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Parking restricted this weekend: cops

By Northern Star Staff | October 6, 2014

The following streets are subject to established parking restrictions 2-6 a.m. throughout Homecoming weekend, according to a DeKalb Police Department news release:• Varsity Boulevard• Regent Drive• Eco Park Drive• Fotis Drive• Aspen Court•...

Van Arsedale reaches potential plea agreement

By Dave Gong | November 10, 2011

The state and attorneys for one of the men charged with the April 5 shooting at 1009 Aspen Court have potentially reached a plea agreement, said Clay Campbell, DeKalb County State's Attorney.Attorneys for Richard Van Arsdale III, 21, previously filed...

Mark Orozco

Attorney motions to suppress search of Orozco’s apartment

By Dave Gong | October 5, 2011

The attorney for one of the men charged with the April 5 shooting at 1009 Aspen Court has introduced a motion to suppress the search of the defendant's residence.Former NIU student Mark Orozco, 24, appeared in court via closed-circuit television Wednesday...

Orozco receives new attorney in status hearing

Orozco receives new attorney in status hearing

By Dave Gong | April 27, 2011

DeKALB | One of the men charged in the April 5 shooting of NIU linebacker Devon Butler appeared in court Wednesday for a status hearing. Former NIU student Mark Orozco is charged with attempted murder, aggravated battery with a firearm, aggravated discharge...

Suspects’ bond set at $1 million in Butler shooting

By Dave Gong | April 7, 2011

Bond was set at $1 million each Thursday morning for the two NIU students charged with shooting football linebacker Devon Butler. Mark Orozco, 24, and Richard Van Arsdale III, 20, appeared in court via closed-circuit television Thursday morning and have...

Football player shot; 2 students charged with attempted murder

Football player shot; 2 students charged with attempted murder

By Jessica Wells, Danny Ciamprone, and Jerry Burnes | April 6, 2011

An NIU student is out of surgery after being shot on the right side of his back Tuesday night. Devon Butler, a junior linebacker on the NIU football team, was visiting friends at 1009 Aspen Drive when shots were fired from a vehicle from the street. One...

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