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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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  • Local Batman moviegoers shocked by Colorado shootings

    Local Batman moviegoers shocked by Colorado shootings
    The overnight shooting that left at least 12 people dead at a Colorado theater during the debut of the newest “Batman” was on the minds of movie-goers at a showing this morning in Chicago. Before the 10 a.m. screening of “The Dark...
  • Girlfriend of slain Crystal Lake sailor: 'My boyfriend saved my life'

    Girlfriend of slain Crystal Lake sailor: 'My boyfriend saved my life'
    Julia Vojtsek was watching "The Dark Knight Rises" with her boyfriend, John Larimer, on Friday at the Century 16 movie theater in Aurora, Colo., when a gunman fired into the audience. Larimer, a 27-year-old Navy sailor from Crystal Lake, immediately...
  • Local man commenorates shooting victims with crosses

    Local man commenorates shooting victims with crosses
    Within hours of the shootings at a Colorado movie cineplex, Greg Zanis was on the way from his Aurora, Illinois, home to the scene in Aurora, Colorado. He was bearing 12 crosses to commemorate the victims, just as he has done for thousands of other...
  • Cops: Missing Aurora woman, 3 sons and Cicero girl found safe in Florida

    Cops: Missing Aurora woman, 3 sons and Cicero girl found safe in Florida
    Laureth M. May, an Aurora mother who disappeared with her three boys and a 17-year-old girl from Cicero, has been found and taken into custody in Florida, according to a release from the Town of Cicero. Laureth M. "Laurie" May was reported missing by...
  • Cops: Missing Aurora woman, 3 sons and Cicero girl found in Florida

    Cops: Missing Aurora woman, 3 sons and Cicero girl found in Florida
    Laureth M. May, an Aurora mother who disappeared with her three boys and a 17-year-old girl from Cicero has been found and taken into custody in Florida, according to a release from the Town of Cicero. Laureth M. “Laurie” May was reported...
  • Police investigate death of man who grabbed CTA guard

    Police investigate death of man who grabbed CTA guard
    Chicago police are investigating the death of a man who grabbed a security guard at a South Side L station on the Green Line this morning and was wrestled to the ground by onlookers. The man, identified as Kevin Parks, 49, of the 800 block of Spring...
  • Meet Clay Middle School's new principal

    Meet Clay Middle School's new principal
    The Carmel Clay Schools Board appointed a new middle school principal at a meeting Monday. The school board unanimously approved Todd Crosby to be the new Clay Middle School principal beginning July 1, 2012. Crosby is an experienced middle school...
  • Quinn pushes for assault weapons ban

    Quinn pushes for assault weapons ban
    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn is renewing a push in Illinois to ban assault weapons in the wake of the killings at a Colorado theater that left 12 dead and dozens more wounded. The Democratic governor also revealed plans today to propose a ban on...
  • Bank robbery suspect arrested at his Elburn home after chase

    Bank robbery suspect arrested at his Elburn home after chase
    A 32-year-old man who allegedly robbed a bank in unincorporated LaPorte County, Ind., led police on a pursuet that involved several police agencies from Indiana and Illinois and ended with the man being arrested in the garage of his Elburn home, according...
  • Aurora police warn residents after man bitten by coyote

    Aurora police warn residents after man bitten by coyote
    An Aurora man walking back into his home after a late night smoke was startled when a large animal believed to be a coyote lunged at him, biting and scratching his arm, police said. The 47-year-old man told police he was on the side of his house in the...
  • Woman convicted of killing 5 teens in DUI crash seeks new hearing

    Woman convicted of killing 5 teens in DUI crash seeks new hearing
    An Aurora woman convicted of killing five teens in a drunken driving accident should get a new sentencing hearing because of vague language in Illinois DUI laws, her attorney told an appellate court panel Monday. The three justices from the 2nd Appellate...
  • 22 arrested during DUI crackdown over St. Pat's weekend in Kane County

    22 arrested during DUI crackdown over St. Pat's weekend in Kane County
    Police arrested almost two dozen suspected drunken drivers during the most recent “no-refusal” DUI enforcement action in Kane County, State’s Attorney Joe McMahon said today. Eleven police agencies in the county, along with Illinois...