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Hometown Holds Vigil for Iraq Hostage

Residents of LaPorte, Ind., the hometown of Jeffrey Ake, holds a candlelight vigil for the 47-year-old American contractor who is being held hostage in Iraq.

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David Schaper is a correspondent on NPR's National Desk, based in Chicago, primarily covering transportation and infrastructure, as well as breaking news in Chicago and the Midwest.