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 »

November 26, 2014

312 Vintage Guitars is Giving Away A Free Guitar on Saturday

The Bridgeport music store is giving away an electric guitar as part of Small Business Saturday.  

Bridgeport, Chinatown & McKinley Park »

November 26, 2014

Churches, Community Groups Hosting Thanksgiving Meals

Volunteers are working to make holiday meals possible for all residents. 

Bridgeport, Chinatown & McKinley Park »

November 25, 2014

11th Ward Aldermanic Race a Three-Way Contest as Tominello Drops Out

The union activist said he had support, but not enough money to make a run for alderman.

Bridgeport, Chinatown & McKinley Park »

November 25, 2014

St. Gabe's To Host Thanksgiving Meal for Canaryville Community

The feast is open to anyone looking for companionship and a hot meal.

Midway, Chicago Lawn & Ashburn »

November 25, 2014

Inaugural Garfield Ridge Tree Lighting Set for Wentworth Park

Business groups and political leaders are banding together for a holiday ceremony. 

Bridgeport, Chinatown & McKinley Park »

November 25, 2014

11th Ward Aldermanic Forum Set for Canaryville

The South Side neighborhood will host a forum where candidates will make their pitches. 

Bridgeport, Chinatown & McKinley Park »

November 25, 2014

First Trinity to Host Community Meal on Thanksgiving

All are welcome at the Bridgeport church's community feast.

Bridgeport, Chinatown & McKinley Park »

November 25, 2014

Bridgeport Gift Guide: Comiskey Artwork, Sausage and More

Gear up for holiday shopping season with the DNAinfo Chicago guide.