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David Bogenberger (Family Photo)

Family Of NIU Student Who Died In Hazing Incident Files Lawsuit

The family of a Northern Illinois University freshman who died in an alcohol-related hazing incident last November filed a lawsuit Thursday in Cook County Circuit Court seeking unspecified damages.

02/14/2013

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Report: Prosecutors Could Take Another Look At NIU Rape Case

Prosecutors could take a second look at a botched rape case, involving a former NIU police officer.

01/21/2013

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Akron Defeats Northern Illinois 68-53

Reggie McAdams scored 20 points, making all six of his shots from the field, and Akron breezed past Northern Illinois 68-53 on Saturday.

01/12/2013

David Bogenberger (Family Photo)

NIU Students Charged With Hazing Make Court Appearance

Three Northern Illinois University students, facing felony hazing charges in death of a freshman, went before a judge this afternoon.

01/04/2013

Anthony Wells celebrates NIU's MAC Championship Game win with an orange. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

Photo: Adidas Releases NIU’s Orange Bowl Jersey

In anticipation of the school’s first-ever BCS Bowl, Adidas has released a picture of the uniforms the Huskies will wear.

12/27/2012

David Bogenberger (Family Photo)

Arrest Warrants Issued For NIU Frat Members After Student’s Death

Twenty-two members of a fraternity at Northern Illinois University have been charged in connection with the death of a student from excessive drinking during a hazing ritual last month.

12/17/2012

Anthony Wells celebrates NIU's MAC Championship Game win with an orange. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

Photo: ‘Kirk Herbstreit Can Bite Me’ T-Shirt

It’s safe to say Kirk Herbstreit isn’t the most popular man in DeKalb.

670 The Score–12/12/2012

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NIU Huskies Defeat Milwaukee 80-73 In Overtime

Paris Gulley scored 21 points to lead Milwaukee over Northern Illinois in an 80-73 overtime win Friday night, snapping a five-game losing streak.

12/08/2012

Northern Illinois head coach Rod Carey. (Courtesy NIU)

NIU Promotes Rod Carey To Head Football Coach

Northern Illinois University has tapped offensive coordinator Rod Carey as head coach of the Orange Bowl-bound football team.

12/02/2012

Tim Beckman. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Hoge On College Football: Seriously, What Is Going On In Champaign?

Having co-coordinators in college football is not uncommon, but I’ve never heard of two coordinators splitting up the play-calling by down.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2012

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DeKalb Prosecutor Asks State Police To Investigate NIU Cops In Rape Case

The accused in that rape case is a former NIU police officer, Andrew Rifkin. He was charged with sexually assaulting a student last year and then fired by the NIU Police Department.

11/05/2012

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Lynch, Northern Illinois Rout Akron 37-7

Jordan Lynch threw two touchdowns and rushed for two more as Northen Illinois routed Akron 37-7 Saturday in Mid-American Conference action.

10/20/2012

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Northern Illinois Defeats Central Michigan 55-24

Leighton Settle ran for 152 yards and three touchdowns, and Northern Illinois ran its home winning streak to 18 games Saturday with a 55-24 victory over Central Michigan in both teams’ Mid-American Conference opener.

09/29/2012

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Suspect Held After Shots Are Fired Near Northern Illinois University

Police in DeKalb have arrested a suspect in connection with the firing of several shots off the campus of Northern Illinois University.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2012

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NIU Students Move Into New, State-Of-The-Art, And Expensive Dormitory

Students moved into a new dormitory at Northern Illinois University this week, and they’re paying as much as $6,500 a semester for the privilege to live there.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2012

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Report: 911 Dispatchers Often Experience Post-Traumatic Stress

DEKALB, Ill. (CBS) — Emergency dispatchers suffer many of the same kinds of symptoms that can lead to post-traumatic stress disorder, according to a new study. As WBBM Newsradio’s Bernie Tafoya reports, researchers at Northern […]

CBS Chicago–03/29/2012

Cole Hall

Victims Of NIU Massacre Remembered 4 Years Later

On this day four years ago, a gunman opened fire on a geology class at Cole Hall at Northern Illinois University, leaving five people dead before turning the gun on himself.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2012

Cole Hall

Four Years After Massacre, NIU Opens Renovated Cole Hall

Students at Northern Illinois University on Tuesday will get their first look at the newly renovated Cole Hall, nearly four years after a massacre left five students dead.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2012

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NIU Beats Arkansas State 31-20 To Win GoDaddy.com Bowl

The NIU Huskies overcame a 13-0 deficit in the Godaddy.com bowl Sunday night, defeating Arkansas State 38-20.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2012

William Curl (DeKalb Co. Booking Photo), Antinette Keller (Personal Photo)

Trial Date Set For Suspected Killer Of NIU Student

A spring trial date has been set for the man accused of killing Northern Illinois University student Antinette Keller.

12/06/2011

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