Aurora

-Illinois
7:36 am
Mon October 13, 2014

FAA: Aurora Control Facility Now Fully Functional

Credit FAA

An Aurora air traffic control facility should be fully functioning today after a two-week shutdown.

The FAA said testing was complete, a full shift of air traffic controllers will return and other sites would transfer control back to the center after midnight.

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-Illinois
6:20 am
Fri September 6, 2013

City's Rain Gardens Save Environment, And More

Credit Guy Stephens / WNIJ

August 27, the Aurora City Council approved a contract to build a series of rain gardens on the city’s east side. The city is trying to meet federal and state clean water requirements, and believes rain gardens offer a good alternative to traditional methods of water management. As it turns out, that’s not all they do.

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Community Close-Up 2013
6:34 am
Tue January 15, 2013

Aurora Takes Pride In Murder-Free 2012

Credit Jenna Dooley/pixlr

We continue our series "Community Close-Up" with a look at a milestone in Aurora.  For the first time since 1946, the city ended the year without a single murder. Now some city leaders want to reward officers for the achievement.

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Colorado killings
12:14 pm
Mon July 30, 2012

24 murder counts, 116 attempted murder counts for Colorado shooting suspect

Prosecutors in Colorado today charged James Holmes with 24 counts of murder and 116 counts of attempted murder in the July 20 deaths of 12 people and wounding of 58 during a shooting rampage at a movie theater in the Denver suburb of Aurora.

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