Northern Illinois University To Hold Moment Of Silence On 11th Anniversary Of Campus ShootingOn the 11th anniversary of the campus shooting at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, the school will observe a moment of silence to remember the lives of five students who were killed on Feb. 14, 2008.
Labor Day Travel Could Return To Pre-Recession LevelsExperts say the upcoming holiday could be the busiest Labor Day weekend for travel since the start of the recession in 2008.
Opinion: Obama And Solyndra Reunite At High Dollar FundraiserOne would think that Obama and his White House would want to keep the name Solyndra as far from the headlines as possible. Yet, President Obama is rubbing elbows with key players in the Solyndra stimulus disaster at a high-priced fundraiser where donors paid $35,800-per-person.
3 Consecutive Life Sentences For Balfour In Hudson Family MurdersWilliam Balfour, the man convicted of murdering three members of singer-actress Jennifer Hudson's family, has been sentenced to three consecutive life terms in prison.
Opinion: The Second Coming Of WDown to the trademark "W", W. Mitt Romney is literally the second coming of the George W. Bush: the economic strategy that led to the worst American economy since the Great Depression and the Bush legacy of secrecy in the face of questions from the American public.
Town Of Sterling, Ill., Recovering From Fear Of Serial Killer SheleyThe residents of a small Illinois town – where the victim of an accused serial killer once lived – are finding life a bit less fearful with the help of a new police program.
Hudson Family Friend: Balfour Threatened Hudsons At Child's Birthday PartyA family friend of singer Jennifer Hudson testified Thursday that accused Hudson family killer William Balfour repeatedly threatened to kill the Hudsons while attending a child’s birthday party a few months before the murders.
City To Challenge Award To Family Of Trucker Who Slammed Into 'L' EscalatorCity of Chicago attorneys say they plan to challenge a jury’s decision in connection with a deadly accident four years ago.
Jury Picked For Trial Of Accused Hudson Family KillerA full jury has been selected in the trial of William Balfour, the man charged with killing three members of Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson’s family.
Victims Of NIU Massacre Remembered 4 Years LaterOn this day four years ago, a gunman opened fire on a geology class at Cole Hall at Northern Illinois University, leaving five people dead before turning the gun on himself.
Four Years After Massacre, NIU Opens Renovated Cole HallStudents at Northern Illinois University on Tuesday will get their first look at the newly renovated Cole Hall, nearly four years after a massacre left five students dead.
Man Admits To Buying Puffer Fish Poison In Plot To Kill WifeA northwest suburban man has pleaded guilty to trying to kill his wife with poison from a puffer fish.
Sentence Coming For Man Involved In Pizzeria Manager's MurderA man convicted in the murder of a Near West Side pizzeria manager will learn his fate Tuesday.
Illinois To Receive Federal Funds For Damage From Hurricane IkeSome Illinois municipalities will soon get their share of federal money to help them recover from the damage done by the storm system that produced Hurricane Ike.
Man To Be Sentenced In Pizzeria Owner's MurderA man is set to be sentenced Monday in the 2008 murder of a pizzeria owner whom the man thought was part of a rival gang.