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135th Street Railroad Crossing Closure Coincides with Railroad Safety Week

135th Street Railroad Crossing Closure Coincides with Railroad Safety Week

Crossing to be closed Sept. 15 to 19, if all goes well.
Plainfield Man Wanted For Allegedly Providing Massive Venue For Cockfighting

Plainfield Man Wanted For Allegedly Providing Massive Venue For Cockfighting

The Plainfield man is wanted on a $100,000 arrest warrant.
Plainfield Blotter: DUI, Warrant Arrests

Plainfield Blotter: DUI, Warrant Arrests

Arrests reported by Plainfield police.
District 202 to Offer 'Next Steps' Transition Training in 2014-15

District 202 to Offer 'Next Steps' Transition Training in 2014-15

“Next Steps” is a District 202 Vocational Education Team that assists parents and caregivers with planning, transitioning and advocating for
Will County DUI Arrests

Will County DUI Arrests

Check out who's been charged with driving under the influence this week.

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District 202 to Offer 'Next Steps' Transition Training in 2014-15

District 202 to Offer 'Next Steps' Transition Training in 2014-15

“Next Steps” is a District 202 Vocational Education Team that assists parents and caregivers with planning, transitioning and advocating for
Will County DUI Arrests

Will County DUI Arrests

Check out who's been charged with driving under the influence this week.
Plainfield Blotter: DUI, Warrant Arrests

Plainfield Blotter: DUI, Warrant Arrests

Arrests reported by Plainfield police.
The 16 Best Public High Schools in Illinois, as Ranked by Newsweek

The 16 Best Public High Schools in Illinois, as Ranked by Newsweek

If you don’t think 16 is good enough, don’t worry, because one Illinois high school ranked No. 3 overall in the country!
Pullman Cars Back on the Rails Between Chicago and Wisconsin

Pullman Cars Back on the Rails Between Chicago and Wisconsin

For a limited time you can step back in time and experience mid-20th century Pullman railcar travel in a restored Pullman car.
Plainfield Man Wanted For Allegedly Providing Massive Venue For Cockfighting

Plainfield Man Wanted For Allegedly Providing Massive Venue For Cockfighting

The Plainfield man is wanted on a $100,000 arrest warrant.
Man Claiming He Was Beaten in Jail 8 Years Ago Suing Sheriff & 5 Deputies

Man Claiming He Was Beaten in Jail 8 Years Ago Suing Sheriff & 5 Deputies

The man claims he was beaten in jail back in 2006.
Girls Gone Wild for a Place to Sleep, Some Tacos and a Guy's Car: OMGPD

Girls Gone Wild for a Place to Sleep, Some Tacos and a Guy's Car: OMGPD

Swatting a YouTube celeb, communion juice thievery and a punch-drunk flirter this week in the annals of Chicagoland crime-n-shame.
JJC to Celebrate Opening of Veterans Resource Center, Tutoring Center on Sept. 17

JJC to Celebrate Opening of Veterans Resource Center, Tutoring Center on Sept. 17

Ribbon cuttings scheduled for Wednesday on JJC's main campus.
Three 'Swatting' Incidents Reported at Plainfield YouTube Celeb's House: Police

Three 'Swatting' Incidents Reported at Plainfield YouTube Celeb's House: Police

An Aug.17 incident was the third time the Thornwood Boulevard home was targeted by a caller reporting a phony emergency.
Your House Could've Been a Meth Lab If ...

Your House Could've Been a Meth Lab If ...

It smells of urine, the windows are covered in paint and the yard has brown spots. Check the national register of meth labs before you buy.
Patch Poll: What Do You Think of the 'New War on Terror' as the U.S. Commits to Going After ISIL?

Patch Poll: What Do You Think of the 'New War on Terror' as the U.S. Commits to Going After ISIL?

President Obama commits the nation to military action in the Middle East to "degrade and ultimately destroy" ISIL. Where do you stand?
Apple Orchards Open for Fall Season in Chicago Suburbs

Apple Orchards Open for Fall Season in Chicago Suburbs

Apple picking season is here! And we've compiled a list of some of the best orchards for pick-your-own apples and plenty of fall fun.
Edward, Elmhurst Hospitals Place Special Restrictions on Visitors

Edward, Elmhurst Hospitals Place Special Restrictions on Visitors

The restrictions have been put in place effective Thursday in light of a recent, and rare, respiratory virus that is sweeping the Midwest.
Charges Dropped Against Plainfield YouTube Celebrity After Reported 'Swatting' Incident

Charges Dropped Against Plainfield YouTube Celebrity After Reported 'Swatting' Incident

Police responded to a false report regarding threats of suicide and allegedly found marijuana in the man's home.
Coroner Identifies Truck Driver Found Unresponsive on I-55

Coroner Identifies Truck Driver Found Unresponsive on I-55

Preliminary autopsy results indicate the man died of natural causes, according to the coroner.
Solar Storm: Internet May Flare Up, But So May Northern Lights (Video)

Solar Storm: Internet May Flare Up, But So May Northern Lights (Video)

A major solar flare launched off the Sun Wednesday, potentially unleashing a geomagnetic storm that could interrupt communications.
Will County School Board Petitions Available Starting Sept. 23

Will County School Board Petitions Available Starting Sept. 23

The deadline to file is Dec. 22.
Four District 202 Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

Four District 202 Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

Scholarship winners will be announced between April and July 2015.