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Murder Victim's Mom Sues Home Depot

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.14.2014 | Crime

The mother of a pregnant woman who was murdered and then sexually assaulted by her former supervisor has filed a lawsuit against a Chicago flower comp...

Mom Fights Breast Cancer With Acts of Kindness

oswego.patch.com | Posted 10.17.2012 | Impact

Kim Jewett may have been diagnosed for the second time with breast cancer, but rather than dwell on it she has chosen “to inspire” instead. Thr...

Ill. Mom Produces Videos To Educate Kids About Life-Threatening Allergies

plainfield.patch.com | Posted 01.05.2012 | Impact

Four years ago during a Christmas party, Kathy Martini's 2-year-old daughter Caroline snuck a peanut butter cookie at the kids’ table. One bite o...

Man Busted For Allegedly Taunting, Injuring Police Dog

Plainfield Patch | Posted 10.26.2011 | Weird News

An Illinois man has been arrested for allegedly taunting a police dog and slamming its head with a car door....

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 ...

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Friends, Family Step Up Search For Indiana Man Who Disappeared From Hotel

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 08.27.2011 | Crime

For more than a month, family, friends and colleagues of Morgan M. Johnson have searched for clues that might lead to the missing Indiana man’s wher...

Plainfield man charged in shooting death of local cab driver

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Jeremy Walsh/For The Star-Ledger Maria Santana, wife of slain Plainfield cab driver Isidro Leonardo, outside police headquarters on Tuesday. Authoriti...

Harbour Contractors, Recipient Of No-Bid City Contracts, Circulated Racist And Sexist Emails

Fox Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

They are photos you would expect to find on a porn site or in hate mail, not in corporate headquarters. But a Fox Chicago News investigation has found...

NJ Transit identifies man killed in weekend train crash

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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PLAINFIELD -- The man who died Friday after he was hit by a train on the Raritan Valley Line was a 49-year-old Scotch Plains man, NJ Transit police sa...

Plainfield bakery owner agrees to pay employee $50K to settle sexual harassment lawsuit

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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PLAINFIELD -- The owner of a Plainfield bakery must pay a female employee $50,000, after the woman filed a lawsuit claiming he sexually harassed her. ...

NJ Transit train fatally strikes man near Plainfield station

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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PLAINFIELD -- An unidentified man was fatally struck Friday by an NJ Transit train on the Raritan Valley Line, a spokesman for the agency said today. ...

Plainfield man arrested in September shooting death

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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PLAINFIELD -- Authorities arrested a suspect in the death of Duane Dunn, a 27-year-old Plainfield man who was gunned down outside an adult entertainme...

Plainfield man gets 18 years in prison for shooting bystander in gang crossfire

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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PLAINFIELD -- A 20-year-old Plainfield man was sentenced to 18 years in state prison today for shooting a bystander caught in the daytime crossfire be...

Cops looking for clues in Plainfield shooting death

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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PLAINFIELD -- County homicide investigators released little information Monday as they began to look into the weekend shooting death of a 27-year-old ...

Shooting leaves one dead in Plainfield

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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PLAINFIELD -- One person died late tonight after being shot near the railroad tracks, police said. Police said the shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. ...