Train Strikes Semi Truck In PlainfieldA freight train hit the back of a semi truck near Main Street and Bartlett Avenue in Plainfield Friday night. 
Ornate Holiday Light Display At Plainfield House Becomes Drop-Off Site For Toys For TotsA glowing display has been set up in the Chicago area, capturing the joy of the holiday season.
People Performing Sex Acts, Saying Racial Slurs Find Way Into Plainfield Middle School Zoom ClassStudents on remote learning in Plainfield ended up seeing porn recently – and in this case, the Zoom call wasn’t hacked.
Plainfield District 202 Parents Hold Car Rally Demanding That Kids Be Allowed Back In SchoolPlainfield District 202 parents held a car rally on Saturday to drive home a point – they want their children back in school.
Officers Fire Shots As Suspect Gets Away In Romeoville, 3 Officers Hurt When He Ends Up Crashing In PlainfieldA wild chase whipped through multiple southwest suburbs Monday before finally ending with more than one crash in Plainfield – and with three police officers injured.
Mom Warns Parents After Toddler Nearly Lost Eyesight From Playing With Squirting Bath ToysA Plainfield mom has an urgent warning for parents after her toddler was not only hospitalized but could also have permanent eye damage from a bath toy you may have in your home. 
Five ZIP Codes In Will County See Big Increases In COVID-19 NumbersThe Will County Health Department said five area codes in particular are seeing the biggest increase, with Plainfield as the epicenter. 
NWS Now Confirms A Dozen Tornadoes Associated With Monday StormThe National Weather Service has now confirmed a dozen tornadoes – 11 in northern Illinois and in one in southern Wisconsin – that resulted from the derecho that blasted through the area on Monday afternoon.
District 202 Schedules Remote Learning This FallTeachers will host at least one meeting online every day. That's an increase from a  once-a-week plan first proposed.
Newly Placed Road Tar Leaves Car Tires Severely Damaged In PlainfieldThis story begins inside Bartel's Auto Clinic in Plainfield, which services about 500 cars a month. Sometimes, mechanics there see road tar accumulating on tires.
Crash In Plainfield Leaves 1 Dead, 2 InjuredThe driver of the Toyota was airlifted to a hospital and the passenger was killed.