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Heather Jacobi. (Credit: gofundme.com)

Friend Sets Up Fund For Family Of Murdered Aurora Nurse

The lifelong friend of an Aurora nurse murdered this past weekend has set up a fund to help the woman’s three young children.

04/01/2014

Nearly 70 students from East Aurora High School walked 37.5 miles from Aurora to Soldier Field on Wednesday. (Credit: Shane Gillespie)

Students Participate In 38-Mile Walk From Aurora To Soldier Field

Nearly 70 west suburban high school students walked from their school in Aurora to Soldier Field this week, as an act of solidarity with a former child soldier whose autobiography they read.

03/27/2014

Delbert K. Cooper (Aurora Police Dept.)

Aurora Man Gets 45 Years For 2011 Slaying

Delbert Cooper, 33, was convicted of Renee Perry’s murder in January by a jury that needed about six hours to reach a verdict.

03/25/2014

(Left to right) Two brothers, Jaquan and Dimitri Hosey-Green, have been charged with killing a man in an Aurora restaurant. (Credit: Aurora Police)

Prosecutors: Brothers Robbed, Killed Man At Aurora Restaurant

New charges filed against two Joliet brothers accused of murdering a 20-year-old Aurora man in January put into context what allegedly went down inside the bathroom of a west suburban Aurora restaurant where the young man was shot and killed.

03/20/2014

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Man Charged With DUI After 5 Hurt In Aurora Crash

Roy R. Lightfoot, 39, faces six felony counts of DUI and several misdemeanors including driving on a revoked license, operating an uninsured vehicle, leaving the scene of an accident and failure to reduce speed.

03/11/2014

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Woman Hit, Killed By Car In Aurora

The woman was walking on the street on Randall Road when she was hit by a Ford Taurus, driven by a 65-year-old woman, around 4:15 a.m. Thursday.

03/06/2014

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Aurora Police Search For Men Who Robbed Cabbies

Both robberies–believed to be related–happened after a cab driver picked someone up from the Aurora Transportation Center, 233 N. Broadway Ave.

02/25/2014

Tyler Morrick spent more than 4 hours stamping this Valentine into the snow for his fiancée Rachel Maschmeier. (Credit: Facebook)

Aurora Man Creates Massive Snowy Valentine For Fiancée

A west suburban man had no intentions of doing the usual chocolates and flowers for Valentine’s Day, but what he did do got him more attention that he ever expected.

02/14/2014

Aurora firefighters dig out a buried fire hydrant. (Credit: CBS)

Aurora Asks Residents To Help Uncover Fire Hydrants Buried Under Snow

With more snow coming, a lot of stuff is getting buried.

02/04/2014

A City of Chicago snow plow pushes the slush off the road. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

More Snow Tuesday Will Strain Already Diminishing Road Salt Supplies

With even more snow headed to the Chicago area on Tuesday, the continuous cleanup efforts have been creating problems for some towns and cities that are running low on road salt.

02/04/2014

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Man Fatally Struck By SUV In Aurora

A man died early Saturday after he was struck by an SUV in west suburban Aurora.

02/02/2014

Renato V. Velasquez. (Credit: State Police)

Driver Charged In I-88 Crash That Killed Tollway Worker

An Illinois Tollway maintenance worker was killed, and an Illinois State Police trooper was injured when a semi-tractor trailer crashed into their vehicles on the Reagan Memorial Tollway near Aurora.

01/27/2014

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Police: Girl, 4, Killed By Falling TV

Her death is thought to be accidental. At the time she was killed, the girl’s mother and a younger sibling were also home in the apartment.

01/27/2014

A digger pours salt into a waiting truck for use on roads in winter. (Credit: PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Aurora To Cut Back On Salting Roads For Rest Of Winter

Spokesman Dan Ferrelli said Aurora salt spreaders have been out 2 1/2 times more often this winter than the last two years combined at this point, so there’ll be changes to how Aurora trucks clear streets.

01/22/2014

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4 Injured In Aurora Mobile Home Fire

The mobile home and everything inside was destroyed. The damaged was estimated at $50,000.

01/22/2014

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Naperville Ranked As One Of Safest Cities In America

A recent report found that Naperville was the fourth safest mid-sized city in the United States.

01/22/2014

(Left to right) Two brothers, Jaquan and Dimitri Hosey-Green, have been charged with killing a man in an Aurora restaurant. (Credit: Aurora Police)

Two Brothers Charged With Killing Man At Aurora Restaurant

Jaquan D. Hosey-Green, 19, and his 18-year-old brother, Dimitri J. Hosey-Green, both of the 1200 block of Fairfield in Joliet, are each charged with one count of first-degree murder in connection with the death of Arin T. Williams.

01/16/2014

Christopher Whetstone (Credit: Aurora Police)

Man Charged With Shooting Aurora Woman To Death

Christopher Whetstone, 45, was charged Wednesday in connection with the death of Rachel Taylor, 22, of the 1000 block of Garfield Avenue.

01/16/2014

Delbert K. Cooper (Aurora Police Dept.)

Murder Trial Testimony Focuses On Drug Use

Renee Perry of Aurora died from an “unprovoked, violent and lethal attack” at the hands of Delbert Cooper, Perry’s crack cocaine addicted boyfriend, prosecutors said at his murder trial.

01/15/2014

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Two Slain In Separate Shootings In Aurora

About 7:35 p.m., 20-year-old Arin Williams was shot while he was in the bathroom of a restaurant in the 800 block of North Lake Street. About 8:25 p.m., 22-year-old Rachel Taylor was shot in the abdomen in the 500 block of Charles Street.

01/14/2014

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