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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News Brief: FAA Head On Capitol Hill, Jussie Smollett

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Chicago police officers line up outside the District 1 central headquarters during a protest of the police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. The shooting death became a rallying cry for activists calling for police reform. Paul Beaty/AP hide caption

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'The Consent Decree Will Make Us Better,' Federal Oversight of Chicago Police Begins

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Consent Decree Goes Into Effect For Chicago Police Department

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2 African-American Women In Runoff Election To Be Chicago's Mayor

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R. Kelly Bond Set At $1 Million In Sexual Abuse Case

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Universities Scour Yearbooks After Northam

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Political Crisis Continues In Virginia's State Government

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Virginia's Legislative Session Proceeds Amid State's Political Crisis

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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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