• This RSS feed URL is deprecatedThis RSS feed URL is deprecated

    This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news

    Google News / 18.11.2017 20:26
  • Thanksgiving 2017: What's Open, Closed In Aurora - Patch.comThanksgiving 2017: What's Open, Closed In Aurora - Patch.com

    Patch.comThanksgiving 2017: What's Open, Closed In AuroraPatch.comAURORA, IL — This Thanksgiving and Black Friday promise to be some of the busiest travel days this year. Whether you're visiting grandma or you're a longtime resident, it's helpful to know which places are extending hours and savings like never before ...and more »

    Google News / 6 min. ago more
  • Santa's Fun Fest Dec. 2 to benefit free dental care for youthSanta's Fun Fest Dec. 2 to benefit free dental care for youth

    Children of all ages are invited to kick off the Christmas season at "Santa's Fun Fest" from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, at the Montgomery Memorial VFW Post 7452, 121 N. River St. in Montgomery. Tickets are $7 per person which includes lunch, games, face painting and a professional portrait with Santa.

    Aurora News / 57 min. ago
  • TCF Bank in Oak Lawn robbed; FBI offering $1,000 reward for informationTCF Bank in Oak Lawn robbed; FBI offering $1,000 reward for information

    A TCF Bank in Oak Lawn was robbed Friday afternoon, according to the FBI. The man entered the bank at at 10350 S. Pulaski Road at 12:52 p.m. and took an undisclosed amount of money, the FBI report said. He did not display a weapon. The suspect is described as being in his 40s and he wore an Arizona...

    Chicago Tribune / 1 h. 32 min. ago
  • District 214 head named Illinois Superintendent of the YearDistrict 214 head named Illinois Superintendent of the Year

    David R. Schuler of Northwest Suburban High School District 214 has been named the 2018 Illinois Superintendent of the Year by the Illinois Association of School Administrators. The award was presented Saturday morning at a conference in Chicago.

    Daily Herald / 2 h. 54 min. ago
  • Will this be the week Bears WR Wheaton starts to contribute?Will this be the week Bears WR Wheaton starts to contribute?

    When the Chicago Bears signed Markus Wheaton to a two-year, $11 million contract, they were hoping his speed and experience would boost a mediocre crew of wide receivers. But after nine games, the Bears have no idea what Wheaton is capable of doing.

    Daily Herald / 3 h. 57 min. ago
  • Buffalo Grove unveils latest plan to revive Lake-Cook Road corridorBuffalo Grove unveils latest plan to revive Lake-Cook Road corridor

    Buffalo Grove planners and consultants have unveiled a draft vision for the Lake-Cook Road corridor that presented ambitious plans for the Chase Plaza and Town Center shopping areas that is very different from a $320 million proposal voted down three years ago.

    Daily Herald / 4 h. 5 min. ago
  • Video game gifts for grown-upsVideo game gifts for grown-ups

    Anyone can feel like a kid over the holidays with new gaming devices to play with -- and, of course, games are more fun with more people, so a gift to your gamer is really a gift to everyone.

    Daily Herald / 4 h. 7 min. ago
  • Amid national focus on harassment, Trump moves unscathedAmid national focus on harassment, Trump moves unscathed

    While allegations of sexual harassment topple the careers of some men, President Trump moves ahead unscathed as he writes his own rules.

    Daily Herald / 4 h. 8 min. ago
  • Fighting scandal, Moore stands with homophobic supportersFighting scandal, Moore stands with homophobic supporters

    Alabama Republican Roy Moore embraces an aggressive strain of homophobia rarely seen in mainstream politics -- in recent years, at least.

    Daily Herald / 4 h. 10 min. ago
  • Man seriously wounded in Little Village shooting among 2 shotMan seriously wounded in Little Village shooting among 2 shot

    An 18-year-old man was seriously wounded about 5:30 p.m. Friday in the Little Village neighborhood on the West Side, Chicago police said.  He was standing on the porch of a home in the 2300 block of South Sacramento Avenue when someone shot him in the abdomen, police said. He was taken in serious...

    Chicago Tribune / 4 h. 33 min. ago
  • After momentous week, prosecutor Kim Foxx says 'we have to right wrongs'After momentous week, prosecutor Kim Foxx says 'we have to right wrongs'

    Last week marked an extraordinary flurry of activity in Cook County’s main criminal courthouse as State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s first year in office comes to a close. In just four days, prosecutors at the Leighton Criminal Court Building dropped charges against 17 men in all, and two others claiming...

    Chicago Tribune / 5 h. 26 min. ago
  • Police find 1-year-old boy safe after he was taken in car theftPolice find 1-year-old boy safe after he was taken in car theft

    The woman pulled over at the three-car traffic crash to make sure her friend was OK early Saturday on the city's South Side. The 28-year-old got out of a white Hyundai Sonata with her 9-year-old son and left the car running for her 1-year-old son, who was still seated inside, according to Chicago...

    Chicago Tribune / 6 h. 8 min. ago
  • 2 carjackings reported with an hour2 carjackings reported with an hour

    Two carjackings were reported within an hour on Friday night, bringing the number of such attacks in the city to at least 17 since Sunday, according to officials.  The carjackings happened eight blocks apart in the West Town and East Garfield Park neighborhoods, Chicago police said. Most recently,...

    Chicago Tribune / 10 h. 37 min. ago
  • Sergeant injured in squad car crash on South SideSergeant injured in squad car crash on South Side

    A Chicago police sergeant was injured Friday night when another vehicle struck her squad car in the city's Chatham neighborhood on the South Side, officials said. The crash happened about 8:15 p.m. in the 7900 block of South Indiana Avenue, police said.  The sergeant was being treated for minor...

    Chicago Tribune / 10 h. 49 min. ago
  • Des Plaines schools chief who quit over sex harassment complaints 'devastated by allegations'Des Plaines schools chief who quit over sex harassment complaints 'devastated by allegations'

    The school superintendent who resigned this week after complaints about his conduct says he “did not engage in sexual harassment against anyone associated with” the district. Floyd Williams, who agreed this week to give up the reins of Des Plaines District 62 after multiple complaints of inappropriate...

    Chicago Tribune / 12 h. 31 min. ago
  • FOIA fight will cost College of DuPage, foundation $500,000FOIA fight will cost College of DuPage, foundation $500,000

    An unsuccessful legal battle to prevent the release of a federal subpoena will cost the College of DuPage and its foundation more than $500,000 after a court ruling Friday. Nearly half of that amount — about $225,000 — is a reimbursement of legal fees to the Chicago Tribune after the college and...

    Chicago Tribune / 14 h. 1 min. ago
  • Judge reduces bail for mom who crashed into Aurora pondJudge reduces bail for mom who crashed into Aurora pond

    A Cicero woman accused of driving drunk when she crashed her SUV into an Aurora pond and left her 6-year-old son in the submerged vehicle, is expected to post bail after a judge significantly lowered her bail Friday. Gladys Ruvira-Garcia, 31, of the 5600 block of W. 22nd Place, is charged with four counts of aggravated DUI and faces up to 12 years in prison if convicted.

    Daily Herald / 14 h. 14 min. ago more
  • Charges pending in stabbing of off-duty Chicago police officerCharges pending in stabbing of off-duty Chicago police officer

    An off-duty Chicago police officer was stabbed while driving a car Friday morning on the South Side, causing her to hit a school bus, according to police.  The officer, 47, was stabbed in the head in a domestic attack and taken in serious condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where she was...

    Chicago Tribune / 15 h. 29 min. ago
  • Cops release photos of suspects wanted in rash of robberiesCops release photos of suspects wanted in rash of robberies

    Chicago police released images Friday evening of several people wanted for questioning in a series of robberies on the Near North Side. Police said there has been at least three attacks in which the offenders approached victims, pushed them down and punched them before taking their property. The...

    Chicago Tribune / 15 h. 37 min. ago
  • Farnsworth interchange project completed in AuroraFarnsworth interchange project completed in Aurora

    Work on the Farnsworth Avenue interchange with Interstate 88 in Aurora is finished. The Illinois State Toll Highway Authority announced Friday the work on the $19 million project is done and the interchange open. They said the project should bring "improved traffic flow through the interchange...

    Aurora Beacon-News / 15 h. 51 min. ago
  • Sandhill cranes bounce back from brink as migration over Illinois to peak next weekSandhill cranes bounce back from brink as migration over Illinois to peak next week

    A rolling bugle call pierces the woolen autumn sky. Looking skyward, the source comes into view: a V-formation of soaring, long-necked sandhill cranes gliding among the clouds. “That’s such a wonderful sound,” said Bob Fisher, as he peered through binoculars from high atop the treeless hill, a...

    Chicago Tribune / 16 h. 41 min. ago
  • South suburban men get lengthy prison terms for string of cellphone store holdups around MidwestSouth suburban men get lengthy prison terms for string of cellphone store holdups around Midwest

    Two south suburban men have been sentenced to lengthy prison terms for their role in a string of armed cellphone store robberies in the Chicago area and around the Midwest, according to the U.S. attorney's office in southern Indiana. Jeffrey A. Kemp, 41, of Dolton, was sentenced to 32 years and...

    Chicago Tribune / 16 h. 42 min. ago
  • Prosecutors agree to new trial, freedom for 2 inmates after DNA testing in 1994 Englewood murderProsecutors agree to new trial, freedom for 2 inmates after DNA testing in 1994 Englewood murder

    Cook County prosecutors have agreed to a retrial for two men convicted of a 1994 rape and murder that recent DNA testing suggests they did not commit. On Friday Cook County Judge Dennis Porter vacated the convictions for Nevest Coleman and Darryl Fulton, who are serving life sentences and have...

    Chicago Tribune / 16 h. 46 min. ago
  • Feds propose $1.8 million fine in fatal Wisconsin plant explosionFeds propose $1.8 million fine in fatal Wisconsin plant explosion

    A Wisconsin milling company should pay $1.8 million in fines for failing to prevent a fatal plant explosion earlier this year, federal labor officials announced Friday. The Didion Milling Co. corn processing plant in Cambria exploded on May 31, killing five workers and injuring 12 more, including...

    Chicago Tribune / 16 h. 57 min. ago
  • Proposed senior subdivision seeks annexation into St. CharlesProposed senior subdivision seeks annexation into St. Charles

    A new 16-unit subdivision of single-family homes is eyeing property right on the border of St. Charles and West Chicago. Developers say the neighborhood will cater to senior citizens. Plans seem likely to move forward.

    Daily Herald / 17 h. 27 min. ago
  • New plan for nighttime O'Hare jet traffic distresses Elmhurst, Des PlainesNew plan for nighttime O'Hare jet traffic distresses Elmhurst, Des Plaines

    A new recommendation for nighttime landings and takeoffs at O'Hare distresses Elmhurst and Des Plaines, which could get more noise. Despite pushback, a schedule was tentatively approved Friday.

    Daily Herald / 18 h. 17 min. ago
  • Trial set for man charged in fatal shooting at Latin American ClubTrial set for man charged in fatal shooting at Latin American Club

    A jury trial has been ordered for an Aurora man charged with a fatal shooting last year at a social club on the city's East Side. Alfredo Soto, now 50, pleaded not guilty in January to killing 31-year-old Martiniano Alverez, of North Aurora, in August 2016 at the Latin American Club on the 1300...

    The Beacon-News / 19 h. 3 min. ago
  • After prostitution stings, Oswego considering more regulations for massage parlorsAfter prostitution stings, Oswego considering more regulations for massage parlors

    Following arrests that led to prostitution charges for employees at two of the city's massage parlors and a third in a nearby unincorporated area, Oswego officials are looking at ways to further regulate the businesses. The Village Board as a committee-of-the-whole Tuesday will discuss potential...

    The Beacon-News / 19 h. 3 min. ago
  • more news
  • Farnsworth interchange project completed in Aurora - Chicago TribuneFarnsworth interchange project completed in Aurora - Chicago Tribune

    Farnsworth interchange project completed in AuroraChicago TribuneThe Illinois State Toll Highway Authority announced Friday the work on the $19 million project is done and the interchange open. They said the project should bring "improved traffic flow through the interchange along with improvements for local and ...

    Google News / 19 h. 4 min. ago
  • Trial again postponed for Aurora priest accused of sex abuse of girlsTrial again postponed for Aurora priest accused of sex abuse of girls

    The trial for an Aurora priest charged with sexually abusing girls at their Catholic church has been pushed back again, from November to February, while lawyers figure out whether the lead investigator on the case destroyed or withheld notes that could affect its outcome. The investigator's resignation...

    The Beacon-News / 19 h. 30 min. ago
  • Two years in the making, Aurora adopts downtown planTwo years in the making, Aurora adopts downtown plan

    After more than two years, the Aurora City Council has adopted an update to the downtown master plan. An upgrade of the downtown portion of the 2005 Seize the Future plan, Stephane Phifer, of Aurora's planning department, said the plan actually goes beyond the original plan, building on successes...

    Aurora Beacon-News / 19 h. 36 min. ago
  • Woman accused of driving into Aurora pond, trapping 6-year-old son, gets lower bailWoman accused of driving into Aurora pond, trapping 6-year-old son, gets lower bail

    A judge on Friday reduced the bail of a Cicero woman facing DUI charges for the accident that trapped her 6-year-old son underwater for 30 minutes after she drove into a retention pond near Aurora. After listening to arguments from defense attorneys for Gladys Ruvira-Garcia, DuPage County Judge...

    The Beacon-News / 19 h. 51 min. ago
  • East Aurora schools looking at services for victims of violenceEast Aurora schools looking at services for victims of violence

    East Aurora School District 131 officials are looking to provide services to students who have been victims of violence in the community. The goal is to train staff about community violence and work with Aurora agencies to provide services to students and families who have experienced violence,...

    Aurora Beacon-News / 19 h. 57 min. ago
  • East Aurora School Board Rethinks 'Controversial' Tomcat Statue ... - Patch.comEast Aurora School Board Rethinks 'Controversial' Tomcat Statue ... - Patch.com

    Patch.comEast Aurora School Board Rethinks 'Controversial' Tomcat Statue ...Patch.comAurora, IL - The proposed tomcat statue at East Aurora High isn't quite what the school board envisioned.East Aurora schools looking at services for victims of violence ...Chicago Tribuneall 2 news articles »

    Google News / 20 h. 11 min. ago
  • St. Charles man fit for attempted murder trial in JanuarySt. Charles man fit for attempted murder trial in January

    A St. Charles man accused of shooting at his now ex-wife before he was disarmed was deemed fit to stand trial.

    Daily Herald / 20 h. 13 min. ago
  • Aurora to honor Paramount Theatre directors by forever recognizing their birthdaysAurora to honor Paramount Theatre directors by forever recognizing their birthdays

    Aurora honored one of its crown jewels recently – the Paramount Theatre, and the staff that has put together its phenomenal success. But unlike past honors, this one is one that will keep on giving, each year. That's because Mayor Richard Irvin presented proclamations to declare an honorary day...

    Aurora Beacon-News / 20 h. 26 min. ago
  • Aurora University students enjoy early Turkey Day dinner with faculty waitersAurora University students enjoy early Turkey Day dinner with faculty waiters

    Students at Aurora University got a head start on Thanksgiving with a special dinner on campus recently. "I love that we get to have a dinner here early, especially because I live in the Twin Cities in Minnesota and I'm not going home for the holiday," said Nicole DuBois, 18, a freshman at the...

    Aurora Beacon-News / 20 h. 46 min. ago
  • Sugar Grove man charged with DUISugar Grove man charged with DUI

    Aurora John Galvan Jr., 23, 0-99 block of Terry Drive, Sugar Grove, was charged with drunken driving, no insurance and other traffic violations at 5:02 a.m. Thursday in the 1300 block of North Highland Avenue, Aurora police said. Sandra McBride, 48, 1700 block of Maple Park Lane, Aurora, was charged...

    The Beacon-News / 22 h. 21 min. ago
  • 5 things to do this weekend in the suburbs5 things to do this weekend in the suburbs

    Improvised Christmas carols in Schaumburg, a high-tech light display in Lisle and a twist on a holiday classic in Lake Forest help usher in the season this weekend in the suburbs. Here are five things to do.

    Daily Herald / 22 h. 22 min. ago
  • Batavia Toy Drive has long history of helping kids in needBatavia Toy Drive has long history of helping kids in need

    The Batavia Toy Drive is looking to make the holidays brighter for children once again this year, organizers said. The all-volunteer effort now in its 67th year is organized through the nonprofit Batavia Action Committee on Community, Environmental and Social Services. This year's toy drive was...

    Aurora Beacon-News / 22 h. 42 min. ago
  • Aurora hires new finance directorAurora hires new finance director

    The Aurora City Council has approved Mayor Richard Irvin's appointment of Martin Lyons as the city's new finance director. Aldermen voted unanimously to approve Lyons, whose specific title is chief finance officer and city treasurer. He replaces Brian Caputo, who left in March to take a similar...

    Aurora Beacon-News / 1 d. 0 h. 22 min. ago
  • Kane County Sheriff's Office reportsKane County Sheriff's Office reports

    Want to make sure you receive the latest local news? We've got you covered! Get the best in local news, sports, community events, with focus on what's coming up for the weekend. Weekly mail subscription offers Choose your news! Select the text alerts you want to receive: breaking news, prep sports, weather, and more.

    Aurora News / 1 d. 0 h. 24 min. ago
  • Feder: New CBS Radio owner flips K-Hits to hip-hop '104.3 JAMS'Feder: New CBS Radio owner flips K-Hits to hip-hop '104.3 JAMS'

    On its first day as owner of CBS Radio, Entercom Communications has blown up classic hits WJMK FM 104.3, replacing the six-year-old K-Hits brand with a new format of classic hip-hop and R&B.

    Daily Herald / 1 d. 0 h. 48 min. ago
  • Assessors claim Lake County is unfairly taxing thousandsAssessors claim Lake County is unfairly taxing thousands

    The Lake County Assessors Association is suing the county and its appointed chief assessment officer, claiming they are burdening thousands of property owners with higher tax bills.

    Daily Herald / 1 d. 2 h. 43 min. ago
  • District 62: At least 5 women reported  inappropriate behavior by WilliamsDistrict 62: At least 5 women reported inappropriate behavior by Williams

    Des Plaines Elementary District 62 confirmed Thursday at least five female employees reported inappropriate interactions with ousted Superintendent Floyd Williams Jr., with some making allegations within months of his starting the job last year.

    Daily Herald / 1 d. 4 h. 6 min. ago
  • Suburbs, like rest of country, reporting more hate crimesSuburbs, like rest of country, reporting more hate crimes

    Two years ago, the suburbs managed to buck a national trend when it came to the rising number of reported hate crimes across the country. According to the FBI, there were 29 hate crimes reported last year by law enforcement agencies in the suburbs, up from 22 in 2015 and 24 in 2014.

    Aurora News / 1 d. 5 h. 30 min. ago
  • Man sought in 2 North Aurora break-insMan sought in 2 North Aurora break-ins

    This man is sought for questioning in connection with an attempted burglary that happened Tuesday in the 100 block of South Lincolnway, North Aurora police said. He is also a suspect in an attemted Nov. 7 break-in.

    Aurora News / 1 d. 17 h. 3 min. ago
  • Aurora shop owner who sold synthetic pot before fatal crash tries to withdraw guilty pleaAurora shop owner who sold synthetic pot before fatal crash tries to withdraw guilty plea

    Following a thwarted attempt to withdraw her guilty plea, the sentencing hearing for an Aurora shop owner who sold a teen synthetic marijuana hours before his death was continued to the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.Ruby Mohsin pleaded guilty in February to conspiracy to distribute the synthetic drug,...

    The Beacon-News / 1 d. 17 h. 49 min. ago
  • First Engage 204 session raises questions about district disparities, other issuesFirst Engage 204 session raises questions about district disparities, other issues

    Disparities in class sizes, teacher pay and per pupil costs between Indian Prairie District 204 and comparable school districts, such as Naperville District 203, surprised some residents participating in a community meeting this week. Indian Prairie hosted its first Engage 204 session, a program...

    Aurora Beacon-News / 1 d. 18 h. 16 min. ago
  • Sugar Grove residents express concern over proposed Heartland Recycling facilitySugar Grove residents express concern over proposed Heartland Recycling facility

    Want to make sure you receive the latest local news? We've got you covered! Get the best in local news, sports, community events, with focus on what's coming up for the weekend. Weekly mail subscription offers Choose your news! Select the text alerts you want to receive: breaking news, prep sports, weather, and more.

    Aurora News / 1 d. 21 h. 37 min. ago
  • Aurora man charged with violating Sex Offender Registration ActAurora man charged with violating Sex Offender Registration Act

    Aurora Crus Samaniego, 32, 100 block of North Ohio Street, Aurora, was charged with violation of the Sex Offender Registration Act and obstructing an officer at 4:51 a.m. Monday in the 100 block of North Ohio Street, Aurora police said. Demonte Jackson, 19, of Chicago, was charged with aggravated...

    The Beacon-News / 1 d. 22 h. 39 min. ago
  • Man charged with driving lawn tractor while drunk Ruben Garza, 50,...Man charged with driving lawn tractor while drunk Ruben Garza, 50,...

    We collect zip code so that we may deliver news, weather, special offers and other content related to your specific geographic area. We have sent a confirmation email to {* data_emailAddress *}.

    Aurora News / 2 d. 2 h. 18 min. ago
  • John Patrick Grace: Quips, quotes and smile lines for the holiday seasonJohn Patrick Grace: Quips, quotes and smile lines for the holiday season

    Heading into the holidays, here's a smorgasbord of quotes about life, love, honor, respect and other things that "matter most."

    Aurora News / 2 d. 7 h. 16 min. ago
  • Aurora City Council turns down Scientel headquarters planAurora City Council turns down Scientel headquarters plan

    Scientel Solutions was looking to build a new office and warehouse on this site on Eola Road, near Diehl Road, to relocate its headquarters. Scientel Solutions was looking to build a new office and warehouse on this site on Eola Road, near Diehl Road, to relocate its headquarters.

    Aurora News / 2 d. 11 h. 45 min. ago
  • Evanston's assistant city manager, CFO to leave for Aurora position - The Daily NorthwesternEvanston's assistant city manager, CFO to leave for Aurora position - The Daily Northwestern

    The Daily NorthwesternEvanston's assistant city manager, CFO to leave for Aurora positionThe Daily Northwestern15 to become CFO and treasurer for Aurora, Illinois. The appointment was unanimously authorized by Aurora's City Council on Tuesday, Lyons said. In his new role, Lyons — who worked with Evanston for more than nine years — said he will be in charge of ...and more »

    Google News / 2 d. 12 h. 13 min. ago more
  • Kabemba features items from across AfricaKabemba features items from across Africa

    Want to make sure you receive the latest local news? We've got you covered! Get the best in local news, sports, community events, with focus on what's coming up for the weekend. Weekly mail subscription offers Choose your news! Select the text alerts you want to receive: breaking news, prep sports, weather, and more.

    Aurora News / 2 d. 20 h. 47 min. ago
  • 3 Aurora Men Caught With Illegally-Posessed Guns: Police - Patch.com3 Aurora Men Caught With Illegally-Posessed Guns: Police - Patch.com

    Patch.com3 Aurora Men Caught With Illegally-Posessed Guns: PolicePatch.comAURORA, IL — Three suspects were recently caught with illegally-possessed guns in a multi-agency effort to take unlawfully acquired weapons off the streets. All of the men are facing charges from the Kane County State's Attorney's Office, and are ...

    Google News / 2 d. 21 h. 49 min. ago
  • One injured in series of I-88 crashes involving 7 vehicles near North AuroraOne injured in series of I-88 crashes involving 7 vehicles near North Aurora

    Want to make sure you receive the latest local news? We've got you covered! Get the best in local news, sports, community events, with focus on what's coming up for the weekend. Weekly mail subscription offers Choose your news! Select the text alerts you want to receive: breaking news, prep sports, weather, and more.

    Aurora News / 3 d. 1 h. 31 min. ago
  • Teen arrested in Aurora shooting; 3 men face gun chargesTeen arrested in Aurora shooting; 3 men face gun charges

    A 17-year-old Aurora boy has been charged in connection with a shooting Monday night in the area of Pearl Street and Sherman Avenue, according to reports. Police secured video footage of several people in the intersection, one of whom fired a gun, after a report of numerous shots being fired in the area came in around 8:55 p.m. Monday, the Aurora Police Department said Tuesday in a Facebook post The video showed the group running into an apartment in the 400 block of Sherman Avenue, and police arrested five people after officers searched the apartment and found a gun under a pile of clothing, according to the post.

    Aurora News / 3 d. 13 h. 19 min. ago more
  • more news
  • Aurora World War II vets saluted at university ceremonyAurora World War II vets saluted at university ceremony

    World War II veterans are saluted in an early Veterans Day ceremony at Aurora University Nov. 10. Aurorans from left are Jack Roderick, U.S. Navy; Don Thompson, U.S. Navy; Wilbur Ericson, U.S. Coast Guard; Ray Moore, U.S. Army Air Corps; Norman Rebenstorf, U.S. Navy; and Richard Miller, U.S. Navy. World War II veterans greet a visitor after an Aurora University tribute Nov. 10. From left seated are Aurorans Jack Roderick, U.S. Navy; Don Thompson, U.S. Navy; and Wilbur Ericson U.S. Coast Guard.

    Aurora News / 3 d. 13 h. 19 min. ago more
  • Suburban Police Warn of Counterfeit CashSuburban Police Warn of Counterfeit Cash

    Fake $50 and $100 bills were used in two of the most recent incidents, Aurora police said in a Facebook post. A 14-year-old Naperville boy lost roughly $1,200 in a private sale set up using the OfferUp app, according to police.

    Aurora News / 3 d. 15 h. 39 min. ago
  • Counterfeit bills, some of which may be movie props, used in Naperville, Aurora: policeCounterfeit bills, some of which may be movie props, used in Naperville, Aurora: police

    Counterfeit money, some of which bear the phrase as "for motion picture use only," have been used to scam sellers in Naperville and Aurora over the past two months, police said. In one case, a 14-year-old Naperville boy was given about $1,200 in fake bills on Oct. 28 when he sold shoes using the...

    The Beacon-News / 3 d. 18 h. 16 min. ago
  • Montgomery Man Drove Drunk In Aurora ... On A Tractor: Police - Patch.comMontgomery Man Drove Drunk In Aurora ... On A Tractor: Police - Patch.com

    Patch.comMontgomery Man Drove Drunk In Aurora ... On A Tractor: PolicePatch.comAURORA, IL — Just because you're operating a tractor doesn't mean you can't get charged with a DUI. A Montgomery man learned that lesson last Friday when police stopped his John Deere D110 lawn tractor in the street, police said. Ruben Garza, 50, of ...and more »

    Google News / 3 d. 21 h. 54 min. ago more
  • Aurora Man, 61, Still Missing: Police - Patch.comAurora Man, 61, Still Missing: Police - Patch.com

    Patch.comAurora Man, 61, Still Missing: PolicePatch.comAURORA, IL — Michael P. Ryan, 61, was last seen in the area of Orchard Road, Sullivan Road, Deerpath Road and Indian Trail. Aurora Police said Ryan is 5'11" and 230 pounds with gray hair and hazel eyes. An update on the department's Facebook page ...

    Google News / 4 d. 17 h. 18 min. ago
  • Scammers are stealing from people hoping to get on the Aurora public housing waiting list: officialsScammers are stealing from people hoping to get on the Aurora public housing waiting list: officials

    Scammers have been taking money and information from people under the pretense of securing a spot on an Aurora public housing waiting list, according to the Aurora Housing Authority. The authority said it became aware of a scam in which a website asked for personal information in exchange for a...

    The Beacon-News / 4 d. 18 h. 2 min. ago
  • Fake Cash Spotted In Naperville, Aurora: Cops - Patch.comFake Cash Spotted In Naperville, Aurora: Cops - Patch.com

    Patch.comFake Cash Spotted In Naperville, Aurora: CopsPatch.comAURORA, IL — Several incidences of counterfeit cash have been reported across the suburbs, including Plainfield, New Lenox and now Naperville and Aurora. The bills pictured above have been printed with "Motion Picture Use Only." According to a release ...and more »

    Google News / 4 d. 22 h. 10 min. ago more
  • 2 Illinois Cities Ranked On Best & Worst For Singles List - Patch.com2 Illinois Cities Ranked On Best & Worst For Singles List - Patch.com

    Patch.com2 Illinois Cities Ranked On Best & Worst For Singles ListPatch.comAURORA, IL — Aurora ranks low on the list of large U.S. cities for singles to thrive and find a partner, according to a study from Wallethub released Monday. Chicago, however, ranks in the top 10. To find how these two Illinois cities fared, the ...

    Google News / 4 d. 23 h. 19 min. ago
  • Carol Stream woman charged with DUI in AuroraCarol Stream woman charged with DUI in Aurora

    Aurora Lorena Rodriguez, 37, of Carol Stream, was charged with drunken driving and disregarding a stop sign following a traffic stop at 2:07 a.m. Friday near North Avenue and Grant Place, Aurora police said. Michael Ortiz, 30, of Plainfield, was charged with drunken driving, no insurance and other...

    The Beacon-News / 4 d. 23 h. 19 min. ago
  • Suspect in Northbrook lawyer's slaying was stopped at Canada border with gun 2 days later: officialsSuspect in Northbrook lawyer's slaying was stopped at Canada border with gun 2 days later: officials

    A man wanted in connection with the murder of a Northbrook lawyer was arrested at the Canadian border two days after the killing as he tried to enter the country with a gun, authorities said. John Panaligan, 51, of Aurora, was detained after authorities found an undeclared .40-caliber handgun in...

    The Beacon-News / 7 d. 16 h. 11 min. ago
  • Aurora man facing weapons chargeAurora man facing weapons charge

    Aurora Moises Chavez, 21, 400 block of Trask Street, Aurora, was charged with unlawful use of a weapon and possession of marijuana at 5:55 p.m. Wednesday at his home, Aurora police said. Lisa Cherven, 55, 300 block of Rathbone Avenue, Aurora, was charged with drunken driving and other traffic violations...

    The Beacon-News / 8 d. 20 h. 34 min. ago
  • Suspect in 3 Aurora deaths acquitted on some first-degree murder chargesSuspect in 3 Aurora deaths acquitted on some first-degree murder charges

    After a man charged in two Aurora murder cases involving three deaths was acquitted on two of six first-degree murder charges over the 2005 beating death of Jorge Caro, Kane County State's Attorney Joe McMahon said his outlook on the case's outcome had not changed. "I am confident that we are going...

    The Beacon-News / 9 d. 17 h. 58 min. ago
  • Suspect in lawyer's murder might have fled country, Northbrook police saySuspect in lawyer's murder might have fled country, Northbrook police say

    Police have issued an international red alert for the suspect in the murder of a lawyer in Northbrook after indications that the wanted man has fled the country, authorities announced Wednesday. Interpol issued a red notice for the arrest of John Panaligan, 51, of Aurora, who is considered extremely...

    The Beacon-News / 9 d. 18 h. 16 min. ago
  • International Manhunt Underway For Former Aurora Resident - Patch.comInternational Manhunt Underway For Former Aurora Resident - Patch.com

    Patch.comInternational Manhunt Underway For Former Aurora ResidentPatch.comAURORA, IL — An international manhunt for the suspect in the murder of a Northbrook attorney spans from Aurora, to Mexico and to the Philippines, as the man believed to have strangled Jigar Patel, 36, inside his downtown law office last December ...and more »

    Google News / 9 d. 20 h. 31 min. ago more