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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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  • Football | Week 6: Live Friday night updates

    Football | Week 6: Live Friday night updates
    Follow @ChiTribPreps on Twitter to keep up with all the action. At a game? Contribute your updates using hashtag #TribFB. HALFTIME No. 6 Benet 14, St. Viator 7 Benet is getting all it can handle from St. Viator at Benedictine University.  The...
  • Football | Week 1 schedule

    Friday. Aug. 30 Nonconference 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...
  • Kane Co. judge: Evidence from 'cadaver dogs' OK in murder trial

    Kane Co. judge: Evidence from 'cadaver dogs' OK in murder trial
    A Kane County judge ruled Thursday that prosecutors in a 1990 murder case could use testimony based on the use of dogs trained to find human remains, perhaps the first time such evidence has been found admissible in a state case. Judge Timothy Sheldon&...
  • Bicyclist killed in crash near Batavia

    Bicyclist killed in crash near Batavia
    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...
  • Who's who on Metra's board

    One is a labor lawyer. Another heads a company that sells firefighting equipment. One runs a construction company. Of the 11, only five have held elective office. And just one has any railroad experience. They are the board of directors of Metra,...
  • 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...
  • The North Shore's last run

    The North Shore's last run
    With both a bang and a whimper, the North Shore railroad, half a century ago this month, pulled the plug on a trolley wire that stretched from Chicago to Milwaukee and made the fortunes of towns in between. Its last southbound train crashed into an...
  • Aurora man charged with animal hoarding

    Aurora man charged with animal hoarding
    An Aurora man who was living in his town house with more than 350 live birds – and 120 dead ones – was charged today with animal hoarding, according to the city. David Skeberdis, 57, has been cited for companion animal hoarding, a class B...
  • 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...
  • 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...