| Mar 28, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Police arrested almost two dozen suspected drunken drivers during the most recent “no-refusal” DUI enforcement action in Kane County, State’s Attorney Joe McMahon said today.
Eleven police agencies in the county, along with Illinois...
| Apr 3, 2012
Q: I have the original clipping for Abby Mandel's "Winter minestrone with squash" recipe printed in the Sunday, Nov. 30, 2003, Home & Garden section of the Chicago Tribune. I have made this wonderful soup many times, but I have always been confused by the...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 12:18 AM
A 25-year-old North Aurora man was found shot dead on the street late Sunday in the city's West Englewood neighborhood, police said.
Officers responding to a "shots fired" call discovered the unresponsive man lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to...
| May 17, 2012
| 3:43 PM
Aurora police today released a surveillance photo of an SUV that was involved in a hit-and-run crash last week that fatally injured a motorcyclist.
Maxwell J. Torres, 23, died Wednesday at 5 p.m. at the University Illinois Medical Center, after a...
| May 24, 2012
| 2:59 PM
Twelve people were arrested during a Southeast Side drug bust that nettled more than $730,000 in narcotics, according to Chicago police.
The disbanded drug market was purportedly controlled by members of the Gangster Disciple and Black P. Stone street...
| May 28, 2012
| 3:45 PM
An Aurora man who was aboard a plane that crashed into a Florida grocery store in April died Saturday from his injuries at Loyola University Hospital, officials said.
Kim Presbrey, 60, of the 2300 block of Wyckwood Drive in Aurora, was pronounced dead...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 10:16 AM
A convicted sex offender faces new charges that he sexually assaulted an Aurora woman in a home where he was staying, police say.
Gary R. Kluber was arrested Thursday and charged with two counts each of criminal sexual assault and criminal sexual abuse....
| Jun 8, 2012
| 3:28 PM
An Aurora man who stabbed an elderly female hospital patient with a butter knife after hearing that his son had died was found not guilty of attempted murder by reason of insanity Friday in Kane County.
Darrell Franklin, 41, formerly of the 600 block of...
| Jun 20, 2012
On a recent steamy holiday weekend, customers at a discount grocery store in Evanston loaded their carts with bags of chips, boxes of cookies, 2-liter soda bottles and jugs of fruit punch, among other items, then paid for it all with food stamp credit....
| Jun 22, 2012
| 1:48 PM
Two Chicago men were charged today after holding up an upscale watch store in an outlet mall and fleeing in a stolen car Thursday in Aurora.
Kevin Jones, 34, and Michael Pitchford, 31, were charged this afternoon with aggravated robbery, robbery and...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 6:38 PM
A Batavia man who held up two restaurants and a motel, and was tied to the robberies following his arrest for an Elgin bank robbery, was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison.
Douglas E. Kelley, 27, of the 1100 block of Lorlyn Circle, pleaded guilty...