Illinois bail reform law draws mixed reviews

Cash-bail reforms signed into law June 9 by Gov. Bruce Rauner are a good first step, but need more strength to really affect the number of persons who are held in jail because they…

NIU President walks away with $600,000 settlement

Northern Illinois University President Douglas Baker, who resigned as of June 30, will walk away with one year’s salary, plus a payoff for not taking a job as an instructor at the…

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