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Peter Jones is a Reporter at DNAinfo Chicago.

Born to two military parents, Peter grew up around the country and graduated from high school in Costa Rica. After attending the University of Oklahoma, he spent several years in Washington, D.C. working in international development and taught English in South Korea. He moved to Chicago in 2016 to study journalism at Northwestern University's Medill School. 

Peter lives in Rogers Park with four other journalists and a cat named Grey Worm.

Fun Fact: Peter offered Queen Noor of Jordan a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. She declined.

Midway, Chicago Lawn & Ashburn »

May 31, 2017

Bravo was shot Wednesday in the 2600 block of West 54th Street and died Saturday.

Downtown, South Loop & River North »

May 26, 2017

The loss of 8,638 people was the largest of any American city last year.

Downtown, South Loop & River North »

May 22, 2017

Dining Grades converts data from public health inspection scores into a letter grade system.

Bridgeport, Chinatown & McKinley Park »

May 19, 2017

The principal of St. Therese Chinese Catholic School will receive the Stanley C. Golder Leadership Award

West Loop, Near West Side, Pilsen »

May 17, 2017

The event on Saturday will assist family and friends hoping to reconnect with missing loved ones.

Bridgeport, Chinatown & McKinley Park »

May 16, 2017

A new concession stand, press box and dugout are among the planned improvements.

South Chicago & East Side »

May 16, 2017

A meeting Wednesday will allow community members to provide input for the area near Commercial Avenue.

Downtown, South Loop & River North »

May 15, 2017

Dozens of markets are opening across the city for the summer.