| Nov 6, 2012
| 11:37 PM
Democrats boosted their already strong majorities in the state House and Senate on Tuesday, taking advantage of new legislative boundaries they drew over the protests of frustrated Republicans.
House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John...
| Dec 8, 2011
Since its founding in 1998, Rathbun, Cservenyak & Kozol has become one of the largest law firms in Will County. With its vast resources and experienced attorneys, the firm is able to handle any case from inception to verdict. The firm has offices in...
| Sep 1, 2010
| 4:32 PM
One of the most popular options available for new cars is a navigation system. Often these add $1,000 to $3,000 to the sticker price and can even be wrapped into more expensive packages. It???s certainly easier to swallow that slightly......
| Sep 2, 2010
| 4:32 PM
On Wednesday, we laid out plans to take several navigation systems ??? the pricey factory systems in an Acura TSX, a BMW 3 Series and an Infiniti G37, plus a $180 handheld Garmin Nuvi 255W ??? and see how they......
| Aug 23, 2010
Next weekend marks the 20th anniversary of the deadly Plainfield tornado that killed 29 people and caused 165-million dollars worth of damage in Will County. We've learned a lot about tornadoes since then. But, as Chief Meteorologist Tom Skilling reports,...
| Aug 26, 2010
For longtime Plainfield residents, Aug. 28, 1990, is a touchstone, an indelible memory like where you were when the jets hit the World Trade Center or when Kennedy was shot.
The tornado touched down outside Oswego about 3:15 p.m., and the 200 mph winds...
| Aug 27, 2010
For scientists and weather researchers, the tornado that tore a path through suburban Plainfield 20 years ago this week was like something out of a horror movie.
With twisting, razor-sharp winds in excess of 200 mph, the F5 tornado that toppled schools...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 8:50 PM
Surprise winner Melissa McCarthy turned the 63rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday into a Chicago-centric celebration.
McCarthy, star of CBS’ Chicago-set “Mike & Molly” and Plainfield native, was flabbergasted win her name was...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 10:52 AM
Plainfield police are searching for a diabetic man who has not been seen since Sept. 27, said Plainfield Police Sgt. Mike Fisher.
William Litchfield, 59, 5-foot-9, 145 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes, was reported missing to Plainfield police by...
| Jun 4, 2011
| 8:42 PM
Severe weather hit parts of the Chicago area after the National Weather Service declared a severe thunderstorm warning this afternoon, as a thunderstorm watch for much of northeast Illinois was declared over by the National Weather Service.
| May 28, 2012
| 7:27 AM
Biking With Kids in Chicago
As the weather turns warmer, parents begin looking for outdoor activities to share with their children. Biking is a popular activity that can be enjoyed (often for free) in many different ways and places throughout...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 3:24 PM
Floods on manyChicago-area streets were receding even as some creeks and small streams remained swollen with rains from last night and early this morning, as the National Weather Service issued another flash flood watch for the area for Friday....