| 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...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 8:04 PM
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...
| 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 10, 2014
| 3:46 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•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....
| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:43 PM
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...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 8:29 PM
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...
| 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...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 1:19 PM
A driver went through a snow-covered red light Wednesday morning in Plainfield and caused an accident that left two people in critical condition, police said.
The crash at the intersection of Illinois Route 59 and 119th Street involved three vehicles,...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 11:36 AM
The following items were taken from Naperville police reports:
•CDs and paperwork were stolen from an unlocked car in an unlocked garage in the 300 block of Pearson Circle between 8 p.m. Jan. 23 and 7:52 a.m. Jan. 24.