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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

Valley West Hospital Auxiliary announces scholarship recipients

The Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital Auxiliary recently awarded $12,000 in health care career scholarships. The following students received scholarships: Margaret Fraser, occupational therapy, Newark; Blair Wright, medicine, Sandwich; Ashley Martinez, nursing, Plano; Victoria Gregory, nurs

OTTAWA TIMES - 2017-09-21 01:46:01

Yorkville: 4 Crashes Involving Juveniles Wednesday

YORKVILLE, IL - Yorkville police responded to four car accidents Wednesday afternoon and evening, all of them involving either one or two juveniles. Luckily, none of the accidents caused any injuries. Of the four accidents, two involved adults. Both of these accidents were caused by the adult driver

PATCH - 2017-09-21 18:11:17

Sandwich releases statement on I-8 breakup

SANDWICH - After declining to comment last Friday on the pending breakup of the Interstate Eight Conference, Sandwich High School administration Wednesday afternoon released a press release with a statement on the school's take on recent events which seem likely to split the 12-team league at the en

OTTAWA TIMES - 2017-09-21 04:44:58

Oswego Weekend Weather: Hot And Sunny

OSWEGO, IL - It's looking good! This weekend, Oswego will be mostly clear and sunny, save for the possibility of storms on Thursday. High temperatures will be prevalent throughout the weekend, with highs of up to 91, and heat index values as high as 96 on Thursday. Lows will be in the 60s throughout

PATCH - 2017-09-21 15:53:50

Elk Grove Man Arrested on Sex Charges for Abuse in Oswego

An Elk Grove man, who also has a listed address associated in Streamwood, was arrested for an alleged Kendall County sexual abuse he committed against a victim under 13 years-old in Oswego. The Kendall County Sheriff's Office says 24 year-old Igor Zinyak was arrested on Wednesday by members of the U

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 13:15:00

Superheroes And Princesses Event For Special Needs Kids

AURORA, IL - The Aurora Police Department is teaming with the Fox Valley Park District and the Angels of Hope in throwing "Find the Superhero and Princess in You," a free event on Saturday, Oct. 21. The event is geared towards children with special needs. Kids will be able to meet Batman, Iron Man,

PATCH - 2017-09-21 17:49:43

Woman struck in head at Wells Fargo office wins $4.5 million judgment

A woman who was struck in the head by a metal door closer at a west suburban Wells Fargo office has won a $4.5 million judgment, the largest ever for a personal injury case case in DuPage County. Amy Skinger, 42, was entering the Wells Fargo mortgage retail office on Fox Valley Road in Aurora on May

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-21 18:23:00

Speak out: Why the sudden urge to tear down statues?

Statute bandwagon: I am just wondering if all these statues in the South that people want removed all of a sudden - if they were so offensive, why didn't it come up before except for a few individual cases. Now all of a sudden everyone like Al Sharpton wants it removed. He's been around for 40 years

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 17:58:37

It's time for Scarecrow Fest

In July, Country Living magazine released its Top 20 list of the Best Harvest Festivals, and St. Charles' Scarecrow Fest clocked in at No. 10. The 32nd annual Scarecrow Fest returns to downtown St. Charles Oct. 6-8 with a carnival, craft show, car show, live music and lots of scarecrows. Lots and lo

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 21:07:13

Blackberry Farm to salute fall with Pumpkin Weekends

Blackberry Farm will celebrate the fall season throughout the month of October with its Pumpkin Weekends beginning Sept. 30. Each Saturday and Sunday - and Columbus Day (Oct. 9) - Blackberry Farm will celebrate fall. A picnic area will have pumpkins for purchase, and an assortment of decorating mate

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 21:02:48

Aurora police release photos of shooting suspect

Aurora police on Thursday released photos of a suspect they believe may have been involved in a shooting last month on the city's West Side. The photos, released via Facebook along with a statement from the police department, show a black male with facial hair wearing a white T-shirt and ripped blue

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 23:03:00

Aurora to vote on Eola Road extension

The Aurora City Council is set to vote on an engineering agreement for the extension of Eola Road to intersect with Route 30. Aldermen will vote on a $193,163 contract with V3 Companies for Phase II Engineering services at the Sept. 26 full council meeting in the council chambers, City Hall, 44 E. D

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 21:55:32

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

Woman injured in Aurora crash

An Aurora woman was injured Monday morning after her vehicle struck a parked semi-tractor trailer while she was driving in Aurora, police said. According to police, Tracy Weathersby-Delgado, of Aurora, was traveling eastbound on Ashland Avenue at Peterson Avenue around 6:59 a.m. when she was blinded

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 19:28:00

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

'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