| Dec 18, 2013
| 10:25 AM
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...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 2:14 PM
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...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 4:11 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
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...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:09 AM
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....
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:49 PM
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...
| 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...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 3:07 PM
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...
| 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...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:58 PM
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,...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 8:34 AM
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:...
| Jan 28, 2014
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...
| 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...