New principals named at two Dist. 200 elementary schools
On Wednesday, the District 200 board of education appointed Christine Frederick as principal of Pleasant Hill Elementary School in Winfield and Jeff Mitchem as principal at Lincoln Elementary School in Wheaton.
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Thursday Mar 13
Spring Cleanup Week Starts April 7 in Plainfield
To help residents with their spring cleaning, the Village of Plainfield and Waste Management will be sponsoring Spring Cleanup for Village residents during the week of April 7. Residents can place household refuse, bulk items and white goods at the curb on their regular pickup day.
Thursday Mar 13
Get Home Safely This St. Patrick's Day
Planning to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a few drinks? Then plan ahead for your ride home.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Season now third snowiest on record with latest slushy storm
The latest winter storm to smack Chicago didn't hit as hard as expected, but still left as much as 7 inches of heavy, slushy snow that tied up the morning commute once again and moved this season to the third snowiest on record.
Plainfield Woman Guilty in 2007 Slaying of Romeoville Man
A Plainfield woman was found guilty Wednesday of luring a former boyfriend to a Route 59 shopping center before shooting him to death.
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Plainfield woman convicted of 2007 shooting death
Jurors in Will County have found a Plainfield woman guilty of first-degree murder for shooting a man to death in 2007.
Plainfield Blotter: DUI, Suspended Licences
March 3 Paul Winter, 54, of the 5000 block of Washington Street in Butte des Morts, Wisconsin, was arrested at 1:38 a.m. in the 14000 block of Route 59 and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and resisting a peace officer, police said.
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Mother of 21-year-old who was strangled and raped while...
Brian Cooper, 36, was found guilty last year of sexually assaulting Alisha Bromfield, but the jury were unable to decide on the murder charge because he had been intoxicated at the time of the killing.
Two People in Critical Condition After Plainfield Crash
Southbound Route 59 was closed at 119th Street, and northbound traffic was down to one lane following a serious crash Wednesday morning in Plainfield.
Plainfield School to Host Poetry Showcase
John F. Kennedy Middle school will host its annual "Plainfield Poetry Showcase" from 6-9 p.m. Friday, March 14, in the school gym, 12350 S. Essington Road, Plainfield.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Ex-Naperville K-9 cop patrolling a without my partnera
Naperville police officer Chris Sherwin and his partner, a German shepherd named Sabek, take to the streets in 2005, shortly after the two became a team in a K-9 unit.
Plainfield Blotter: Battery, Violation of an Order of Protection
Jan. 26 Eric Zetterlof, 30, of the 26000 block of Highland Circle, Channahon, was arrested at 4:04 a.m. in the 24000 block of Ottawa Street on a local battery charge, police said.
Celebrate Safely This St. Patrick's Day: Plainfield Police
Submitted by the Plainfield Police Department: Plainfield Police will be conducting special patrols this St. Patrick's Day holiday to crack down on drunk drivers and on motorists who fail to buckle up.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Man Attacked Mother in Spat Over Spilled Soda, Broken Phone: Cops
A man faces a felony aggravated battery charge after allegedly injuring his mother during an argument on Sunday.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
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Will County Board District 9 incumbents face challenge
One of the few contested races in the March 18 primary election in Will County is in District 9 of the county board, where a political newcomer is trying to unseat one of two incumbents.
Police Blotter: Woman reports obscene note left on windshield
These are incidents reported by the Naperville Police Department. Where charges have been filed, the report includes when and where the suspect was stopped or taken into custody and the nature of the charges.
Get Your Green On: Plainfield Irish Parade is Sunday
For the 13th year, the Plainfield Hometown Irish Parade will step off in downtown Plainfield.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Family of 21-year-old who was strangled and raped while six-months'...
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Nut-Free Bakery, Mexican Restaurant Come to Plainfield
A nut-free bakery will open by the end of March in Plainfield, according to the Facebook page for Callie's Cuties Bake Shop.
Celebrate Recovery Starts Plainfield Group
Community members looking for support are invited to a new Plainfield Celebrate Recovery group.