DeKalb, IL – Officials at Northern Illinois University have received a final report from an independent panel, set-up to examine misconduct allegations against campus police chief, Donald Grady. University officials aren't saying when they might arrive at a decision about what to do, if anything, to Grady. The report stems from claims made by a student journalist, that he was threatened by the chief. Meanwhile, WNIJ's, Christopher Hosken, reports, there is an underlying issue tied to the situation:
Rockford, IL – The public debate continues...over whether Gitmo detainees should be transferred to Northwestern Illinois. That could happen...IF the federal government buys the state prison in Thomson. WNIJ's, Mike Moen, spoke with, Thomas Alisankus, a criminal justice professor at Rock Valley College. They discussed safety concerns and other questions surrounding the proposal:
Thompson, IL – A state prison in northwest Illinois has been sitting mostly empty since it was built in 2001. Now federal officials are considering buying the Thomson prison. WNIJ's Susan Stephens reports.