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No Gun Safes In Plainfield Schools: Police Withdraw Rifle Request

Plainfield, IL Patch | Posted 11.08.2012 | Chicago

Police patrolling Plainfield schools won't carry rifles anytime soon. After a request to install gun safes in four Plainfield schools drew national...

Serial Arsonist In Plainfield? Residents Shaken After 15 Fires

Plainfield, IL Patch | Karen SorensenEmail the Author | Posted 03.11.2012 | Chicago

Plainfield Deputy Fire Chief Jon Stratton knows Hazelwood Drive residents fear a serial arsonist could be targeting their cars and homes. And he ca...

Police: Man Beat Mother Nearly To Death With Bat

Plainfield, IL Patch | Karen SorensenEmail the Author | Posted 12.06.2011 | Chicago

A 20-year-old man was arrested this morning for beating his mother into unconsciousness with a baseball bat in the home they shared near Caton Farm an...

Melissa McCarthy Wins Emmy, Includes Plainfield Shoutout In Speech

Plainfield, IL Patch | Cari Barcas Email the Author | Posted 11.19.2011 | Chicago

Plainfield native Melissa McCarthy included a hometown shoutout in her Emmys acceptance speech Sunday night after winning best lead actress in a comed...

Elderly Man Charged With Attempting To Kill Wife, Shooting Stepdaughter

Plainfield, IL Patch | Posted 09.12.2011 | Chicago

A 75-year-old Plainfield man has been charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery with a firearm in connection with a gun attack on his wife ...

PHOTO: State Sign Fail On Route 59 In Plainfield

Plainfield Patch | Karen Sorensen | Email the Author | April 25, 2011 | Posted 06.26.2011 | Chicago

At first glance, you think it's your mistake. At second, you know it's not. Someone in the state sign department doesn't know how to spell Illinois...

Life Imitates 'Glee': Suburban Football Captain Abandons Sports For Lead Role In Musical

Plainfield, IL Patch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Kyle Ryan is captain of the Plainfield North High School football team and a star wrestler who was expected to go to the state finals this year. Bu...