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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

Top Plainfield (Will, Illinois) Articles

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  • Bolingbrook to outsource 911 call center

    Bolingbrook to outsource 911 call center
    Bolingbrook's village board voted Tuesday night to outsource the town's 911 dispatch center and utilize the services of a Will County intergovernmental organization for its emergency calls. The vote will move the town's 911 operations to the Western...
  • Blotter: Man arrested for assault and criminal damage in Plainfield

    Blotter: Man arrested for assault and criminal damage in Plainfield
    The following items were taken from Plainfield police reports: A 20-year-old Joliet man was arrested Aug. 6 in the 13700 block of Illinois Route 59 and charged with assault and criminal damage to property. A 39-year-old Plainfield woman was arrested...
  • Blotter: Man charged with DUI, speeding and using a cellphone while driving in Plainfield

    Blotter: Man charged with DUI, speeding and using a cellphone while driving in Plainfield
    The following items were taken from police reports: A 21-year-old Naperville man was arrested July 30 at West Champion and South Cinema drives and charged with DUI, speeding, and using a cell phone while driving. A 30-year-old Plainfield man was...
  • Coroner: Plainfield man dies in motorcycle accident in Joliet

    Coroner: Plainfield man dies in motorcycle accident in Joliet
    A Plainfield man died Saturday after being involved in a single-vehicle motorcycle accident, officials said. Kevin Hrncir, 45, Plainfield, died in the accident at Caton Ridge Drive and Southridge Drive in Joliet, according to the Will County Coroner's...
  • Park official says he was ordered to testify before grand jury

    Park official says he was ordered to testify before grand jury
    Plainfield Park District Board Commissioner Peter Hurtado Friday confirmed he was called to testify before a grand jury regarding a lighting contract that was awarded to his daughter's boyfriend. Hurtado said he was served by the Illinois State Police...
  • Plainfield teen killed on I-55 is identified

    Plainfield teen killed on I-55 is identified
    A 16-year-old Plainfield boy who was killed early Sunday as he walked on Interstate 55 near Shorewood was identified Monday afternoon as Anthony G. Hernandez. Hernandez was walking on the shoulder of the highway about 1:49 a.m. Sunday when he was struck...
  • Tornado warning came too late for sirens, Plainfield officials say

    Tornado warning came too late for sirens, Plainfield officials say
    Plainfield's siren system was not activated before a tornado struck the suburb the night of June 30 because emergency officials did not receive adequate warning, a police commander told village trustees Monday night. Plainfield Police Commander Ken...
  • Plainfield police reports: Retail theft

    Plainfield police reports: Retail theft
    The following items were gathered from police reports: A 32-year-old Homewood man was arrested July 5 in the 12600 block of Illinois Route 59 and charged with retail theft. A 44-year-old Joliet man was arrested June 25 in the 23100 block of South...
  • Plainfield woman gets 52 years for former boyfriend's murder

    Plainfield woman gets 52 years for former boyfriend's murder
    A Will County judge today sentenced a Plainfield woman to 52 years in prison for the 2007 murder of her former boyfriend. A jury in March found Gabriela Escutia, 25, guilty of the shooting death of Javier Barrios near a Meijer store in Plainfield. She...
  • Boy, 16, walking on I-55 near Shorewood fatally struck

    Boy, 16, walking on I-55 near Shorewood fatally struck
    A 16-year-old boy walking on Int. Hwy. 55 this morning was killed when a vehicle struck him near southwest suburban Shorewood, authorities said. The boy's name has not been made public yet, but he is from southwest suburban Plainfield and was pronounced...
  • Plainfield police reports: DUI charge, muffler problems

    Plainfield police reports: DUI charge, muffler problems
    The following items were taken from police reports: An 18-year-old Romeoville man was arrested July 14 at the corner of West Lockport Street and Illinois Route 59 and charged with DUI, failure to signal, improper lane usage and operating an uninsured...