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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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  • Trains filled with flammable crude oil threaten area, records show

     Trains filled with flammable crude oil threaten area, records show
    As many as 40 crude oil trains, each carrying a million or more gallons of the flammable liquid involved in several recent fiery derailments, roll through the Chicago area weekly, documents obtained by the Tribune show. Although mile-long trains hauling...
  • Lawmakers intervene in teacher licensing

    Lawmakers intervene in teacher licensing
    State lawmakers have intervened repeatedly in Illinois' teacher licensing process, going to bat in some cases for candidates who did not meet state requirements and applicants with criminal pasts as well as for relatives, donors and constituents, a...
  • Naperville police blotter: 51-year-old charged with prostitution, I-PASS stolen and more

    Naperville police blotter: 51-year-old charged with prostitution, I-PASS stolen and more
    The following items were taken from Naperville police reports: A vehicle was burglarized in the 500 block of Aurora Avenue between 10:30 p.m. July 4 and 8 a.m. July 5. A window was smashed at a business in the 100 block of Water Street between 2 a.m....
  • Geneva doctor's license suspended amid state probe

    Geneva doctor's license suspended amid state probe
    A Geneva doctor's medical license has been suspended by state regulators, who allege he engaged in inappropriate sexual relations with several of his patients and knowingly prescribed addictive drugs to a patient who abused them. The Illinois Department...
  • Aurora teen cited in accident that killed a Minnesota man

    Aurora teen cited in accident that killed a Minnesota man
    An Aurora teenager has been cited following a motorcycle crash that killed a Minnesota man Wednesday afternoon on the north side of Naperville. The accident occurred around 12:55 p.m. Wednesday when a 2014 Subaru Forester heading east on Ogden Avenue...
  • Naperville police blotter: Radiator fluid drained, GPS stolen, and more

    Naperville police blotter: Radiator fluid drained, GPS stolen, and more
    The following items were taken from Naperville police reports: A landscape brick was thrown at a vehicle in the 3500 block of Caine Drive between 9 p.m. June 26 and 7 a.m. June 27. A 34-year-old Elmhurst man was arrested about 1:09 p.m. June 27 in the...
  • Aurora man pleads guilty to sexually assaulting 2 children

    Aurora man pleads guilty to sexually assaulting 2 children
    An Aurora man was sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty today to charges that he sexually assaulted two children, Kane County prosecutors said. Inocencio Hernandez-Reyes, 40, received consecutive 10-year terms in exchange for admitting...
  • Man gets probation for role in Aurora murder case

    Man gets probation for role in Aurora murder case
    An Oswego man accused of helping his friend dispose of a murder victim pleaded guilty today to attempted obstruction of justice, according to Kane County prosecutors.  In a negotiated plea, Jose M. Becerra, 22, was sentenced to a term of probation on...
  • Teen gets 18 years for role in gang shooting

    Teen gets 18 years for role in gang shooting
    An Aurora youth who authorities say took part in a gang-related shooting as a 15-year-old was sentenced Thursday to 18 years in prison, Kane County prosecutors said.  Ryan N. Fingers, 16, of the 500 block of North Root Street, pleaded guilty to...
  • Farmers markets: Kane county

    Farmers markets: Kane county
    Click on the image above to view an interactive map of suburban farmers markets. WEDNESDAY Aurora 1-5 p.m., July 9-Sept. 10, at West Aurora Plaza, 1901 W. Galena Blvd.   THURSDAY Aurora 2:30-6:30 p.m., July 10-Aug. 28, at Our Lady of...
  • Men charged with arranging sex with 2 girls, 15

    Men charged with arranging sex with 2 girls, 15
    Two Chicago men have been charged with arranging a sexual encounter involving two 15-year-old girls, an allegation DuPage County's chief prosecutor called "appalling." A DuPage judge set bail today at $500,000 each for Demarcus Feltus and Laburron...