| 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.
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 28, 2014
A developer wants to demolish the McChesney & Miller grocery store in downtown Glen Ellyn, combine that property with a village-owned commuter parking lot and construct a 185-unit apartment complex and a three-story, public parking deck.
For more than a...
| 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...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 5:47 PM
An Aurora man has been found guilty of threatening to kill a Kane County judge who had disciplined him during a court appearance in May, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Christopher Garcia Jr., 25, was convicted by a jury late Tuesday of a felony count of...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 7:12 AM
An 81-year-old woman was killed in a 3-vehicle crash in Aurora Saturday afternoon, police said.
The woman was driving a 2006 Honda Civic north on Eola Road about 12:30 p.m. Saturday when she tried to make a left turn onto Bilter Road and her car was hit...