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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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  • 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...
  • The North Shore's last run

    The North Shore's last run
    With both a bang and a whimper, the North Shore railroad, half a century ago this month, pulled the plug on a trolley wire that stretched from Chicago to Milwaukee and made the fortunes of towns in between. Its last southbound train crashed into an...
  • Illegal immigrant driver's license measure sails through Illinois Senate

    Illegal immigrant driver's license measure sails through Illinois Senate
    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Senate today¬†approved legislation¬†that would allow tens of thousands of illegal immigrants to have special drivers licenses, but the bill’s fate in the House is still up in the air. The proposal, sponsored by...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Foster headed back to Congress

    Foster headed back to Congress
    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...
  • Artist List

    Artist List
    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 |...
  • Patrick Collins dies at 82; longtime chief of Ralphs Grocery Co.

    Patrick Collins dies at 82; longtime chief of Ralphs Grocery Co.
    Patrick W. Collins, a longtime president of Ralphs Grocery Co., died May 16 of congestive heart failure at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, said his wife, Beth. He was 82. Collins became president and chief operating officer in 1976 and was named...
  • TribLocal guide to suburban farmers markets

    TribLocal guide to suburban farmers markets
    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...
  • Sycamore attorney pleads guilty to prostitution charge

    Sycamore attorney pleads guilty to prostitution charge
    A DeKalb County attorney has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of prostitution, her lawyer confirmed Thursday. In a negotiated plea, Reema Bajaj, 26, agreed to plead guilty to the count, in exchange for DeKalb County prosecutors dropping a felony...