Casey Cora

Reporter/Producer @bycaseycora ccora@dnainfo.com

Casey Cora is a neighborhood reporter at DNAinfo Chicago, covering Bridgeport, Back of the Yards and Chinatown.

Born and raised in Joliet, Casey joined DNAinfo after two and a half years editing the Oak Park edition of Patch.com. Prior to that, he covered municipal beats on the Southwest Side, where politics was a contact sport, and covered breaking and community news for the St. Petersburg Times in Florida.

His work has appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times, SouthtownStar, St. Petersburg Times, Patch and the Huffington Post.

Fun fact: A crime brief he wrote about a woman stabbing her boyfriend’s puppet made it to Jay Leno’s “Headlines” segment.

Bridgeport, Chinatown & McKinley Park »

October 24, 2014

Chef Tony Hu's Lao Sze Chuan, Other Restaurants Raided by FBI

"Search warrants are being executed at a number of locations," an FBI spokeswoman said.

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October 24, 2014

Renovation on Two Bridgeport Parks to be Complete by November, City Says

The city is replacing playground equipment at Humbert and McKeon parks.

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October 24, 2014

Residents Hoping for Dog-Friendly Area in McKinley Park

The quest to bring a dog park to McKinley Park begins with paperwork and petitions.

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October 24, 2014

Youth Center Haunted House Set for Bridgeport

The haunted house will be held from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at Fellowship House, 844 W. 32nd St.

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October 23, 2014

Midway Noise Relief Could Come in 'Baby Steps,' Commission Says

The Midway Noise Compatibility Commission acknowledged it's slow going for noise relief.

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October 23, 2014

Preservation Groups to Host Tour of Central Manufacturing District

The walking tour will explore the intersection of the city's architecture and industry.

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October 22, 2014

Find Some Serenity at McGuane Park 'Art and Peace' Event

Artist Indira Johnson will discuss her "Ten Thousand Ripples" project.

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October 22, 2014

Organic Food Delivery Service Bets Big on South Side Warehouse

With big ambitions, a food delivery company has opened a Pershing Road warehouse.