Cheryl Corley appears in the following:
Saturday, September 19, 2020
Payouts range from multi-million-dollars to far less but the financial impact is often overlooked. One argument in the protests over policing is that funds for police could be better used elsewhere.
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Settlements for police misconduct can range from multimillion-dollar payouts to far less. But the financial impact of police misconduct on cities and taxpayers is often overlooked.
Thursday, August 27, 2020
The ongoing protests over racial and economic injustices mirror concerns voiced 57 years ago at the historic March on Washington. Four Chicagoans reflect on events and their significance then and now.
Friday, August 14, 2020
Cities from Chicago to Oakland report increases in shootings and killings since the pandemic began. Tensions from the pandemic may be contributing, but the answer isn't so simple.
Monday, August 10, 2020
Downtown Chicago was the target of violence early Monday as large groups moved through the area, smashing windows and looting stores. The city vowed to crack down on violence.
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Law enforcement has responded differently to protests continuing across the U.S. NPR reporters in Portland, Ore., Beacon, N.Y., and Chicago discuss ways these cities have dealt with civil unrest.
Monday, July 20, 2020
The pandemic has forced people to change their lives dramatically, which has contributed to the crime rate dropping. The bad news: an uptick in shootings and killings.
Thursday, June 25, 2020
But state officials say the threat of COVID-19 remains strong and they need to continue wearing facemasks and social distancing.
Thursday, June 18, 2020
Chicago's mayor calls the pandemic a public health red alarm. The city's new "racial equity rapid response team" is crafting strategies to ward off the disease in Black and Latinx neighborhoods.
Friday, June 12, 2020
Since the protests sparked by George Floyd's killing in police custody, many have called for overhauling police departments and policies. Efforts underway in some cities have had mixed success.
Tuesday, June 09, 2020
The mayor calls the coronavirus a public health "red alarm." She has deployed a Racial Equity Rapid Response Team to fight the disease in black and Latinx neighborhoods.
Saturday, June 06, 2020
For years, activists who've criticized police abuse have called for cuts in law enforcement budgets – often with little success. Now, the idea is gaining traction after George Floyd's killing.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Minneapolis protesters say they want justice for George Floyd, a black man who died while in police custody. A video of his arrest has again raised public concerns about police use of force.
Tuesday, May 05, 2020
The state is essentially in Phase 2, with a plan to slowly reopen in certain regions of the state that meet criteria set by Gov. J.B. Pritzker.
Sunday, May 03, 2020
Production of N95 masks has increased, but health care workers now say there's a shortage of gowns as the two protective gears are competing for the same materials.
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Republican state Rep. Darren Bailey got a temporary restraining order against the rules — for himself. He says the limits on residents should be lifted for the entire state.
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
States are all grappling with the coronavirus outbreak. However, some of them are already talking about lifting strict quarantine measures. Each state is taking a different approach.
Monday, April 13, 2020
Cook County Jail's coronavirus outbreak has prompted policy changes and a federal lawsuit. More than 500 staff and detainees infected.
Saturday, April 11, 2020
The Cook County Jail has the largest outbreak of the coronavirus behind bars, with more than 400 staff and inmates infected. They've offered early release to ease overcrowding, but the risk remains.
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
People in jail are being released early, arrests are down and some court cases are being postponed as members of the criminal justice system grapple with the coronavirus threat.