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Plainfield (Will, Illinois)

Plainfield (Will, Illinois)
Plainfield didn't reach 7,000 residents until 1995. Then the Will County village mushroomed, adding 20,000 new residents from mid-2005 to mid-2006 alone, to reach the current population of more than 37,000, according to the village. Read more about Plainfield, IL
Plainfield didn't reach 7,000 residents until 1995. Then the Will County village mushroomed, adding 20,000 new residents from mid-2005 to mid-2006 alone, to reach the current population of more than 37,000, according to the village. Read more about Plainfield, IL « Show less

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  • Democratic leaders: We held onto state House, Senate

    Democratic leaders: We held onto state House, Senate
    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...
  • Rathbun, Cservenyak & Kozol, LLC

    Rathbun, Cservenyak & Kozol, LLC
    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...
  • Navigation Systems Put to the Test

     
    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......
  • Navigation Systems Put to the Test: The Results

     
    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......
  • Is Chicago Ready for the Next Plainfield Tornado?

    Is Chicago Ready for the Next Plainfield Tornado?
    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,...
  • 2010: Plainfield, 20 years after the tornado

    2010: Plainfield, 20 years after the tornado
    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...
  • Plainfield disaster led to better warnings

    Plainfield disaster led to better warnings
    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...
  • Melissa McCarthy, Jane Lynch make Emmy night Chicagoriffic

    Melissa McCarthy, Jane Lynch make Emmy night Chicagoriffic
    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...
  • Man with severe diabetes missing from Plainfield

    Man with severe diabetes missing from Plainfield
    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...
  • Heavy storms with high winds blow through area

    Heavy storms with high winds blow through area
    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. Severe...
  • June 7: Focus on Family - Biking With Kids in Chicago

    June 7: Focus on Family - Biking With Kids in Chicago
    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...
  • Flooding recedes, but new watches set for Friday

    Flooding recedes, but new watches set for Friday
    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....