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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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  • Tweets of woman slain in Colorado bring tragedy home

     
    A link to the Twitter feed of "Jessica Redfield," real name Jessica Ghawi, a victim of the movie-theater massacre in Aurora, Colo., has been going around the Web today. It's hard to know what to say about these grotesque mass......
  • Aurora man wants murder case sent back to juvenile court

    Aurora man wants murder case sent back to juvenile court
    An Aurora man accused of committing murder as a 14-year-old wants his case returned to juvenile court, a move that could potentially result in his release from prison, his attorney said today. Garang Deng, 22, pleaded guilty to the murder of Marilyn...
  • 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...
  • New Naper Settlement play area adds something for younger kids

    New Naper Settlement play area adds something for younger kids
    Naperville's outdoor history museum, Naper Settlement, has become more playful than ever with the addition of a new playground and splash pad set to open Aug. 17. The Rita (Fredenhagen) and John Harvard Early Learning Playscape had an informal opening...
  • Aurora man dies weeks after plane crashed into Florida grocery

    Aurora man dies weeks after plane crashed into Florida grocery
    An Aurora man who was aboard a plane that crashed into a Florida grocery store in April died Saturday from his injuries at Loyola University Hospital, officials said.  Kim Presbrey, 60, of the 2300 block of Wyckwood Drive in Aurora, was pronounced dead...
  • 2014 master football schedule

    2014 master football schedule
    WEEK 1 Games at 7:30 unless noted Friday, Aug. 29 Chicago Public-Inter City 2 Hirsch at Gage Park, 4:15 Kelly at Farragut, 4:15 Kennedy at Bronzeville, 4:15 Northeastern Athletic Mooseheart at Hiawatha, 7 Rockford Christian Life at...
  • Mountain bike and $500 Prada sunglasses stolen in Naperville

    Mountain bike and $500 Prada sunglasses stolen in Naperville
    The following items were taken from Naperville police reports: A man stole $346.90 worth of merchandise from a store in the 1900 block of West Jefferson Avenue about 10:36 a.m. Aug. 8 then left behind the bicycle he rode to the scene. Windows were...
  • The Truth About Cosmetic Procedures

    When someone whispers that they recently had "some work done," right away the questions start: What was it really like? Did it hurt? Where did you get it done? How much did it cost? But even today, in our youth-obsessed world, people are reluctant to talk...
  • Person held camera up woman's skirt while she was shopping

    Person held camera up woman's skirt while she was shopping
    The following items were taken from Naperville police reports: A person held a camera under a woman's skirt while she was shopping in the 200 block of South Route 59 about 4:10 p.m. Aug. 2. The person ran when confronted. A store employee was cited...
  • Cops still stopping more black and Hispanic drivers than whites: ACLU

    Cops still stopping more black and Hispanic drivers than whites: ACLU
    Police across the state have made little progress combating racial profiling, searching the cars of African-American and Latino drivers far more often than those of whites. At the same time, a decade of studying routine traffic stops shows that officers...
  • Already convicted of murder, man found guilty in separate shooting from same night

    Already convicted of murder, man found guilty in separate shooting from same night
    A reputed gang member previously convicted of murdering a man during a 2007 parking lot confrontation in Aurora was found guilty today in a separate shooting that same night, Kane County prosecutors said. It took a jury about 90 minutes to find...