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Officers respond to robbery

By Northern Star Staff | October 16, 2017

DeKALB — DeKalb Police Department officials are investigating a Thursday armed robbery at the Stadium View II apartment complex, 1315 W. Lincoln Highway.The incident was reported to have occurred at about 11:30 p.m. after which the suspect was believed...

16-year-old arrested for shooting

Shots fired into crowd

By Northern Star Staff | October 11, 2017
Crime scene
16-year-old arrested for shooting

16-year-old arrested for shooting

By Northern Star Staff | October 9, 2017

DeKALB — DeKalb Police Department officials have detained a suspect after a shooting Friday at the 800 block of Oak Street despite a gunshot victim providing officers with a false report.A 16-year-old, who is now in custody at the Kane County Juvenile...

Off-campus sexual abuse reported Friday

By Northern Star Staff | April 17, 2017

DeKALB — DeKalb police officials are investigating an incident in which a female victim was reportedly groped by a male suspect while using a commercial riding service at about 8:15 p.m. Friday.The victim was dropped off in the 300 block of Grove Street...

Storify: Students React to Safety Bulletin

By Northern Star staff | September 24, 2015

Students react on Twitter after an off-campus robbery was reported to have occurred Wednesday night. DeKalb Police continue to investigate the incident.  [View the story "Students React to Robbery Safety Bulletin" on Storify] [<a href="//storify.com/NorthernStarNIU/students-react-to-robbery-safety-bulletin"...

DeKalb Police: Man admits to filing false report

By Northern Star staff | August 28, 2015

A man who told DeKalb police he was robbed Friday morning at 800 Spiros Court admitted to filing a false report, according to an NIU Safety Bulletin update.The man reported to police he was thrown to the ground by three men, who he said took $40 and a...

Suspect identified, interviewed for alleged attempted assault at Neptune: cops

By Northern Star staff | January 26, 2015

Police are interviewing a person they suspect grabbed a woman's arm while she was showering Sunday in Neptune Hall, according to an NIU safety bulletin.The victim said she was in the shower of a third floor bathroom when a person grabbed her arm, according...

Man in ski mask attempted to assault showering student: cops

By Northern Star staff | January 25, 2015

Police are investigating the attempted assault of a female student who was showering when a man in a ski mask touched her arm, according to an NIU safety bulletin.At 4:57 a.m. Sunday, an attempted assault on a female student was reported to have occurred...

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