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Heather Cherone

Reporter/Producer @HeatherCherone Contact

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 »

November 1, 2017

The restrictions will be enforced two hours before each event and last until one hour after the event.

Lincoln Park & Old Town »

October 31, 2017

This winter is expected to be snowier than usual for Chicago.

Lincoln Square, Albany Park, Roscoe Village & North Center »

October 31, 2017

Just 10 percent of Chicago's trash is recycled and kept out of landfills, officials said.

Rogers Park & Edgewater »

October 31, 2017

Silverstein denied the allegations by a lobbyist in media interviews Tuesday.

Pullman & Roseland »

October 31, 2017

MAP: Vacant buildings can create blight and become a magnet for crime, officials said.

Midway, Chicago Lawn & Ashburn »

October 30, 2017

Commissioner Ginger Evans said nine homes will have their windows tested for toxic chemicals.

Austin & Belmont Cragin »

October 30, 2017

A state law allows victims of sexual assault or domestic violence to take 12 weeks of unpaid leave.

Lakeview & Wrigleyville »

October 30, 2017

Melissa Stone and her partner Chase McClure said they were "stunned" by the incident Friday in Chicago.