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King Fut
Abdel Nader selected by Boston Celtics in NBA DraftSun-Times Class 4A Second Team All-State recognition, and was named to the ESPN
Abdel Nader selected by Boston Celtics in NBA Draft
King Fut / Posted 21 hours ago
Sun-Times Class 4A Second Team All-State recognition, and was named to the ESPN Chicago All-Area team. Nader then joined Northern Illinois University and played there for two seasons, averaging 6.11 points and 9.74 rebounds per game. He then... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cummings Urges Paradigm Shift to TVET(now Cuttington University) in Suakoko, near Gbarnga, Bong County before pursui
Cummings Urges Paradigm Shift to TVET
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
(now Cuttington University) in Suakoko, near Gbarnga, Bong County before pursuing his bachelors in Finance and Economics at Northern Illinois University in the U.S. He returned to Liberia and worked for the Liberian Bank for Development and... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
If the shoe fits …also have been properties that have fallen into disrepair. An example of which
If the shoe fits …
Daily Chronicle / Posted yesterday
also have been properties that have fallen into disrepair. An example of which is August 2014, during “move-in” weekend for Northern Illinois University, an apartment building was closed down after unsanitary living conditions were brought to our... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Dennis Hastert Fast FactsHastert Marriage: Jean (Kahl) Hastert (1973-present) Children: Ethan and Josh
Dennis Hastert Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted yesterday
Hastert Marriage: Jean (Kahl) Hastert (1973-present) Children: Ethan and Joshua Education: Wheaton College, B.A., 1964; Northern Illinois University, M.S., 1967 Religion: Protestant Other Facts: Goes by the nickname "Denny." Hastert is... Read more
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The MidWeek
See archaeology in action at Glidden HomesteadEli Orrvar, master’s candidate at Northern Illinois University and project lead
See archaeology in action at Glidden Homestead
The MidWeek / Posted 2 days ago
Eli Orrvar, master’s candidate at Northern Illinois University and project leader of the excavation at the Glidden Barbed Wire Barn, will give a lecture about archaeology, what it is and how it is done, followed by a question-and-answer portion in... Read more
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The MidWeek
DeKalb County seeks tenants for business incubatorand business training through the Small Business Development Center of Elgin Co
DeKalb County seeks tenants for business incubator
The MidWeek / Posted 2 days ago
and business training through the Small Business Development Center of Elgin Community College, Kishwaukee College and Northern Illinois University. There also will be counseling through a business mentoring program. “We are excited to move... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
DeKalb clergy respond to Orlando shootingsin our country and in our communities. We know this pain personally and too wel
DeKalb clergy respond to Orlando shootings
Daily Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
in our country and in our communities. We know this pain personally and too well, as we also recall the shooting at Northern Illinois University in February 2008. As faith leaders, we are aware and deeply grieved by the history and legacy... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Timeline of buildings involved in mass shootings2008 Steven Kazmierczak stepped out from behind a lecture hall curtain on Feb.
Timeline of buildings involved in mass shootings
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 3 days ago
2008 Steven Kazmierczak stepped out from behind a lecture hall curtain on Feb. 14, 2008, and shot 21 people, killing 5, at Northern Illinois University. He then killed himself. After the shooting, a renovated Cole Hall reopened nearly four years... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Olson presents at Orthopaedic Section meetingphysical therapy and respected in the field of manual therapy of the spine. He
Olson presents at Orthopaedic Section meeting
Daily Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
physical therapy and respected in the field of manual therapy of the spine. He also is an adjunct faculty member at Northern Illinois University and Marquette University’s doctor of physical therapy programs. Olson maintains a full-time... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Vigil held at NIU for victims of Orlando nightclub shootingDozens of people gathered on the lawn outside the Gender and Sexuality Resource
Vigil held at NIU for victims of Orlando nightclub shooting
Daily Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Dozens of people gathered on the lawn outside the Gender and Sexuality Resource Center on the Northern Illinois University campus to remember the 49 people killed and 53 wounded when a gunman opened fire June 12 inside a gay nightclub. Several... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Thomas A. LawlessHe married Barbara Wojtowycz on Aug. 31, 1968. Tom was a 1965 graduate of Dixo
Thomas A. Lawless
SaukValley.com / Posted 4 days ago
He married Barbara Wojtowycz on Aug. 31, 1968. Tom was a 1965 graduate of Dixon High School. He furthered his education at Northern Illinois University and earned his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry in 1971. He... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
PMH Auxiliary awards five scholarshipsor a combination of both upon receiving her doctorate. Hartman of Neponset grad
PMH Auxiliary awards five scholarships
Bureau County Republican / Posted 4 days ago
or a combination of both upon receiving her doctorate. Hartman of Neponset graduated summa cum laude in May 2016, from Northern Illinois University with a degree in physical therapy. Hartman states that “pursuing a degree in physical therapy... Read more
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The Amboy News
Amboy News Thomas A. Lawlessin death by his parents and his father-in-law. Tom was a 1965 graduate of Dixo
Amboy News Thomas A. Lawless
The Amboy News / Posted 4 days ago
in death by his parents and his father-in-law. Tom was a 1965 graduate of Dixon High School. He furthered his education at Northern Illinois University and earned his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry in 1971. He... Read more
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Daily Herald
Engineering Enterprises Inc. adds three staff membersour transportation related projects. • Matt Taylor has joined our firm as a GI
Engineering Enterprises Inc. adds three staff members
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
our transportation related projects. • Matt Taylor has joined our firm as a GIS Technician and he is a recent graduate of Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science in Geography with emphasis in Urban Planning and Certificate of... Read more
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Daily Herald
Lester: Wheaton's Cold War bunker enters final daysfuture of young lawyers, as well as diversity and inclusion in the profession.
Lester: Wheaton's Cold War bunker enters final days
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
future of young lawyers, as well as diversity and inclusion in the profession. Cornelius received his law degree from the Northern Illinois University College of Law in 1989. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of St. Francis... Read more
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Fortune
Behind Donald Trump’s Complicated Relationship With Wall Streetis president and CEO of the American College of Financial Services and co-autho
Behind Donald Trump’s Complicated Relationship With Wall Street
Fortune / Posted 5 days ago
is president and CEO of the American College of Financial Services and co-author of the recent McGraw-Hill book, Invest With The Fed, with Northern Illinois University Professor Gerald R. Jensen and Florida Atlantic Professor Luis Garci... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Hebron Village President John Jacobson could have drug possession charge dismissed, legal experts sayseeking or obtaining emergency medical assistance. Marc D. Falkoff, acting ass
Hebron Village President John Jacobson could have drug possession charge dismissed, legal experts say
Northwest Herald / Posted 6 days ago
seeking or obtaining emergency medical assistance. Marc D. Falkoff, acting associate dean and associate professor at Northern Illinois University College of Law, said the statute, recently passed in 2012, “wisely” recognizes that law... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Mass shooting support group: We hate that our family keeps growingif wanted. "I'm like a 240-pound, 6-2 therapy dog," said Eric Mace, whose 19-y
Mass shooting support group: We hate that our family keeps growing
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
if wanted. "I'm like a 240-pound, 6-2 therapy dog," said Eric Mace, whose 19-year-old daughter Ryanne was murdered on the Northern Illinois University campus in 2008, with four other victims. Their efforts should be a comfort to the victims here,... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Sen. Durbin makes appeal for new gun laws.appealing for new gun laws. Patrick Korellis was alongside Sen Durbin at the p
Sen. Durbin makes appeal for new gun laws.
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 7 days ago
appealing for new gun laws. Patrick Korellis was alongside Sen Durbin at the press conference. He was in that classroom at Northern Illinois University in February of 2008, when a gunman walked in and started shooting. He was shot in the left arm... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Durbin says gun control measures not likely to pass despite Orlando shootingPat Dowell, 3rd, Urban League Executive Director Shari Runner and Patrick Korel
Durbin says gun control measures not likely to pass despite Orlando shooting
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
Pat Dowell, 3rd, Urban League Executive Director Shari Runner and Patrick Korellis, a survivor of the Valentine's Day 2008 Northern Illinois University shooting that killed five. Dowell said the events in Orlando were "indeed tragic, but we have... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Durbin says gun control measures not likely to pass despite Orlando shootingPat Dowell, 3rd, Urban League Executive Director Shari Runner and Patrick Korel
Durbin says gun control measures not likely to pass despite Orlando shooting
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
Pat Dowell, 3rd, Urban League Executive Director Shari Runner and Patrick Korellis, a survivor of the Valentine's Day 2008 Northern Illinois University shooting that killed five. Dowell said the events in Orlando were "indeed tragic, but we have... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Durbin says gun control measures not likely to pass despite Orlando shootingPat Dowell, 3rd, Urban League Executive Director Shari Runner and Patrick Korel
Durbin says gun control measures not likely to pass despite Orlando shooting
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
Pat Dowell, 3rd, Urban League Executive Director Shari Runner and Patrick Korellis, a survivor of the Valentine's Day 2008 Northern Illinois University shooting that killed five. Dowell said the events in Orlando were "indeed tragic, but we have... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Woodridge School District 68 Board makes appointmentsof science degree in educational leadership from the University of St. Francis
Woodridge School District 68 Board makes appointments
My Suburban Life / Posted 7 days ago
of science degree in educational leadership from the University of St. Francis and a bachelor of arts in history from Northern Illinois University. He also holds National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certification. “We are... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Franklin College Psychologist heading to Orlando to help victimsat Franklin College. He helps people get through tragedy. He comforted students
Franklin College Psychologist heading to Orlando to help victims
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 7 days ago
at Franklin College. He helps people get through tragedy. He comforted students when a gunman shot five people dead at Northern Illinois University in 2008. Now, he’s planning to visit with victims and families in Orlando. However, this time,... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Stegmann initiated into honor societythe nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academi
Stegmann initiated into honor society
Bureau County Republican / Posted 7 days ago
the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Stegmann was initiated at Northern Illinois University. Stegmann is among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Therapy dogs in Orlando to help a shocked community after mass shootingtime. It just alleviates the pressure off your chest.” For nearly a decade – e
Therapy dogs in Orlando to help a shocked community after mass shooting
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
time. It just alleviates the pressure off your chest.” For nearly a decade – ever since a February 2008 shooting stunned Northern Illinois University – such “comfort dogs” have become a familiar sight in the aftermath of major tragedies... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
DeKalb County seeks tenants for business incubatorand business training through the Small Business Development Center of Elgin Co
DeKalb County seeks tenants for business incubator
Daily Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
and business training through the Small Business Development Center of Elgin Community College, Kishwaukee College and Northern Illinois University. There also will be counseling through a business mentoring program. “We are excited to move... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
June 17 police reportspossession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana and unla
June 17 police reports
Daily Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Northern Illinois University Marissa R. Carpentier, 21, of the 4600 block of Metcalf Court, Plainfield, was charged... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
County seeks tenants for business incubatorand business training through the Small Business Development Center of Elgin Co
County seeks tenants for business incubator
Daily Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
and business training through the Small Business Development Center of Elgin Community College, Kishwaukee College and Northern Illinois University. There also will be counseling through a business mentoring program. “We are excited to move... Read more
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SaukValley.com
State agency certifies faculty union at Northern IllinoisThe (DeKalb) Daily Chronicle reported the new union will be called the United F
State agency certifies faculty union at Northern Illinois
SaukValley.com / Posted 8 days ago
The (DeKalb) Daily Chronicle reported the new union will be called the United Faculty Alliance of Northern Illinois University. The group filed its intent to unionize in April. The union will represent more than 600 tenured and tenure-track faculty... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Young Sanders backers wonder what's nextas “not an establishment politician,” Alex Forgue, research director for Colleg
Young Sanders backers wonder what's next
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 8 days ago
as “not an establishment politician,” Alex Forgue, research director for College Students for Bernie and a student at Northern Illinois University, said in an interview. Both Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee, and Clinton are... Read more
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Garden City News
World renowned jazz educator works with GCMS studentsclinician, Ron Carter on Wednesday, May 4th. Ron Carter, recently retired as t
World renowned jazz educator works with GCMS students
Garden City News / Posted 8 days ago
clinician, Ron Carter on Wednesday, May 4th. Ron Carter, recently retired as the former director of the world-renowned Northern Illinois University (NIU) Jazz Ensemble and Director of Jazz Studies, but is continuing to educate students in jazz... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Young Sanders backers wonder what's nextas "not an establishment politician," Alex Forgue, research director for Colleg
Young Sanders backers wonder what's next
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 8 days ago
as "not an establishment politician," Alex Forgue, research director for College Students for Bernie and a student at Northern Illinois University, said in an interview. Both Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee, and Clinton are... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Volunteers give back to DeKalb County nonprofits at Day of Caringfamilies, and students came out to lay mulch, pull weeds, and deliver Meals on
Volunteers give back to DeKalb County nonprofits at Day of Caring
Daily Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
families, and students came out to lay mulch, pull weeds, and deliver Meals on Wheels between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Thursday. Northern Illinois University Summer Research Opportunities Program Coordinator Ashley Kyle organized a group of McKearn... Read more
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Daily Herald
CLC students have chance at guaranteed admission to Arizona StateCLC has forged in recent months include American Business School in Paris, DePa
CLC students have chance at guaranteed admission to Arizona State
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
CLC has forged in recent months include American Business School in Paris, DePaul University, Eastern Illinois University, Northern Illinois University and Elmhurst College. "In this kind of arrangement, really, the winner is the student, because... Read more
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Daily Herald
Notre Dame great Tommy Zbikowski fights his way back from addictionacross the state. According to the most recent year of data, which is 2014, So
Notre Dame great Tommy Zbikowski fights his way back from addiction
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
across the state. According to the most recent year of data, which is 2014, Southern Illinois University Carbondale and Northern Illinois University had the most reported rapes on campus, with 13 apiece. That was followed by 12 at the University... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
DeKalb County Health Department trains for public health crisisused 37 volunteers and 38 staff members to stage the exercise. Volunteers inclu
DeKalb County Health Department trains for public health crisis
Daily Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
used 37 volunteers and 38 staff members to stage the exercise. Volunteers included students from nursing programs at Northern Illinois University and Kishwaukee College, as well as local Boy Scout troops and their family members and... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
State certifies faculty union at NIUa contract fair to the faculty and the students we serve.” The new union will
State certifies faculty union at NIU
Daily Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
a contract fair to the faculty and the students we serve.” The new union will be called the United Faculty Alliance of Northern Illinois University. UFA has supporters across campus and among all ranks of tenure-line faculty. It would... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Study of Annie Glidden North a good stepIt’s a wise move that could pay dividends for the area and help make the city s
Study of Annie Glidden North a good step
Daily Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
It’s a wise move that could pay dividends for the area and help make the city stronger. The area, which is just north of Northern Illinois University, has some positive attributes. It has the highest total population of any part of the city. Its... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
DeKalb County trains for public health crisisused 37 volunteers and 38 staff members to stage the exercise. Volunteers inclu
DeKalb County trains for public health crisis
Daily Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
used 37 volunteers and 38 staff members to stage the exercise. Volunteers included students from nursing programs at Northern Illinois University and Kishwaukee College, as well as local Boy Scout troops and their family members and... Read more
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The Star
Psychologist dead after yard accidentfrom the University of Vermont, according to his obituary. Simpson earned his d
Psychologist dead after yard accident
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
from the University of Vermont, according to his obituary. Simpson earned his doctorate in clinical psychology from Northern Illinois University in 1981.Simpson is survived by Karen Simpson, his wife of 37 years, three sons and one daughter.... Read more
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The MidWeek
Soprano, trumpeter to solo at municipal band concertWesleyan University, where she was a member of the acclaimed IWU Chorale.�She e
Soprano, trumpeter to solo at municipal band concert
The MidWeek / Posted 9 days ago
Wesleyan University, where she was a member of the acclaimed IWU Chorale.�She earned a master’s degree in music from Northern Illinois University in 2005 and has been teaching general music at DeKalb School District 428 since 2002. She is... Read more
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The MidWeek
Story Time set at Ellwood Housegrandparent or guardian. This one-hour program is presented in partnership with
Story Time set at Ellwood House
The MidWeek / Posted 9 days ago
grandparent or guardian. This one-hour program is presented in partnership with the Jerry L. Johns Literacy Clinic at Northern Illinois University. The Ellwood House Museum is located at 509 N. First St. in DeKalb. For more information or to... Read more
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The MidWeek
Artful restoration: Creative fundraisers planned to help renovate former Finnish hallTemperance Hall, now the DeKalb Area Women’s Center, at 1021 State St. in DeKal
Artful restoration: Creative fundraisers planned to help renovate former Finnish hall
The MidWeek / Posted 9 days ago
Temperance Hall, now the DeKalb Area Women’s Center, at 1021 State St. in DeKalb. Rodgers also is a sociology professor at Northern Illinois University. As part of the DeKalb Finnish Social History Project, Rodgers and her students have interviewed... Read more
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Daily Herald
Glen Ellyn mosque hosts vigil for Orlando victimsin NIU hazing death An Illinois appeals court on Monday reinstated a wrongful-
Glen Ellyn mosque hosts vigil for Orlando victims
Daily Herald / Posted 10 days ago
in NIU hazing death An Illinois appeals court on Monday reinstated a wrongful-death lawsuit against former members of the Northern Illinois University chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha in the 2012 hazing-related death of Palatine High School graduate... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Franklin College professor on standby to help in Orlandoneeds to be experienced,” Shafer said. Shafer is on standby to head to Orlando
Franklin College professor on standby to help in Orlando
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 10 days ago
needs to be experienced,” Shafer said. Shafer is on standby to head to Orlando to counsel anyone and everyone. Back in 2008, he was part of the counseling team that responded to the Northern Illinois University tragedy when five students were s... Read more
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Daily Herald
Appellate court reinstates lawsuit against NIU frat membersAn Illinois appeals court on Monday reinstated a wrongful-death lawsuit against
Appellate court reinstates lawsuit against NIU frat members
Daily Herald / Posted 10 days ago
An Illinois appeals court on Monday reinstated a wrongful-death lawsuit against members of the Northern Illinois University chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha in the 2012 hazing-related death of Palatine High School graduate David Bogenberger. Bogenberger,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Court reinstates suit filed by family of NIU frat pledge who died at partyA state appeals court has reinstated a lawsuit filed against a Northern Illinoi
Court reinstates suit filed by family of NIU frat pledge who died at party
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
A state appeals court has reinstated a lawsuit filed against a Northern Illinois University fraternity by the family of a freshman who died from excessive drinking during an unsanctioned pledge party. The decision by the 1st District Appellate... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Firefighters rescue two from DeKalb apartment fireshortly before 9 a.m. Tuesday for a fire in the two-story, 14-unit 920 Greenbri
Firefighters rescue two from DeKalb apartment fire
Daily Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
shortly before 9 a.m. Tuesday for a fire in the two-story, 14-unit 920 Greenbrier Apartments building on Greek Row near the Northern Illinois University campus. When firefighters arrived, heavy smoke was coming from the building. Firefighters used... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Illinois Supreme Court appoints two associate judges as circuit judges of the 16th Judicial Circuit Courttrial judge. Cruz graduated high school in Panama. In 1992, he graduated with h
Illinois Supreme Court appoints two associate judges as circuit judges of the 16th Judicial Circuit Court
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
trial judge. Cruz graduated high school in Panama. In 1992, he graduated with honors from The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina. Cruz graduated in 1995 with honors from the Northern Illinois University College of Law, the release stat... Read more
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