Here are some of the top stories from the past week in Patch's southwest suburban region:
OSWEGO - No Answer at the Doorbell, Man Attempts to Break Into Oswego Home -- Police are looking to the public seeking information on the attempted break-in.
OSWEGO - Oswego 308 Board Approves School Calendars for Next Two Years -- Semester will still end in December.
YORKVILLE - Route 47 Parking Lot to Soon to Finished, Useable for Winter-- Plus updates on Game Farm Road improvements, Kennedy Road and more engineering projects.
PLAINFIELD - New McBride's on 52 Restaurant/Pub Open for Business --The menu at the new eatery is similar to the Caton Farm Road location, featuring a full lunch and dinner menu as well as a beer lineup that includes 10 craft beers on tap.
PLAINFIELD - After Watching Son Succeed, Mom Fights to 'Keep Barn Doors Open' -- Chis Bajner is raising money for Plainfield therapeutic riding stable Ready Set Ride.
JOLIET -- T een Posts Naked Girl's Pic, Pulls BB-Gun on Girl's Mother: Police -- The 16-year-old suspect was arrested on an obscenity charge for using Instagram to post the photo, Joliet police said.
JOLIET -- Pedestrian, 54, Killed by Car Tuesday Morning, Police Say -- The victim is Charles Phillips III, of Plainfield, according to the Will County Coroner's Office.
BOLINGBROOK - No Concealing His Feelings: Patch Editor Recoils After Firing Gun on Shooting Range -- Ron Kremer offers a first-person account of his experience after observing—and taking part—in a conceal carry class taught by a local police officer.