Cheryl Corley Cheryl Corley is a NPR correspondent who works for the National Desk and is based in Chicago. She travels throughout the Midwest covering issues and events throughout the region's 12 states.
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There was a huge jump last year in the number of murders in Chicago. As young people are affected by the gun violence, community leaders look for answers. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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In Bid To Curb Violence, Chicago Gets Some Ideas From Teens Behind Bars

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DOJ Report On Chicago Police Finds 'Pattern Of Excessive Force'

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President Obama waves to supporters at an election night party in Chicago to proclaim victory in the 2012 presidential election. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Before Farewell Speech, Chicagoans Reflect On President Obama's Legacy

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Researchers Link Gun Violence To Public Health In Chicago Study

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Mourners raise their fists during a night rally in honor of Alton Sterling outside the Triple S Food Mart in Baton Rouge, La., on July 11. Sterling was one of several men killed in police shootings this year. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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In 2016, Violence Pervaded Policing On Both Ends Of The Gun

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks with members of the media after meeting with President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower in New York on Wednesday. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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From Immigration To Infrastructure, Big-City Mayors Draw Up Wish List For Trump

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Army Corps Of Engineers Wants Further Study Of Dakota Access Pipeline

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In A Sea Of Red, Illinois Stands Out As A Blue State

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Chicago Cubs Fans Celebrate First World Series Win In 108 Years

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Chicago Cubs superfan Virginia Wood is celebrating her 102nd birthday next month, and she's hoping her beloved team grants her a wish — a World Series title. Cheryl Corley/NPR hide caption

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101-Year-Old Chicago Cubs Fan Hopes Beloved Team Grants Her Birthday Wish

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Co-Founder Of Chess Records, Phil Chess, Dies At 95

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Union Publicizes Sexual Harassment In Chicago's Hospitality Industry

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