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

Mayor Emanuel Tries To Smooth Chicago Crisis; Protesters Insist He Must Go

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Protesters In Chicago Call For Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Resignation

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Darrell Cannon was tortured into confessing to a crime he didn't commit and was sentenced to life in prison. He was exonerated in 2004 and released from prison in 2007. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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With Chicago Police Investigation, Advocates Ask, What Took So Long?

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Head Of Chicago PD Dismissed Amid Tension Over Black Teenager's Death

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Charging Chicago Officer With Murder Fails To Quell Outrage Over Teen's Death

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Chicago Police Release Video Of Officer Shooting Teen

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Chicago Police Officer Charged With First Degree Murder In Death Of Black Teen

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Chicago City Council Approves Ban On Drones

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Wis. Tanker Derailments Revive Debate Over Safest Way To Transport Crude

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George Filenko, commander of the Lake County Major Crime Task Force (left) and Chris Covelli with the Lake County Sheriff's Department talk during a news conference at the police station on Sept. 2 in Fox Lake, Ill. Michael Schmidt/AP hide caption

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Investigators Probe Crash Of Russian Airliner In Egypt's Sinai Peninsula

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United Airlines planes sit on the tarmac at San Francisco International Airport on July 8, grounded by a computer glitch. Some 3,500 United passengers around the world were delayed. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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United Airlines Faces Steep Ascent In Not-So-Friendly Skies

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United Airlines jets are parked at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, N.J. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

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United CEO And 2 Senior Executives Leave Airline Amid Probes

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United Airlines CEO Jeff Smisek Resigns Amid Federal Investigation

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