WNIJ news – Election day in Illinois brought some key victories for Republicans, along with a top race still undecided. In the race for governor, incumbent Democrat, Pat Quinn, was leading Republican challenger, Bill Brady, by less than half a percentage point. That's with 99-percent of precincts reporting. Quinn was predicting victory, while acknowledging there were more votes to count. Brady wasn't ready to concede, saying the race won't be decided until later today at the earliest.
A news conference has been scheduled by DeKalb Police Chief Bill Feithen for 8:00 pm Friday. He heads the major crimes task force investigating the killing of Northern Illinois Freshman Antinette "Toni" Keller. Feithen and DeKalb County State's Attorney John Farrell will discuss what Feithen is calling a "major development."
DeKalb, IL – The public could get some information and some comfort at today's events centering on Northern Illinois University student Antinette Keller. Keller disappeared 12 days ago. Police are calling her case a "death investigation," but have provided few details so far.
Heightened security continues today at Northern Illinois University. Police announced over the weekend a body had been found in a thickly wooded area near campus. It's the same park where 18-year-old Antinette Keller had told friends she was going when she was last seen October 14th. They also said the missing person's case had been re-classified as a death investigation.
DeKalb, IL – The crowd was sparse, but the discussions were lively at last night's gubernatorial debate at Northern Illinois University. The Republican and Democrat didn't show up, so there was plenty of room in the spotlight for third parties. WNIJ's Susan Stephens reports.
DeKalb, IL – Third party candidates have been shut out of most political forums this campaign season. Thursday, October 21st, ALL the candidates for governor and U-S Senate were invited to debate at Northern Illinois University. WNIJ's Susan Stephens reports.
Kishwaukee Community College A Kishwaukee College Bond Measure seeks to create a $52.6 million bond in order to help with college building renovations, technology upgrades to the buildings as well as repairs to the parking lots. The measure will appear on the ballots for Boone, DeKalb, Kane, LaSalle, Lee, Ogle & Winnebago Counties.