Cheryl CorleyCheryl 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.
Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg (center), head of Big City Mayors, discusses the homeless problem after the group met with California Gov. Gavin Newsom in March. Steinberg says it's time for any adversarial relationship between cities and the Trump administration to end.
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.