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Kimberly's rough start in life began before she was even born. The pooch - now 12 weeks old - was born shortly after her mother, Scentsy, was rescued from a high-kill shelter in rural Missouri.
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Someone entered a home in the 14000 block of Napa Circle in unincorporated Plainfield and stole a Kindle Fire, digital camera and laptop computer, according to Will County Sheriff's police.
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It's become an annual tradition that lets students get a glimpse of what it was like on the battlefront.
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Tree Farm: Settler's Pond Christmas Trees Hours of Operation: Open Nov. 29 through Dec. 23, daily from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Location: 1301 E Offner Rd, Beecher, IL 6040 Details: The Pond was established in 1998 by Roland and Pinky Janota.
17 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
CHICAGO _ Steve Heldenbrand stood beside the crime scene in southwest suburban Plainfield, Ill., with a tiny spatula and clear plastic vial in his hand.
In his few months of life, little Arick has been through an ordeal. That's why his family calls him Mighty Arick.
Christopher Bice, 19, of the 300 block of Ash Grove Lane, Oswego, was arrested at 12:49 a.m. in the 14000 block of Route 59 and charged with possession of less than 10 grams of cannabis and possession of drug equipment, police said.
Daniel Charles Bowers, 22, of the 2100 block of Graystone, Joliet, was arrested by Plainfield police and booked into the Will County jail on charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, police said.
Plainfield police teamed up with IDOT to conduct a Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement campaign Nov. 18 to Dec. 1. The Thanksgiving crackdown resulted in one DUI arrest, two drug arrests and three fugitives apprehended, plus a whole lot of citations.
Just more than a year after opening, The Wandering Dragon Game Shoppe has a new home.
A man and his girlfriend are facing felony charges after allegedly partnering to burglarize a Plainfield liquor store in the wee hours of Thanksgiving Day, police said.
The Plainfield Lions Club helped usher in the holiday season with the 62nd annual lighting of its Nativity scene at Plymouth Congregational Church, 24022 W. Lockport St. in downtown Plainfield.
Plainfield's Helping Hugs organization is collecting toys today - Monday, Dec. 2 -- to benefit kids affected by the tornado in Washington, Illinois, last month.
Three teens on a mini-crime spree Sunday stole a car, broke into a house and threw rocks at vehicles at Caton Farm and County Line roads, Joliet police said.