Man Charged With DUI, Reckless Homicide For Fatal Dekalb CrashJohn A. Yanni III was charged with two counts of aggravated DUI and one count of reckless homicide, the DeKalb County sheriff’s office said.
Crime Stoppers Offer Reward For DeKalb Theft, BurglaryThe DeKalb County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward to gather information about two crimes that happened in the northwest suburb in the last two months.
NIU Student Dies In Fall From Dorm WindowThe student removed the window screen and fell from the 11th floor of the Stevenson Towers residence hall on the university’s campus in DeKalb, according to campus alert sent out Sunday night by Eric Weldy, vice president of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management.
Towns In Illinois, Indiana Competing In Best Communities In America Competition400 cities and towns applied for a top prize of $3 million and the list has been narrowed down to 50, reports WBBM's Veronica Carter.
DeKalb Mayor Opposes Idea To Allow Underage People Into Bars The Student Association of Northern Illinois University is considering asking DeKalb officials to allow underage people to go into bars to be with some of their older friends, even if they're not allowed to drink alcohol, reports WBBM's Bernie Tafoya.
Top Dogs: How NIU Has Found Sustained SuccessThe Huskies' rise to prominence has been years in the making.
Wisch: NIU Primed To Break Through In A B1G Way Since 1998, NIU has a .610 winning percentage, far better than that of Illinois or Northwestern.
DeKalb Woman Searching For Lost Two-Foot Long Lizard A woman in DeKalb, Illinois, is asking for help in finding a lost pet: a two-foot lizard.
Latest Black Bear Sighting: Ogle CountyThe bear was last seen in the Rochelle area about mid-afternoon, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s office said.
Man Charged With DUI After Fatal Crash In DeKalb A man is facing charges after his car crashed early Saturday in DeKalb County, ejecting and killing a woman inside.
NIU Marks Anniversary Of Shootings With Bell RingingThe campus planned a bell-ringing for Friday afternoon at 3:06 p.m. to honor those killed Feb. 14, 2008. The students killed were Gayle Dubowski, Catalina Garcia, Julianna Gehant, Ryanne Mace and Daniel Parmenter. The gunman also died.
12 Charged In Fight Over Stolen Drugs At DeKalb MotelTwelve people were arrested after a fight over stolen drugs at a motel near Northern Illinois University Friday afternoon.