David Schaper David Schaper is a NPR National Desk reporter based in Chicago.
David Schaper 2010
Stories By

David Schaper

An expert FAA advisory committee has recommended that airline passengers be allowed to use most personal electronic devices below 10,000 feet. Leonardo Patrizi/iStockphoto.com hide caption

toggle caption
Leonardo Patrizi/iStockphoto.com

Plans to lease Midway Airport were grounded earlier this month due to a lack of competitive bids. Derek Rust/Flickr hide caption

toggle caption
Derek Rust/Flickr

Four Men Charged In Chicago Shooting That Injured 13

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/225842902/225855285" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Tensions Over Syria Run High In Two Chicago-Area Districts

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/219762749/219762757" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Chicago Blackhawks Are Stanley Cup Champs

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/195426322/195451037" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Founder Of Men's Wearhouse Fired By Company's Board

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/193737487/193762791" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

An oversized Chicago Blackhawks hockey helmet sits on one of the lion sculptures outside the entrance to the Art Institute of Chicago in celebration of the team's upcoming appearance in the Stanley Cup Final in Chicago. The Blackhawks host the Boston Bruins in Game 1 on Wednesday. Scott Eisen/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Scott Eisen/AP

Ill. Assembly Called Back To Work On Pension Fund Shortfall

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/189430567/189430552" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Activists rally in support of gay marriage on March 25 in Chicago. The Illinois Senate has approved legislation that will legalize same-sex marriage, but it has stalled in the state House. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Scott Olson/Getty Images

Students and teachers from Eastlake Elementary and Plaza Towers Elementary schools gathered Thursday to say goodbye for the summer. This was a chance to reconnect after the devastating tornado brought an abrupt end to the school year at Plaza Towers in Moore, Okla. Katie Hayes Luke for NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Katie Hayes Luke for NPR