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Man Attacked Mother in Spat Over Spilled Soda, Broken Phone: Cops
A man faces a felony aggravated battery charge after allegedly injuring his mother during an argument on Sunday.
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Sun Mar 09, 2014
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Will County Board District 9 incumbents face challenge
One of the few contested races in the March 18 primary election in Will County is in District 9 of the county board, where a political newcomer is trying to unseat one of two incumbents.
Police Blotter: Woman reports obscene note left on windshield
These are incidents reported by the Naperville Police Department. Where charges have been filed, the report includes when and where the suspect was stopped or taken into custody and the nature of the charges.
Get Your Green On: Plainfield Irish Parade is Sunday
For the 13th year, the Plainfield Hometown Irish Parade will step off in downtown Plainfield.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Nut-Free Bakery, Mexican Restaurant Come to Plainfield
A nut-free bakery will open by the end of March in Plainfield, according to the Facebook page for Callie's Cuties Bake Shop.
Celebrate Recovery Starts Plainfield Group
Community members looking for support are invited to a new Plainfield Celebrate Recovery group.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
District 202 Seeks Awards of Excellence Nominees
Submitted by Plainfield School District 202: The District 202 Board of Education is seeking nominees for its 22ndAnnual Awards of Excellence.
Plainfield Man Arrested for Child Pornography
On Wednesday, the Plainfield Police Department in conjunction with the Will County State's Attorney's High Technology Crimes Unit arrested 31-year-old Plainfield man in connection with child pornography.
YMCA Giving Gala Sets $93,000 Fundraising Record
Submitted by the Greater Joliet Area YMCA: On Saturday, Feb. 22, the Greater Joliet Area YMCA hosted its seventh annual Giving Gala at the Bolingbrook Golf Club, where hundreds gathered to raise an all-time high of $93,000 for the Y's scholarship fund.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Plainfield Blotter: Drug Charges, Domestic Battery
March 2 Erskine Edward Williams, 29, of the 1200 block of Amanda Circle, Elgin, was arrested by Plainfield police and booked into the Will County jail on a charge of domestic battery, according to jail records.
Bertino-Tarrant Hosts Affordable Care Act Seminars in Shorewood, Joliet
Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant will be hosting free informational seminars in Joliet and Plainfield on the Affordable Care Act and how it will affect families, seniors and individuals this month.
School chief: growth a continuing challenge
Oswego School District Superintendent Dr. Matthew Wendt brought the district's teachers and administrators up-to-date on efforts to improve the school system during an hour-long workshop meeting held last week at Oswego East High School.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Illinois House Resolution Recognizes Baird As 'Police Chief of the Year'
On Friday, Feb. 28, Oswego Police Chief Chief Baird was presented a copy of a resolution passed by the Illinois House of Representatives which is honoring him for being named the 2014 Police Chief of the Year by the Illinois State Crime Commission.
No injuries in Aurora shooting
Police said the home, in the 900 block of Front Street, was struck by gunfire between midnight and 12:30 a.m. Friday.
Dog Fight: Lawsuit Details Alleged Squabble Between Animal Rights Workers
An anti-puppy mill activist has accused a small dog and cat rescuer of defamation in a lawsuit filed in Will County court.
3 Republican state rep candidates vie to replace Cross...
Three Republican candidates are vying to replace state Rep. Tom Cross in the House race in the 97th District, which includes parts of Oswego, Plainfield and Shorewood.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Will County DUI Arrests: March 3
Joliet Feb. 27: Calvin Williams, 50, of the 300 block of Grover, Joliet, was arrested by Will County Sheriff's police and booked into the Will County jail on charges of aggravated DUI, driving under the influence of alcohol, driving 1-10 mph over the limit and driving on a revoked license, police said.
Plainfield Listed Among '100 Safest Cities' in U.S.
After being named one of NerdWallet's "Best Places to Own a Home in Illinois," Plainfield can add another accolade to the list.
Plainfield Blotter: DUI, Battery, Violating an Order of Protection
Feb. 26 Jacob D. Kozak, 26, of the 14000 block of Bartlett, Plainfield, was arrested by Plainfield police and booked into the Will County jail on charges of domestic battery and violating an order or protection, according to jail records.