Burglaries on the Northern Illinois University campus doubled from 2010-2011 and drug referrals rose nearly 90% from the same period according to a campus security report issued this week. The number of instances of aggravated assaults has fallen since 2009, but remain flat from 2010. This report includes statistics for the most recent three years containing reported crimes that occurred on campus and in property owned by NIU. It also includes public property accessible from university property.
More details are surfacing into the reasons two senior NIU administrators resigned in July for allegations of misconduct. John Gordon, director of the university's Convocation Center, allegedly had a university custodian go at least four times in the past year to his home to clean, according to the Chicago Tribune.
Join WNIJ in digging into some of the wheelings, dealings, and realities of presidential politics. This fall’s "Presidential Speaker Series" concludes on November 8th with “An Evening with Dennis Hastert and Bill Lipinski,” at NIU-Naperville.