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Armed robbery reported on Regent Road

Armed robbery reported on Regent Road

By Northern Star staff | August 20, 2016

An armed robbery took place on the 1000 block of Regent Road 1:42 a.m. today.The male victim was robbed by one individual who presented a handgun and took personal property from the victim before fleeing in a red vehicle with tinted windows. The victim...

Shooting reported on Ridge Road

By Northern Star staff | January 30, 2016

An off-campus shooting was reported to have occurred at 3:30 a.m. Saturday at 1076 Ridge Road in DeKalb, according to an NIU safety bulletin.The suspect is described as a male with dreadlocks wearing a blue puffy coat who fled the scene in a four-door...

A DeKalb police cruiser.

Attempted off-campus armed robbery reported on Greenbrier Road

By Northern Star staff | January 20, 2016

An off-campus attempted armed robbery was reported to have occurred at 1:17 a.m. today in the 900 block of Greenbrier Road, according to an NIU safety bulletin.The victim reported he was walking northwest on Greenbrier Road when three males approached...

A DeKalb police cruiser.

Home invasion reported on Spiros Court

By Northern Star staff | January 19, 2016

An off-campus home invasion was reported to have occurred at 5 a.m. today in the 800 block of Spiros Court, according to an NIU safety bulletin.The victims reported two male suspects forced their way into the victims' apartment and displayed a handgun...

A DeKalb police cruiser.

Armed robbery reported on Kimberly Drive

By Northern Star staff | December 21, 2015

An off-campus armed robbery was reported to have occurred at 6:35 p.m. Sunday at 809 Kimberly Drive, according to an NIU safety bulletin.The victim reported the suspect pointed a gun at him and demanded money as the victim made a food delivery at the...

DeKalb Police

Police investigate Annie Glidden Road robbery

By Northern Star staff | November 3, 2015

Police are investigating a robbery that was reported to have occurred Tuesday in the 900 block of North Annie Glidden Road.An individual told police she was walking along Annie Glidden Road when a male approached her from behind, knocked her cell phone...

Call boxes working after electrical issue

By Northern Star staff | September 28, 2015

The emergency call boxes are functional after an electrical issue disabled the system Friday.Emergency call boxes are blue-lit boxes located throughout campus that students can use to contact the NIU police to request help, report a crime or request an...

NIU Police: Threatening social media post not directed at NIU

By Northern Star | September 25, 2015

Police say a social media post students suspected of being a threat has been found to have no connection to NIU.The post, which was shared across Instagram, Twitter and Facebook on Friday, contained threatening language directed at Northern High School...

Person of interest found in robbery

By Northern Star staff | September 24, 2015

DeKalb Police have one person of interest after a robbery was reported at 9:35 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Greenbrier and Russel roads, said DeKalb Police Sgt. Mark Tehan.A male victim reported he was walking on the sidewalk when he was forced...

Victim robbed on Hillcrest Drive and Greenbrier Road: NIU Police

By Northern Star staff | April 29, 2015

A 9 p.m. strong-armed robbery was reported to have occurred at the corner of W. Hillcrest Drive and Greenbrier Road, according to a NIU Police safety bulletin Wednesday.The victim reported two black males, both in black hoodies, took the victim’s iPhone...