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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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  • Appellate court orders new trial for man convicted of killing Aurora boy in 1996

    Appellate court orders new trial for man convicted of killing Aurora boy in 1996
    An appellate court Friday vacated the murder conviction and ordered a new trial for the man convicted of the 1996 slaying of a young Aurora boy, a crime that shocked the city and sparked an anti-gang backlash. Late Friday, the Second District...
  • Naperville police reports: Stolen fish tank, missing medicine, and more

    Naperville police reports: Stolen fish tank, missing medicine, and more
    The following items were taken from Naperville police reports: Checks and money orders were stolen from an apartment complex office in the 700 block of Inland Circle between 4 p.m. May 4 and 6:45 a.m. May 5. Golf clubs valued at $2,000 were stolen...
  • Police reports: Fake rental agent, cyberstalking, and more

    Police reports: Fake rental agent, cyberstalking, and more
    The following items were taken from Naperville police reports: A woman responded to an online rental listing for a home in the 900 block of East Bailey Road and was asked to send $800 to a person who said he would then send her the keys. She became...
  • Aurora man convicted of aggravated child pornography

    Aurora man convicted of aggravated child pornography
    An Aurora man who had a collection of illicit videos on his computer has been convicted on aggravated child pornography charges, Kane County authorities said today. Oscar Mendez, 26, was found guilty Wednesday during his trial at the Kane County...
  • Police investigate a new lead in case of missing boy

    Police investigate a new lead in case of missing boy
    Aurora Police are investigating a new lead in the case of Timmothy Pitzen, who disappeared three years ago at age 6 after his mother withdrew him from class at his elementary school and then committed suicide. A woman in the far northern Illinois town...
  • Naperville police blotter: Broken school bus windows, dents in vehicle, and more

    Naperville police blotter: Broken school bus windows, dents in vehicle, and more
    The following items were taken from Naperville police reports: Two school bus windows were broken with pellets in the 1500 block of Oswego Road between 4:30 p.m. May 9 and 7:30 a.m. May 12. A cell phone was stolen from a woman after she left it on the...
  • Girls soccer | Plainfield North breaking records in preparation for playoffs

    Girls soccer | Plainfield North breaking records in preparation for playoffs
    The Plainfield North girls soccer team was in familiar territory Friday. The Tigers secured their sixth straight Southwest Prairie Conference title by defeating Oswego on May 7, but had one goal remaining in the regular season. By beating Plainfield...
  • Lincoln-Way East girls win second straight state track title

    Lincoln-Way East girls win second straight state track title
    CHARLESTON, Ill. — Unlike last season, when Lincoln-Way East rode a thrilling show by nine-time state champ Aaliyah Brown to the school's first state girls track team title, this year the Griffins relied on a collective effort. East scored...
  • Aurora welcomes UConn's Boatright as hometown hero

     Aurora welcomes UConn's Boatright as hometown hero
    Ryan Boatright may now be known best for overcoming a sprained ankle to help lead the Connecticut Huskies to an unexpected NCAA men's basketball national championship this year. But for the several hundred people who welcomed him back to his hometown of...
  • Aurora man guilty of assaulting girl under 13 years old

    Aurora man guilty of assaulting girl under 13 years old
    An Aurora man faces up to 30 years in prison after a Kane County jury convicted him of sexually assaulting a child, according to prosecutors. After deliberating less than two hours Wednesday evening, the jury found Brandon M. Niford, 30, guilty of...
  • Boy, 13, charged with bringing loaded gun to school

    Boy, 13, charged with bringing loaded gun to school
    Aurora police said Monday they have charged a middle school student who brought a loaded handgun to school. The 13-year-old boy will appear at a Tuesday hearing in Kane County after he was charged as a juvenile with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon,...