Cheryl Corley Cheryl Corley is a Chicago-based NPR correspondent who works for the National Desk. She primarily covers criminal justice issues as well as breaking news in the Midwest and across the country.
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Charlie Trotter at his restaurant in Chicago in 2012. Sitthixay Ditthavong/AP Photo hide caption

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Remembering Chef Charlie Trotter, Chicago Fine-Dining Visionary

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The owners of Women and Children First, Chicago's famed feminist bookstore, are looking to sell. Kevin Zolkiewicz/Flickr.com hide caption

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Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy says police have at least 108 examples of shootings or murders in 2013 alone that would not have happened if the proposed mandatory minimum sentencing law was in effect. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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Researchers say that in Milwaukee County, more than half of all black men in their 30s and 40s had been incarcerated at some point. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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