A Plainfield man drowned Tuesday afternoon while swimming at Indiana Dunes National Park.
A seemingly endless storm led to flooding and brought reports of at least two brief tornado touchdowns in the Chicago area on Sunday.
Trevael Barefield, 18, was shot to death in Joliet this weekend.
Devin J. White, of Plainfield, died Monday from severe dog bites to his arms, Plainfield police said in a statement.
A pit bull was euthanized after it attacked its owners unprovoked in Plainfield.
A special prosecutor will handle the case of a suburban Chicago police officer who was involved in a traffic crash in which another police officer riding with her was killed.
Rodrigo Marin, 42, is charged with two counts of aggravated DUI, leaving the scene of an accident, failure to render aid, driving without valid insurance and driving on a revoked license, according to Illinois State Police.
A Joliet police officer faces a DUI charge after a crash Sunday on Interstate 55 near Plainfield that killed her passenger, a 33-year-old Berwyn police officer
A teenager from Plainfield was struck and killed by a train Tuesday evening in the southwest suburb.
A juvenile was arrested Monday for allegedly threatening a school shooting in southwest suburban Plainfield.
A man is accused of putting on a Halloween mask and stabbing his caretaker dozens of times after she took his phone away Saturday at an assisted living home in southwest suburban Plainfield.
It’s been nearly a dozen years since Lisa Stebic, the mother of two, vanished from her Plainfield home without a trace.