WNIJ news – Both Democrats and Republicans in Illinois' Congressional delegation were split in the debt ceiling vote in the House. Adam Kinzinger was one of eight Republicans to support the plan. Republicans Randy Hultgren, Joe Walsh,and Tim Johnson voted against the deal. Kinzinger says although he had to hold his nose to vote, he thinks it's a good first step. But, he says he has two big concerns about the bill. One is a reduction in military spending. Kinzinger says there also needs to be more discussion about changes to entitlement programs.
WNIJ news – Military veterans say it isn't always easy making the transition from life in the service to life on a college campus. WNIJ's Mike Moen reports, Northern Illinois University is trying a new approach to ease that sometimes difficult transition:
Sycamore, IL – A Seattle man accused of murdering a Sycamore girl in 1957 will be arraigned this morning in DeKalb County court. 71-year-old Jack McCullough was extradited to Illinois yesterday, the same day Maria Ridulph's body was exhumed.