David Schaper David Schaper is a NPR National Desk reporter based in Chicago.

First Gulf Coast Casino Set to Reopen

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Railroad Company Rebuilds After Katrina

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Bridge Reconstruction Stirs Development Debate

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O'Hare Growth May Mean Moving a Cemetery

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Iowa Considers Further Rules on Sex Offender

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Mississippi Students Go to Tent School for Education

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Mississippi's New Urbanist Rebuilding Unveiled

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New Urbanism Advocated in Gulf Coast Rebuilding

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Spending on Federal Transport Projects Questioned

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Jury Selection Begins in Illinois Governor's Trial

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One Dead, Dozens Hurt in Chicago Rail Accident

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Katrina Victims Struggle to Obtain Assistance

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Picking Up the Pieces in Mississippi

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Rescue and Recovery on Mississippi's Gulf Coast

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