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Police Say Man Stabbed by Assailants at Aurora Motel After Checking In With Woman He Met Online

Aurora Police say a 23 year-old man is in serious condition after he was stabbed at an Aurora motel where he checked in with a woman he met on a social media dating application. The stabbing took place around 11:20 p.m. on Thursday night at the motel in the 2300 block of N. Farnsworth Ave. in Aurora

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 17:51:00

Aurora man accused of threatening to shoot Kane County judge

A 24-year-old Aurora man remains in Kane County Jail on $50,000 bail, accused of threatening to punch a judge in the face "and shoot her," according to court documents. Prosecutors charged Landin Hogue with single counts of threatening a public official and criminal damage to government property in

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 22:34:00

Aurora cop fired over allegations he hid cameras in his ex-wife's home

An Aurora police officer was fired this year over allegations he hid cameras in his ex-wife's home, the Aurora police department confirmed this week. Former Aurora officer Dan Wagner admitted to installing cameras inside the home in Sugar Grove, according to an affidavit for a warrant to search two

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 00:46:00

Police seeking suspect in Aurora drive-by shooting

Aurora police are seeking the public's help in finding a man who shot at a passing car Friday night in the city's Hometown subdivision. A 21-year-old Aurora man was driving north in the 800 block of Serendipity Drive shortly after 8 p.m. when an unidentified man on the east side of the street fired

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 16:54:58

GPS evidence can be used in Aurora KFC shooting case

Prosecutors can use evidence obtained through a GPS tracking device planted on an Aurora man's car in connection with a 2014 armed robbery and shooting at a KFC restaurant on the city's East Side. Kane County Circuit Judge Linda Abrahamson granted the state's motion to dismiss Joshua Scott's move to

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 00:18:34

Aurora to vote on plan for Ferry Road warehouse building

The Aurora City Council is set to vote on a final plan for a company that wants to build a warehouse building on Ferry Road, west of Frieder Lane, on the far East Side. Aldermen will vote on the plan, which involves consolidating eight lots into four to ultimately build on two of the lots, at the Tu

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 21:55:04

Developer sought for spot in downtown Aurora

The owner of property on the northwest corner of Stolp Avenue and Downer Place in downtown Aurora is seeking an interested buyer and developer. Kevin Fitzpatrick said while the property is not formally on the market, he is looking for someone interested in redeveloping it, as he once was. Fitzpatric

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 21:49:02

East Aurora Magnet Academy parents still asking questions

While questions still remain and the controversy has hardly blow over, there are a few undeniable facts regarding the debacle at the Fred Rodgers Magnet Academy. East Aurora School District 131 administration is truly sorry that, just days before the new academic year kicked off, dramatically altere

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 19:42:38

West Aurora looks to buy house near high school

West Aurora School District 129 is looking to purchase a residential lot that could be used to expand parking around West Aurora High School. Administrators reported to the School Board they are looking to purchase a home at 113 N. Randall Road. "As we have done in the past, this gives the distric

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 15:26:09

Do You Know This Man? Aurora Police Want Your Help

AURORA, IL - The Aurora Police Department was the public's help in identifying a man who they allege was involved in a shooting. The incident happened in the area of New Haven and Hammond on Aug. 26, 2017. Police said in a Facebook post that he his crimes also include aggravated fleeing and eluding.

PATCH - 2017-09-22 13:58:48

Man injured after vehicle hits gas pump in Aurora

A Streamwood man was injured Sept. 16 after a crash saw his vehicle hit a pump at an Aurora gas station. According to police, Jerry Pearson, no age provided, was traveling south on Broadway and just passed Illinois Avenue when his vehicle was struck by a vehicle driven by Pedro Alfaro of West Chicag

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 15:14:30

Aurora man charged with aggravated assault

Ignacio Rojo, 61, 500 block of Claim Street, Aurora, was charged with aggravated assault at 11:38 a.m. Monday in the 500 block of East New York Street, Aurora police said. Stephen Sweigart, 68, homeless, was charged with a violation of the Murderer/Violence Against Youth Act at 6:49 a.m. Tuesday in

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 14:55:00

Aurora Woman Wins $4M Settlement Against Wells Fargo

AURORA, IL - An Aurora woman is being awarded a $4 million settlement for injuries sustained when a metal door closer detached from the door of a Wells Fargo office, according to a news release from her law firm. Amy Skinger, 42, was entering a Wells Fargo mortgage lender office on Fox Valley Road i

PATCH - 2017-09-21 20:47:34

Aurora woman injured by broken door at Wells Fargo office is awarded $4.5 million

A DuPage County jury on Wednesday awarded $4.5 million to an Aurora woman injured when a metal door closer detached and struck her in the head at a west suburban Wells Fargo office, her law firm said. Amy Skinger entered a Wells Fargo branch office in Aurora in 2012 when a metal door closer detached

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 21:06:00

Aurora University food pantry aims to help students in need

Hunger among college students is something that people just don't think about, according to an official at Aurora University. Still it exists and "across the United States, it is a growing problem," according to Barbara Calvert, the director of programming at Aurora University's Wackerlin Center fo

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 18:46:06

Police investigate after car, garage struck by gunfire in Aurora

Police are asking the public for information about gunshots that damaged a car and a garage Tuesday night in west suburban Aurora. The shooting happened about 9:25 p.m. in the alleyway north of Center Avenue between Lincoln and LaSalle streets, according to a statement from Aurora police. A car and

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-21 06:25:00

'Voice of the Tomcats' keeps up his passion for Aurora area sports

With the high school football season in full swing, Bob Burnell was reminded of the days of his youth living across the street from East Aurora High School and Roy E. Davis Field. "It was just a natural to be drawn over there," Burnell said. "I got in the way at football practices and got chased a

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 18:18:43

Roller derby a hit for players on Aurora 88s

For members of the Aurora 88s roller derby team, the bumps and bruises are worth it for a sport they really love. Eliza McNamara, 52, of Montgomery, calls herself Lethal Liza Loo and has played for the Aurora 88s at the Aurora Skate Center for four years. "I do this because I'm bored with regular w

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 16:18:05

East Aurora paid more than $200,000 to two interim superintendents over one year

East Aurora School District 131's two interim superintendents were in the office for a combined roughly 150 days between the beginning of July 2016 and the end of July 2017, records show. During that time, they were paid a combined $226,600, or more than $110,000 each, according to pay records, expe

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 15:16:19

Pizza fundraiser for food pantry in Aurora

The Aurora Noon Lions Club will host an all-you-can-eat pizza and pasta dinner fundraiser Tuesday in Aurora. The menu will include pizza, pasta with meat or meatless sauce, salad, gelatin with fruit and fruit punch. A dollar from each dinner will benefit Marie Wilkinson Food Pantry in Aurora. The c

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 14:49:52