Cheryl Corley appears in the following:
Thursday, November 26, 2015
The surge of students protesting how colleges handle racial issues is making some incoming freshmen think more about race and safety on campus when choosing the university they want to attend.
Wednesday, November 04, 2015
A suburban high school in Chicago is the center of a debate about how to accommodate transgender students without singling them out. At issue is whether a student who identifies as fe...
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Once one of the country's most powerful politicians, former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges of evading bank rules. Hastert told a feder...
Friday, October 23, 2015
President Obama will continue to focus on criminal justice reforms when he travels to Chicago next week to address the International Association of Chiefs of Police. Activists in Chi...
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Dennis Hastert will plead guilty in an alleged scheme to pay hush money to someone and lying to federal investigators about it. The U.S. Attorney's office in Chicago announced the ple...
Friday, October 09, 2015
Black men from across the country gathered for the Million Man March in Washington D.C., 20 years ago. Led by Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, the march was billed as a day of ...
Wednesday, October 07, 2015
Young people, often rival gang members, have increasingly used Facebook, YouTube and Twitter to threaten each other. The practice is called "cyber banging" and it's led to fights and even death.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Rahm Emanuel, who was re-elected this year after a tough campaign, says the tax hike is the best way to address deep financial problems caused in part by Chicago's vastly underfunded pensions.
Monday, September 14, 2015
People who have hopes of winning a big lottery prize will have to put their dreams on hold in Illinois. The Governor and Illinois lawmakers can't come to terms over a state budget and...
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Parents, teachers and activists are fighting to defend a high school the school board voted to close several years ago. They say officials are ignoring their input over what kind of school to reopen.
Monday, August 24, 2015
Laura Martinez defied many skeptics when she opened up her Chicago restaurant, La Diosa, this year. It helps that she used to work for the late Charlie Trotter, one of the city's most acclaimed chefs.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
The decision dismissed a ruling granting the students' petition to join the College Athletes Players Association. But it failed to answer the big question: are student athletes university employees?
Monday, August 17, 2015
The National Labor Relations Board announced Monday it dismissed a previous ruling by a Chicago regional office in favor of the Northwestern University athletes.
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina flooded most of New Orleans, much progress has been made to rebuild the city. But black and white residents assess the recovery quite differently.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Despite other gains, New Orleans' murder rate, which hit a 40-year low last year, is on the rise again and remains nearly quadruple that of other cities its size. Residents say police need to do more.
Saturday, August 08, 2015
A year ago, after a white police officer shot an unarmed black youth in Ferguson, Mo., the phrase "Hands up, don't shoot" became a rallying cry. While it has become a mantra, some call it a lie.
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Last year, many businesses in Ferguson, Mo., were looted and vandalized in unrest that gripped the city. Customers are starting to return, but some owners don't feel positive about staying here.
Friday, July 31, 2015
A Justice Department report says the St. Louis County Family Court violates the constitutional rights of children and routinely discriminates against black children.
Friday, July 10, 2015
Chicago is taxing services such as Netflix and Spotify. Some residents wonder if a tax on other Internet services will follow, and others worry the levy will scare away businesses.
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro calls the rule historic. It requires communities that receive federal funds to analyze segregation patterns and come up with plans to reduce it.