| Mar 11, 2013
| 8:13 PM
A father whose 14-year-old daughter was rescued after a car plunged into an Aurora retention pond Saturday said Monday that it "is a miracle she's alive."
About 7:30 p.m. Saturday, his daughter was riding in car that went into a pond off the eastbound...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 4:12 PM
A Naperville man was charged today with stabbing a taxi driver in the throat and stealing the cab in Aurora early Thursday, authorities said.
Maurice A. Martin of the 700 block of Inland Circle was charged with aggravated vehicular hijacking,...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 4:41 PM
The city of Aurora went to court to seek access to a townhouse filled with perhaps hundreds of birds after the owner said he couldn’t afford to pay the $13,000 the city planned to charge him to capture his pets.
David Skeberdis, 57, conducted an...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 9:05 AM
Williamsburg's own rambling piano man Bruce Hornsby is in Park City, Utah, today, where he'll play a concert on the same bill as eclectic folk-rock band Railroad Earth. He's looking ahead, though, to the release of a new live record.
"Cluck Ol' Hen," is...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Friday. Aug. 30
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...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 6:50 AM
One person suffered minor injuries in an accident that disrupted traffic on Interstate 88 near Farnsworth Avenue in west suburban Aurora this morning, police said. The accident happened about 6:20 a.m., according to Illinois State Police Master Sgt....
| Feb 2, 2013
| 5:07 PM
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...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 10:54 AM
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...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 4:33 PM
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...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 3:34 PM
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...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 4:09 PM
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...