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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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  • Pedestrian struck by Metra train in Naperville

    Pedestrian struck by Metra train in Naperville
    A male pedestrian was struck and killed by a Metra trainĀ  on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe line inĀ  Naperville Friday evening, officials said. The accident happened at 6:30 p.m. at Colombia Street, just east of the the Naperville station, said...
  • Police: Wife found safe after being lost by husband

    Police: Wife found safe after being lost by husband
    A senior couple who both suffer from dementia went shopping near Geneva today, and the man returned home without remembering where he left his wife, the Kane County sheriff's office said while asking for the public's help in finding her. But late...
  • 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.”...
  • Aurora man charged with teen's murder appears in court

    Aurora man charged with teen's murder appears in court
    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...
  • Feds announce Kane County arrests on gun, drug charges

    Feds announce Kane County arrests on gun, drug charges
    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...
  • Man arrested on drug charges after screening at courthouse

    Man arrested on drug charges after screening at courthouse
    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...
  • Simeon All Access | Back and fourth in a row? Simeon aims for history

    Simeon All Access | Back and fourth in a row? Simeon aims for history
    PEORIA — The game that made Illinois high school basketball history 16 years ago was "a toss-up" in Sergio McClain's estimation. The crowd of 11,700 at the Peoria Civic Center was in suspense until the final seconds about whether the 1997 Class AA...
  • Aurora man gets 8 years for sexual assault

    Aurora man gets 8 years for sexual assault
    An Aurora man who had sexual contact with an underage girl has been sentenced to eight years in prison, Kane County prosecutors said today. Jose M. Ruiz-Ramirez, 33, of the 300 block of North Ohio Street, pleaded guilty last week to one count of criminal...
  • Aurora police seek more victims of sexual assault suspect

    Aurora police seek more victims of sexual assault suspect
    Aurora police have charged a man with the sexual assault of a woman he met on a dating wesbite and are looking for possible additional victims. Derrick D. Chaney, 37, of the 3300 block of Allspice Court, Aurora, was arrested Friday and charged with three...
  • Missing Aurora man with dementia located

    Missing Aurora man with dementia located
    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...
  • Aurora woman gets 7 years for 2009 fatal crash

    Aurora woman gets 7 years for 2009 fatal crash
    An Aurora woman was sentenced to seven years in prison Thursday for causing a head-on collision that killed a Marengo man in 2009. Linda L. Knotts, 48, pleaded guilty in Kane County court to one count of aggravated DUI for the March 20, 2009 crash...