| Dec 18, 2013
An alleged mortgage scam that swindled at least 54 suburban, primarily Hispanic homeowners out of $220,000 has resulted in three federal indictments.
Melvin T. Bell, 37; Monica Hernandez, 43; and Carlos Rayas, 39, face federal fraud charges tied to...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 11:59 AM
A solar storm may cast colored lights – known as the Aurora Borealis or Northern lights – in the sky over parts of the northern Plains, the Great Lakes region and Northeast on Thursday and Friday, forecasters say.
“It’s a very...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Illinois employers warned more than 500 workers in December that they would lose their jobs in the coming weeks and months, according to a filing with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.
Group O in Aurora, a business process...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Metra's North Central line won't reopen until Wednesday as crews continue to clear and repair tracks after a freight car derailed just after midnight today near Mundelein.
Canadian National isn't expected to complete the work along the single track...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:29 PM
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No. 6 Benet 14, St. Viator 7
Benet is getting all it can handle from St. Viator at Benedictine University.
| Aug 31, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Friday. Aug. 30
Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0
Belleville East 35, Hubbard 0
Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14
CICS/Longwood 14, Marine 8
Clinton (Wis.) 19, North Boone 8
DeKalb 25, Vernon Hills 10
Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8
Evanston 39, Proviso...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 11:09 AM
As family members of Abigail Villalpando looked on Thursday, the man accused of her murder had his first court hearing since he was ordered held in lieu of $5 million bail.
Juan Garnica, 18, told Kane County Judge James Hallock that his family is...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 3:54 PM
Nine Aurora residents have been charged with federal drug charges as part of an investigation that also focused on illegal weapons trafficking in Kane County, officials said today.
Another 10 individuals also face state drug or weapons charges in Kane...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 3:36 PM
A 50-year-old North Aurora man riding his bike along a scenic Kane County road was killed during a crash with a car Thursday afternoon, according to sheriff’s police.
Richard White, of the 1400 block of Fechner Court, was struck by a 2009 Nissan...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 4:47 AM
When an Aurora man set off a metal detector while entering a Kane County courthouse, a deputy asked him to empty his pockets before making another pass through the screening device.
And out of one pocket he pulled a small plastic bag of what police...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 12:14 PM
Update: Friday afternoon Aurora police said Lewis Clark has been located and is safely back with his family. No other details would be released.
A 79-year-old Aurora man with dementia is missing from his home and might be driving his Honda, police said...