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Sprawling over 40 square miles and four counties, Illinois ' second-largest city is transforming its once-industrial downtown and reversing its down-at-the-heels image. Read more about Aurora, IL

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Sprawling over 40 square miles and four counties, Illinois ' second-largest city is transforming its once-industrial downtown and reversing its down-at-the-heels image. Read more about Aurora, IL

Find community news and events at TribLocal Aurora.
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  • Aurora man accused of sexually assaulting girl, 7

    Aurora man accused of sexually assaulting girl, 7
    An Aurora man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl in southwest suburban Oswego in 2012, authorities said. Joseph J. Evans, 38, of the of the 1500 block of Galway Drive in Aurora, is charged with predatory criminal sexual...
  • Four candidates vie for GOP nominee in 50th House race

    The four Republicans vying for the party nomination in the race to replace retiring state Rep. Kay Hatcher share similar positions on almost every issue, including their stated focus – improving Illinois' business climate and economic health....
  • Cops: Missing Aurora man was to stand trial on sex assault of child charges

    Cops: Missing Aurora man was to stand trial on sex assault of child charges
    The case of a missing elderly man from the Aurora area has taken a twist after authorities learned he was about to stand trial for sexually assaulting a child, police reported Monday. Authorities said they are now investigating the possibility that...
  • 3 hospitalized, 4 dogs saved in Aurora fire

    3 hospitalized, 4 dogs saved in Aurora fire
    Three people were hospitalized and four dogs were rescued after a house fire in Aurora this morning, officials said. The fire was reported at 9:55 a.m. on the 900 block of Garfield in the far western suburb, Aurora officials said. The two alarm fire...
  • Aurora man guilty of strangling girlfriend

    Aurora man guilty of strangling girlfriend
    Quickly dismissing a claim of self-defense, a Kane County jury today found an Aurora man guilty of strangling his girlfriend. Jurors only needed about two hours of deliberation to find Delbert K. Cooper, 33, guilty of first-degree murder in the December...
  • County board member challenging longtime Kane Co. clerk in GOP primary

    County board member challenging longtime Kane Co. clerk in GOP primary
    Kane County Clerk John Cunningham's sole challenger in the upcoming Republican primary says its time for a "fresh perspective and new energy" in the clerk's office where Cunningham has been at the helm for 12 years. "It's my mission to try to make...
  • Authorities ID woman killed after being struck by car in Aurora

    Authorities ID woman killed after being struck by car in Aurora
    Police have released the identity of the woman who died early Thursday on the west side of Aurora after she was struck by a car. Frances E. Kuntz, 56, was apparently walking in the roadway on Randall Road, just south of Sullivan Road, around 4:15 a.m....
  • Settlement reached in suit over sex abuse by Aurora band director

    Settlement reached in suit over sex abuse by Aurora band director
    A former student has settled a lawsuit against the West Aurora High School district officials who she said failed to take the steps that would have prevented a band teacher from sexually abusing her. According to Kane County court records, the lawsuit was...
  • Prosecutors: Woman who fatally stabbed man with comb handle acted in self-defense

    Prosecutors: Woman who fatally stabbed man with comb handle acted in self-defense
    The woman who fatally stabbed an Aurora man with a comb handle last fall won’t face charges, say Kane County prosecutors, who believe she acted in self-defense. State’s Attorney Joe McMahon issued a statement today announcing that his...
  • Guilty plea in Aurora murder yields 30-year prison term

    Guilty plea in Aurora murder yields 30-year prison term
    A man who supplied a gun, transportation and expertise in a 2009 gang-motivated murder in Aurora was sentenced today to 30 years in prison, according to Kane County prosecutors. In a negotiated settlement, Jose R. Sosa, 25, agreed to plead guilty to...
  • Woman hit by car in Aurora dies

    Woman hit by car in Aurora dies
    A woman who was hit by a car while walking over night in Aurora has died, authorities said. The identity of the 56-year-old woman is being withheld pending family notification, said Aurora spokesman Dan Ferrelli. She was walking north on Randall...