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A DeKalb squad car sits outside Sharks, 901 Lucinda Avenue.
Police confirmed one person was shot in the leg and has been taken
to Kishwaukee Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police: No arrests made in Wednesday night shooting

By Matt Liparota and Kyla Gardner | September 29, 2011

UPDATE (10:35 a.m.): No arrests have been made in relation to the late Wednesday shooting near Lucinda Avenue, said DeKalb Police Lt. Gary Spangler. Police are still looking for suspects. UPDATE (5:33 a.m.): DeKalb Police Chief Bill Feithen said the victim...

Kishwaukee Hospital hosts free health exams for breast cancer awareness

By Kelly Bauer | September 22, 2011

Kishwaukee Hospital will host a day of free mammograms, pap smears and breast examinations Saturday.The tests help to catch cervical and breast cancer before it spreads or develops, said Sharon Emanuelson, director of marketing at Kishwaukee Hospital....

Kishwaukee Hospital to hold 9/11 blood drive

By Northern Star staff | September 6, 2011

Kishwaukee Community Hospital, 1 Kish Hospital Drive, will hold a blood drive in memory of 9/11 from 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday.People who wish to donate can sign up online, said Paula von Ende, Director of Volunteer Services for Kishwaukee Community Hospital.The...

Erik Anderson | Northern Star
Motorcycle crashes in front of Star Appartments on Lucinda Ave. Monday afternoon.

Motorcyclist hit in front of Neptune Hall

By Jennifer Irocky | May 3, 2011

DeKALB | A motorcycle accident occurred in front of Neptune Hall around 1:55 p.m. Tuesday. The motorcyclist was heading west on Lucinda, when he saw a driver, Chris Woeppel, across the intersection inch forward off of Russel Road. DeKalb Police Lt. Carl...

Kishwaukee Hospital host living with cancer week

By Eric Nofsinger | May 2, 2011

DeKALB | The Cancer Center at Kishwaukee Hospital presents Living with Cancer, a cancer awareness week full of educational sessions, social events, and guest speakers. “Living with Cancer is a special week dedicated to the journey, healing, and survivorship...

Northern Illinois Medical Group takes a new approach to healing

By Danny Ciamprone | March 23, 2011

The human body is a complex system of bones, cells, muscles and nerves. When one of these mechanisms is damaged or malfunctions, some may assume this will result in surgery or prescription medicines. In northern Illinois there are several alternatives...

Individual assaults roommate with knife

By Eric Beesley | March 1, 2011

DeKALB | An argument between two roommates ended in a physical confrontation leaving one injured from knife wounds Sunday, around 10:39 p.m. Feb. 27. Jasmine A. Evans, 21, of the 1000 block of Regent Drive, was charged with aggravated domestic battery,...

Warmer weather can still pose health risk

By Eric Beesley | February 15, 2011

Despite the warm weather over the last few days, winter still has a lot of fight left in it. College students who tend to cut loose every once in a while are at particular risk of allowing extreme weather to get the best of them. "A spring thaw like we...

DeKalb donates with ‘Daffodil Days’

By Eric Beesley | February 7, 2011

Those looking to make a difference and bring cheer to someone in need have the opportunity with the American Cancer Society's Daffodil Days. "This is an American Cancer Society campaign that they do worldwide in order to brighten someone's day and bring...

Kishwaukee Hospital opens new Cancer Care Center

By Jessica Wells | November 9, 2010

On Nov. 1, Kishwaukee Hospital opened its newly built Cancer Care Center, a-one-of-a-kind facility offering a multitude of services all in one location. Sharon Emanuelson, marketing and public relations director at Kishwaukee Hospital, 1 Kish Drive, said...

Man killed in car accident on Old State Road

September 19, 2010

One man was killed Friday night following a car accident in Sycamore. According to a press release from the DeKalb County Coroner's Office, Judd E. Lauger, 30, of Machesney Park, was pronounced dead at 7:17 p.m. Friday at the Kishwaukee Community Hospital...