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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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  • Panel seeks solutions to school absenteeism

    Panel seeks solutions to school absenteeism
    At a West Side town hall meeting Saturday, a panel of elected officials and community activists decried Chicago’s crisis in elementary grade truancy and absenteeism, and vowed to work on reforms that could save countless children from failure in...
  • Carol Chambers Palmer May 31, 1930 - January 11, 2013

    Carol Chambers Palmer May 31, 1930 - January 11, 2013
    Carol Palmer was born May 31, 1930 in Ravenswood, West Virginia. She attended Aurora College in Aurora, IL, where she met and would marry John Palmer on January 15, 1950. John and Carol lived in Glendale following their marriage, and would remain...
  • James H. Iverson

    James H. Iverson James H. Iverson (83) born 04/17/29 in St. Paul, MN, died 03/29/2013 in Huntington Beach, CA. Survived by son John, sisters Marjory and Clarice Ann, granddaughter Emily, daughter-in-law Diane, step grandchildren Lori & Kevin Lenart, great...
  • Melrose Park man gets 38 years for role in shooting death

    Melrose Park man gets 38 years for role in shooting death
    A man charged for his role in a drug rip-off at an Aurora residence that exploded into gunfire and resulted in a death was sentenced Thursday to 38 years in prison. Jorge Diaz, 24, of Melrose Park, pleaded guilty Thursday in Kane County court to one...
  • Storms drop hail, a little rain, but mild weekend continues

    Storms drop hail, a little rain, but mild weekend continues
    Short-lived but strong storms moved through the Chicago area midday today, leaving little real rain in most places, but dumping hail up to 1-1/2 inches in diameter in some western sububs. Forecasters had been predicting a sunnny afternoon and near...
  • In Washington National, they trusted

    In Washington National, they trusted
    More than 50 struggling Chicago-area homeowners last year placed their faith and their savings into the hands of Washington National Trust, which promised to save their homes from foreclosure. The homeowners, most of them Hispanic and living in Aurora,...
  • Death investigation near Aurora stops traffic

    Death investigation near Aurora stops traffic
    Kane County Sheriff's investigators closed traffic to a major road near Aurora for about three hours this morning because of a death investigation. Farnsworth Avenue between Ogden Avenue and Montgomery Road near Aurora was closed about 6:20 a.m.,...
  • Girl, 4, calls 911, saves mom's life

    Girl, 4, calls 911, saves mom's life
    A 4-year-old Aurora girl was reunited with the dispatcher she spoke with when she called 911 to save her mother’s life. Operator: she's not answering you? Livia:  No, but her head hurts cause she's showing me what hurts Operator: she's showing...
  • 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...
  • 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,...