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Tanye M. McNeal of the 1200 block of Second Avenue is charged with three felony counts of aggravated battery and three misdemeanor counts of domestic battery in connection with the incident that occurred around 4:40 p.m. at Rush Copley Medical Center in the 2000 block of Ogden Avenue

Aurora woman who was videotaped dragging five-year-old boy by the hair at Aurora hospital charged with alleged child abuse

Aurora Police have secured numerous charges through the Kane County State’s Attorney on a 25-year-old Aurora woman who was seen on video dragging a five-year-old boy by the hair inside an Aurora hospital’s emergency room waiting area on Monday, Jan. 14. Tanye M. McNeal of the 1200 block of Second…...

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Independent law firm saves Aurora money in DUI prosecution

Aurora aldermen heard a one-year update Tuesday during their regular Committee of the Whole meeting at City Hall about the success of the outside law firm hired to handle prosecution of drunken driving cases. City Council members approved a contract with the Wheaton law offices of Kimberly M. DiGiovanni in…...

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Speaker on self-defense at Aurora Navy League dinner Jan. 15

The Aurora Navy League Council 247 will hold its monthly dinner meeting Tuesday, Jan. 15. The meeting will be held in the private dining room at Grandma’s Table Restaurant, 1700 Douglas Road, Montgomery, just north of U.S. Route 30. The after dinner speaker will be Joe Rosner, a recognized expert…...

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Mark Brent, right, son of the late Bob Brent, accepts his father’s East Aurora High School Distinguished Alumni Award from Blanca Souders, East Aurora Alumni Association, Friday, at the honor at East Aurora. Bob Brent was the police chief in Aurora for 12 years, starting in 1979. He joined the Aurora Police Department in 1961. He was graduated from East Aurora in 1957. He established the Aurora police cadet program and instituted 911 service and call center in Aurora. He served on numerous social and civic organizations in retirement. Al Benson/The Voice

East Aurora High School Distinguished Alum Bob Brent

Mark Brent, right, son of the late Bob Brent, accepts his father’s East Aurora High School Distinguished Alumni Award from Blanca Souders, East Aurora Alumni Association, Friday, at the honor at East Aurora. Bob Brent was the police chief in Aurora for 12 years, starting in 1979. He joined the…...

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Bomb threats sent to Aurora City Hall, Rush-Copley Hospital, and to other cities nationwide

A bomb threat was sent to Aurora City Hall and other buildings in Aurora during a visit by congresswoman-elect Lauren Underwood, 14th Congressional District of Illinois, Thursday, Dec. 13. Aurora Police Department personnel are investigating and think it was a part of a nationwide series of bomb threat which appeared to…...

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We secured numerous felonies through the Kane County State's Attorney's Officeon a 45 year old Aurora man after executing a search warrant on Nov. 29. Samuel U. Jones of the 100 block of N. Farnsworth Ave. stands charged with two counts each of unlawful possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and unlawful possession of a controlled substance. He is also charged with single counts of armed violence and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon. Three of the felonies are classified as Class-X and call for enhanced prison time upon conviction. The search warrant, which was executed at about 6:45 p.m. by members of our Special Operations, Community Policing and K-9 Units, resulted in the seizure of a handgun, almost eight grams of heroin, 29 ecstasy pills, over $1000 in cash and two vehicles. The contraband was all found either in the seized vehicles parked at his residence or in Jones’s possession. Jones is currently being held in lieu of $200,000 bail at the Kane County Jail. The charges are not proof of guilt. Jones is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial at which it is the burden of the state to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

Aurora Police Special Operations, Community Policing, and K-9 Units work together to seize a handgun, heroin, ecstasy pills, $1000 cash, and two vehicles

Aurora Police secured numerous felonies through the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office on a 45-year-old Aurora man after executing a search warrant November 29. Samuel U. Jones of the 100 block of N. Farnsworth Avenue stands charged with two counts each of unlawful possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver…...

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Best beard: Tyler Reeder shows the biggest trophy in the Aurora Police Department “No Shave November” Contest to raise money for pancreatic cancer. He stands between Kristen Ziman, police chief and Santa. See page 17. See face book.com/thevoice.us. Jason Crane/The Voice

Best beard Award at the Aurora Police Department “No Shave November” Contest

Tyler Reeder shows the biggest trophy in the Aurora Police Department “No Shave November” Contest to raise money for pancreatic cancer. He stands between Kristen Ziman, police chief and Santa. Click here to see the video. No Shave November, hair-raising, fundraising: Aurora police members honor winners of their third “No…...

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Kane County State’s attorney: Aurora Police officer justified in non-lethal shooting of Giovanni Padilla

The Kane County State’s attorney completes review of October 22, 2018, officer-involved shooting in Aurora: An officer-involved shooting occurred just before 6 p..m. October 22, 2018 near East Indian Trail and North Farnsworth Avenue in Aurora, in which Giovanni A. Padilla of Aurora was shot and wounded. Padilla suffered a gunshot wound to…...

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Kane County’s 16th Judicial Circuit Court Judge René Cruz, left, provides swearing in ceremony to recently-elected Sheriff Ron Hain in St. Charles Monday. Theresa Tooley Barreiro photo

Kane County Sheriff Ron Hain sworn in

Kane County’s 16th Judicial Circuit Court Judge René Cruz, left, provides swearing in ceremony to recently-elected Sheriff Ron Hain in St. Charles Monday. Theresa Tooley Barreiro photo… This content is for 30 Day Free Trial, 3 Months for 99 Cents and One Year Subscription subscribers only.Log In Register...

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DuPage County Sheriff James Mendrick sworn in

DuPage County Sheriff James Mendrick sworn in

DuPage County’s 18th Judicial Circuit Court Chief Judge, Daniel Guerin, provides swearing in ceremony to recently-elected Sheriff James Mendrick in Wheaton Monday. DuPage County Sheriff’s office photo… This content is for 30 Day Free Trial, 3 Months for 99 Cents and One Year Subscription subscribers only.Log In Register...

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Aurora man charged in connection with two burglaries in Aurora downtown restaurants

Aurora Police Department representatives have secured felony charges through the Kane County State’s Attorney’s office on a 60-year-old Aurora man in connection with two burglaries at separate downtown restaurants Wednesday, Nov. 14. Jerry R. Miller Jr., of the 200 block of E. Galena Boulevard, is being held on two counts…...

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Major seizure of weapons, drugs, cash and jewelry in Aurora

Large amounts of weapons, drugs, cash, and jewelry seized in Aurora parole compliance check

The Aurora Police Department, in partnership with the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC), seized a large amount of weapons, drugs, cash, and jewelry while conducting a parole compliance check in Aurora Wednesday, Nov. 7. Thirteen felony charges were authorized by the Kane County State’s Attorney’s office against Terrell Alvarez, 23, of the…...

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North Aurora Police Chief David Fisher honors efforts to save a life

North Aurora Police Chief David Fisher honors efforts to save a life

North Aurora Police Chief David Fisher, center, honors three North Aurora Police officers and an Illinois State Police master sergeant at the North Aurora Village Board meeting Monday. The group was honored for their efforts of working together to pull Ed Poe out of the Fox River after he suffered…...

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A burglary at The Flower Basket in the 300 block of Lake Street in Aurora, Thursday evening at approximately 8 p.m. left the business with a broken window, damaged safe, and missing a few hundred dollars in cash. The owner reported shortly after the business closed, the alarm company called to report the alarm was triggered.  When police arrived, the offender(s) had already fled the building after unsuccessful attempts at prying and drilling open the safe.

The Flower Basket in Aurora the latest victim of multiple burglaries on Lake Street

A burglary at The Flower Basket in the 300 block of Lake Street in Aurora, Thursday evening at approximately 8 p.m. left the business with a broken window, damaged safe, and a few hundred dollars missing from a cash register. The owner reported a little more than an hour after…...

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Oswego Police Department building dedicated

Oswego Police Department building dedication

The Oswego Police Department building is dedicated Friday with a ceremonial ribbon cutting. Staff members and police moved into the building this week. See a video of the event at facebook.com/thevoice.us.  Melissa Jean Photography & Design photos… This content is for 30 Day Free Trial, 3 Months for 99 Cents...

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Aurora Police Officer Skyy Calice honored at Aurora City Council

Aurora Police Officer Skyy Calice honored as a Hometown Hero

Aurora Police Officer Skyy Calice reacts to her honor at Aurora City Council Tuesday, Oct. 23 for going above and beyond to inspire and make an impact on young ladies in the Aurora community. Skyy founded her own mentoring programs for young women and has inspired others to do the…...

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Ryan Smith, Montgomery’s most recent addition to the police force

New Police officer in Montgomery:

Ryan Smith, Montgomery’s most recent addition to the police force, has his police badge pinned on by his wife, Rachel, after being sworn in by Matt Brolley, Montgomery village president at the Montgomery Village Board meeting Monday. Jason Crane/The Voice… This content is for 30 Day Free Trial, 3 Months...

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Construction is nearing completion on the new headquarters of the Oswego Police Department, located at 3355 Wooley Road, Oswego. A dedication ceremony will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26, and includes tours for the public.

Public invited to celebrate opening of new Oswego Police Department headquarters Friday, Oct. 26

The public is invited to celebrate the opening of the new headquarters of the Oswego (Ill.) Police Department. The new headquarters, 3355 Woolley Road, will be unveiled to the public during a dedication ceremony at 3 p.m.  Friday, Oct. 26. The public can take a glimpse of the inside of…...

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Aurora Police Department seeks to purchase drones

An Aurora Police Department request to purchase four drones and equipment to operate them in the amount of $56,500 will be on the unfinished business portion of the Tuesday, Oct. 23 Aurora City Council agenda. Alderman-at-large Robert O’Connor, who leads the Finance Committee, asked Tuesday at the Committee of the…...

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A 13-year-old male student from Montgomery arrested for threats to harm school administrator

An arrest was made Friday, Oct. 12, at Thompson Junior High School, 440 Boulder Hill Pass, in Oswego (Ill.) Community School District 308, in connection with two new reported disorderly-conduct incidents that occurred both Thursday, Oct. 11 after school and Friday, Oct. 12 in the morning. Witnesses reported hearing a…...

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