Nick Gale

NIU Campus

Five Years After The Shootings, Healing Continues At NIU

The tolling of a lone bell could be heard across the campus at NIU as students and family members of the five victims gathered to hear remarks from Gov. Pat Quinn and NIU President John Peters.


President Barack Obama speaks during a town hall style meeting in Atkinson, Illinois, August 17, 2011, during the final day of his three-day bus tour in the Midwest centering on ways to grow the economy. (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Wrapping Up Midwest Bus Tour In NW Illinois

President Barack Obama was wrapping up an official White House listening tour through the Midwest on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2011

Thomson Prison

Kirk Wants Guarantee Of No Terrorists At Prison

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) says he is not opposed to the sale of Thomson Prison to the federal government, but says there must be one provision.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2011