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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

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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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  • Republicans say Rep. Foster vulnerable on Obamacare vote

    Republicans say Rep. Foster vulnerable on Obamacare vote
    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...
  • Suburbs struggle with salt shortage, Chicago says it's OK

    Suburbs struggle with salt shortage, Chicago says it's OK
    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...
  • Oberweis, who pushed to raise speed limit, has 11 speeding tickets

    Oberweis, who pushed to raise speed limit, has 11 speeding tickets
    U.S. Senate candidate Jim Oberweis, who cites his successful push to raise Illinois' speed limit as the top accomplishment of his first year as a state lawmaker, has been ticketed for speeding 11 times since 1988, according to public records. Two of the...
  • Hit-and-run-may bring changes

    Hit-and-run-may bring changes
    Years ago, Burville Road was a quiet country road traveled mostly by farmers and a few slow-moving cows. But as a suburb sprawled around it and as tractors gave way to trucks and cars, the bucolic road has become a heavily used shortcut for speeding...
  • Boys hoops blog | Helfgot's Class 4A outlook

    Boys hoops blog | Helfgot's Class 4A outlook
    Four of the five members of last year's Tribune All-State first team were not seniors, and their teams occupied the top four spots in the Tribune's preseason Top 20. They're still there. What promised to be an exciting season has already brought us...
  • Variations on a walnut finger recipe

    Variations on a walnut finger recipe
    Pat Prindeville's request for, among other items, a "Walnuss finger" cookie recipe ("Search for old recipes comes up with just one," Daley Question, Good Eating, Feb. 12, 2014) yielded no results from the Chicago Tribune archives. Readers were moved to...
  • Number of Illinois school districts in financial distress doubles

    Number of Illinois school districts in financial distress doubles
    A disturbing number of Illinois school districts are in poor to dire financial shape, with 121 getting low or dismal ratings in the state’s annual financial report card for schools. That’s more than double the number of districts in the...
  • Voice of the People, Mar. 15

    Solving crime I read the Oct. 27 Tribune editorial "Curb crime, save Chicago," and I agree with the solutions put forth to decrease crime. As a student at Johnson College Prep High School in the center of Englewood, a neighborhood where many crimes...
  • 3 hospitalized, 4 dogs saved in Aurora fire

    3 hospitalized, 4 dogs saved in Aurora fire
    Three people were hospitalized and four dogs were rescued after a house fire in Aurora this morning, officials said. The fire was reported at 9:55 a.m. on the 900 block of Garfield in the far western suburb, Aurora officials said. The two alarm fire...
  • Aurora man guilty of strangling girlfriend

    Aurora man guilty of strangling girlfriend
    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...
  • Aurora man charged in September traffic death in Naperville

    Aurora man charged in September traffic death in Naperville
    Naperville police have charged a motorist with having drugs in his system when he allegedly struck and killed a woman bicyclist last fall, according to a statement released Thursday. Police said that as a result of their investigation, Joshua Spuhler,...