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

Old Cities Can Profit from New Sprawl

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Protesters Hail 'Day Without Immigrants'

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Gas Prices Drive Some to Reconsider Habits

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Former Illinois Governor Is Found Guilty of Fraud

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Former Illinois Gov. Ryan Convicted for Fraud

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Bus Company Tries to Lure Customers with $1 Fare on Midwest Routes

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Salvia: Legal Herb Hallucinogen Draws Teens, Critics

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Census Reflects Shift in Metropolitan Life

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Officials Probe Spills at Illinois Nuclear Power Plant

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Bodyguards for Chicago Officials Ire Taxpayers

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Casino Towns Consider Lessons from Biloxi

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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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