Frank Holland

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

Recent Articles
  • 84-year-old man beaten and robbed on South Shore line

    Police search for a suspect who robbed and beat an 84-year-old man on the platform of the Hammond station on the South Shore Line Friday morning. This is a picture of the suspect that police say is responsible for the attack here at the Hammond station on the South Shore Line. At around 8:30 Friday morning, the 84-year- old man who lives in the neighborhood was taking part in his daily routine. Since 1996, when they built the platform the […]

  • Fans fill Grant Park again to watch US advance in World Cup

    Team USA’s loss to Germany Thursday did not dampen the spirits of the crowd of fans who father to watch the game in Chicago’s Grant Park. Close to 20,000 people watched the big game on two giant screens at the Petrillo Music Shell. And while the U.S. may have lost the game, but it won both a huge amount of respect and a spot in the World Cup’s second round despite dropping a 1-0 decision to Germany in the group-play […]

  • Rev Jackson among those asking for amnesty for immigrant children

    The Reverend Jesse Jackson is calling on President Obama to provide amnesty and legal representation to the tens of thousands of children, who have recently been passing across the US-Mexican border. Many of them are attempting to escape violence in Central American countries like Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador. Legally, U.S. officials cannot simply turn away immigrant children from Central America.  

  • Grant Park open for USA World Cup game tomorrow

    You can watch the U.S. vs. Germany game at a viewing party at Grant Park’s Butler Field Thursday. You can enter the viewing area at 10 a.m. No alcohol will be allowed. The viewing event for the U.S. vs. Portugal game on sunday attracted more than 20,000 people to Grant Park. Metra says riders should be aware that late morning, and some evening rush-hour trains, are likely to be very full.

  • Wauconda cleans up after storms blow through

    Homeowners clean up in northwest suburban Wauconda after powerful storms blow through the town.

  • Critics say FAA’s stats wrong on O’Hare: More noise than expected

    Critics say the FAA fudge their numbers about their initial figures of how many planes would be taking-off and landing with the new runways at O’Hare nine years ago. Three Chicago representatives, Mike Quigley, Tammy Duckworth and Jan Schakowsky, are now challenging the federal government’s approval of the runway expansion program. They want a new environmental analysis and public hearings, saying the federal aviation administration failed to focus on areas most impacted by noise from the new runways.

  • Family files suit after boy dies at Indiana daycare

    Anita LaFlore, the mother of 5-year-old Amaeron says his death was a result of negligence. Amareon was at Tricia’s Playhouse and Daycare in Michigan City Indiana on Monday June 9th. His 1 and 3-year-old sisters were placed there often. But the boy was only supposed to be there for one day before starting summer camp. While outside playing with other kids, Amareon became tangled in a rope hanging from a play set. Police say he accidentally hanged himself. LaFlore has […]

  • Mayor Emanuel to propose new gun sale limits in Chicago

    Hearing held on proposed gun sale restrictions

    Chicago City Council held a hearing on Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s proposal to allow firearms sales in Chicago while putting tight restrictions on gun retailers. WGN’s Frank Holland has more.

  • Officials: Suspect questioned in slaying of special ed teacher

    Chicago police have arrest a man in the murder of a South Side teacher. 58-year-old Betty Howard was at her real estate office, where she worked a second job, when she was shot to death on May 29. Police say a shootout outside the office between rival gang factions led to several bullets tearing through the office wall, one of which hit Howard in the head, killing her. The Chicago Tribune reports the man in custody, a 23-year-old man affiliated […]

  • Vandals damage trees on South East side

    Vandals have been lopping off the tops of trees and hacking up bushes along a swath of the South East side. Trees and bushes have been hacked and chopped in some cases even uprooted. The damage was done on private and public property. But people living near the Burham Greenway in the East Side neighborhood are taking it personal. 10th Ward Alderman John Pope’s office is just a few blocks away from where the trees were vandalized. Most of it […]

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