| Jul 20, 2014
| 12:41 PM
The driver of a car that landed in a water-filled quarry in west suburban Naperville Saturday morning, killing two of his friends, has been charged with DUI and has been ordered held on a $250,000 bond, officials said.
Shortly before 2 a.m., Naperville...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Goodwill has started construction on its newest retail store — all the storefronts north of the closed Dominick's supermarket in Hickory Creek Marketplace in Frankfort.
It will be the charitable organization's 33rd retail store in Illinois. It...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 7:02 PM
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...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 12:47 PM
The third man charged in the beating death of an Aurora high school student has pleaded guilty to his role in the crime, Kane County prosecutors said today.
Enrique Prado, 20, of Aurora, admitted guilt Thursday to a charge of concealment of a homicide...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 3:12 PM
An Aurora man who already has six convictions for burglary stretching more than two decades is facing a prison term after again being found guilty of the crime, Kane County prosecutors said today.
A jury returned a guilty verdict Tuesday night against...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 3:41 PM
An Aurora woman was found guilty today of trying to arrange the murder of her former boyfriend, Kane County prosecutors said.
A Kane County jury returned guilty verdicts against Maricela Arciga, 27, on two counts of solicitation of murder for hire....
| Jul 14, 2014
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...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 3:09 PM
A large-scale outlet mall in Aurora will add 50 stores to the mix next summer.
Officials broke ground Wednesday morning on a $110 million expansion of Chicago Premium Outlets that will bring the total number of stores to more than 170. It will be...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 4:26 PM
The following reports were gathered from reports released by St. Charles.
An 18-year-old Aurora man was charged May 23 with defrauding drug and alcohol screening tests, a felony, after employees at a testing company on Randall Road reported to police...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:02 PM
The following items were taken from St. Charles police reports.
Two 18-year-olds, one from Elgin and the other from Aurora, were charged with defrauding drug and alcohol screening tests, a felony, on June 16. An employee at the Drugs and Alcohol Testing...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 11:19 AM
As school wrapped up at Fabyan Elementary in Geneva this week, students gathered up barely used bottles of glue and leftover boxes of crayons to send to their new partners at E.M. Rollins School in Aurora.
"We don't need this stuff anymore but maybe...