15 min ago
Kane Co. Chronicle
Former Marmion student sues over science experiment
AURORA – A former Marmion Academy student is suing the school, alleging negligence in a science experiment in which he claimed he was injured after he slipped and fell on his face when he was set on fire.
4 hrs ago
Yorkville Council sworn in
The city said goodbye to one long-time alderman and hello to a brand new one as the new City Council was seated here recently.
8 hrs ago
Fundraiser To Help Pay For New Aurora Police Canine Unit
AURORA, Ill. The Aurora Police Department has begun rebuilding its K-9 unit, after disbanding it a couple years ago, and officials are getting some help to pay for dog food and other supplies.
10 hrs ago
Geneva man's lottery win coming at the right time
But it's good enough to help a Geneva family climb out of a financial hole that was exacerbated by the untimely death last year of their 14-year-old daughter, Savannah.
19 hrs ago
Smashed Windows Reported on Carol Place: Police
May 12 DUI Ivan Chavez, 19, of the 300 block of Center St. Plano, was charged with DUI after Montgomery police stopped his vehicle for speeding at about 2:55 a.m. May 12 in the 200 block of Jericho Road, according to reports.
Fri May 17, 2013
Man charged in Aurora gang rap argues arrest was illegal
One of three men accused of a gang rape of a drunken woman last year in Aurora wants to have his arrest thrown out and statements made to police prohibited from being used as evidence in his trial.
Thu May 16, 2013
Five Charged with Mob Action in Property Damage Incident: Police
Tuesday, May 14 Burglary Oswego police are investigating a reported burglary that occurred at 11:50 p.m. in the 5000 block of Route 71.
Marmion Academy sued over science experiment gone awry Posted May 16, ...
A Marmion Academy student has sued for injuries he suffered during a May 2010 science experiment in which his body was coated with a protective compound and lit on fire.
Geneva man wins $4.85 million
A Geneva man who says he had a mountain of bills and was facing eviction is now a multimillionaire thanks to a lottery ticket he bought months ago in Aurora and only recently found in a cookie jar in his kitchen.
Wed May 15, 2013
23-Year-Old Woman Killed When Garbage Truck Crashes Into Her Car on Fabyan Parkway
A garbage truck slammed into a 2002 Saturn pullling out of a driveway on Fabyan Parkway early Wednesday morning, killing the 23-year-old driver and sending the garbage-truck driver to Delnor Hospital, Geneva police reports said.
The Southtown Star
Area chambers of commerce team up against Illinois casino expansion
The Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce has joined forces with other area chamber leaders to fight gambling expansion in the state.
Sugar Grove, Aurora, Kane parks agencies get state grants
The Sugar Grove Park District, the Fox Valley Park District and the Kane County Forest Preserve District are each due to receive $400,000 from the state for building and improving parks.
Parking meters thing of the past in downtown Aurora
The last remaining meter was symbolically removed and given to the Aurora Historical Society on Tuesday as the city transitioned to a free parking system.
Jericho Lake Park to Undergo $1.3 Million Renovation
Good 'ol Jericho Lake Park to thrive with a new look Not long ago - circa the mid-80s - the western boundaries of Aurora and Montgomery were vast swaths of open space, and not much else.
Tue May 14, 2013
Two detectives earn honor as Police Officers of the Year
Heroes walk among us, and that fact was evident on Tuesday afternoon in Aurora as dozens gathered to give recognition to some of the city's most selfless citizens during National Police Week.
Thief targets Aurora shop
An Orland Park man was charged with felony retail theft on Monday after allegedly stealing hundreds of dollars worth of merchandise from an Aurora store in a scheme he commits often, police said.
These are incidents reported by the Naperville Police Department. Where charges have been filed, the report includes when and where the suspect was stopped or taken into custody and the nature of the charges.
Mailbox Blown Up, DUI, No School Spirit, Overdose: Police Blotter
Friday, May 10 Theft Michael William Handlon, 32, was arrested at 7:30 p.m. in the 1100 block of Oregon Avenue, police said.
School board hears tax bill complaints
Tax bills have been mailed out in Kendall County and two Oswego School District residents let board members know at Monday's school board meeting they were unhappy about higher bills.
Mon May 13, 2013
Maple Terrace cleanup, fire investigation continues
Hector Lara with Assurance Cleaning and Restoration works on cleaning up water damage on the first floor at Maple Terrace in Aurora on Monday, May 13, 2013.