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. 
Devin White Of Plainfield Dies After Pit Bull Attack Over WeekendDevin White, 25, of Plainfield has died as a result of injuries he suffered in a dog attack on Saturday.
Mom Says She Was Banned From School After Complaining About Lack Of Supervision For DaughterA Plainfield mother says an attempt to fight for her child's rights ended with her being banned from school property. Now, it's the focus of a federal civil rights investigation.
Southbound Lanes Of I-55 Reopen After Deadly Crash Near PlainfieldIllinois State Police said four vehicles were involved in the crash shortly after 6 a.m. on I-55 near U.S. Route 30.
Truck Driver Dead In Multi-Vehicle Crash Near PlainfieldA truck driver was killed Sunday evening in a multi-vehicle crash involving a semi-trailer truck, a pickup truck, and a car near Plainfield.
Plainfield Fire Department Surprises 7-Year-Old At His Birthday PartyThe Plainfield Fire Department showed up to save a 7-year-old's birthday party. 
4 High School Athletes In Plainfield Under Investigation For Reported HazingFour high school students in Plainfield were under investigation Monday night for a reported hazing incident.
Interstate 55 Reopens After Crash Shuts Down All Lanes Near PlainfieldIllinois State Police said a car was heading north on I-55 near Route 126 around 8:15 a.m., when the driver lost control of the vehicle.
State Officials Investigate After Carnival Rides Injure TwoThe Illinois Department of Labor became involved after a young boy suffered an injury at a church festival in Midlothian on Thursday and after a woman fell off a ride at a carnival in Plainfield.
Boy Hurt When Prop Falls From Carnival Ride In Midlothian; Woman Falls When Roller Coaster Derails In PlainfieldTwo people were injured Thursday night when two carnival rides broke down at separate carnivals in south suburban Midlothian and southwest suburban Plainfield.