| Feb 3, 2014
| 3:00 PM
A man was killed early this morning after being struck by a car while walking in downtown Aurora, officials said.
Donald L. Early, 54, whose last known address is the Hesed House homeless shelter in the 600 block of S. River St., Aurora, was walking...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 3:07 PM
A man who supplied a gun, transportation and expertise in a 2009 gang-motivated murder in Aurora was sentenced today to 30 years in prison, according to Kane County prosecutors.
In a negotiated settlement, Jose R. Sosa, 25, agreed to plead guilty to...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 3:26 PM
In the midst of a rough winter, some municipalities are rationing their road salt supplies given a regional shortage -- but Chicago officials say they're not worried about the city's salt supply.
This season's above-average snowfall and deep-freeze...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:43 PM
Four Republicans vying in a west and southwest suburban congressional primary said Friday that Democratic U.S. Rep. Bill Foster is vulnerable because he voted for the Affordable Care Act and won’t have President Barack Obama at the top of the...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Metra's North Central line won't reopen until Wednesday as crews continue to clear and repair tracks after a freight car derailed just after midnight today near Mundelein.
Canadian National isn't expected to complete the work along the single track...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 7:12 AM
An 81-year-old woman was killed in a 3-vehicle crash in Aurora Saturday afternoon, police said.
The woman was driving a 2006 Honda Civic north on Eola Road about 12:30 p.m. Saturday when she tried to make a left turn onto Bilter Road and her car was hit...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 3:01 PM
A 4-year-old Aurora girl died from head trauma after a television fell off a stand and struck her at her home on Sunday, according to an autopsy conducted today.
Cyliyah Yarbrough of the 1200 block of Nantucket Avenuedied of cranial-cerebral injuries...
| Jan 28, 2014
A developer wants to demolish the McChesney & Miller grocery store in downtown Glen Ellyn, combine that property with a village-owned commuter parking lot and construct a 185-unit apartment complex and a three-story, public parking deck.
For more than a...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Lisette Alonso said she was a little worried about her safety on the 30-minute drive to work from Elgin to Aurora early Monday morning.
"The weather's horrible," said Alonso, 24, of Elgin. "The roads weren't that clear, so sometimes you had to guess...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:29 PM
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| Jan 17, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Quickly dismissing a claim of self-defense, a Kane County jury today found an Aurora man guilty of strangling his girlfriend.
Jurors only needed about two hours of deliberation to find Delbert K. Cooper, 33, guilty of first-degree murder in the December...