| 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...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 4:47 AM
When an Aurora man set off a metal detector while entering a Kane County courthouse, a deputy asked him to empty his pockets before making another pass through the screening device.
And out of one pocket he pulled a small plastic bag of what police...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Aurora police have charged a man with the sexual assault of a woman he met on a dating wesbite and are looking for possible additional victims.
Derrick D. Chaney, 37, of the 3300 block of Allspice Court, Aurora, was arrested Friday and charged with three...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 3:54 PM
Nine Aurora residents have been charged with federal drug charges as part of an investigation that also focused on illegal weapons trafficking in Kane County, officials said today.
Another 10 individuals also face state drug or weapons charges in Kane...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:47 PM
A Kane County judge ruled Thursday that prosecutors in a 1990 murder case could use testimony based on the use of dogs trained to find human remains, perhaps the first time such evidence has been found admissible in a state case.
Judge Timothy Sheldon&...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 5:19 AM
BAY VIEW — The Paint Quality Institute has narrowed the field in its competition to find the “Prettiest Painted Places in America,” and the Bay View Association is among 10 finalist communities from around the north central United...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 12:14 PM
Update: Friday afternoon Aurora police said Lewis Clark has been located and is safely back with his family. No other details would be released.
A 79-year-old Aurora man with dementia is missing from his home and might be driving his Honda, police said...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 8:44 PM
Richard (Dick) Egolf Miller, a resident of Powell, Ohio, passed away in his sleep of natural causes with his beloved wife Norma by his side on Thursday, April 12, 2012. Born Sept. 4, 1928, to Verna June Egolf and Ross King Miller, he was 83 years old at...
| 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...
| May 8, 2012
| 11:49 AM
An Aurora man walking back into his home after a late night smoke was startled when a large animal believed to be a coyote lunged at him, biting and scratching his arm, police said.
The 47-year-old man told police he was on the side of his house in the...