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NCC students get lesson in dangers of distracted driving
Students at North Central College experienced a rather unsettling event Tuesday as police cars and fire engines arrived in response to a "head-on collision" on Brainard Street between Chicago Avenue and Jefferson Avenue.
Thu May 23, 2013
Linda Russo Worked in Oswego 308 for 32 Years with Students with Learning Disabilities
The following retirement profile was provided by Oswego 308 . Leading up to the end of the school year, Patch will be posting these profiles for all retiring teachers, administration and staff in the district.
More Car Windows Smashed, Stolen Game Consoles: Bolingbrook Police Blotter
May 8 Pedestrian violation, illegal possession of alcohol by a minor David Luellen, 18, 421 Gainsborough Ct.
FEMA Teams Dispatched to Areas Affected by Flood in Will County
FEMA has dispatched members of its Disaster Survivors Assistance Teams to Will County this week in an effort to make sure flood-affected residents and business owners know federal help is available.
Frozen Yogurt Fundraiser Benefits Oklahoma Tornado Victims
Enjoy a sweet treat on Thursday, May 30, and help those affected by the devastating tornado near Oklahoma City.
Midwest Brewers Fest 2013 Gets the Nod from Plainfield Board
For the third year, brew enthusiasts can enjoy craft beers and artisan foods along Plainfield's riverfront during Midwest Brewers Fest.
Plainfield Police Blotter: Aggravated Domestic Battery, Drug Possession
May 4 Michelle Evoy, 43, of the 12000 block of Wexford Drive, Plainfield, was arrested by Plainfield police at 7:01 a.m. in the 24000 block of Emerald Avenue and charged with hit and run, police said.
Wed May 22, 2013
Semi-Truck Accident Causes Power Outages in Plainfield
Updated at 5:45 p.m. A semi-truck accident Wednesday afternoon led to power outages in Plainfield.
Baby Coyote Found and Rescued in Plainfield
Well, that's one coyote that you won't spot in your neighborhood any time soon. Last week professional trapper Mark Engel from Yorkville's TKO Home Services rescued a baby orphan coyote that was found underneath a local resident's deck in Plainfield near Ridge Road and Route 126.
Plans for Starbucks, Another McDonald's Move Forward in Plainfield
A new Plainfield Starbucks got one step closer to opening at Route 59 and Main Street Monday, as trustees approved a special use permit for a drive-thru at the location, 23915 W. Main St.
American Legion Hosts Plainfield Memorial Day Parade
Plainfield will remember the nation's fallen heroes with its annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 27.
Truck takes out power lines in Plainfield crash
Deputy Fire Chief Jon Stratton said the driver was not injured in the single-vehicle crash which happened around 4:20 p.m. at Mill and Plainfield-Naperville roads.
About 40 protestors turn up in Plainfield in protest of ...
Joe Postjancic gestures while talking during a rally before a specially called Plainfield Park District board meeting at the parks offices in Plainfield, Illinois on Wednesday, May 22, 2013.
Friaco's to Move to Shorewood
You may have noticed the work going on at the building that used to be Babe's Hot Dogs second location on Route 59.
Tue May 21, 2013
Second Jersey Mike's Location Opens; Grand Opening Fundraiser Helps Naperville School
A second Jersey Mike's Subs has opened at 111 E. Ogden Ave. in Naperville. To celebrate the grand opening of the new location, fundraisers are being held this week, which will benefit several Naperville Schools.
Sun May 19, 2013
Where Are Plainfield Seniors Heading Next Year?
Calling all Plainfield and District 202 seniors and senior parents: What's next for you after graduation? Whether you're headed to college or starting a new job, tell us your plans in the comments below.
Peck Says He's Not Getting Paid for Plainfield Park District Job; Special Meeting Set for Wednesday
Village of Plainfield trustee Garrett Peck started his new role as interim executive director of the Plainfield Park District this week, but said that, for now at least, he's not getting paid.
Sat May 18, 2013
Kane Co. Chronicle
State lawmakers OK medical marijuana; local legislators split on measure
Illinois doctors soon may win the right to prescribe limited doses of marijuana to treat certain medical conditions after Illinois lawmakers endorsed a measure legalizing medical marijuana.
Killer's Gal Wanted to Talk But Lawyer Threatened to Walk: New Filing
Ricardo Gutierrez was convicted of gunning down a man who supposedly threatened his girlfriend and her baby.
Plainfield Sex Abuser Gets to Talk an Hour, Also Gets to do 5 Years
Brian Peppers recalled watching the television show Cops with his grandfather, and how the old man warned him that if he didn't change his ways, he would end up like the shirtless man getting chased down and tackled by the law.