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ICE announces 44 arrests in Chicago-area operation

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested 44 people during a five-day operation this week targeting “egregious immigration law violators” in the Chicago area, officials … Read more ›

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Naperville Y Camp Offers Volunteer and Leadership Opportunities to Middle Schoolers

This summer, young people across the western suburbs will return to summer camp. They will return to friends they've missed, counselors they loved, sports, games … Read more ›

Erik S. Paxton (Police photo / May 30, 2012)

Aurora police: ‘Peeping Tom’ charged with child porn

An Aurora man arrested last week for allegedly peeping into bedroom windows has now been charged with possessing child pornography, police said Wednesday. A Kane … Read more ›

Cops, prosecutors file civil suit to keep gang activity down in Aurora

Aurora officials have filed a lawsuit against about three dozen reputed Latin Kings street gang members, joining several Chicago-area municipalities that have expanded the fight … Read more ›

Discover fairies and gnomes this weekend!
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Once Upon a Time… Fairy Garden Festival Welcomes Young Storytellers

The Tattle Tales from Clow Elementary School in Naperville will be share fairy and folk tales with visitors and friends at The Growing Place’s Once … Read more ›

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Lou Malnati's Partners With High School Vocal Groups From 203 & 204 Districts To Benefit KidsMatter

On Monday, June 11 from 4:30 -10 PM, Lou Malnati's in Downtown Naperville will be celebrating the youth of Naperville by generously donating 20% of … Read more ›

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Aurora Police Name "Employee of the Month"

A veteran Aurora Police officer has been named April’s “Employee of the Month” for safely de-escalating a dangerous situation with an out-of-control man. On March … Read more ›

Photo of suspect vehicle in a May 11 hit and run that killed a 23 year old motorcyclist.
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Police Release Photo of Suspect Vehicle in Fatal Hit and Run

Aurora Police Traffic Investigators have released a still photograph taken from a security video of a vehicle they are seeking in connection with a hit … Read more ›

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Exchange Club Announces "Aurora Police Officer of the Year"

It’s been a busy year of accolades for Aurora Police Officer Pedro “Pete” Rodriguez. After receiving the police department’s “Medal of Valor” in February— the … Read more ›

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Aurora Police Appeal for Witnesses to Hit and Run

Aurora Police Traffic Investigators are searching for witnesses to a hit and run accident that occurred last Friday (May 11) that resulted in a 23 … Read more ›