| Jun 14, 2012
| 10:21 AM
A motorcyclist from Lombard was killed after getting in the middle of a road rage incident between the drivers of two cars.
Police say 31-year-old Michael Moreno of Plainfield turned into the path of the motorcycle yesterday in Naperville. 63-year-old...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 8:12 AM
Chicagoland hadn't had much rain so far in June, but that changed Saturday, especially if you live in the southern part of the region.
It was bad enough in Kankakee County that the local office of the National Weather Service issued a flood warning after...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 3:05 PM
Will County retailers are being put on notice. If they have any synthetic marijuana on their shelves, it better be gone by Jan. 1 when a new state law banning “fake pot” takes effect.
Illinois House Minority Leader Tom Cross, R-Plainfield,...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 5:49 PM
A former Will County mental health counselor killed himself a day before he was expected to plead guilty and be sentenced Wednesday for arranging to have sex with a person he thought was a 13-year-old girl, authorities said.
When John Martynus, 40, of...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 8:18 AM
Plainfield native Melissa McCarthy has picked up a best supporting actress Oscar nomination for her performance in the R-rated comedy"Bridesmaids."
It's been quite the year for McCarthy, who saw her fame rise with the release of “Bridesmaids”...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 9:35 AM
A teenage girl missed a sharp turn and drove her SUV into a shallow stretch of the DuPage River near Plainfield this morning because of dense fog, police said.
Firefighters from the Plainfield Fire Protection District used a flotation device to bring her...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 6:47 AM
Freezing rain caused multiple spinouts and accidents on area roadways this morning, but the situation got better as the morning rush hour wore on, officials said.
"It looks like we're getting it under control," a dispatcher for the Illinois Department of...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 3:45 PM
The body of a 60-year-old Plainfield man missing since September was found Monday in his truck at the Lake Renwick Forest Preserve, a Will County Forest Preserve spokesman said.
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| Sep 18, 2011
| 8:50 PM
Surprise winner Melissa McCarthy turned the 63rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday into a Chicago-centric celebration.
McCarthy, star of CBS’ Chicago-set “Mike & Molly” and Plainfield native, was flabbergasted win her name was...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 10:52 AM
Plainfield police are searching for a diabetic man who has not been seen since Sept. 27, said Plainfield Police Sgt. Mike Fisher.
William Litchfield, 59, 5-foot-9, 145 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes, was reported missing to Plainfield police by...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 1:22 PM
Takijng a look at the 2011-12 UConn women's basketball roster, players and assistant coaches:
G/F, 5-9, Fr.
Great speed and defensive ability
C, 6-3, Jr.
Working to improve offensive game