A Plainfield mother has taken up the fight to change what she sees as a loophole in the state’s child sex abuse laws, after her daughter’s experience with the justice system in Will County.
A third grader at a Plainfield elementary school has to serve detention tomorrow – but her father has offered to receive the punishment instead.
Ravina Thakkar says her cystic fibrosis gives her a lot of time to think of stories, as she waits through treatments to clear her lungs three times a day.
A Plainfield family thought there would be no Christmas decorations on the house this year with dad serving overseas, but a suburban Christmas store heard about his deployment and stepped in.
The Midwest Brewers Fest in Plainfield this Saturday will be the first event at which, under a recent change in Illinois law, homebrewers will be allowed to offer samples of their beers.
CBS 2′S Brad Edwards went inside a shelter in the southwest suburbs that’s given one resident peace of mind for a lifetime.
“It’s been an emotional, exhausting journey,” Jennifer Wood said.
The funeral service was held this morning in Palos Hills for Kevin Sanders, the former south suburban firefighter who was among 15 people killed two weeks ago in a fertilizer plant explosion in Texas.
At the Plainfield Dire District, three flags fluttered at half staff, one with a lone star for the one lost there from here.
Earlier this week it was confirmed that Kevin Sanders, a 33-year-old paramedic and firefighter, was among the dead. The blast in West, Texas last week injured hundreds.
The former southwest suburban teacher who became embroiled in a sex scandal with a male student said she wished “with all of my heart” that she could “take it back.”
The driver of a car that became disabled in traffic on the Stevenson Expressway early Wednesday near southwest suburban Plainfield was killed when a semi plowed into his car and another car that stopped to help.
Brian Cooper, of Plainfield, Ill., is accused of strangling Alisha Bromfield at a Door County resort last summer. The couple was on the peninsula for a wedding.
Plainfield Police stopped a speeding car almost a week ago. Not news, you say?
A former local youth soccer coach is heading to prison after pleading guilty Monday to one count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse and one count of aggravated child pornography.
Ryan Knudsen, 22, of Plainfield, was struck while walking on the shoulder of I-55, just north of Route 30, around 5:22 a.m., according to Illinois State Police Joliet District 5.
Plainfield School District 202 says a third-party website it uses to process job applications was hacked by someone who sent an obscene email to thousands of current and former job-seekers.
Plainfield Police Chief John Konopek has withdrawn his request to be allowed to install locked gun safes in three of District 202’s four high schools and its alternative school, Plainfield Academy.
Prosecutors in Door County, Wisc., say they’re preparing homicide charges against a Plainfield man after a pregnant woman was murdered over the weekend.
A proposal involving schools and guns is up for a vote in suburban Plainfield – and it actually involves bringing more guns to schools.