Cheryl Corley

Cheryl Corley appears in the following:

Jason Van Dyke Found Guilty In Murder Of Laquan McDonald

Saturday, October 06, 2018

In Chicago, a jury found that police officer Jason Van Dyke committed murder and aggravated battery when he shot 17-year-old Laquan McDonald 16 times in 2014.


Chicago Police Officer Goes On Trial For Murder Of Black Teen

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

One protest chant has become a mantra after Laquan McDonald's death: "Sixteen shots and a cover-up." The case now embodies the massive distrust between communities of color and police in Chicago.


A Funeral Fit For A 'Queen'

Saturday, September 01, 2018

The star-studded funeral for Aretha Franklin gave family, friends and fans the chance to pay tribute to the Queen of Soul. It ended a week of events celebrating the singer's life.


Aretha Fans Flock To Her Hometown Church For A Last Glimpse Of The Queen

Thursday, August 30, 2018

The Queen of Soul returned to her hometown church today — New Bethel Baptist in Detroit. She lay in repose as fans lined up to offer tribute.


Pink Cadillacs Will Line Up For Aretha Franklin's Funeral

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Dozens of pink Cadillacs will be part of the tribute to Franklin, whose funeral is Friday in Detroit. The Queen of Soul's hit "Freeway of Love" motivated the motorcade.


U.S. Inmates Plan Nationwide Prison Strike To Protest Labor Conditions

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Inmates planned a series of strikes across prisons this week to protest conditions and work programs. Though legal, they compare the low-wage programs to "modern-day slavery."


Chicago Battles Its Image As Murder Capital Of The Nation

Friday, August 10, 2018

Despite news about violence in Chicago, the city's crime rate is well below other cities. Even so, officials realize they still must fight the murder capital perception.


Chicago Has A 'Heavy Heart' After Dozens Wounded In 33 Shootings Last Weekend

Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Twelve people died in one of the bloodiest weekends in recent history. The city's mayor and police superintendent say residents of the affected areas should do more.


Chicago Officials Ask People To Speak Up After A Dozen Killed In Weekend Shooting

Monday, August 06, 2018

In Chicago, one of the bloodiest weekends in recent history has the city's mayor and police superintendent calling for neighbors to speak up.


Anti-Violence Protesters To Shut Down Chicago's Lake Shore Drive

Thursday, August 02, 2018

Protesters plan to close a portion of the busy roadway Thursday as part of an anti-violence march to Wrigley Field. The group says it wants the mayor and police superintendent to resign.


North Dakota Prison Officials Think Outside The Box To Revamp Solitary Confinement

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Thousands of inmates serve some of their time in solitary confinement, locked down in small cells for up to 23 hours a day. North Dakota is changing its thinking on this segregated housing.


Fatal Police Shooting In Chicago Highlights Tense Relationship In The City

Monday, July 16, 2018

A fatal police shooting in Chicago over the weekend sparked protests. The incident underscores the tense relationship that remains between the police department and residents.


Prisoners In Illinois Ask Governor For Help Getting Their Debate Team Back

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Prison officials say they are re-evaluating all programs, but the prisoners say their effort to shed light on the problems with parole in Illinois may be what's behind the shutdown.


Chicago Debates If Civilian Groups Should Oversee Police

Monday, May 28, 2018

Overhauling police has been a critical issue for more than two years after the release of a video which showed a white Chicago police officer shooting and killing a black teenager.


Danica Patrick's Last Race

Saturday, May 26, 2018

This Sunday, it's the end of "start your engines" for racing star Danica Patrick. The only woman to win an IndyCar race, Patrick leaves motor sports with a last run at the Indy 500.


Questions Surround Austin Bombing Investigation Efforts, View Of Suspect

Saturday, March 24, 2018

On the day the Austin bomber killed himself, the city's acting police chief described him as a "challenged young man" — not a terrorist. That designation didn't sit well with people of color.


Chicago Community Groups Will Get Their Say On Police Reform

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Black Lives Matter and other community groups will contribute to reform guidelines for the Chicago Police Department that are being drawn up by city and state officials.


Chicago Students Add Time To Walkout For Local Victims Of Gun Violence

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

In Chicago, some students who walked out of class on Wednesday added extra time to their tribute — 17 minutes for the individuals killed in Florida, plus three minutes more for other victims of gun violence in Chicago, including a police commander.


In Chicago, Students Protest Gun Violence In Communities

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

High school students across the U.S. are walking out of class to protest gun violence in schools. In Chicago, protesting students also want action to take guns off the street.


Do Police Officers In Schools Really Make Them Safer?

Thursday, March 08, 2018

After the massacre in Parkland, Fla., President Trump said every school should have resource officers. But critics fear the unintended consequences like increased suspensions and arrests.