In the late 14th Century, poet Geoffrey Chaucer mined Greek mythology to retell the story of two lovers from ancient Troy. His book, Troilus and Criseyde, is considered by scholars to be his best work.
You'll find a synopsis below, but the first thing you should know is this: On his deathbed, Chaucer renounced the poem.
Illinois' pension law might serve as a model for an overhaul of local government retirement systems. The Illinois Municipal League says if the law survives a court challenge, they hope lawmakers approve a similar plan that would address rising pension costs for cities.
The city of Rockford Public Works Department has declared a citywide snow emergency. The decision requires that vehicles be parked on the odd side of the street when the date ends in an odd number and on the even side of the street when the date ends on an even number. The rules will be in effect until the department lifts them.
Art. It inspires, sustains, entertains -- even makes us think. It's the way some people make a living. And its funding is all-too-often the first thing on the chopping block when times are tough. WNIJ's news department decided to take a look at how artists and organizations are adapting to economic and cultural changes.
The Northern Illinois University Huskies will face Utah State Dec. 26, 2013 at the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl. University officials announced Sunday that the Huskies (12-1) will take on Utah State (8-5) of the Mountain West Conference at 8:30 p.m. CT at Qualcomm Stadium. The game will be televised on ESPN.
The Huskies moved down to No. 23 in the BCS standings after a loss Friday to Bowling Green.