Cheryl Corley appears in the following:
Friday, January 13, 2017
After a year-long investigation, the U.S. Justice Department reported on Friday that the Chicago police department uses excessive force and its officers are poorly trained.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Chicago got a chance to celebrate the victory of Barack Obama's election to the presidency twice. Now, as he delivers his farewell speech, residents reflect on what he meant for their city.
Sunday, January 08, 2017
The numbers in 2016 were grim when it came to gun violence in the nation's third largest city.
Saturday, January 07, 2017
Chicago saw a record number of murders in 2016. With more than 700 homicides, there is more than one issue that led to this problem.
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Every day in the United States more than 200 people are murdered or assaulted with a firearm. Researchers studying gun violence in Chicago looked at arrests and other data over an 8-year period to explain how gun violence can spread like an infectious disease.
Monday, December 26, 2016
Officers were targeted and killed by gunmen, while police shootings spurred protests nationwide and prompted law enforcement agencies to take a hard look at use-of-force policies.
Thursday, December 08, 2016
Worried about policy changes and potential cuts in federal funding that Donald Trump warned of on the stump, mayors are now sharing their ideas with the president-elect as he sets his urban agenda.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Demonstrators across the country are protesting against the completion of the Dakota Access pipeline. The pipeline is located near the reservation of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe. The federal government has halted construction, but the companies building the pipeline have asked a federal court to let them complete the project.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Native Americans and supporters fighting the pipeline got a reprieve on Monday when the Army Corps of Engineers delayed a key decision on whether to let construction go ahead.
Wednesday, November 09, 2016
Illinois is President Obama's adopted home state, and voters there backed Hillary Clinton. We pay a visit to Lou Mitchell's restaurant to talk to voters.
Thursday, November 03, 2016
In Chicago, fans are giddy after the Chicago Cubs won the World Series beating the Cleveland Indians 8 to 7 in a game that lasted 10 innings. The win ends a 108-year-old championship drought, and some ecstatic fans are predicting it's the beginning of a dynasty.
Friday, October 21, 2016
Centenarian Virginia Wood has a birthday wish — a World Series title for her Chicago team. But they'll have to defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers before they compete for the top prize.
Thursday, October 20, 2016
By 1950, Leonard and Phillip Chess had established Chess Records as the label for urban blues. Leonard died in 1969. Phil died on Wednesday at the age of 95.
Monday, October 17, 2016
A survey of hundreds of women working in hotels and casinos indicates widespread instances of assault by male guests. A union is pushing for legislation targeting sexual harassment on the job.
Thursday, October 06, 2016
The Chicago City Council approved a new oversight agency to investigate police shootings, though critics say the measure lacks transparency and shows that the city is still not ready for reform.
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Lyles Station has been a black-owned farming community since the 1800s. A small number still farm, and their story is told at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African-American History and Culture.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Capt. William Prickitt commanded a company of black soldiers during the Civil War. When he took ill, they saved him. A photo album that he carried the rest of his life has preserved their identities.
Monday, August 29, 2016
50 years ago, Martin Luther King Jr., took his fight for civil rights to the north. The Chicago Freedom Movement was a push for open housing and an end to Chicago slums.
Monday, August 15, 2016
A black man was shot by police over the weekend but unlike Saturday, there was not a lot of destruction on Sunday. Authorities say they've been able to handle protests on there own.
Sunday, August 14, 2016
NPR gives the latest on the riots and protests that erupted in Milwaukee after police shot and killed a man late Saturday night.