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.

Concentrated Poverty Wanes, Researchers Say

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Report: States Cutting Child-Care Subsidies

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City: Chicago Club Ignored Orders to Close

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Answers Sought in Crowd Deaths at Nightclub

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Charity Director Linked to bin Laden Pleads Guilty

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Many Statehouses Debating Capital Punishment

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Illinois Governor Spares All on Death Row

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Illinois Governor's Death-Penalty Decisions

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Illinois Governor Pardons Four on Death Row

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United Airlines Bankruptcy

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United's Loan Guarantee Denied, Bankruptcy Close

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