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Heather Cherone

Reporter/Producer @HeatherCherone hcherone@dnainfo.com

Heather Cherone is a reporter/producer covering Chicago's City Hall.

Cherone joined DNAInfo from the Chicago Tribune, where she was part of the team that helped launch TribLocal in the south and west suburbs.

Cherone is also an adjunct professor of journalism at DePaul University.

Born and raised in Edgewater, Cherone graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism with both a bachelor’s and master’s degree.

After college, Cherone moved to California, where she covered politics and local government for the Los Angeles Daily News and the Oakland Tribune.

Cherone and her husband, Michael, are the parents of two girls, Sophia and Julia.

Fun fact: A huge Chicago Bears fan, Cherone knows all the lyrics – and the dance moves – to the 1985 Bears Super Bowl Shuffle.

Downtown, South Loop & River North »

March 28, 2017

An effort to ban the street musicians Downtown faltered in the face of opposition last month.

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

March 28, 2017

A separate fund created in 2015 should correct the accounting issue, city officials said.

Austin & Belmont Cragin »

March 28, 2017

The $160 million contract for Ameresco Inc. is set to be introduced to the City Council Wednesday.

Wicker Park & Bucktown »

March 28, 2017

The zoning change for the 32-unit building will be voted on by the full City Council on Wednesday.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park & Norwood Park »

March 28, 2017

A zoning change was approved Monday for the 15 units to be built at Cuyler Street and Narragansett Ave.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park & Norwood Park »

March 27, 2017

Ald. Edward Burke (14th) abruptly forced a zoning meeting to a halt after hours of testimony.

Wicker Park & Bucktown »

March 27, 2017

Ald. Moreno (1st) said the development was "significant" and the condos were supported by neighbors.

Uptown & Andersonville »

March 27, 2017

Five of the 197 units will be designated as affordable units, developers said.