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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.
November 1, 2017
The restrictions will be enforced two hours before each event and last until one hour after the event.
October 31, 2017
This winter is expected to be snowier than usual for Chicago.
Just 10 percent of Chicago's trash is recycled and kept out of landfills, officials said.
Silverstein denied the allegations by a lobbyist in media interviews Tuesday.
MAP: Vacant buildings can create blight and become a magnet for crime, officials said.
October 30, 2017
Commissioner Ginger Evans said nine homes will have their windows tested for toxic chemicals.
A state law allows victims of sexual assault or domestic violence to take 12 weeks of unpaid leave.
Melissa Stone and her partner Chase McClure said they were "stunned" by the incident Friday in Chicago.