| Feb 21, 2014
| 2:31 PM
The woman who fatally stabbed an Aurora man with a comb handle last fall won’t face charges, say Kane County prosecutors, who believe she acted in self-defense.
State’s Attorney Joe McMahon issued a statement today announcing that his...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 9:25 PM
Kane County residents voted against a 0.1 percent property tax that would have generated about $12 million annually to fund services for the developmentally disabled.
With all precincts reporting, 63.8 percent voted no on the proposal Tuesday, according...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:48 AM
A woman who was hit by a car while walking over night in Aurora has died, authorities said.
The identity of the 56-year-old woman is being withheld pending family notification, said Aurora spokesman Dan Ferrelli.
She was walking north on Randall...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 5:26 PM
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,...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 9:48 AM
The four Republicans vying for the party nomination in the race to replace retiring state Rep. Kay Hatcher share similar positions on almost every issue, including their stated focus – improving Illinois' business climate and economic health....
| May 15, 2014
| 1:17 PM
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...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 2:55 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A woman stole roughly $700 worth of perfume from a store in the 2700 block of Aurora Avenue about 3:33 p.m. March 11.
•An employee stole $63 from a business in the 1600...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 4:58 PM
The student who brought a loaded revolver to his Aurora middle school had taken the weapon from a locked gun case at his residence, police said today.
The boy, 13, made his initial juvenile court appearance in Kane County as teachers and...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 5:01 PM
A former Aurora detective was ordered to perform community service after pleading guilty Monday to taking money from a police union fund.
As part of his negotiated plea on charges of misdemeanor theft, Joseph Accardi, 36, of Naperville, repaid more than...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 9:26 PM
Two months after Pam Leffler resigned from her position as Morton Grove Public Library director, Debra Stombres, the Eola Road branch coordinator at the Aurora Public Library, took her spot.
A St. Charles resident, Stombres has been in the library field...
| May 19, 2014
| 2:14 PM
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...