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.

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July 24, 2014

Chinatown Health Fair Set for Saturday

The event will offer free health screenings, cultural performances and live entertainment.

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July 24, 2014

35th Street to Get 24 New Townhomes After Zoning Change

A developer is planning to build 24 new townhomes at 35th Street and Parnell Avenue.

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July 23, 2014

Blessed Sacrament to Host Saturday Clothing Drive

The clothing drive takes place Saturday morning at the Southwest Side church.

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July 23, 2014

Women Swipe $100 from Bridgeport Nail Salon Cash Register

Salon employees said four women came into the business pretending to be customers.

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July 23, 2014

Coyle and Herr Departing Bridgeport, Heading to the North Side

The boutique consignment shop will soon call Avondale its new digs.

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July 22, 2014

Partying in Canaryville This Weekend Could Win You $10,000

The annual St. Gabriel Family Fest brings out the Canaryville crowds.

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July 22, 2014

More Details on Midway Jet Noise to Be Released This Week

The public is invited to Thursday's multi-agency Midway noise commission meeting.