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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.

West Loop, Near West Side, Pilsen »

October 30, 2017

The town hall will take place from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Malcolm X City College, 1900 W. Jackson Blvd.

Garfield Park & North Lawndale »

October 27, 2017

The Ogden Police District will become the sixth area of the city to use high-tech equipment.

Rogers Park & Edgewater »

October 27, 2017

Inspector General Joseph Ferguson said the city lacks a "holistic, comprehensive" approach to violence.

Bronzeville & Washington Park »

October 27, 2017

Treasurer Kurt Summers said investments would start flowing to local businesses next year.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park & Norwood Park »

October 27, 2017

Latinos were 29.7 percent of 2016 city population, but hold only 15 percent to 17 percent of its jobs. 

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

October 27, 2017

For the third straight year, Chicago gets named the rattiest city in the U.S.

Hyde Park & Kenwood »

October 27, 2017

Alan King, the husband of Ald. Sophia King, asked the mayor to help with a South Side music festival.

Englewood, Auburn Gresham & Chatham »

October 26, 2017

The incident happened in the 1100 block of East 83rd Street early Thursday morning, police said.