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Protests

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

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 (PLaza) […]

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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

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 armored […]

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

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 J. […]

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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

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 to […]

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Man Found Shot and Killed in His Crashed Vehicle Near Dearborn Ave and Beckwith St in Aurora Township

Kane County Sheriff’s Deputies, Aurora Police and Aurora Township firefighter/paramedics responded about 7:55 p.m. Sunday January 5, 2020 to a report of a vehicle crashed into a fence near the intersection of Dearborn Ave and […]

Miguel Reyes, reckless discharge of a firearm suspect
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Neighbor Fires Celebratory New Year’s Shots Into Air at Party; Strikes Sleeping Neighbor in His Own Bedroom on Fredericksburg Ln, Aurora

Aurora police responded on January 1, 2020 just after midnight to the block of 1600 Fredericksburg Lane in southeast Aurora to a report that a man was shot in the abdomen. Upon arrival, police and […]

Aurora hit-and-run suspect
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Aurora Police Seek Public’s Help to Identify Hit-and-Run Driver at McDonald’s on West Galena Blvd, Aurora

The Aurora Police Department released information that the department is attempting to locate a female suspect in a hit-and-run crash at the new McDonald’s location at 2095 West Galena Boulevard, just east of Constitution Drive […]

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FIRE BLOG C

Historic Masonic Temple Destroyed by Fire Overnight In Aurora; Fighting the Vacant Building Went to 3rd Alarm

The Illinois Masonic Temple in Aurora went up in flames late Monday night, and firefighters are still working to put out the fire (CBS Chicago/Mugo Odigwe). Police and firefighters from Aurora Fire Department responded about […]

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Woman, Age 19, Shot and Killed on Front Porch on Benton St Near 4th St, Aurora; Victim Not Intended Target of Shooter

Community members in Aurora gathered Saturday evening to honor Maritza Cazares, age 19, who died in a shooting Friday night, and is not believed to be the intended target of the shooting, according Aurora police. […]