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Cops investigate Sept. 20 battery

By Northern Star Staff | September 23, 2014

At 12:03 a.m. Sept. 20, aggravated battery was reported to have occurred at the 800 block of Lucinda Ave. near Neptune West. The case is open.NIU and DeKalb Police responded to a reported battery Saturday. A victim was assaulted by a group of men who...

NIU staff member found dead in Neptune West

By Jessi Haish | April 9, 2014

An NIU staff member was found dead in Neptune West Wednesday.DeKalb Fire Department, NIU police and paramedics responded just before noon to a report of an unconscious and unresponsive male. The incident is under investigation by NIU police and there...

Residence hall accomodations for students with disabilities are good, need some improvement

By Felix Sarver | April 30, 2012

For a student with a disability like Zack Olson, the residence halls could improve on some issues, but they do provide good accommodations overall. “It is an issue from a disability rights perspective, but it’s not a huge issue,” Olson said. Olson,...

No arrests made in Wednesday’s shooting; police have additional person of interest

By Dave Gong | September 29, 2011

There have been no arrests in connection with the Wednesday night shooting at 901 Lucinda Ave., said DeKalb Police Lt. Gary Spangler. Spangler said several people were detained following the shooting, but were released after police determined they were...