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Aurora
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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  • Prosecutors Drop Quest for James Holmes' Notebook

    Prosecutors Drop Quest for James Holmes' Notebook
    AURORA, Colo. -- Prosecutors in the Colorado movie theater shooting on Thursday abruptly dropped their effort to gain access to a notebook written by suspect James Holmes, who appeared in court looking engaged and without the orange hair he had in...
  • Local Batman moviegoers shocked by Colorado shootings

    Local Batman moviegoers shocked by Colorado shootings
    The overnight shooting that left at least 12 people dead at a Colorado theater during the debut of the newest “Batman” was on the minds of movie-goers at a showing this morning in Chicago. Before the 10 a.m. screening of “The Dark...
  • Girlfriend of slain Crystal Lake sailor: 'My boyfriend saved my life'

    Girlfriend of slain Crystal Lake sailor: 'My boyfriend saved my life'
    Julia Vojtsek was watching "The Dark Knight Rises" with her boyfriend, John Larimer, on Friday at the Century 16 movie theater in Aurora, Colo., when a gunman fired into the audience. Larimer, a 27-year-old Navy sailor from Crystal Lake, immediately...
  • Local man commenorates shooting victims with crosses

    Local man commenorates shooting victims with crosses
    Within hours of the shootings at a Colorado movie cineplex, Greg Zanis was on the way from his Aurora, Illinois, home to the scene in Aurora, Colorado. He was bearing 12 crosses to commemorate the victims, just as he has done for thousands of other...
  • 2 escape injury after plane crashes into cornfield in Aurora

    2 escape injury after plane crashes into cornfield in Aurora
    A single-engine aircraft fell to the ground shortly after takeoff today in Aurora with no reported injuries, officials said. According to an e-mailed press release from Dan Ferrelli, the director-public information for the City of Aurora, the plane...
  • John Cheney Wood, artist

    John Cheney Wood, artist
    John Cheney Wood, a Baltimore artist who worked in a variety of media, died July 20 of advanced Parkinson's disease at his summer home and studio in Ithaca, N.Y. The Mount Washington resident was 90. The son of a master carpenter and an executive...
  • Quinn pushes for assault weapons ban

    Quinn pushes for assault weapons ban
    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn is renewing a push in Illinois to ban assault weapons in the wake of the killings at a Colorado theater that left 12 dead and dozens more wounded. The Democratic governor also revealed plans today to propose a ban on...
  • Week 5 schedule: Sept. 17-23

    Week 5 schedule: Sept. 17-23
    Week 5 – Sept. 17-23 All games 7:30 unless noted. FRIDAY, SEPT. 21 BIG NORTHERN EAST Genoa-Kingston at Burlington Central, 7 Marengo at Harvard, 7 CATHOLIC BLUE Mount Carmel at Brother Rice St. Rita at Providence CATHOLIC RED St....
  • Week 9 schedule: Oct. 15-22

    Week 9 schedule: Oct. 15-22
    Week 9 – Oct. 15-21 All games 7:30 unless noted. TUESDAY, OCT. 16 CHICAGO INTER-CITY 2 Bronzeville vs. Gage Park, 6 at Gately Hirsch vs. Dyett, 4 at Eckersall Urban Prep-West vs. Juarez, 6 at Hanson CHICAGO INTER-CITY 4 Johnson vs. Hawkins,...
  • Aurora man gets 3 years in prison for neglecting mother

    Aurora man gets 3 years in prison for neglecting mother
    One of three Aurora siblings who admitted to criminally neglecting their elderly mother was sentenced to three years in prison Thursday by a Kane County judge who called the woman’s deteriorated condition “horrific and disturbing.”...
  • Juveniles arrested after Naperville burglary

    Juveniles arrested after Naperville burglary
    Police arrested two juveniles who fled a burglary in Naperville this afternoon. About 12:37 p.m. Naperville Police got a call of a burglary in progress on the 3500 block of Scottsdale Circle in the White Eagle subdivision, according to a police news...