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Aurora

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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  • 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...
  • Oak Park, River Forest, La Grange police blotter: March 25

    Oak Park, River Forest, La Grange police blotter: March 25
    The following items were taken from police reports: Oak Park A 29-year-old Dolton man was charged with domestic battery, disorderly conduct and criminal damage to property for attempting to get back into his girlfriend's apartment on the 0-100 block...
  • Authorities ID woman killed after being struck by car in Aurora

    Authorities ID woman killed after being struck by car in Aurora
    Police have released the identity of the woman who died early Thursday on the west side of Aurora after she was struck by a car. Frances E. Kuntz, 56, was apparently walking in the roadway on Randall Road, just south of Sullivan Road, around 4:15 a.m....
  • Settlement reached in suit over sex abuse by Aurora band director

    Settlement reached in suit over sex abuse by Aurora band director
    A former student has settled a lawsuit against the West Aurora High School district officials who she said failed to take the steps that would have prevented a band teacher from sexually abusing her. According to Kane County court records, the lawsuit was...
  • Prosecutors: Woman who fatally stabbed man with comb handle acted in self-defense

    Prosecutors: Woman who fatally stabbed man with comb handle acted in self-defense
    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...
  • Guilty plea in Aurora murder yields 30-year prison term

    Guilty plea in Aurora murder yields 30-year prison term
    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...
  • Woman hit by car in Aurora dies

    Woman hit by car in Aurora dies
    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...
  • Trial begins for Aurora man accused of murdering girlfriend, concealing body

    Trial begins for Aurora man accused of murdering girlfriend, concealing body
    A police officer discovered the body of an Aurora woman under a pile of clothes in her apartment, he testified today during the trial of the woman’s boyfriend, who is accused of strangling her to death. Authorities allege Delbert K. Cooper, 33,...
  • Naperville, Lisle police blotter: March 30

    Naperville, Lisle police blotter: March 30
    The following items were taken from Naperville police reports: Property was stolen from a garage in the 1500 block of Fairway Drive after the door was left open between 10:30 a.m. and 6:50 p.m. March 21. Two 23-year-old Joliet men were arrested at 2:...
  • Development targets McChesney & Miller, downtown parking lots

    Development targets McChesney & Miller, downtown parking lots
    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...
  • Community service for former Aurora detective in $9,000 theft from union

    Community service for former Aurora detective in $9,000 theft from union
    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...