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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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  • Blotter: Counterfeit $100s, fraudulent prescription

    Blotter: Counterfeit $100s, fraudulent prescription
    The following items were taken from police reports: Tinley Park •A 22-year-old Tinley Park woman who reportedly stole a pair of pants from the Burlington Coat Factory was charged with retail theft and possession of drug paraphernalia after she...
  • Insurance co. sues Will County, 12 towns over flood damage

    Insurance co. sues Will County, 12 towns over flood damage
    An insurance company is suing Will County and 12 county municipalities, alleging that the governments did not do enough to prevent and mitigate flood damage caused by the heavy rains of April 2013. The lawsuit, by Illinois Farmers Insurance Company...
  • Naperville police blotter: March 24

    Naperville police blotter: March 24
    The following items were taken from police reports: NAPERVILLE •A woman stole roughly $700 worth of perfume from a store in the 2700 block of Aurora Avenue about 3:33 p.m. March 11. •An employee stole $63 from a business in the 1600...
  • Naperville, Lisle police blotter: April 7

    Naperville, Lisle police blotter: April 7
    The following items were taken from police reports: Naperville •A 34-year-old Montgomery man was arrested and charged with speeding after driving 90 mph in a 45-mph zone about 10:36 p.m. March 28 at 75th Street and Illinois Route 59. •A...
  • Naperville police blotter: March 11

    Naperville police blotter: March 11
    The following items were taken from police reports: Naperville •A mailbox in the 2700 block of Cedar Glade Drive was damaged about 12:30 a.m. Feb. 28. •A vehicle was burglarized in the 800 block of Benedetti Drive between 7 and 9 p.m. Feb....
  • Group seeks to provide input to medical marijuana discussion

    Group seeks to provide input to medical marijuana discussion
    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...
  • Blotter: DUI, theft arrests

    Blotter: DUI, theft arrests
    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,...
  • Fatal crash on icy I-55 Frontage Road near Joliet

    Fatal crash on icy I-55 Frontage Road near Joliet
    Icy road conditions were a factor in a fatal car crash Saturday morning that claimed the life of a 50-year-old Joliet woman, authorities said. The chain-reaction crash took place about 10:30 a.m. along Interstate 55 West Frontage Road, between Oak...
  • Road projects geared to handle traffic volume increase

    Road projects geared to handle traffic volume increase
    Plainfield Mayor Mike Collins has been around long enough to remember when the town was a fraction of its size, and traffic was far less than what its roads see these days. Traffic volume nowadays has increased to where a $26.5 million project is needed...
  • Parks begin search for executive director

     Parks begin search for executive director
    The Plainfield Park District could have a new executive director as early as July. Park officials are working with the Illinois Association of Park Districts to launch a national search to fill the position. The search should take about three to four...
  • Woman convicted in 2007 Plainfield murder

    Woman convicted in 2007 Plainfield murder
    A Will County jury found a Plainfield woman guilty of shooting her boyfriend to death in 2007. Gabriela Escutia, 25, was accused of shooting Javier Barrios on Oct. 2007 near a Meijer store in the southwest suburb. Escutia faces up to 45 years in...