Richard Schmack en Another NIU "Coffee Fund" Case Dropped <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Charges have been dropped against one of Northern Illinois University’s top financial officials. University controller Keith Jackson was charged last year with two felonies and one misdemeanor related to the so-called “coffee fund” scandal.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 22:59:05 +0000 Susan Stephens 27729 at Another NIU "Coffee Fund" Case Dropped Schmack Faces High-Profile Cases <p>The DeKalb County State's Attorney's Office is preparing for a change in leadership.&nbsp; That's after Democrat Richard Schmack defeated incumbent Republican Clay Campbell in Tuesday's election. Schmack says he wants to focus on restructuring the office, with an emphasis on training younger assistants.&nbsp; Fri, 09 Nov 2012 10:46:25 +0000 Mike Moen 21112 at Schmack Faces High-Profile Cases State's Attorney's Race: DeKalb County <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Republican <a href="">Clay Campbell</a> has served as DeKalb County State’s Attorney since 2010, when he won a special election. He is seeking another term. Campbell’s opponent this fall is Democrat <a href="">Richard Schmack</a>, a private attorney who has previously served as an assistant state’s attorney in DeKalb County. The two candidates were asked a set of questions by WNIJ's Mike Moen. Tue, 30 Oct 2012 11:28:00 +0000 Mike Moen 20562 at State's Attorney's Race: DeKalb County