| 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 10, 2014
| 12:44 PM
The following items were gathered from police reports:
•A Mercedes-Benz parked outside Rookies, 1545 W. Main St., was found with a "substantial" amount of damage, according to police. The car was vandalized between 2 p.m. Jan. 30...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 14, 2013
1. Loyola 7-0 (1)
Beat De La Salle 48-0
Next: Saturday vs. Lake Forest Academy
2. Mount Carmel 6-1 (2)
Beat St. Laurence 55-0
Next: Friday vs. Providence
3. Lake Zurich 7-0 (4)
Beat Zion-Benton 48-14
Next: Friday at Libertyville
| 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...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 3:01 PM
A 4-year-old Aurora girl died from head trauma after a television fell off a stand and struck her at her home on Sunday, according to an autopsy conducted today.
Cyliyah Yarbrough of the 1200 block of Nantucket Avenuedied of cranial-cerebral injuries...
| 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,...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 3:00 PM
A man was killed early this morning after being struck by a car while walking in downtown Aurora, officials said.
Donald L. Early, 54, whose last known address is the Hesed House homeless shelter in the 600 block of S. River St., Aurora, was walking...
| 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...