Rockford, IL – Veterans Day looks more like Memorial Day this week as the nation honors the men and women who were killed or wounded in last week's shooting at Fort Hood. They were remembered in Rockford this weekend, along with Illinois service members who have died during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. WNIJ's Susan Stephens reports.
DeKalb, IL – The state's budgeting decisions could put the health care plans of many Northern Illinois University employees at risk. Local doctors have sent a letter to state officials saying they cannot afford to wait much longer for the state to reimburse them for medical services provided to state employees. WNIJ's Mike Moen and Susan Stephens have more on this story.
Naperville, IL – A new law recently approved by a Chicago suburb has brought attention to one man's decade-long protest against city hall. Many call him homeless...but he says his street tent is a way of demonstrating against the city. This new ordinance will force him to take his message elsewhere. WNIJ's Mike Moen reports:
DeKalb, IL – As October winds down, the investigation into Northern Illinois University's police chief continues. Donald Grady is accused of threatening a student journalist. He's been placed on administrative leave, and is in danger of losing his job. As WNIJ's, Mike Moen, reports, this isn't the first time Grady has had to face critics:
DeKalb, IL – It's been more than a year and a half since five students were shot to death in a classroom at Northern Illinois University. Now people who were affected by that tragedy can find some peace in a newly-completed memorial garden, featuring a sculpture many are finding inspirational. WNIJ's Mike Moen reports.