400 cities and towns applied for a top prize of $3 million and the list has been narrowed down to 50, reports WBBM’s Veronica Carter.
The Student Association of Northern Illinois University is considering asking DeKalb officials to allow underage people to go into bars to be with some of their older friends, even if they’re not allowed to drink alcohol, reports WBBM’s Bernie Tafoya.
The Huskies’ rise to prominence has been years in the making.
Since 1998, NIU has a .610 winning percentage, far better than that of Illinois or Northwestern.
A woman in DeKalb, Illinois, is asking for help in finding a lost pet: a two-foot lizard.
The bear was last seen in the Rochelle area about mid-afternoon, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s office said.
A man is facing charges after his car crashed early Saturday in DeKalb County, ejecting and killing a woman inside.
The campus planned a bell-ringing for Friday afternoon at 3:06 p.m. to honor those killed Feb. 14, 2008. The students killed were Gayle Dubowski, Catalina Garcia, Julianna Gehant, Ryanne Mace and Daniel Parmenter. The gunman also died.
Twelve people were arrested after a fight over stolen drugs at a motel near Northern Illinois University Friday afternoon.
Police are responding to a fight and gunfire at a hotel in DeKalb.
It might be two weeks before a DeKalb County judge rules whether the man who pleaded guilty to the murder of Northern Illinois University student Toni Keller can change that plea.
The leisure and hospitality industry in Chicago is experiencing a spike of 2.3 percent from year-ago employment levels.
Jobs from health care to sales are all seeing increases in listings in the Chicago metro area.
Professional and business services jobs showed significant gains year over year in the Chicago metro area.
A 33-year-old DeKalb man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly allowing an underage relative to drive his car, which crashed and caused minor injuries to a 5-year-old.
The Northern Illinois University football team and coaches were on their way to Miami on Wednesday morning, headed for their New Year’s Day matchup with Florida State in the Orange Bowl.
The accused in that rape case is a former NIU police officer, Andrew Rifkin. He was charged with sexually assaulting a student last year and then fired by the NIU Police Department.
Police in DeKalb have arrested a suspect in connection with the firing of several shots off the campus of Northern Illinois University.
Three athletes with ties to the Chicago-area qualified for the medal rounds of their respective sports on Saturday at the 2012 Olympics in London.
A woman on probation for changing the grades of football players at Antioch High School — where she was a teacher and her husband head coach — is now facing multiple counts of forgery for allegedly scamming her new employer.