Cheryl Corley

Cheryl Corley appears in the following:

Unrest And Protest In Milwaukee After Police Shooting

Sunday, August 14, 2016

NPR gives the latest on the riots and protests that erupted in Milwaukee after police shot and killed a man late Saturday night.


Gangs Allegedly Threaten Chicago Police After Shooting Of Black Man

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Gang leaders allegedly threatened Chicago police after a police-involved shooting. Activists call the notion of supposed threats ludicrous and a ploy to take the spotlight off of police shootings.


More Children Caught In The Crossfire Amid Chicago Street Shootings Spike

Monday, August 01, 2016

Even residents of neighborhoods accustomed to a rise in gun violence in the summer are particularly alarmed now: Fifteen kids age 12 and younger have been injured by bullets so far this year.


The Driving Life And Death Of Philando Castile

Friday, July 15, 2016

Philando Castile spent his driving career trapped in a seemingly endless cycle of traffic stops, fines, court appearances, revocations and reinstatements, raising questions about bias, race and luck.


As Country Reels From Violent Week, Clergies Offer Messages Of Healing

Sunday, July 10, 2016

The fatal police shootings of black men followed by the killings of five police officers have given members of the clergy much to think about. What will they be saying to their congregations?


Community In Disbelief That Minn. Man Was Killed By Police

Friday, July 08, 2016

Protests were held across the country after a police officer shot and killed motorist Philando Castile in a St. Paul suburb during a traffic stop. Castile's girlfriend livestreamed the aftermath.


Abner Mikva, Former Illinois Congressman And Obama Mentor, Dies

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

Former Illinois Congressman and federal judge Abner Mikva died on Monday at the age of 90. A mentor to President Obama, Mikva received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2014.


Orlando Club Reopens Nearly Two Weeks After Deadly Mass Shooting

Friday, June 24, 2016

It was Latin Night at Pulse when a gunman opened fire inside the Orlando club, killing 49 people and inuring dozens more. Nearly two weeks later, the LGBT club again hosted Latin Night.


Attorney General Loretta Lynch Meets With Victims, Police In Orlando

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch traveled to Orlando Tuesday, where she met with victims, law enforcement and family members of those killed in the mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub. The FBI is working with local law enforcement to determine the motive for the attack, described as an act of terrorism and a hate crime.


Chicago Archdiocese To Offer Paid Family Leave

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Chicago's Catholic Archdiocese next month begins offering 12 weeks of paid parental leave to its employees. Officials say the directive ensures personnel policies are in line with church teachings.


Autopsy Report: Prince Died Of An Accidental Overdose

Friday, June 03, 2016

The Midwest Medical Examiner's office in Ramsey, Minn., confirmed that iconic pop star Prince died from a self-administered dose of fentanyl — a powerful opiate used to control pain.


High Lead Levels Discovered In Chicago School's Drinking Fountains

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

Chicago officials faced angry parents and three water fountains were shut down at an elementary school. Now, all of the city's public schools are being tested for lead contamination.


Chicago Public Schools Expand Guidelines For Transgender Students

Friday, May 06, 2016

The Chicago Public Schools announced a set of guidelines making it clear their transgender student population will not be discriminated against under school policy. The district's updated guidelines state that transgender and nonconforming students will be able to use restrooms and locker rooms that match their identity.


As A Guerrilla Movement, Tiny Homes May Emerge As Alternative To Shelters

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Tiny homes are a growing solution to homeless veterans and vulnerable youth, especially those who identify as LGBTQ. But the movement faces challenges from regulations and neighbors across the nation.


Chicago's Upgrades To Aging Water Lines May Disturb Lead Pipes

Thursday, April 14, 2016

The city's 10-year plan to replace 900 miles of old pipes has been met with praise and criticism — and a lawsuit from residents who say the pipe work has raised lead levels in their drinking water.


Feds: Denying Housing Over Criminal Record May Be Discrimination

Monday, April 04, 2016

Finding a place to live can be difficult for people with arrest records. Beginning Monday it may be easier for convicted felons to rent a home under the protection of the Fair Housing Act.


Avoiding A Future Crisis, Madison Removed Lead Water Pipes 15 Years Ago

Thursday, March 31, 2016

The water crisis in Flint, Mich., raised an alarm about the dangers of lead in our water supply, but it is not new knowledge. Madison, Wis., knew about it and removed all its lead pipes 15 years ago.


Chicago Considers 3 Finalists To Lead Ailing Police Department

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Three finalists have made the cut to be considered as the next top cop in Chicago. The city is battling a high murder rate, distrust of its police and dissatisfaction with the way the mayor handles police shootings, particularly of black men.


Tests Say The Water Is Safe. But Flint's Restaurants Still Struggle

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

The tap draws from Lake Huron. Eatery owners have bought ice, bottles and expensive filters. Large signs in windows post lead-free test results. But diners in this Michigan city are still leery.


Public Universities Struggle Without State Aid Amid Illinois Budget Crisis

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner challenged Democratic state lawmakers last week to either agree on parts of his so-called turnaround agenda or give him the ability to slash spending deep...