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Aurora Illinois

Separating Church and State: How the Aurora Decision Failed Transgender Students

Jen Richards | Posted 12.31.2012 | Chicago
Jen Richards

A new day is dawning for trans people. The collective and growing momentum of public opinion, medical support, legal action, and media attention make the acceptance of transgender individuals every bit as certain as a rising sun.

Woman Gets 18 Years For Letting Boyfriend Sexually Abuse Child

Posted 12.07.2011 | Chicago

An Aurora woman was sentenced to 18 years in prison Thursday after being convicted of permitting her boyfriend to rape a young female relative who had...

Suburban School District Closes 19 Schools Over Heat

Posted 11.02.2011 | Chicago

High temperatures have caused a west suburban school district to cancel Friday classes in 19 un-air conditioned elementary schools in Naperville, Boli...

Abortion Protesters, Aurora Cut Planned Parenthood Deal

The Beacon-News | ANDRE SALLES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Tonight, the City Council will have a chance to bring a two-year legal battle between the city and anti-abortion protesters to a close....