| Jan 24, 2011
| 2:38 PM
A Geneva man led police on a weekend chase through portions of western Kane County before he apparently crashed his SUV on a hillside at a gravel pit, according to police.
Bryan J. Banbury, 30, was charged with aggravated fleeing and eluding, reckless...
| Jan 28, 2011
| 1:31 PM
A Naperville man facing a possible death sentence in the brutal 2004 slaying of his 16-year-old stepdaughter was barred from returning to his DuPage County jury trial this afternoon because of his ongoing disruptive behavior.
Judge Kathryn Creswell, who...
| Jan 29, 2011
| 4:35 AM
A man was killed when the vehicle in which he was traveling hit a tree in the West Woodlawn neighborhood early this morning. The motorist was left in critical condition.
John Vivetter, 28, of the 6200 block of South Champlain Avenue, was involved in a...
| Feb 21, 2011
| 1:17 PM
A Chicago man who was severely hurt in a car crash 16 months ago in Aurora died Saturday, apparently as a result of his injuries, and officials are seeking to recharge the man convicted last year of fleeing the scene, Aurora police said in a statement...
| May 8, 2012
| 11:49 AM
An Aurora man walking back into his home after a late night smoke was startled when a large animal believed to be a coyote lunged at him, biting and scratching his arm, police said.
The 47-year-old man told police he was on the side of his house in the...
| May 14, 2012
| 3:34 PM
An Aurora woman convicted of killing five teens in a drunken driving accident should get a new sentencing hearing because of vague language in Illinois DUI laws, her attorney told an appellate court panel Monday.
The three justices from the 2nd Appellate...
| May 17, 2012
| 3:43 PM
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...
| May 24, 2012
| 2:59 PM
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...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 10:16 AM
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....
| Jun 8, 2012
| 3:28 PM
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...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 1:48 PM
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...