Suspect 2 Marengo Circle K Armed Robbery (SOURCE: Marengo Police Department)
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Marengo Shell Gas Station Shooting, Robbery Linked with 3 Convenience Store Robberies in Aurora in Same Week

678 Aurora Police Department this week linked two male suspects wanted in the shooting of a Marengo gas station clerk during an armed robbery Wednesday, February 24, 2021 to three convenience store robberies that occurred […]

300 South Spencer Street Aurora, Illinois (Image capture: October 2018 2021 Google)
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Aurora Police Department Investigating Homicide After Man Shot and Killed on Spencer St on City’s East Side Friday Evening

204 Aurora police officer, firefighters, and paramedics responded about 4:45 p.m. on Friday, January 15, 2021 to a 9-1-1 that a person was shot in the block of 300 South Spencer Street. When officers arrived […]

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Initially Assumed to Be a Fatal Hit-and-Run; Now Understood to Be a Fall from Upper Floor at Stolp Ave and West Galena Blvd, Aurora

647 Aurora police and firefighter/paramedics responded Saturday morning to a report of a man down in an intersection at Stolp Avenue and West Galena Boulevard. The victim was dead at the scene and was initially […]

Hit and Run car vs bicycle investigation Sunday July 5, 2020 (SOURCE: Aurora Police Department)
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Aurora Police Ask for Public’s Help with Vehicle Identification After Hit-and-Run Car vs Bicycle Crash with Injuries

331 Police and firefighter/paramedics from Aurora responded about 2:20 p.m. Sunday July 5, 2020 to a report of a hit-and-run crash involving a car and a bicyclist at Montgomery Road and Cumberland Road in Aurora. […]

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Male Protester Arrested after Ignoring Several Requests to Stop Block Street Near Galena Blvd and Stolp Ave, Aurora

246 On Friday evening July 3, 2020, a peaceful protest was being held at Millennium Park in downtown Aurora. Just before 7:45 p.m., a group of approximately 20 people started marching from the Millennium Park […]

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Shots Fired, Arson Fires, Looting, Criminal Damage During Aurora Protest on Sunday Prompts State of Emergency and 8:30 PM Curfew

632 Coverage at Broadway and Spring Street (CBS 2 Chicago/Charlie De Mar). Aurora police report vehicles were torched and shots were fired at an armored vehicle Sunday May 31, 2020. A Kendall County Sheriff’s MRAP […]

Angela Raices, attempted murder suspect, (SOURCE: Kane County Sheriff's Office)
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Two Female Suspects from Aurora Accused of Kidnapping and Beating Woman Each Face Attempted First-Degree Murder Charge

3,002 Two female suspects from Aurora are held in Kane County jail on $100,000 bail each after being accused of kidnapping a woman at knife point and beating her. Esther J. Ortiz, 55, and Angela […]

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Four People Injured in Crash Involving Vehicle that Fled Aurora Police from South Broadway to New York St Near Fox Valley Mall; Connected to Shooting

547 Four people were transported to the hospital Wednesday afternoon, after a car being chased by police in west suburban Aurora crashed into at least two other vehicles, and was severed two-thirds to one-third front […]