Cheryl Corley

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Increasing women police recruits to 30% could help change departments' culture

Sunday, July 31, 2022

Departments across the country have pledged to recruit more women in order to diversify their staffs and potentially reduce use of force by police. It's called the 30x30 initiative.


'30 by 30' calls for 30% of police recruits to be women by the year 2030

Sunday, July 17, 2022

Police departments across the country have committed to recruiting more women in order to diversify their staffs and reduce the incidence of police brutality. But does it work?


Suspect has admitted to shooting at Illinois Fourth of July parade, authorities say

Wednesday, July 06, 2022

The 21-year old charged in the mass shooting during a July Fourth parade in Highland Park, Ill., showed up for a bail hearing while the community struggles to recover.


A 4th of July parade in Illinois was the latest target of a mass shooter

Tuesday, July 05, 2022

A gunman on a rooftop in Highland Park, a Chicago suburb, opened fire on the crowd that came together to celebrate. At least six people were killed. Police say a person of interest is in custody.


At least 6 are dead after shooting incident in Highland Park, Ill.

Monday, July 04, 2022

At least six people are dead and at least two dozen are injured after an an active shooter incident in the city of Highland Park, Ill.


Illinois protects access to abortion. Locals have mixed reactions to the Roe ruling

Friday, June 24, 2022

Illinois is one of a handful of states that protects access to abortion and expects people in restrictive states to cross its border. Reactions are strong among those who support and oppose access.


Man accused in killing Buffalo, N.Y., shooting will face federal hate crimes charges

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

The Justice Department announced multiple hate and firearms charges against the white man accused of killing 10 people at a Buffalo market in a predominantly Black neighborhood.


Here's what experts say police should have done in the Uvalde school shooting

Friday, May 27, 2022

"It'd be great if you had some help — but I can assure you those kids need help more than you need help," says Steve Ijames, who trains police agencies on active-shooter situations.


More funerals will be held this week for victims of the mass shooting in Buffalo

Monday, May 23, 2022

In New York, residents of Buffalo are still in shock over a racially motivated mass shooting at a supermarket. Ten African Americans were shot to death, and three people were wounded.


The Buffalo, N.Y., community holds funerals this week for shooting victims

Saturday, May 21, 2022

It's been a difficult and emotional week in Buffalo, N.Y., following last week's shootings at a local supermarket. The racist attack has jarred the community as the first funerals begin.


Buffalo prosecutors get more time to build their case against a mass shooting suspect

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Payton Gendron is accused in a racist supermarket attack that killed 10 people. On Thursday, a judge delayed the hearing that will decide if there's enough evidence to proceed to trial until June 9.


The white man accused of killing 10 Black people in Buffalo will be back in court

Thursday, May 19, 2022

A court hearing will be held Thursday in Buffalo, N.Y., for the white man accused of going on a deadly, racist rampage at a supermarket in a mostly Black neighborhood.


Biden calls for unity during his visit to Buffalo, which is shaken by mass shooting

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

The community in Buffalo, New York, is holding vigils to honor the victims of Saturday's shooting. President Biden traveled there Tuesday to talk with the families of the victims.


Reproductive rights supporters rally across the country

Saturday, May 14, 2022

Thousands of reproductive rights supporters are gathering Saturday at rallies across the country in protest of the Supreme Court draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade.


Protesters across the country are marching for abortion rights

Saturday, May 14, 2022

Thousands of people who support reproductive rights are marching Saturday in several cities to highlight the potential ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade.


Illinois is preparing for a potential influx of people seeking abortions

Monday, May 09, 2022

Illinois is surrounded by states that plan on limiting or banning access to abortions. It's bracing for people who plan to cross state lines if proposed crackdown legislation become law.


In some states, your 6-year-old child can be arrested. Advocates want that changed

Monday, May 02, 2022

Many states have no minimum age, but there's a push to raise it to a common international standard of 14. Experts say diversion programs should be provided without the criminalization of children.


Ex-Chicago police officer avoids federal charges in Laquan McDonald's death

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Federal authorities in Chicago say Jason Van Dyke will not face federal charges. The former police officer, who is white, was convicted in the 2014 murder of a Black teenager.


Sex trafficking victim, accused of murder, waits for court to rule on her defense

Monday, March 14, 2022

The Wisconsin Supreme Court will decide whether a state law designed, in part, to protect sex trafficking victims, can be used as a defense for murder.


Youth mentoring programs could be key in reducing carjackings

Friday, March 11, 2022

The surge in carjackings is persisting across the country. However, officials in Chicago say there's been a small decline so far in 2022 and they're finding different ways to fight the crime.