| May 8, 2012
| 11:49 AM
An Aurora man walking back into his home after a late night smoke was startled when a large animal believed to be a coyote lunged at him, biting and scratching his arm, police said.
The 47-year-old man told police he was on the side of his house in the...
| May 14, 2012
| 3:34 PM
An Aurora woman convicted of killing five teens in a drunken driving accident should get a new sentencing hearing because of vague language in Illinois DUI laws, her attorney told an appellate court panel Monday.
The three justices from the 2nd Appellate...
| 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...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 8:12 PM
Veteran Republican Rep. Judy Biggert conceded defeat tonight to former Democratic Rep. Bill Foster in a west and southwest suburban congressional contest.
“It has been a long and hard-fought race, but tonight the voters have spoken. I have called...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 8:17 AM
Barbara Jean Cook, 72, of Charlevoix, passed away, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at Grandvue Medical Care Facility in East Jordan.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, at Winchester Funeral Home in Charlevoix, with a rosary at 8 p.m. Rite of...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 10:38 AM
Last Name, First Name | City, State | Media
Axium, Carole | Chicago, IL | Jewelry
Barnish, Andrea | LaGrange, IL | Photography
Bank, Carla | Barrington, IL | Acrylic
Benes, Eugene | Homer Glen, IL | Wood
Benson, Jeffrey L. | Orland Park, IL |...
| 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....