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Shooting suspect arrested

By Northern Star staff | October 16, 2017

DeKALB | DeKalb Police Department officials arrested an Aurora man Wednesday in connection to an incident involving shots fired Oct. 8 at the 800 block of Greenbrier Road.Michael Distasio, 19, of Aurora, is being held on $100,000 bond at Kane County Jail,...

Police: Increase presence in Greek Row

By Northern Star Editorial Board | September 22, 2014

After reports of a Sept. 6 fight involving at least 20 people on Greek Row, the DeKalb Police Department must permanently boost police surveillance in the area.The fight occurred at 12:30 a.m. at Sigma Alpha Epsilon, 919 Greenbrier Road, after SAE members...

Woman charged in fight

By Dave Gong | May 3, 2011

DeKALB | A woman from Matteson, Ill. was charged with resisting a peace officer during a fight on Greenbrier Road Sunday.Lekeshia Martin, 29, was charged with two counts of battery and one count of criminal damage to property. According to reports, DeKalb...

$5,000 donation to student scholarship fund for NIU hospitality

By Letter to the Editor | November 2, 2010

I want to thank NIU for housing the tenants of 916 Greenbrier Road when the roof flew off the building. NIU provided immediate assistance, and I drove one tenant to Neptune Hall to spend the night. So grateful no one was injured. A temporary roof has...

DeKalb County Red Cross helps displaced residents

By Demarcus Robinson | October 31, 2010

Students who were displaced from a building at 916 Greenbrier Road Wednesday night, after the roof was blown off in high winds, received help from the DeKalb County Red Cross and NIU. "We provided comfort care kits [for building residents]," said Rona...