The lifelong friend of an Aurora nurse murdered this past weekend has set up a fund to help the woman’s three young children.
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.
Delbert Cooper, 33, was convicted of Renee Perry’s murder in January by a jury that needed about six hours to reach a verdict.
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.
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.
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.
Both robberies–believed to be related–happened after a cab driver picked someone up from the Aurora Transportation Center, 233 N. Broadway Ave.
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.
With more snow coming, a lot of stuff is getting buried.
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.
A man died early Saturday after he was struck by an SUV in west suburban Aurora.
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.
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.
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.
The mobile home and everything inside was destroyed. The damaged was estimated at $50,000.
A recent report found that Naperville was the fourth safest mid-sized city in the United States.
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.
Christopher Whetstone, 45, was charged Wednesday in connection with the death of Rachel Taylor, 22, of the 1000 block of Garfield Avenue.
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.
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.