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  1. 'Trespasser' hit, injured by freight train: BNSF officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | Chicago Tribune

    An unidentified person was struck by a freight train Thursday afternoon while walking on or along railroad tracks in Aurora, just west of Naperville , according to an official of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway. Andy Williams, director of public affairs for Burlington Northern operations in Illinois, confirmed an empty, multicar freight train was westbound for downstate Galesburg when the accident occurred at about 1:25 p.m. near the Old Eola Road intersection.

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  2. Activists: Metra Electric could be answer to South Side, suburban 'transit desert'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | Chicago Tribune

    A coalition of South Side and south suburban groups wants Metra to look into the costs of turning the Metra Electric District line into a rapid transit line, with more frequent stops. The group, which includes the Active Transportation Alliance and the Matteson Business Association, made their pitch at the Metra Board meeting Wednesday morning.

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  3. Beating of Iowa student from Naperville not a hate crime, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | Chicago Tribune

    Marcus Owens, 19, a 2015 graduate of Waubonsie Valley High School in Aurora, told police he was attacked Saturday night outside an Iowa City lounge. Authorities have determined an altercation earlier this month involving a black University of Iowa freshman from Naperville does not meet the criteria for a hate crime.

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  4. Aurora looks at liquor licenses for restaurants, convenience storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 16 | Chicago Tribune

    Work continues on the Spartan Ale House, 1032 Prairie St., Aurora, which is planning to open in July. The latest restaurant to apply for the new E-1 license is Spartan Ale House, which is due to open at 1032 Prairie St., on the West Side, sometime in July.

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  5. Hundreds gather for funeral send-off for Aurora firefighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 14 | Chicago Tribune

    Firefighters stand at attention as the casket of Aurora Fire Department firefighter Michael Adamovich passes during a procession at his Saturday funeral. Firefighters stand at attention as the casket of Aurora Fire Department firefighter Michael Adamovich passes during a procession at his Saturday funeral.

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  6. Aurora man charged in connection with car chase, shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 13 | Chicago Tribune

    An Aurora man faces felony charges in connection with a Wednesday afternoon car chase and shooting that started on the city's West Side. Gabriel Guerrero Jr., 22, of the 800 block of Gates Street, is charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm, unlawful possession of a firearm by a street gang member and unlawful use of a weapon.

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  7. 'I've got a future'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 12 | Chicago Tribune

    By then, he said he had lived in Hawaii and on the East Coast. He had been a successful salesman and fought drug and alcohol addictions.

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  8. Five years after Timmothy Pitzen disappeared, West Aurora school still struggles with mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 10 | Chicago Tribune

    I don't' know about you, but it's hard to drive past Greenman Elementary School on the West Side of Aurora without thinking about the little boy who went missing exactly five years ago. On the morning of May 11, 2011, Amy Fry-Pitzen picked up son Timmothy from his kindergarten classroom and well, if you've been following the many local and national headlines about this mystery since then, you know the tragic details of the case.

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  9. Firefighter's funeral arranged for Michael AdamovichRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 10 | Chicago Tribune

    A firefighter's funeral has been arranged for the 38-year-old Aurora firefighter and paramedic who officials say died suddenly over the weekend at his Yorkville home. Michael Adamovich, a Naperville native, had worked with the Aurora Fire Department for six years.

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  10. Family, colleagues mourn passing of former Aurora police chief Robert BrentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 6 | Chicago Tribune

    Brent, 77, passed away Thursday at his home, after a long-term illness. He was diagnosed with Lewy Body's Dementia several years ago, and had a stroke April 29, his son Mark said.

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  11. Aurora man accused of fondling woman's feet at Warrenville libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 4 | Chicago Tribune

    An Aurora man is accused of touching a woman's feet at the Warrenville Public Library months after he was arrested and accused of a similar incident at a college library in Naperville . Omar Carlton, 44, of the 1000 block of Fifth Avenue, is charged with felony aggravated battery in a public place.

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  12. Witnesses say hit-and-run driver ditches car in Aurora retention pond, runs awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 3 | Chicago Tribune

    Witnesses to a hit-and-run crash followed the fleeing driver who ditched his car in a retention pond and ran away, according to Aurora police reports. A man told police he was driving eastbound on Molitor Road at North Farnsworth Avenue at 10:56 p.m. Sunday when a black SUV traveling west on Molitor entered the intersection and collided with his car.

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  13. Two-year-old taken to hospital after Aurora crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 2 | Chicago Tribune

    A 2-year-old was among those transported to Rush-Copley Medical Center after two cars collided at Farnsworth Avenue and New York Street in Aurora . The child was the only passenger in a 2000 Chrysler 300 heading northbound on Farnsworth Avenue Tuesday.

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  14. Priscilla Presley coming to Aurora to talk about her career, ElvisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 2 | Chicago Tribune

    Priscilla Presley, the former wife of Elvis Presley, will discuss her films, charity work and the legacy of Elvis during a special event in Aurora Aug. 21. The event, billed as "an open conversation," will be held at 4 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd in downtown Aurora, according to a press release from the Paramount. Priscilla Presley portrayed Jenna Wade on the hit television drama "Dallas" from 1983 to 1988.

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  15. Fatal accident puts spotlight on Aurora intersectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | Chicago Tribune

    George Edwards' death last month while crossing Farnsworth Avenue at Marshall Boulevard in Aurora has put a spotlight on the three-way intersection in the city. Marshall Boulevard ends at Farnsworth.

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  16. Three men charged with beating, robbing man in AuroraRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Chicago Tribune

    Three young Fox Valley men are charged with beating and robbing an 18-year-old West Chicago man outside an Aurora home. Noah I. Rodriguez, 18, of the 1800 block Nottingham, Aurora; Luis E. Rodriguez, 20, of the 900 block of Solfisburg, Aurora; and Kyle R. Hughes, 18, 0-99 block of Highview Drive, Yorkville, are charged with felony mob action and robbery in connection with the incident, which occurred about 11:55 p.m. March 15 on the 400 block of Jefferson Street.

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  17. Facing sentencing, Hastert could be ordered to undergo sex offender examRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Chicago Tribune

    When Dennis Hastert appears for his long-awaited sentencing hearing Wednesday, all eyes will be on whether the former U.S. House speaker is given prison time for paying hush money to cover up alleged sexual abuse from decades ago. Regardless of whether Hastert, 74, spends a day behind bars, court officials are recommending the former Republican leader undergo a sex offender evaluation that typically includes a series of tests designed to expose any undisclosed wrongdoing and gauge whether he's a danger to society, recent court filings show.

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  18. Neighbors heard number of shots during morning Aurora man was killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Chicago Tribune

    Reports state neighbors heard between two and six gunshots a little before 6:19 a.m. April 9 on the 400 block of Beach Street. Minutes later, the first two police officers responded to the scene.

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  19. Aurora-area community event calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit items to the calendar, go to aurorabeaconnews.com/community.

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  20. Road projects slated for Aurora, Naperville, ElginRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    It was fitting that a recent update of road construction in Aurora took place next to one of the city's biggest ongoing projects - the Ogden Avenue bridge over the Canadian National railroad tracks on the city's far East Side. "It's a big one," Ken Schroth, Aurora's public works director, said of the project.

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