| Jan 25, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Aurora police Friday announced charges against a man in connection with the fatal hit-and-run crash this week that killed a counselor at a residential school for children with psychiatric issues.
Gustavo Villarreal, 44, who remains at large, has been...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 4:43 PM
A man who said he was in the back seat of a car when his friend pulled out a pistol and shot two men in the front seats was the first witness Monday in the double murder trial of the friend.
Jaime Diaz is charged in the 1998 slayings of Brendon Anderson...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Twenty years have passed since "Kiss of the Spider Woman" (book by Terrence McNally, music and lyrics by the great John Kander and Fred Ebb) appeared on Broadway. And in 1993, the tragic drama of Luis Alberto Molina, a homosexual window dresser imprisoned...
| Jun 30, 2013
One is a labor lawyer. Another heads a company that sells firefighting equipment. One runs a construction company.
Of the 11, only five have held elective office. And just one has any railroad experience.
They are the board of directors of Metra,...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 11:09 AM
As family members of Abigail Villalpando looked on Thursday, the man accused of her murder had his first court hearing since he was ordered held in lieu of $5 million bail.
Juan Garnica, 18, told Kane County Judge James Hallock that his family is...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 3:54 PM
Nine Aurora residents have been charged with federal drug charges as part of an investigation that also focused on illegal weapons trafficking in Kane County, officials said today.
Another 10 individuals also face state drug or weapons charges in Kane...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 2:58 PM
The main character in the 2008 Broadway musical "In the Heights" is not a person at all — it's the neighborhood, mostly Dominican-American, that sits atop Manhattan in the shadow of the George Washington Bridge. Although it's only an A-train ride...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 7:54 PM
She was a hardworking teenager and loving family member, who wanted to become a police officer, former co-workers and relatives said Monday.
So when Abigail Villalpando didn't show up for her waitressing job Thursday, family members called authorities....
| Oct 12, 2012
| 12:14 PM
Update: Friday afternoon Aurora police said Lewis Clark has been located and is safely back with his family. No other details would be released.
A 79-year-old Aurora man with dementia is missing from his home and might be driving his Honda, police said...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 7:49 PM
A Kane County jury returned guilty verdicts Thursday night in the trial of an Aurora man accused of a double murder.
After about three hours of deliberation, the jury found Jaime M. Diaz, 35, guilty of the first-degree murders of Brendon Anderson, 21,...
| May 8, 2013
| 5:49 PM
After deliberating about seven hours, a Kane County jury this evening acquitted an Aurora man of a 2001 street shooting.
Jurors found Arnoldo Aguilar, 27, not guilty of the murder of Brian Lambert, who was shot to death in Aurora. Aguilar burst into...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:31 AM
A male pedestrian was struck and killed by a Metra train on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe line in Naperville Friday evening, officials said.
The accident happened at 6:30 p.m. at Colombia Street, just east of the the Naperville station, said...