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Fall 2014

Incident: Fire at Watson Hall
Date Occurred: September 29, 2014
Location: Watson Hall
Details: DeKalb Fire Dept. and NIU Police are at Watson Hall responding to a fire in a first floor bathroom. The building has been evacuated and the fire extinguished. There were no injuries at the scene. The building is expected to reopen for 2 p.m. classes.
Update: Watson Hall was re-opened at 1:35 p.m.


Incident: Aggravated Battery - 800 Block of Lucinda Ave.
Date Occurred: September 20, 2014
Location: 800 Block of Lucinda Ave.
Details: At approximately 12:03 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, NIU and DeKalb Police responded to the 800 block of Lucinda Avenue for a reported battery. The victim was assaulted by a group of approximately 10 males who were walking east on the south sidewalk. The victim, who was unable to describe the offenders, was transported to Kishwaukee Hospital.

Current Status: This case is open and currently being investigated by the DeKalb Police Department with the assistance of NIU Police.
Offender Description: Approximately ten African American males. Two were reported to have been wearing red shirts with blue jeans.



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