| Jun 17, 2014
| 1:16 PM
The following items were taken from Plainfield police reports:
An 18-year-old Crest Hill man was arrested June 10 in the 22600 block of West Bass Lake Road and charged with motor vehicle burglary, illegal transportation of alcohol, criminal trespass...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 11:10 AM
Plainfield East High School senior Jamal Bruce has studied his teachers from as early as the first and second grades, and knew he wanted to do what they do.
"Just watching them, and how willing they were to help with everything, it just seemed like it...
| May 23, 2014
| 9:49 AM
A Plainfield man is suing a Joliet bar and a man who allegedly assaulted him and "left him unconscious to die" outside that bar early on a frigid January morning.
The lawsuit, filed May 16 in Will County by Derick Kalec, names Larsens Inc., which owns...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 3:00 PM
A bill aimed at expanding the Plainfield Park District board — and effectively shifting power away from the board majority — is expected to go before the full Illinois House soon.
The bill recently passed the House Cities and Villages...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 10:37 AM
A proposal to build a strip mall in Plainfield that would feature a Dunkin' Donuts with a drive-thru hit a dead end Monday when there wasn't enough support among village trustees to bring the issue to a vote.
The developer, Lee Fry Companies, Inc.,...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 4:22 PM
A Plainfield man found guilty last year of killing his girlfriend's son had the verdict vacated and was granted a new trial by a Will County judge on April 4.
Santos Loza, 33, was found guilty in October in the 2008 death of his girlfriend's child, 9-...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Plainfield trustees on Monday decided to send a controversial strip mall project back to the plan commission for a revision of the site plan.
The developer, Lee Fry Companies, Inc., was proposing to build a 4,600-square-foot retail center that...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 9:37 AM
A proposed state law that would expand the Plainfield Park District from five to seven members passed out of the Illinois House on Tuesday and moved on to the state Senate for consideration.
The measure, passed by a vote of 100-12, also would give the...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 2:14 PM
A railroad crossing in Plainfield will be closed later this month for repairs, according to a village press release.
The railroad crossing at 143rd Street will be shut down for the repairs beginning at 8 a.m. on June 16, according to the village....
| Mar 31, 2014
| 4:04 PM
The following reports were compiled with information provided by the Bolingbrook, Plainfield and Romeoville police departments:
•Men's clothing, a gold chain and currency collectively valued at $500 were reported stolen March 26...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 12:04 PM
As Plainfield trustees figure out what to do with potential requests to locate medical marijuana dispensaries or grow facilities in their town, one group is gearing up to help others understand how medical marijuana works.
Mother Earth Holistic Health...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:44 PM
The following reports were compiled based on information provided by the Plainfield Police Department.
A 48-year-old Joliet man was arrested about 12:20 a.m. April 13 at Illinois Route 59 and Joliet Road and charged with DUI, improper lane usage,...