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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Ex-Chicago Police Officer Sentenced To 81 Months For Laquan McDonald Murder

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Former Chicago Police Officer Sentenced To Nearly 7 Years For Laquan McDonald Murder

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3 Chicago Officers Accused In A Police Cover-Up To Learn Their Fate

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Flanked by attorney Ben Crump, Emantic Bradford Sr. discusses the results of a forensic examination on his son Emantic "EJ" Bradford Jr., who was fatally shot by police after a shooting in a shopping mall on Thanksgiving Day, after being mistaken for a suspect. Jay Reeves/AP hide caption

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More Police Training Key To Determining Who Is A 'Good Guy' With A Gun

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Daidre Kimp dresses her daughter, Stella, before starting their day. Stella will go to in-prison daycare, while her mom does chores at the Washington Corrections Center for Women in Gig Harbor. Eman Mohammed for NPR hide caption

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Prison Nurseries Allow Moms, Serving Time, To Bond With Their Babies

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Jason Van Dyke Found Guilty In Murder Of Laquan McDonald

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Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke, center, attends a hearing at the Leighton Criminal Court Building, in Chicago. Antonio Perez/AP hide caption

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Chicago Police Officer Goes On Trial For Murder Of Black Teen

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Aretha Franklin's homegoing service was held at Greater Grace Temple in Detroit. This sign sat on a hearse outside of the church. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images hide caption

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A Funeral Fit For A 'Queen'

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A pink Cadillac outside the viewing of Aretha Franklin at the Detroit's Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on Tuesday. Jeff Kowalsky/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pink Cadillacs Will Line Up For Aretha Franklin's Funeral

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U.S. Inmates Plan Nationwide Prison Strike To Protest Labor Conditions

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Chicago Battles Its Image As Murder Capital Of The Nation

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A bystander watches as Chicago police investigate a street where multiple people were shot on Sunday. Joshua Lott/Getty Images hide caption

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Chicago Has A 'Heavy Heart' After Dozens Wounded In 33 Shootings Last Weekend

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Chicago Officials Ask People To Speak Up After A Dozen Killed In Weekend Shooting

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