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Aurora

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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  • Aurora man gets 3 years in prison for neglecting mother

    Aurora man gets 3 years in prison for neglecting mother
    One of three Aurora siblings who admitted to criminally neglecting their elderly mother was sentenced to three years in prison Thursday by a Kane County judge who called the woman’s deteriorated condition “horrific and disturbing.”...
  • Prosecutors seek to revoke bond of Naperville minister charged with fraud

    Prosecutors seek to revoke bond of Naperville minister charged with fraud
    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...
  • Drowned in corn: Grain bin deaths hit record

    Drowned in corn: Grain bin deaths hit record
    The three young workers sank into a funnel of corn that pulled them down like quicksand toward the bottom of the giant grain bin. Wyatt Whitebread, 14, started screaming as the kernels moved past his chest, up his chin and over his head within a matter...
  • Ask Tom why: I heard that the recent deluge set the record for the wettest day in Chicago history, but wasn't the storm July 17-18, 1996, wetter?

    Dear Tom, I heard that the recent deluge set the record for the wettest day in Chicago history, but wasn't the storm July 17-18, 1996, with nearly 17 inches of rain, wetter? —Nancy Vickers, Aurora Dear Nancy, Being from Aurora I can understand...
  • Politicians, health advocates seek transparency, restrictions in food stamp program

    Politicians, health advocates seek transparency, restrictions in food stamp program
    On a recent steamy holiday weekend, customers at a discount grocery store in Evanston loaded their carts with bags of chips, boxes of cookies, 2-liter soda bottles and jugs of fruit punch, among other items, then paid for it all with food stamp credit....
  • Fox River death appears accidental, police say

    Fox River death appears accidental, police say
    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...
  • Homes help vets fight new enemy: Addiction

    Homes help vets fight new enemy: Addiction
    Jeff Gilbert has no military experience, but he can empathize with veterans who struggle with drug and alcohol addiction. Gilbert faced the same battle with addiction — a battle that led him to help others through Hope for Tomorrow, a nonprofit...
  • Correcting a recipe

    Correcting a recipe
    Q: I have the original clipping for Abby Mandel's "Winter minestrone with squash" recipe printed in the Sunday, Nov. 30, 2003, Home & Garden section of the Chicago Tribune. I have made this wonderful soup many times, but I have always been confused by the...
  • 2 escape injury after plane crashes into cornfield in Aurora

    2 escape injury after plane crashes into cornfield in Aurora
    A single-engine aircraft fell to the ground shortly after takeoff today in Aurora with no reported injuries, officials said. According to an e-mailed press release from Dan Ferrelli, the director-public information for the City of Aurora, the plane...
  • Judge finds Aurora woman not guilty of murder in boyfriend's stabbing death

    Judge finds Aurora woman not guilty of murder in boyfriend's stabbing death
    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....
  • 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...