Cheryl Corley appears in the following:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.