| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:56 PM
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...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 9:48 AM
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....
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:40 PM
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...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 10:25 AM
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...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 2:14 PM
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...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 12:44 PM
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...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:09 AM
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....
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:49 PM
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...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 2:31 PM
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...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 3:07 PM
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...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:48 AM
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...