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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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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The last high rise at Chicago's Cabrini-Green public housing complex was demolished in 2011. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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Protesters of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel's plan to close dozens of city schools rally in the Capitol rotunda in Springfield, Ill., on Wednesday. The Chicago Board of Education voted to close 50 schools. Seth Perlman/AP hide caption

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Bond For Accused Cleveland Kidnapper Set At $8 Million

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"Sue," the Tyranosaurus rex skeleton, is one of the most famous exhibits at Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History John Zich/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Chicago's Famed Field Museum Struggles To Dig Out Of A Hole

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First lady Michelle Obama on Wednesday speaks about 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton, who was shot and killed on the South Side of Chicago earlier this year. Paul Beaty/AP hide caption

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Ebert works in his office at the WTTW-TV studios in Chicago on Jan. 12, 2011. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP hide caption

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For Pulitzer-Winning Critic Roger Ebert, Films Were A Journey

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