| 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...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 2:55 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•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.
| Feb 25, 2014
| 11:47 AM
The Illinois State Police are reviewing documents related to the Plainfield Park District, it was disclosed this week.
The Will County state's attorney's office had been reviewing the documents and requested a "more formal investigation" Monday by the...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Seniors at four Plainfield area high schools recently helped set a new record for their school district.
Some 214 seniors have been named Illinois State Scholars, a record high for Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202. The previous high...
| 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...
| 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-...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Plainfield trustees on Monday decided to send a controversial strip mall project back to the plan commission for a revision of the site plan.
The developer, Lee Fry Companies, Inc., was proposing to build a 4,600-square-foot retail center that...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...