Cheryl Corley

Cheryl Corley appears in the following:

Critics: Religious Liberty Bill Discriminates Against Homosexuals

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.


Sigma Alpha Epsilon Announces Anti-Discrimination Plan

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Sigma Alpha Epsilon announced Wednesday a plan to eliminate instances of racial discrimination and insensitivity among its members nationwide.


Ferguson Residents Continue To Heal After Police Shooting

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.


Search Continues For Perpetrators In Ferguson Police Shootings

Thursday, March 12, 2015

In Missouri, police are searching for whomever shot and wounded two officers outside the Ferguson Police Department Thursday.


Ferguson Police Begin Reform Following DOJ Report, Mayor Says

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.


Report Finds Ferguson Polarized But Mayor Says Change Is Underway

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.


Ferguson Residents Not Surprised By DOJ Report Findings

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

The U.S. Department of Justice's report found the Ferguson, Mo., Police Department routinely practices "unconstitutional policing."


Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Faces Runoff In April

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.


Chicago's Historic Pullman District Becomes National Monument

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.


Pre-Election, Chicago Mayor Emanuel Loses African-American Support

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.


Chicago Little League Team Stripped Of U.S. Championship

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.


A Chicago Community Puts Mixed-Income Housing To The Test

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.


Chicago Twins Who Snitched On Drug Cartel Get Reduced Terms

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.


Chicago Tries To Up Its Chances Of Hosting Obama's Presidential Library

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.


Chicago Scrambles To Remain Top Contender For Obama Library

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.


Woman Remembered As Passioniate Activist For The Wrongly Convicted

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.


Road Salt Contributes To Toxic Chemical Levels In Streams

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.


Even Under Obama, Black Activist Says Every Inch Of Progress Is A Fight

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.


Damaged Businesses Vow Ferguson Will Rebound From Violence

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.


Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Reverberates Across The Nation

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.