| Sep 2, 2012
| 12:05 PM
Chicago sci-fi fans are eager to see NBC's new series "Revolution." So eager, in fact, they voted online in droves to win a special theatrical screening Sept. 6 at Kerasotes Showplace ICON.
Now comes the difficult part. In order to attend, fans must go...
| May 31, 2012
| 9:49 AM
The Bloomington Police Department released a statement Thursday, just days before the one year anniversary of the disappearance of Indiana University student Lauren Spierer.
Police said the investigation is still “very active” and several...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 12:50 PM
When the great English poet Philip Larkin worked at the University of Hull, he liked to say that the need to change trains in Doncaster meant most journalists, academics and other London irritants didn't bother to harass him.
The American writer David...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:12 AM
The American News has been and is continuing to work on a project of the history of Northern State football: 1902-2012.
The project will be published in its entirety in the Oct. 5 edition of the American News.
Here is a preview of the all-time NSU...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 4:41 PM
State Farm Insurance has pulled direct sponsorship of Penn State football for the 2012 season in the wake of the sex abuse scandal at the university, a spokeswoman confirmed Tuesday.
The decision by the Bloomington, Ill.-based company was made in the...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 6:45 AM
One person was fatally shot early Wednesday, just one block away from where hundreds of people were gathering to apply for Section 8 housing in Bloomington, Ind.
Officers with the Bloomington Police Department responded to the 1000 block of North...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 10:25 PM
A University of Chicago business school student was struck and killed by a cab that veered off Milwaukee Avenue in the River West neighborhood this morning, hit a light pole and flipped over several times, authorities said.
Eric Kerestes, 30, was...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 9:01 AM
A record freshman class is set to invade Bloomington.
Indiana University expects 7,590 first-year students to enroll in 2012, eclipsing the previous mark for an incoming freshman class set in 2008.
"We believe the record numbers in the beginning class...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford said Monday a decision on whether to run for the 2014 Republican nomination for governor is more a matter of when than if.
Speaking to reporters after appearing at the City Club of Chicago, the first-term treasurer said...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 9:30 PM
(Bloomington, IL) – Despite scoring more than two regulation goals in a game for the first time in nine games, the Rapid City Rush were unable to pick up their first win streak of the season on Saturday night. Bloomington Blaze stars Jon Booras and...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 8:53 PM
(Bloomington, IL) – With an opportunity to jump up two spots in the CHL’s Berry Conference, the Rapid City Rush clipped the Bloomington Blaze 2-1 on Wednesday night. The Rush were able to hold the league’s top offense to one goal and...