| 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 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...
| 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-...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Nick Allegretti, Lincoln-Way East: Illinois
Brian Allen, Hinsdale Central: Michigan State Rudolfo Antuna, Crete-Monee: St. Xavier
Jamal Baggett, Oak Park: Akron
Brandon Barry, St. Charles East: Illinois State
Matt Biegalski, Wheaton North:...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 5:10 AM
The following incidents were taken from police reports.
A cell phone and currency valued at $323 were taken from two vehicles March 11 in the 100 block of Ridgewood Court.
A purse was stolen from an unlocked vehicle March 11 in the 300...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 1:34 PM
A Plainfield man was sentenced last week to six years in prison for beating his mother with a baseball bat in 2011.
Joseph Conrad, 22, of the 2300 block of Hastings Drive, was sentenced after pleading guilty to a felony aggravated domestic battery...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 2:55 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•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...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 10:11 AM
The following items are based on police reports:
•An unknown suspect took a pair of headphones worth $600 from a display March 18 at the Verizon Wireless store at 224 N. Weber Road and ran out with them. The theft took place at...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 2:05 PM
Retiring Plainfield school district Superintendent John Harper will be returning to his alma mater when he takes over as principal at Providence Catholic High School in New Lenox on July 1.
The 1977 graduate of Providence Catholic recently was...
| 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...
| 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...