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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.


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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.


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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.


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Man Fatally Shot At Aurora Restaurant

Two male suspects were seen running east from the restaurant, police said. Aurora police are investigating.


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Craigslist Sale Ends In Aurora Armed Robbery

A west suburban Naperville man who was attempting to sell his cell phone on Craigslist was robbed at gunpoint Thursday afternoon when he showed up at the buyer’s Aurora home.


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Two Airlifted To Hospital After Motel Fire In Aurora

Two people were critically injured Friday evening after a fire broke out at a motel in west suburban Aurora.


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Aurora Man Charged In Crash That Killed Naperville Woman

A convicted burglar who also spent time in jail 11 years ago for inebriated driving stands accused of having been under the influence of narcotics when his pickup truck allegedly struck and killed a bicyclist early last fall.


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Power Outage Affects 22,000 In Brutal Cold In Aurora

Aurora on Monday was being inundated with 911 calls after a power outage hit the east side of town.


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Aurora Police Searching For Three Suspects In Home Invasion

Aurora police are looking for the public’s help in finding the men who held a teen at gunpoint during a home invasion this morning. WBBM’s Nancy Harty reports.


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Three Teens Injured In Aurora Shooting

Three teenagers were shot Friday night while walking in west suburban Aurora, police said.


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Pizza Delivery Man Robbed, Pistol-Whipped In Aurora

The 27-year-old delivery driver said he was bringing an extra-large pepperoni pizza to a home in the 400 block of Titsworth Court at around 12:20 a.m. when he was robbed by two men.


Dozens of birds -- both dead and alive -- and piles of garbage were found inside a home in the 200 block of Shadybook Lane in Aurora on Oct. 19, 2012. The home has been deemed uninhabitable. (Credit: CBS)

Aurora Bird Hoarder Pleads Guilty, Gets One Year Of Probation

David Skeberdis pleaded guilty to one count each of cruel treatment to animals, violation of animal owner’s duties, and companion animal hoarding.


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Accused Claims Self Defense In Death Of Aurora Girlfriend

After an earlier ruling limited how much of Delbert Cooper’s past could be used at trial, prosecutors have again asked to admit Cooper’s prior “bad acts” because of his claim of self defense in the 2011 death of his girlfriend.


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Aurora Man Gets 8 Years For Sex Assault Of Child

A 37-year-old Aurora man will spend eight years in prison after pleading guilty Friday to the sexual assault of a child in his care.


John O'Connor, who served in Vietnam with the Army from 1967 to 1968, reads names inscribed on the Moving Wall display, a half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, following the opening ceremony for Welcome Home 2011 at Navy Pier on June 17, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. Welcome Home 2011 celebrates the 25th anniversary of the 1986 Chicago Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Parade where 200,000 veterans and their families marched in a parade in front of 300,000 spectators. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Traveling Vietnam Memorial Stops In Aurora

The Vietnam Moving Wall and the Healing Field of Flags will be at West Aurora High School until this Monday at dusk. CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot was at the opening ceremony.


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Pedestrian Critically Injured In Aurora Hit-And-Run

The man was in a crosswalk in the 200 block of North Broadway Avenue near the Aurora Transportation Center when a southbound car hit him about 6:20 p.m.



Tilted Kilt Plans New Location At Fox Valley Mall

The restaurant and pub, known for its tartan miniskirt-clad waitstaff, is one of three liquor license applicants up for approval at and Aurora City Council Tuesday night.


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Three Dead, Five Seriously Injured In Aurora Crash

Three people are dead and five others severely injured in a head-on collision between two vehicles Sunday night in west suburban Aurora.


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Woman Found Dead At Aurora Motel

A woman was found dead Saturday at a motel in west suburban Aurora.


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Teen Boy Shoots Teen While Displaying A Gun He Found

A teenage boy was charged after allegedly shooting another teen while displaying a gun he found Friday in west suburban Aurora.