22 hrs ago
Coffee with the Mayor, Vino Van Gogh, Ugly Sweater Party in Plainfield
Want to unleash your inner artist, but aren't sure how? Aurelio's Pizza in Plainfield will host a "Vino Van Gogh" event at 7 p.m. Monday.
23 hrs ago
Vote: The Best Bakery in the 'Burbs
The holidays are here - time to be with family and friends, enjoy some good cheer and maybe indulge a little.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Slick Roads Blamed for 4-Car Crash on Nov. 25
One person was taken to the hospital after a four-vehicle accident around 12:53 p.m. Nov. 25 on Kirk Road about a quarter-mile south of Giese Road, Batavia police reports said.
Plainfield Teen Publishes Book; 'Santa Paws' Helps Provide Guide Dogs for Vets
Tired of reading bad news? Then we've got just the thing for you. Check out our Sunday roundup of feel-good stories about good people doing group things: Tuesday Declared 'Ravina Thakkar Day' in Plainfield A day before her 14th birthday, a dream came true for a Plainfield teen battling cystic fibrosis: "The Adventure of a Lifetime," the first book ... (more)
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Help Them Get Moving: Couple Hopes to Purchase Wheelchair-Accessible Van
For more than a decade, Gigi Barncord has relied on a wheelchair to get around. The Plainfield resident lost both legs in a 1996 car accident, and is confined to a motorized wheelchair.
Man Charged with Sexually Assaulting Young Boy: Police
A Joliet man was arrested Thursday for raping and sexually molesting a boy under the age of 13, Joliet police said.
Quick News: Manhattan Christmas on State Street
Manhattan's Christmas on State Street is Saturday, featuring a scavenger hunt from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event includes a chance to win prizes by visiting local businesses and having an official card punched.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Help Save Kimberly: Plainfield Rescue Raising Funds for Pup's Surgery
Kimberly's rough start in life began before she was even born. The pooch - now 12 weeks old - was born shortly after her mother, Scentsy, was rescued from a high-kill shelter in rural Missouri.
Plainfield Blotter: Burglars Steal Kindle, Laptop, Computer System
Someone entered a home in the 14000 block of Napa Circle in unincorporated Plainfield and stole a Kindle Fire, digital camera and laptop computer, according to Will County Sheriff's police.
Plainfield Central to Host World War II Re-Enactors
It's become an annual tradition that lets students get a glimpse of what it was like on the battlefront.
Where to Cut Your Own Christmas Tree in the Chicago 'Burbs and Beyond
Tree Farm: Settler's Pond Christmas Trees Hours of Operation: Open Nov. 29 through Dec. 23, daily from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Location: 1301 E Offner Rd, Beecher, IL 6040 Details: The Pond was established in 1998 by Roland and Pinky Janota.
The Miami Herald
'Poo-petrators' beware: Dog waste-scooping business takes page from 'CSI'
CHICAGO _ Steve Heldenbrand stood beside the crime scene in southwest suburban Plainfield, Ill., with a tiny spatula and clear plastic vial in his hand.
TCBY Frozen Yogurt Opens in Oswego
'Tis the season for new businesses in Oswego! TCBY Frozen Yogurt quietly opened on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 2850 Route 34. The shop, owned by Plainfield residents Vyomesh Desai and his wife Amy, is the second frozen yogurt shop to open in Oswego this year.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Many Struggles for Mighty Arick in Just a Few Months of Life
In his few months of life, little Arick has been through an ordeal. That's why his family calls him Mighty Arick.
Plainfield Blotter: Thanksgiving Day DUIs, Battery, Drug Charges
Christopher Bice, 19, of the 300 block of Ash Grove Lane, Oswego, was arrested at 12:49 a.m. in the 14000 block of Route 59 and charged with possession of less than 10 grams of cannabis and possession of drug equipment, police said.
Police Blotter: Possession of Cannabis & Retail Theft Arrests
The following incidents were reported by the Romeoville Police Department : Nov. 22: Thomas Roberts, 25, 300 Hale, Romeoville, was charged with possession of cannabis and possession of drug equipment in the 300 block of Hale.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Plainfield Blotter: Drug Charges, DUI
Daniel Charles Bowers, 22, of the 2100 block of Graystone, Joliet, was arrested by Plainfield police and booked into the Will County jail on charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, police said.
Plainfield Police Nab Fugitives, DUI Driver During Thanksgiving Crackdown
Plainfield police teamed up with IDOT to conduct a Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement campaign Nov. 18 to Dec. 1. The Thanksgiving crackdown resulted in one DUI arrest, two drug arrests and three fugitives apprehended, plus a whole lot of citations.
Drunk Woman Smashes Car into Ex's Garage: Cops
A woman's blood alcohol level was more than twice over the legal limit when she intentionally drove her car into her ex-boyfriend's garage on Thanksgiving night, Plainfield police said.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Wandering Dragon Settles Into New Location
Just more than a year after opening, The Wandering Dragon Game Shoppe has a new home.