| Oct 30, 2013
| 7:18 PM
A former Aurora man already serving a life sentence for two homicides was found guilty Wednesday night of killing his wife almost a quarter-century ago.
A Kane County jury deliberated about three hours before finding Aurelio Montano, 58, guilty of...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:24 PM
A Naperville police officer trying to break up a fight was punched over the weekend by a man who thought his uniform was a Halloween costume, according to authorities.
A man and woman who apparently didn't know each other began arguing in a bar near...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:55 PM
These items were taken from police reports:
•A thief in a white van stole used grease from a storage container behind a business in the 3000 block of English Rows Avenue on Oct. 18.
•Someone threw a pumpkin from a vehicle and...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 2:47 PM
An Aurora man was killed today when his car struck a tree in Batavia Township, Kane County sheriff’s police said.
Police identified the man as Christopher Saumell, 27, of the 2400 block of Boxwood Lane.
Saumell was northbound on Deerpath Road,...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Great concern abounds for the health and welfare of beloved NFL gladiators, whose quality of life may be compromised because of repeated concussions and other long-term injuries.
But what about the masses of young amateur football players across the...
| Oct 24, 2013
Just a week after her first book hit the shelves, actress Octavia Spencer told suburban students penning it required some of the same skills as appearing in movies.
"When we don't have all the details about our characters, we have to make it up to...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:21 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A 42-year-old local woman was charged with driving on a suspended license after she was pulled over Oct. 16 in the 1300 block of Maple Avenue.
•After a police investigation, a 52-...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 8:28 PM
A man convicted of a 1992 drug-related murder in Aurora can continue to press his 15-year bid to win a new trial, an appeals court has ruled in a reversal of a lower court decision.
The decision by the 2nd District Appellate Court gives new impetus to...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Aurora police said Thursday they have released a woman from custody while they continue to investigate an incident in which she reportedly stabbed a man to death with a sharp handle of a plastic comb.
Authorities have been questioning the 19-year-old...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 7:53 PM
1. Loyola 8-0 (1)
Beat Lake Forest Academy 35-7
Next: Friday at St. Rita
2. Mount Carmel 7-1 (2)
Beat Providence 14-0
Next: Friday vs. Leo
3. Lake Zurich 8-0 (3)
Beat Libertyville 40-16
Next: Friday at Stevenson
4. Montini 8-0 (4)
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:00 PM
The man apparently at fault in a triple-fatal auto accident earlier this week in Aurora had been cited numerous times for driving without a license, and state officials say he had never earned driving privileges in Illinois.
Police say Oscar Rodriguez,...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Roughly 3,000 Naperville residents and businesses have lost electricity this afternoon due to a construction mishap, according to city officials.
Crews are on scene to begin restoring power to the northwest side of the city, but doing so may take...