Cheryl Corley appears in the following:
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.
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Michigan has one of the largest populations of juveniles serving life in prison. Such sentences were ruled unconstitutional and now the state must decide who remains behind bars and who gets released.
Thursday, January 11, 2018
These fake 911 calls designed to elicit a SWAT team response are raising concerns among law enforcement. Some worry changes coming to the 911 system could lead to more of the prank calls.
Friday, December 15, 2017
In U.S. District Court in Chicago, nine federal judges continue a first-of-its kind hearing to determine if phony drug stash house stings run by federal agents are racially biased.
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Defense attorneys call it a "mass exoneration." The men who were cleared say they were framed by police who demanded bribes, and planted drugs on them if they refused to pay.
Saturday, October 14, 2017
On Sunday, new rules go into effect for Chicago police that will mandate how they interact with the public. The new rules follow high profile cases of police shootings.
Wednesday, September 06, 2017
NPR's Cheryl Corley makes a bittersweet return home to Harvey, Ill., where she finds a town struggling to survive.
Friday, July 07, 2017
For the first time in two years, the state of Illinois passed a budget, after lawmakers overrode the governor's veto. But it doesn't mean the state has solved its budget woes.
Thursday, July 06, 2017
More police have been killed on the job in 2017 than at the same time last year. Seven of the 67 police fatalities so far this year, have been in New York.
Tuesday, July 04, 2017
An unusually large number of luxury condos are for sale or rent at Chicago's Trump International Hotel and Tower. Market forces and protests over the Trump presidency may both be factors.
Friday, May 26, 2017
Several regions threatened with cuts to federal funding over immigration policies say they will not be bullied by the Trump administration. They maintain enforcing federal immigration laws is illegal.
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Many mothers awaiting trial remain in jail because they can't afford bail. This week, a number of organizations are working to post bail so these women can be home with their families on Mother's Day.
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
The Center will be located in the Jackson Park neighborhood of Chicago's South side and it will include three buildings — a museum, forum and library that surround a public plaza.