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Carpentersville Man Dead, Wife Hurt In Aurora Semi Crash

One man is dead and two other people were hurt when a semi truck crashed into two cars Tuesday afternoon in west suburban Aurora.

03/24/2015

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Aurora Man Wanted For February Apartment Burglary

Aurora police are searching for a man who allegedly stole electronics from an apartment in the west suburb last month.

03/21/2015

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Man Charged With Shooting 3 During Aurora Child Custody Exchange

A Chicago man already in prison on a weapons-related conviction is facing new charges for a west suburban shooting that injured three people in 2013.

03/19/2015

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School Raising Money For Janitor Back To Work A Day After Fire Burned Home

A far west suburban school district has turned to social media for a much loved custodian, who showed up at work as usual the day after a fire burned up everything in his home in Aurora.

03/12/2015

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Man Shot To Death In Aurora

A west suburban man was shot to death in Aurora early Saturday.

03/07/2015

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16-Year-Old Boy Charged With Fatal Shooting Of Aurora Teen

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with shooting another teen to death Friday afternoon in west suburban Aurora.

02/28/2015

Voters cast their ballots in suburban Chicago. (credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Some Suburbs Also Holding Elections On Tuesday

In southwest suburban Homer Glen, five candidates are running for village president, five candidates are running for village clerk, and 13 candidates are running for three trustee seats. All 23 candidates are write-in candidates.

02/24/2015

A video by the terrorist group al-Shabaab featured the logo of the mall chain Wesfield. (Credit: CBS)

Terror Video Encourages Attack On Mall Chain With Chicago-Area Locations

There is no specific information indicating there is danger here, but at least one police agency is aware of the threat and “planning accordingly.”

02/21/2015

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Police: Man Robbed After Believing He Was Going On Blind Date In Aurora

West suburban police say a man got more than he bargained for when he showed up for a blind date, reports WBBM’s Cisco Cotto.

02/10/2015

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Two Men Charged After Shooting, 4-Hour Standoff In Aurora

Kenneth F. Newsome, 19, faces 15 felony charges including attempted murder, aggravated battery with a firearm and unlawful use of a weapon by a felon. Edwardo Correa Hernandez, 20, was charged with a felony count of mob action and a misdemeanor count of unlawful use of a knife.

02/09/2015

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Aurora Police Take Suspect Into Custody After Standoff

Aurora police took a 19-year-old suspect into custody Friday evening after a shooting in Montgomery.

02/06/2015

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Suburban Theater Community Thriving

While Chicago’s downtown theater district attracts big audiences, the theater community in the suburbs also is thriving, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.

01/12/2015

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Off-Duty Aurora Firefighter Charged With Punching Female Bartender

An off-duty Aurora firefighter has been charged with battery for allegedly punching a female bartender in the face after she told him to snuff out his cigar, the Aurora Beacon News is reporting.

12/29/2014

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Police: Man Burglarized Two Aurora Churches

Terry Ayala, 48, was charged with burglary to a place of worship and unlawful use of a credit card, both felonies, according to a statement from the Aurora Police Department.

12/29/2014

Aurora police gave out cards and Christmas presents instead of tickets. (Credit: Nancy Harty)

Aurora, Gary Police Officers Give Out Toys Instead Of Tickets

Police officers in Aurora and Gary were giving out toys instead of tickets to some lucky drivers Tuesday afternoon.

12/23/2014

Martell White, Charles Campbell, and Derrick Glasper (left to right) are charged in a string of armed robberies in Aurora. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Trio Charged With Slew Of Armed Robberies In Aurora

Martell White, 25, of the 15000 block of Madison Avenue in Dolton; Charles Campbell, 27, of the 1500 block of North Lorel Avenue; and Derrick Glasper, 27, of the 100 block of North 23rd Avenue in Bellwood, were each charged with three counts of armed robbery Tuesday, according to a statement from Aurora police.

12/17/2014

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1 Killed, 1 Hurt In Aurora Shooting

Two men were shot–one fatally–in west suburban Aurora late Saturday.

12/07/2014

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Police Warn Of Spate Of Stolen Cars After Engines Left Running

Police in west suburban Aurora were warning car owners not to leave running cars unattended to warm them up before driving.

12/02/2014

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7-Year-Old Girl Struck By Car, Critically Injured In Aurora

The girl apparently ran into traffic in the 1000 block of Plum Street in Aurora and was hit by an eastbound 2005 Honda Civic about 3:10 p.m., according to a statement from Aurora police.

11/11/2014

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Aurora Police Asking For Public’s Help In Finding Hit-And-Run Driver

West suburban police are asking for the public’s help finding a hit and run driver, reports WBBM’s Cisco Cotto.

11/10/2014

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