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Sam Cholke is a reporter/producer for DNAinfo.com Chicago covering Bronzeville, Hyde Park, Kenwood and South Shore.

A native of Rockford, Ill., Sam previously worked at the Hyde Park Herald Newspapers covering the University of Chicago and ward politics for five years. In 2011, he spent nine months researching and reporting on trauma care for victims of gunshot wounds on Chicago’s South Side through a grant from the Community Media Workshop and the McCormick Foundation.

After graduating from Northern Illinois University in 2004, Sam worked at the Daily Chronicle in DeKalb, Ill., as technical editor for three years coordinating the daily newspaper’s nation, world and health coverage.

Fun Fact: Even I'm not entirely sure how to pronounce my last name.

Hyde Park & Kenwood »

November 2, 2017

One of the robbery victims reported being hit with a handgun.

Downtown, South Loop & River North »

November 2, 2017

Obama warned participants that making change is hard and long and said he will be there to inspire them.

Downtown, South Loop & River North »

November 1, 2017

The duo were part of the closing panel at Wednesday's Obama Summit in the South Loop.

Downtown, South Loop & River North »

November 1, 2017

Michelle Obama gave her tips on preparing kids for a world that feels increasingly more dangerous.

Hyde Park & Kenwood »

November 1, 2017

Griffin has targeted his gift to benefit economics research at the university.

Hyde Park & Kenwood »

November 1, 2017

Teens showed up in the hundreds to party in Hyde Park, but there were few issues compared to last year.

Downtown, South Loop & River North »

November 1, 2017

The former president and Prince Harry are headlining the two-day summit in the South Loop.

Bronzeville & Washington Park »

November 1, 2017

Two Culver's locations plan to open before the end of the year.