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.

West Loop, Near West Side, Pilsen »

April 26, 2017

Stephanie Lewis, 42, and her boyfriend threatened a guard as part of the plot, prosecutors said.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park & Norwood Park »

April 26, 2017

Eight bicyclists were killed in Chicago in 2015, according to data compiled by state officials.

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

April 26, 2017

The temporary order from a San Francisco judge stops Chicago and other cities from losing federal funds.

Pullman & Roseland »

April 26, 2017

City officials did not say what the "next generation" system will be in place, however.

Lincoln Square, Albany Park & Irving Park »

April 26, 2017

The CPS school year could end June 1 unless there's an infusion of cash in the next week.

Lincoln Square, Albany Park & Irving Park »

April 25, 2017

U.S. News & World Report is out with its list of the best schools in the country and the state.

Bronzeville & Washington Park »

April 25, 2017

The plan is designed to make the high school application process "fair and equitable," officials said.

Downtown, South Loop & River North »

April 24, 2017

Winter break starts Dec. 23 because Christmas is on a Monday this year.