The Daily Northwestern

Know your ballot: State comptroller race heats up over state budget crisis

Robin Opsahl, Managing Editor

November 3, 2016

Filed under City, Politics, State

The race for state comptroller in Illinois, usually a low-profile election, has had over $12 million dollars poured into the two candidates’ campaigns, as Republicans and Democrats in the state fight over the position controlling...

Rauner terminates grant to bring Evanston high-speed Internet

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

April 26, 2015

Filed under Business, City, Local, Politics, State

Gov. Bruce Rauner revoked a $1 million state grant to provide Evanston with ultra high-speed Internet, canceling a project that would have established an “innovation corridor” in the area of Chicago Avenue and Main Street. City...

Law school client seeks to prove his innocence after pardon

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

February 9, 2015

Filed under Campus

A client of the School of Law's Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth is asking a Peoria County judge to dismiss his previous offenses. Johnnie Lee Savory, convicted for the 1977 murders of Connie Cooper and James Robins...