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Plainfield agrees to $5 million Park-N-Ride for commuters

The Village of Plainfield is finally moving ahead with plans to construct a park-n-ride facility to serve Pace bus customers who commute for work to downtown Chicago. The board on Monday adopted a resolution rezoning the vacant farmland property east of Van Dyke Road south of 143rd Street from the c

THETIMESWEEKLY.COM - 2017-11-21 20:38:00

Plainfield is a great place to live, work and raise families

PLAINFIELD- State Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-Shorewood) is proud to announce Plainfield, Illinois was named one of the top places to live in the country. A survey released found Plainfield to be among the best small cities in the country with the lowest percentage of population in poverty.

PATCH - 2017-11-21 16:04:19

$195 Million Tax Levy Proposed For Plainfield School District

PLAINFIELD, IL - Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202 said it plans to ask the Will and Kendall County clerks for a 2017 property tax levy of $195,031,960 - an amount district officials say is about $590,000, or three-tenths of 1 percent, more than last year's levy. The board of edu

PATCH - 2017-11-21 11:33:48

Plainfield Park District Winter Break Camps are Back!

Looking for a way to beat winter break boredom? We've got you covered! Our winter break camps are the perfect way to keep kids entertained this season! Holiday Break Camp (Ages 3-6, Program #41440): Send your kids to have holiday fun so you can get some shopping done! Children will enjoy holiday and

PATCH - 2017-11-20 21:58:31

Thanksgiving 2017: What's Open, Closed In Plainfield

PLAINFIELD, IL - It's almost time to sit down with the family and feast on turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie. While some people - including employees at some retail stores - will be working on the holiday, many area businesses and offices will be closed, giving workers a day off. Her

PATCH - 2017-11-20 07:50:08

Property Damage, Retail Theft, DUI: Plainfield Arrests

Adrian M. Begeske, 19, of the 2100 block of Lolo Pass Drive, was arrested Nov. 17 by Crest Hill police on six felony counts of criminal damage to property. Noelia Cadena, 59, of the 3000 block of Mall Loop Drive, was arrested by Plainfield police Oct. 7 at Meijer, 13521 S Route 59, on a charge of re

PATCH - 2017-11-20 06:29:08

Jeremy Boshears, Joliet Outlaws And A Bartender's Murder

JOLIET, IL - The filing of first-degree murder charges against 32-year-old Jeremy Boshears, a regular patron at Woody's Bar and a member of the Joliet Outlaws motorcycle club, has sparked spirited discussion over the past couple of days on social media. Boshears, a former resident of Joliet and New

PATCH - 2017-11-21 07:19:11

Blotter: armed robbery and more

Crime Report All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Joliet SCHEWE, JASON, 40, of N. PRAIRIE AVE., arrested and charged with domestic battery. HENSON, CHRISTINE, 19, BUTTERFIELD in SHOREWOOD, arrested and charged with theft. DIXON, LIAQUIVIOUS, 27, of PAWNEE, arres

THETIMESWEEKLY.COM - 2017-11-20 18:52:00

Creepers caught watching children from car

Moms in Labelle said there's a dark SUV creeping near their children and even coming into their driveways to watch their youngsters. One woman, Maria Garza, came face-to-face in a frightening encounter with the strangers. "They drove up and the kids said that they were just looking at them. They ope

NBC 2 - 2017-11-22 07:13:00

End of federal protection threatens thousands of SWFL Haitians with deportation

The Rev. Jean Renaud Paul hadn't heard the news before his cellphone buzzed with a text message late Monday night. "Trump ended TPS," the message read, referring to temporary protected status. President Donald Trump and his administration nixed a federal program that allowed roughly 59,000 Haitians

NEWS-PRESS - 2017-11-22 00:00:01

Driver hits bear in overnight crash

IMMOKALEE, Fla - - A driver hit a bear while heading down SR-82 late Saturday night. This is just east of Corkscrew Road at exit 123. SR-82 was down to only one lane as Immokalee Fire crews assisted those involved in the crash. The driver suffered minor injuries, said Immokalee Fire. The status of t


Car hits pedestrian in Immokalee

IMMOKALEE, Fla. --- A serious crash has happened in Immokalee that resulted in one person taken to the hospital. The Lee flight helicopter was on the scene. The accident occurred on Lake Trafford Road The condition of the victim was air lifted to the hospital and their condition is unknown at this t

FOX4NOW.COM - 2017-11-21 03:07:41

Loss of cabin pressure led to plane crash in 2015

More than two years after the crash, the NTSB explained what caused a private plane to crash off the coast of Jamaica. Larry and Jane Glazer were headed to Naples from New York on Sept. 5, 2014. The loss of cabin pressure caused the Glazers to pass out during the flight. The plane eventually ran out

NBC 2 - 2017-11-21 00:14:00

Nigeria police say at least 50 killed in mosque bombing

MGN Online LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) A teenage suicide bomber detonated as worshippers gathered for morning prayers at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, killing at least 50 people, police said Tuesday, in one of the region's deadliest attacks in years. Police spokesman Othman Abubakar told The Associated

WINKNEWS.COM - 2017-11-21 12:17:05

Florida panther 2017 roadkill toll reaches 22 with Hendry County death

Florida panthers. Get an inside look at panthers in the historic Everglades. Chad Gillis/news-press.com An endangered Florida panther that had been captured and relocated this summer was found dead on a Hendry County road late Monday. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reported t

NAPLES DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-21 20:53:00

Accused rapist sentenced to 95.1 months in prison for sexually battering woman in Lehigh Acres

A 32-year-old man was sentenced to more than seven years in prison for battering a 46-year-old woman in a Lehigh Acres home in February. Daniel Michael Ruiz was found guilty by a Lee County jury after a 3-day trial in October, according to a news release from the state attorney's office. The incid

NEWS-PRESS - 2017-11-21 22:47:29

Community news: Blue and You Foundation - 11.19.17

The Blue and You Foundation recently awarded more than $2 million in grants to 40 health improvement programs across Arkansas, according to a news release from the foundation. Among the recipients are: The city of Mansfield received $85,015 to build a walking trail in City Lake Park. University of


Thomas Suspension Lifted; Brandford's Erroneous Shoplifting Complaint Addressed

FAYETTEVILLE - Arkansas Coach Mike Anderson Monday announced fifth-year senior forward Dustin Thomas has fulfilled his disciplinary suspension and been restored to the 3-0 Razorbacks basketball team going into the three-game Phil Knight Tournament that starts Thursday in Portland, Ore. Anderson also

BOONEVILLEDEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-11-21 18:23:05

Missing Boater's Body Recovered In Johnson County

The body of a man was recovered in Johnson County on Sunday night. Keith Stephens, the chief of communications for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, said the body of Chase Evan Standridge, 22, of Yell County was found in southern Johnson County near Cabin Creek on the Arkansas River around 5:45

BOONEVILLEDEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-11-21 19:01:14

A-State Athletics Approved To Begin NEZ Expansion Project Construction

JONESBORO, Ark. - The Arkansas State Athletics Department was approved Monday to begin construction on its Centennial Bank Stadium $29-million "North End Zone Expansion" project following a vote by the Arkansas State University Board of Trustees granting ground lease and space lease agreements with

BOONEVILLEDEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-11-20 19:43:26