| Jan 9, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Naperville police have charged a motorist with having drugs in his system when he allegedly struck and killed a woman bicyclist last fall, according to a statement released Thursday.
Police said that as a result of their investigation, Joshua Spuhler,...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:36 AM
With the holiday tournaments now in the books, the meat of the season now begins for boys high school basketball. Here's a mid-season report on how Naperville-area high schools have fared and how they line up for the rest of the year.
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The trial of an elderly Aurora man charged with sexually assaulting a child began Monday in Kane County without the defendant, who authorities presume has fled the country.
Enrique Huerta-Ruiz, 85, was last seen Nov. 22, when he told family members he...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:58 PM
A police officer discovered the body of an Aurora woman under a pile of clothes in her apartment, he testified today during the trial of the woman’s boyfriend, who is accused of strangling her to death.
Authorities allege Delbert K. Cooper, 33,...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 3:27 PM
The pastor of an Aurora church pleaded guilty Thursday to charges that he used faked financial documents to fleece three supporters out of more than $1.6 million in donations.
Howard Richmond, the pastor of Life Reach Ministries, a church in an Aurora...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Aurora police said Thursday they have released a woman from custody while they continue to investigate an incident in which she reportedly stabbed a man to death with a sharp handle of a plastic comb.
Authorities have been questioning the 19-year-old...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:42 PM
Kane County prosecutors will team with a local university to study whether a program aimed at straightening out certain criminal offenders is meetings its goals, State’s Attorney Joe McMahon announced Tuesday.
Aurora University will track more...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:36 PM
WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30
Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0
Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14
Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8
Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately
DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7
Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne
Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:51 PM
A DuPage County judge Wednesday urged a teen to complete probation and community service to commemorate a friend who was killed while a passenger in the teen's car during a high-speed joy-riding crash in Aurora.
Judge Brian Diamond's advice came at...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 7:43 PM
A 45-year-old Aurora man has been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old woman Monday night on the town’s west side during what police say appeared to be a domestic dispute.
Aurora Police secured the charge against...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Evergreen Park reached the Class 4A state quarterfinals in 2011 and semifinals in 2012 with little fanfare.
The lack of publicity has been a rallying point for the Mustangs, who probably will have to find a new source of motivation after their...