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Man charged with bumping erect penis against woman at Midway CTA stop

A 41-year-old man was charged with bumping his erect penis against a woman Thursday afternoon at the CTA Orange Line Station at Midway International Airport. The 34-year-old woman was heading up the escalator to leave the platform at Midway about 2:25 p.m. when she felt David Brown continuously pump

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-11-19 12:53:00

Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx OKs release of 2 men in disputed murder case

Cook County prosecutors on Friday paved the way for two men serving life sentences for a 1994 rape and murder to go free, based on DNA evidence that links the crime to another suspect, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting. Nevest Coleman and Darryl Fulton were sentenced to life in prison for the 1994


Police: 68-year-old man killed in hit-and-run crash in Logan Square

A 68-year-old man was struck by a car and killed while crossing the street Saturday night in the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police said. At 9:03 p.m., he was heading north and crossing the street in the 3500 block of West Armitage when a silver minivan struck him and drove off,

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-11-19 07:35:00

Man killed in Logan Square hit-and-run

CHICAGO - The Chicago Police Department is investigating a fatal hit-and-run in Logan Square. Police are searching for the driver of a mini van who hit and killed a 68-year-old man just after 9 p.m. last night. The man was walking in the 3500 block of West Armitage Ave. when he was hit by a silver m

WGNTV.COM - 2017-11-19 14:45:41

1 Dead, 9 Wounded in Weekend Shootings

One person is dead and at least nine have been shot and wounded across the city of Chicago so far this weekend. The first fatality of the weekend occurred on Sunday when a 30-year-old man suffered what appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his leg. According to authorities, the man was sho

NBC CHICAGO - 2017-11-19 19:37:01

CPD: Kids threatened with gun, told to get in car in Back of the Yards

A man threatened to shoot two children Thursday afternoon in the Back of the Yards neighborhood and told them to get inside his car, police said. The boy and girl, both 13, were waiting at a bus stop about 4:20 p.m. in the 600 block of West Garfield Boulevard after getting out of school when the man

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-11-19 22:11:00

17-year-old boy shot multiple times in West Garfield Park

A 17-year-old boy was shot multiple times Sunday afternoon in the West Garfield Park neighborhood. The shooting happened at 2:57 p.m. in the 3900 block of West Van Buren, according to Chicago Police. He was shot multiple times and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said. His condition and the cir

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-11-19 20:33:00

Another carjacking in Morgan Park

CHICAGO - Chicago Police are investigating another carjacking in the city's Morgan Park neighborhood. In this case, a driver was approached by two armed teens in the 2300 block of West 115th St. The pair demanded she get out of the car. They then took off eastbound towards the expressway around 6:40

WGNTV.COM - 2017-11-20 03:47:33

'The magic of Christmas is alive and well' in Aurora

It takes more than holiday magic to put together the annual Festival of Lights at Phillips Park in Aurora. This year's fest, presented by the Rotary Club of Aurora in partnership with the city, begins Friday and runs through Dec. 26. Recently, the park was invaded by cranes and crews of men and wome

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-11-20 16:24:41

30 years, 30 displays, $300,000: SciTech in Aurora ready to 'take that next step'

As SciTech prepares to kick off its 30th anniversary next week, it would be fair to say Aurora's "Hands-on Science and Technology Museum for Children" has seen dramatic changes since its humble beginnings in 1988. It's also fair to say it's not even the same place it was back when I last visited it

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-11-20 14:46:00

Aurora Lions Club Celebrates 95th Anniversary

With service awards and a mayoral proclamation, the Aurora Noon Lions Club celebrated its 95th birthday Thursday, Nov. 9. Aurora resident Bob Cissell, Noon Lions president, presided at the charter-night dinner at Pomegranate Cafe in Aurora. The Noon club was chartered in July 1922, five years after

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2017-11-19 15:55:00

Rain no deterrent to downtown Aurora tree lighting, Winter Lights parade

Aurora's official holiday tree on Downer Place was lit Friday night in an event that drew large numbers of families despite the rainy conditions. It was the first official tree-lighting ceremony for new Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin, who presided over the annual event and assisted the newly minted Litt


Aurora Man Facing Theft, Criminal Damage Charges in Boulder Hill

An Aurora man is facing several charges after he allegedly resisted arrest and was involved in incidents in Boulder Hill on Friday night. The Kendall County Sheriff's Office says deputies responded to the 0 to 99 block of Greenbriar Rd. in Boulder Hill, just before 10:00 p.m. where 39 year-old Regin


East Aurora School Board Rethinks 'Controversial' Tomcat Statue

AURORA, IL - A proposed tomcat statue is "not what we thought we would be getting," said an East Aurora District 131 school school board member. The Aurora Beacon-News reports that plans for the statue, which was supposed to be propped up at the entrance to the news stadium, are up in the air. East


Farnsworth interchange project completed in Aurora

Work on the Farnsworth Avenue interchange with Interstate 88 in Aurora is finished. The Illinois State Toll Highway Authority announced Friday the work on the $19 million project is done and the interchange open. They said the project should bring "improved traffic flow through the interchange along


Trial postponed for Aurora priest accused of sex abuse of girls

The trial for an Aurora priest charged with sexually abusing girls at their Catholic church has been pushed back again, from November to February, while lawyers figure out whether the lead investigator on the case destroyed or withheld notes that could affect its outcome. The investigator's resignat


Marysville man, 78, arrested in death of woman found in burned motor home

A 78-year-old man has been arrested in the death of a woman whose body was found in a burned recreational vehicle at a Yuba County mobile-home park Thursday night. Ronald Allen Dainauskus was arrested on suspicion of homicide and arson. He and the victim were neighbors at the mobile home park in the


Our View: It's a bad stretch of highway and there are a couple strategies

We've seen some highway projects over the years that made us wonder why ... why does a highway have to be planned to run through where a home is when there's plenty of empty space just over there? Engineers usually have some reasoning for how they design a roadway ... but that doesn't mean they can'

APPEAL-DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-19 08:15:00

'It's a delight to cook for people other than yourself'

When Samuel and Pamela Thompson moved to the Yuba-Sutter area in the late '90s, they quickly noticed the community's homeless population had a need that wasn't being met. "We noticed that the homeless here weren't being touched really, nobody was laying their hands on them," said Samuel Thompson, pa

APPEAL-DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-18 23:59:59

Voices: Kris Ramirez - Appeal-Democrat: Opinion

Kris Ramirez, 42, Marysville, walnut inspector, on: What do you like about the Yuba-Sutter area and what would you improve? - "When I go to work in Live Oak, I get to see the Sutter Buttes and they're beautiful." - "More things for kids to do. My son turned 18 and there really is nothing for him to

APPEAL-DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-18 23:59:59