| Apr 20, 2012
| 4:29 PM
A 32-year-old man who allegedly robbed a bank in unincorporated LaPorte County, Ind., led police on a pursuet that involved several police agencies from Indiana and Illinois and ended with the man being arrested in the garage of his Elburn home, according...
| 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...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 5:21 PM
PEORIA — The game that made Illinois high school basketball history 16 years ago was "a toss-up" in Sergio McClain's estimation.
The crowd of 11,700 at the Peoria Civic Center was in suspense until the final seconds about whether the 1997 Class AA...
| Apr 7, 2013
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,...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 7:21 PM
A senior couple who both suffer from dementia went shopping near Geneva today, and the man returned home without remembering where he left his wife, the Kane County sheriff's office said while asking for the public's help in finding her.
| Feb 14, 2013
| 11:09 AM
As family members of Abigail Villalpando looked on Thursday, the man accused of her murder had his first court hearing since he was ordered held in lieu of $5 million bail.
Juan Garnica, 18, told Kane County Judge James Hallock that his family is...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 10:48 AM
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.,...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 4:43 PM
A man who said he was in the back seat of a car when his friend pulled out a pistol and shot two men in the front seats was the first witness Monday in the double murder trial of the friend.
Jaime Diaz is charged in the 1998 slayings of Brendon Anderson...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Animal hoarding charges filed against a man who authorities said had more than 300 birds in his home should be dropped because the city of Aurora failed to properly follow procedures for dealing with such situations, the man’s attorney contends....
| Jan 31, 2013
| 7:49 PM
A Kane County jury returned guilty verdicts Thursday night in the trial of an Aurora man accused of a double murder.
After about three hours of deliberation, the jury found Jaime M. Diaz, 35, guilty of the first-degree murders of Brendon Anderson, 21,...
| 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...