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A paramedic stands in the middle of Annie Glidden Road after a reported stabbing, as officers enter Lincoln Tower apartment building on Monday evening at 1100 West Lincoln Highway. (Sean Reed | Northern Star)

BREAKING: Stabbing sends two to hospital, suspect located

By Northern Star Staff | October 31, 2022

DeKALB – Police responded to a stabbing on the 1100 block of West Lincoln Highway Monday afternoon.  Two people were injured and transported to Kishwaukee Hospital, according to DeKalb Police. The first left the scene at 3:58 p.m. and the second...

A DeKalb police cruiser.

Man charged in stabbing of ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend is NIU student

By Northern Star Staff | October 19, 2014

The Office of Community Standards and Student Conduct is working with the DeKalb Police Department to handle the status of student Mustafa C. Sahin, who is charged with attempted first degree murder (Class X Felony), said NIU spokesman Paul Palian.Sahin,...

A DeKalb police cruiser.

DeKalb man stabbed ex-girlfriend’s boyfriend after forcing his way into her bedroom: cops

By Northern Star Staff | October 16, 2014

A DeKalb man forced his way into his ex-girlfriend's bedroom and stabbed her current boyfriend several times Wednesday night, according to a police news release.Mustafa C. Sahin, 19, of DeKalb, is charged with attempted first degree murder (Class X Felony),...

Night, early morning marked by two robberies, one stabbing

By Northern Star Staff | September 28, 2012

According to DeKalb Police Lt. Jason Leverton, there were two robberies and one stabbing incident last night and today in the early morning. Leverton said based on what he has been told by NIU, none of the victims were students. One robbery and the stabbing...

Two arrested for stabbing on Friday

By Melissa Mastrogiovanni | March 26, 2012

Warrants were issued Sunday for three suspects charged in connection with a stabbing that occurred Friday night. According to a DeKalb Police Department press release, the victim was stabbed during an altercation at a party at a residence in the 1500...

Police report stabbing Monday

By MaryJo Kratochvil | August 23, 2010

A stabbing was reported in the 800 block of Edgebrook Drive Monday evening. DeKalb Police responded to the situation around 4 p.m. DeKalb Police Lt. Gary Spangler commented on the incident. "It was a domestic situation," Spangler said. "A female stabbed...