A plea agreement with prosecutors is being negotiated, with the goal being having Brian Howard do his time in a federal prison offering mental health treatment, defense attorney Ronald Safer said.
A neighbor saw smoke coming from a home in the 500 block of Claim Street about 7:30 a.m. and called 911, according to a statement from the Aurora Fire Department. Firefighters found heavy smoke coming from the second floor of the home, where they discovered the 73-year-old dead, according to the statement.
Federal prosecutors formally filed charges Friday against Brian Howard, the Naperville man accused of setting fire to an FAA radar facility in Aurora last year, leading to a grounding of all planes at O’Hare and Midway.
Typically, it’s difficult for authorities to catch operators of scams like this because they usually operate in foreign countries. In this case, they were operating in Aurora. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.
The mayor of Aurora is calling for the resignation of an alderman – now that the mayor has discovered that alderman was arrested for shoplifting in 2013.
Aurora police are searching for a man in connection with a domestic shooting that left a man wounded Friday at a home in the 1800 block of Brighton Circle.
One man is dead and two other people were hurt when a semi truck crashed into two cars Tuesday afternoon in west suburban Aurora.
Aurora police are searching for a man who allegedly stole electronics from an apartment in the west suburb last month.
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.
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.
A west suburban man was shot to death in Aurora early Saturday.
A 16-year-old boy has been charged with shooting another teen to death Friday afternoon in west suburban Aurora.
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.
There is no specific information indicating there is danger here, but at least one police agency is aware of the threat and “planning accordingly.”
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.
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.
Aurora police took a 19-year-old suspect into custody Friday evening after a shooting in Montgomery.
While Chicago’s downtown theater district attracts big audiences, the theater community in the suburbs also is thriving, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
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.
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.