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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 police show suspect vehicle in fatal hit-run

    Aurora police show suspect vehicle in fatal hit-run
    Aurora police today released a surveillance photo of an SUV that was involved in a hit-and-run crash last week that fatally injured a motorcyclist. Maxwell J. Torres, 23, died Wednesday at 5 p.m. at the University Illinois Medical Center, after a...
  • 12 arrested in Southeast Side drug investigation

    12 arrested in Southeast Side drug investigation
    Twelve people were arrested during a Southeast Side drug bust that nettled more than $730,000 in narcotics, according to Chicago police. The disbanded drug market was purportedly controlled by members of the Gangster Disciple and Black P. Stone street...
  • 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...
  • Convicted sex offender charged with assaulting woman

    Convicted sex offender charged with assaulting woman
    A convicted sex offender faces new charges that he sexually assaulted an Aurora woman in a home where he was staying, police say. Gary R. Kluber was arrested Thursday and charged with two counts each of criminal sexual assault and criminal sexual abuse....
  • Man who stabbed hospital patient not guilty by reason of insanity

    Man who stabbed hospital patient not guilty by reason of insanity
    An Aurora  man who stabbed an elderly female hospital patient with a butter knife after hearing that his son had died was found not guilty of attempted murder by reason of insanity Friday in Kane County. Darrell Franklin, 41, formerly of the 600 block of...
  • Police: 2 Chicago men hold up Aurora watch store of more than $123,000

    Police: 2 Chicago men hold up Aurora watch store of more than $123,000
    Two Chicago men were charged today after holding up an upscale watch store in an outlet mall and fleeing in a stolen car Thursday in Aurora.   Kevin Jones, 34, and Michael Pitchford, 31, were charged this afternoon with aggravated robbery, robbery and...
  • Lawsuit: Infant died because of defective baby sling

    Lawsuit: Infant died because of defective baby sling
    An infant who died in 2009 was killed by a defective infant carrier sling that cut off her breathing, the girl's family claims in lawsuit filed Thursday. Matilda Blanche Gentzel died Nov. 19, 2009, four days after she suffered medical distress when...
  • Woman pleads guilty to DUI in fatal Kane County accident

    Woman pleads guilty to DUI in fatal Kane County accident
    An Aurora woman who was reaching for her sunglasses when she set off a chain reaction accident that killed a St. Charles motorcycling couple pleaded guilty today to aggravated DUI. Alia Bernard, 27, admitted to having marijuana in her system on May 29,...
  • 2012 Dreamers Wax Museum of African American History

    2012 Dreamers Wax Museum of African American History
    We are proud to announce the 2012 Dreamers Wax Museum of African American History that will be held on Sunday, January 15, 2012. This annual event is open to all children and youth in the community up to 12th grade. Participants will select a person of...
  • Suspect held after woman found dead in Aurora apartment

    Suspect held after woman found dead in Aurora apartment
    Aurora police have a 31-year-old man in custody after a woman was found dead inside her apartment. Rennee Ann Perry, 21, was found dead just after 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in 900-block of Second Avenue in Aurora. Police say she was found unconscious, not...
  • Batavia robber sentenced to 20 years in prison

    Batavia robber sentenced to 20 years in prison
    A Batavia man who held up two restaurants and a motel, and was tied to the robberies following his arrest for an Elgin bank robbery, was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison. Douglas E. Kelley, 27, of the 1100 block of Lorlyn Circle, pleaded guilty...