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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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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Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak took to a Chicago rooftop on Thursday to attract the city's gay and lesbian community to spend their wedding dollars in Minnesota. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Minneapolis Courts Chicago's Same-Sex Couples

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Activist Bayard Rustin points to a map during a press conference four days ahead of the March on Washington in August 1963. AP hide caption

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Former Chicago Mayor Lends A Hand To Ailing Gary, Ind.

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Deadline Nears For Illinois To Allow Concealed Weapons

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