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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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  • Naperville police blotter: Passed out in a driveway, women fighting and more

    Naperville police blotter: Passed out in a driveway, women fighting and more
    The following items were taken from Naperville police reports: A person was found passed out in a driveway in the 3200 block of Gateshead Drive between 12:01 a.m. and 1 a.m. July 9. When confronted by the homeowner's son, the person left with a pair...
  • Aurora outlet mall adding 50 stores

     Aurora outlet mall adding 50 stores
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Naperville police blotter: Flaming feces, stolen salon equipment, and more

    Naperville police blotter: Flaming feces, stolen salon equipment, and more
    The following items were taken from Naperville police reports: Property was damaged in the 2400 block of Meadow Lake Drive between 6 p.m. June 16 and 7 a.m. June 17. Someone placed a flaming bag of feces on a front porch in the 1900 block of Nutmeg...
  • Eric Gordon McLaren, principal at Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, 1964-2014

    Eric Gordon McLaren, principal at Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, 1964-2014
    When faced in 2010 with a devastating diagnosis of ALS, Eric Gordon McLaren, then principal of Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy in Aurora, took his family to Idaho for a whitewater rafting trip. Strapped into a chair secured to the raft, he...
  • St. Charles police report: 2 charged with faking drug tests, man mistakes apartment for his own, and more

    St. Charles police report: 2 charged with faking drug tests, man mistakes apartment for his own, and more
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...