Cheryl Corley appears in the following:
Friday, March 27, 2015
Indiana's governor signed into law a measure that would allow businesses and individuals to act based on their religious beliefs. Gay rights groups say it opens the door to legal discrimination.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Sigma Alpha Epsilon announced Wednesday a plan to eliminate instances of racial discrimination and insensitivity among its members nationwide.
Friday, March 13, 2015
Ferguson, Mo., activists and residents discuss the shakeup in the police department and the recent police shooting that have disrupted the community's healing process.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
In Missouri, police are searching for whomever shot and wounded two officers outside the Ferguson Police Department Thursday.
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Ferguson, Mo., Mayor James Knowles said in a press conference Wednesday that the city began working to improve relations between police and the public before the release of the DOJ report.
Thursday, March 05, 2015
A Justice Department report finds systematic racial bias in how the city treats its African American citizens. Some residents doubt tensions between police and black residents will abate quickly.
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
The U.S. Department of Justice's report found the Ferguson, Mo., Police Department routinely practices "unconstitutional policing."
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Mayor Rahm Emanuel fell short of the votes he needed to be re-elected during the city's non-partisan municipal election. He will face Cook County Commissioner Jesus Garcia in a runoff in early April.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
The Pullman Historic District on Chicago's far south side was one the country's first company towns where workers at the now defunct Pullman Palace Car Company built luxury rail cars.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
School closings and high crime in some neighborhoods are big issues as Rahm Emanuel battles four challengers who want his job. President Obama is headed to town to give his former top aide a boost.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Chicago's Jackie Robinson West Little League team — that was lauded for their play and sportsmanship, even honored at the White House — has been stripped of their U.S. championship title. On Wednesday, league officials said adult mangers of the team cheated by skirting fair play rules that require all players to live inside the same geographical boundaries.
Thursday, February 05, 2015
Chicago plans to replace its Lathrop Homes public housing project with a mix of condos and affordable housing. Residents say it doesn't need a revamp — and that the overhaul will displace too many.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
The brothers who ran one of the largest drug networks ever have been sentenced to 14 years in prison. They had received life sentences but will serve 14 years instead.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
The University of Chicago's's plan to build the library on parkland it doesn't own is a sticking point. The foundation overseeing the competition wants to pick a host university by the end of March.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
The Obama Library Foundation says it has major concerns about the proposals from two Chicago universities. The city's mayor, Rahm Emanuel, says he's confident that Chicago will beat out New York and Hawaii.
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
For more than a decade, Jane Raley fought to overturn the convictions of prison inmates who were actually innocent. She died on Christmas Day.
Monday, December 29, 2014
One of the primary tools that U.S. transportation departments count on to keep roads safe is road salt. But that has meant rising levels of chloride in many northern streams.
Friday, December 12, 2014
President Obama has said he'll work to improve race relations between police and communitie, but in his hometown, many see a leader unable to sustain the progress predicted during his 2008 campaign.
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Protests have ranged from peaceful disruptions to chaotic, resulting in scores of arrests. Residents want to resume some type of normalcy, and they're trying to help businesses get back on their feet.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The decision not to indict the officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown touched off protests. Residents of the St. Louis suburb blame trouble makers and edgy police for some confrontations.