| Jun 25, 2012
| 3:13 PM
An Aurora woman was found not guilty of murder late this afternoon in the stabbing death of her boyfriend at her apartment in 2010.
The verdict was handed down by Kane County Judge Timothy Sheldon at the conclusion of a bench trial that began last week....
| Jun 26, 2012
| 2:59 PM
DuPage County prosecutors are seeking to revoke the bond of a minister awaiting trial on charges that he bilked members of his church.
Judge Blanche Hill Fawell today set a July 10 date for the bond revocation hearing for Howard Richmond, 51, of...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:12 AM
If you're looking to add the freshest fruits, vegetables, baked goods, cheeses and flowers to your dinner table, look no further than in your own backyard. Don't see a farmers market near your town listed below?
Check out the Illinois Department of...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 3:09 PM
An Aurora woman who authorities say lied on documents in order to get food stamps and health benefits has pleaded guilty to theft charges, according to Kane County prosecutors.
Jurline Price, 58, of the 2000 block of Fox Pointe Drive, was sentenced to 30...
| 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...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 11:31 AM
The apparent drowning of a 52-year-old Aurora man in the Fox River yesterday evening appears to be accidental, police said today, although the death investigation continues.
According to the initial investigation, Gene Autry Pryor of the 900 block of...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 3:59 PM
Family and friends said goodbye Friday to an Indiana soldier killed in Afghanistan.
The funeral service for 32-year-old Staff Sergeant Jonathan Metzger was held on the city's southeast side.
He was the commander of an Indiana National Guard unit...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 7:38 PM
Christopher Patterson loved all kinds of music.
So it was fitting that Saturday's farewell service for the 20-year-old Indiana National Guard specialist was infused with rich choral and solo voices raised in praise and remembrance.
An estimated 500...
| Jan 23, 2012
Broadway musical fans definitely have something to dance about this winter as The Paramount Theatre in Aurora brings back a 1970's classic: "A Chorus Line."
The Pulitzer prize recipient plus nine-time Tony Award winning-production tells the story of 17...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:12 AM
The American News has been and is continuing to work on a project of the history of Northern State football: 1902-2012.
The project will be published in its entirety in the Oct. 5 edition of the American News.
Here is a preview of the all-time NSU...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 7:28 PM
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...