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Jen Sabella

Deputy Editor and Director of Social Media @jensabella jsabella@dnainfo.com

Jen Sabella is a Deputy Editor and Director of Social Media at DNAinfo.com Chicago.

Before joining the DNAinfo team, Jen was the Chicago Editor at The Huffington Post, where she helped build a loyal local audience by covering everything from “dibs” during snowstorms to a seemingly endless string of political downfalls. She also worked as a wire reporter at the Chicago Sun-Times, covering breaking news, crime and courts.

The South Side native attended Columbia College Chicago, where she learned to write the news at the Columbia Chronicle before scoring an internship at the now-defunct Venus Zine.

Jen moves a lot, but only around Chicago. She has called Mt. Greenwood, Uptown, Humboldt Park, Wicker Park and Logan Square home over the years. She currently lives in Andersonville with her girlfriend, Ali, and their two overweight (yet adorable) cats.

Fun fact: Jen loves pasta so much that she has a mostaccioli noodle tattoo. #carbs4ever

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January 7, 2016

No love from the Republicans for Mayor Emanuel caught in Laquan McDonald fallout.

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December 14, 2015

Less than 3 percent of misconduct complaints against officers have resulted in disciplinary action.

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December 8, 2015

Hot Chocolate's Mindy Segal will make weed-laced chocolate bars, granola and more. 

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December 1, 2015

People were protesting long before the Laquan McDonald video emerged ... and they still are.

Downtown, South Loop & River North »

November 30, 2015

From Rogers Park to Beverly, we've got you covered. 

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November 24, 2015

READ THE PROFFER: Witnesses said McDonald did not lunge at Van Dyke, who shot him 16 times anyway.

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November 3, 2015

Did you dress your baby as Mike Ditka for Halloween?