmarks today for an ambitious $575 million remake of Wrigley Field. The new plan expands on last year’s proposal to renovate the 100-year-old stadium and surrounding areas and calls for seven advertising signs in the outfield, instead of two signs, including a Jumbotron-like video board in left field. After reducing the plan for the video board from 5,700 square feet to 4,452 square feet, Cubs officials recommended to the […]
Police are searching for the suspect in the fatal shooting of a woman on a Chicago expressway this morning. 24-year-old Jasmine Curry, a pregnant mother of 5, was shot in the head while riding in a minivan on the Dan Ryan. State police say Curry was driving southbound with two others between 55th and 59th Street exit when shots were fired at around 4 a.m. Curry was shot in the head. Police believe the fatal shots came from a silver […]
The annual celebration of everything edible begins tomorrow. The setup is already underway for the Taste of Chicago. For the third year in a row, The Taste will run for five days instead of 10 and will have different hours. From tomorrow until Friday, the gates are open from 11a.m. to 9p.m. On the weekend, it is open from 10a.m. until 9p.m. Also, an alert to drivers in the area: From tomorrow until Monday, Columbus from Monroe to Balbo and […]
Indiana’s governor met with the family of a Gary police officer killed in the line of duty Sunday. The fiancé of Officer Westerfield and her two daughters arrived at Gary police headquarters this afternoon, along with the fallen officers four daughters and ex-wife, to receive words of comfort and condolence from Indiana Governor Mike Pence. Gov Pence and the family met for about 40 minutes. He says they shared stories about the 19 year Gary police veteran and Operation Desert […]
Illinois State Police confirm that a Rockford man suspected in two murders is in custody near Beloit, Wis. 36-year-old Terence Doddy was arrested around noon after he crashed into a tree in Rock County, Wis., following a chase talong the border of Illinois and Wisconsin, according to authorities. Doddy is suspected of having killed his coworker, 37-year-old Todd Hansmeier, at their office in Rockford on Monday. It was possibly over a drug deal. Then, a day later, Doddy’s suspected of […]
Another shooting left one woman dead and another injured, on the west side near Garfield Park. The two women were sitting on a porch in the 3800 block of West Monroe Thursday afternoon. A group of men in masks drove past in a blue sedan and opened fire. Authorities say the shooting was retaliation for a botched drug deal that happened earlier this week. They do not believe the women were the intended targets. The 22-year-old woman died of a […]
Crews are still working restore power for some residents after Monday night’s storms. Thousand’s are still suffering without power. Most of the outages that remain are in the south suburbs. WGN’s Frank Holland reports.
The 45th annual Chicago Pride Parade steps off tomorrow, but a giant banner outside of a bar in Boystown is already making headlines. The issue of same-sex marriage is at the forefront of this year’s Pride week. The legalization of same-sex marriage in June is obviously a cause for celebration for many people here; this event is also being politicized by this banner. A gay rights activist group put it up for the event and is posting the banner at […]