1 hr ago
Semi-Truck Accident Causes Power Outages in Plainfield
Updated at 5:45 p.m. A semi-truck accident Wednesday afternoon led to power outages in Plainfield.
2 hrs ago
Baby Coyote Found and Rescued in Plainfield
Well, that's one coyote that you won't spot in your neighborhood any time soon. Last week professional trapper Mark Engel from Yorkville's TKO Home Services rescued a baby orphan coyote that was found underneath a local resident's deck in Plainfield near Ridge Road and Route 126.
2 hrs ago
Plans for Starbucks, Another McDonald's Move Forward in Plainfield
A new Plainfield Starbucks got one step closer to opening at Route 59 and Main Street Monday, as trustees approved a special use permit for a drive-thru at the location, 23915 W. Main St.
2 hrs ago
American Legion Hosts Plainfield Memorial Day Parade
Plainfield will remember the nation's fallen heroes with its annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 27.
5 hrs ago
Truck takes out power lines in Plainfield crash
Deputy Fire Chief Jon Stratton said the driver was not injured in the single-vehicle crash which happened around 4:20 p.m. at Mill and Plainfield-Naperville roads.
7 hrs ago
About 40 protestors turn up in Plainfield in protest of ...
Joe Postjancic gestures while talking during a rally before a specially called Plainfield Park District board meeting at the parks offices in Plainfield, Illinois on Wednesday, May 22, 2013.
17 hrs ago
Friaco's to Move to Shorewood
You may have noticed the work going on at the building that used to be Babe's Hot Dogs second location on Route 59.
Tue May 21, 2013
Second Jersey Mike's Location Opens; Grand Opening Fundraiser Helps Naperville School
A second Jersey Mike's Subs has opened at 111 E. Ogden Ave. in Naperville. To celebrate the grand opening of the new location, fundraisers are being held this week, which will benefit several Naperville Schools.
Sun May 19, 2013
Where Are Plainfield Seniors Heading Next Year?
Calling all Plainfield and District 202 seniors and senior parents: What's next for you after graduation? Whether you're headed to college or starting a new job, tell us your plans in the comments below.
Peck Says He's Not Getting Paid for Plainfield Park District Job; Special Meeting Set for Wednesday
Village of Plainfield trustee Garrett Peck started his new role as interim executive director of the Plainfield Park District this week, but said that, for now at least, he's not getting paid.
Sat May 18, 2013
Kane Co. Chronicle
State lawmakers OK medical marijuana; local legislators split on measure
Illinois doctors soon may win the right to prescribe limited doses of marijuana to treat certain medical conditions after Illinois lawmakers endorsed a measure legalizing medical marijuana.
Killer's Gal Wanted to Talk But Lawyer Threatened to Walk: New Filing
Ricardo Gutierrez was convicted of gunning down a man who supposedly threatened his girlfriend and her baby.
Plainfield Sex Abuser Gets to Talk an Hour, Also Gets to do 5 Years
Brian Peppers recalled watching the television show Cops with his grandfather, and how the old man warned him that if he didn't change his ways, he would end up like the shirtless man getting chased down and tackled by the law.
Vendor Market Set for Plainfield Library Grounds Saturday
The Friends of the Plainfield Public Library are hosting a community-wide Garage Sale and Vendor Market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., May 18.
Psych Records For Boy Victim in Sex Case to go to Judge Before Lawyer
A Will County judge said she will review any psychiatric history obtained about a boy allegedly abused sexually at the hands of a teenager.
Fri May 17, 2013
Walk to help fight disease
When Cole Zuponeck was 9 months old and not yet crawling, his parents, Kristin and George of Plainfield, took him to their pediatrician.
Morris Daily Herald
Church Bulletins: Baccalaureate slated for Sunday evening
All are invited to the Baccalaureate Service for the Morris Community High School graduating Class of 2013 in the high school auditorium at 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 19.
Romeoville Police Blotter: DUI, Marijuana, Hit and Run
April 19 Kenneth Forsberg Jr., 30, of 322 Hickory Ave., was arrested at 2:07 a.m. and charged with DUI and hit and run in the 600 block of Belmont Avenue, police said.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Southtown Star
Council member wants public airing of detention center plans
The Joliet City Council could vote next week on whether to lay out for the public what plans already exist for building an immigrant detention center in town.
Wed May 15, 2013
The New Old Age Blog: The 'Long and Unacceptable' Wait for a Veterans' Benefit
We wrote last fall about a form of government assistance for aging veterans called the Aid and Attendance pension benefit , which reimburses veterans and their families for the costs of caregivers working in the home or can be used to pay for assisted living or nursing home care.