DeKalb, IL – Northern Illinois University can now borrow $29-million dollars while it waits for the state to catch up on its payments. The Board of Trustees reluctantly authorized the short-term loan at its meeting Wednesday morning. The money would be
Rockford, IL – The shooting was justified...but not the events leading up to it. Rockford city leaders released an independent review of last year's police shooting of a man in a church daycare center. WNIJ's Susan Stephens reports.
DeKalb, IL – An iconic Illinois statue will be 100 years old next year. But time has not been kind to the monumental structure known to many as "Black Hawk." A campaign has begun to restore it to its former glory. WNIJ 's Guy Stephens reports.
Dixon, IL – People all around the globe, including some in northern Illinois, staged protests against BP this weekend over the massive oil spill in the Gulf. About a dozen people endured the rain before being baked by the sun at a gas station in Dixon. WNIJ's Christopher Hosken was there.