| Jun 26, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Naperville police collared more motorists suspected of drunken driving in 2012 than any other Chicago suburb for the third straight year, according to an annual survey by the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists.
Itasca, meanwhile, had the highest DUI...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 3:36 PM
A 50-year-old North Aurora man riding his bike along a scenic Kane County road was killed during a crash with a car Thursday afternoon, according to sheriff’s police.
Richard White, of the 1400 block of Fechner Court, was struck by a 2009 Nissan...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:52 PM
A DuPage County judge this afternoon found two women not guilty of charges they committed forgery to help the son of one of the women fight accusations that he sexually abused young female gymnasts he coached in Aurora.
Judge Robert Kleeman said the...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 8:22 PM
Ashley Spencer still thinks of herself a hurdler. That was the reason she went to Illinois, to be coached by Olympic bronze medalist Tonja Buford-Bailey, one of the leading 400-meter hurdlers in U.S. history.
Spencer never ran flat 400s — other...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 8:13 PM
A father whose 14-year-old daughter was rescued after a car plunged into an Aurora retention pond Saturday said Monday that it "is a miracle she's alive."
About 7:30 p.m. Saturday, his daughter was riding in car that went into a pond off the eastbound...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 5:21 PM
PEORIA — The game that made Illinois high school basketball history 16 years ago was "a toss-up" in Sergio McClain's estimation.
The crowd of 11,700 at the Peoria Civic Center was in suspense until the final seconds about whether the 1997 Class AA...
| Apr 7, 2013
More than 50 struggling Chicago-area homeowners last year placed their faith and their savings into the hands of Washington National Trust, which promised to save their homes from foreclosure.
The homeowners, most of them Hispanic and living in Aurora,...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 7:21 PM
A senior couple who both suffer from dementia went shopping near Geneva today, and the man returned home without remembering where he left his wife, the Kane County sheriff's office said while asking for the public's help in finding her.
| Jun 11, 2013
| 6:50 AM
One person suffered minor injuries in an accident that disrupted traffic on Interstate 88 near Farnsworth Avenue in west suburban Aurora this morning, police said. The accident happened about 6:20 a.m., according to Illinois State Police Master Sgt....
| Jun 13, 2013
| 9:43 AM
Maintenance crews restored power to tens of thousands of homes overnight after severe thunderstorms in the Chicago region brought powerful winds and reports of funnel clouds Wednesday evening.
By 11:30 a.m., of the more than 78,000 customers affected by...
| 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...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 10:48 AM
Kane County Sheriff's investigators closed traffic to a major road near Aurora for about three hours this morning because of a death investigation.
Farnsworth Avenue between Ogden Avenue and Montgomery Road near Aurora was closed about 6:20 a.m.,...