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Wednesday, July 18, 2018 10:53 am

Dead inmate's family kept in dark

Nearly two weeks after her younger brother was found dead in his cell at Pinckneyville Correctional Center, Dana Caley wants answers. So far, Caley says, the only information she and other relat...
Thursday, July 12, 2018 05:19 pm

Opening expected next year

Marshalls, the nationwide chain of discount department stores, is coming to Springfield. The store will be built at Sherwood Plaza near the intersection of Wabash Avenue and Veterans Parkway, sa...
Thursday, July 12, 2018 12:18 am

Memorial says no to pot

 Concerned about a burgeoning opioid crisis, the General Assembly has passed a bill that would allow folks with prescriptions for opioids to purchase medical marijuana.But even if Gov. Bruce Raun...
Thursday, July 12, 2018 12:17 am
 For more than a century, The New York Times has unabashedly bragged in a banner slogan that it publishes “All the News That’s Fit to Print.”Really? Then why did this prestigious publicatio...
Thursday, July 12, 2018 12:16 am
 Back in the old, old days, Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley would pack passenger trains full of loyalists and send them all to the Illinois State Fair’s Democrat Day rally where they were treate...
Thursday, July 12, 2018 12:15 am
SEPARATION, NOT MARGINALIZATIONIn the July 5 edition of Illinois Times, Stephen Soltys points out that “marginalization” of certain groups by a government may result in policies such as those that...
Thursday, July 12, 2018 12:14 am
 The restored Governor’s Mansion opens to the public Saturday, along with the new Jackson Street Trail and its Bicentennial Plaza. The mansion renovation is a fine gift to Springfield from Gov....
Thursday, July 12, 2018 12:12 am
Don’t miss The Muni’s production of Legally Blonde: The Musical. Based on the Legally Blonde novel by Amanda Brown and the 2001 film by the same name, the musical contains music and lyrics by...
Thursday, July 12, 2018 12:11 am
 On Saturday, July 14, enjoy a debut concert by Spero Chamber Chorale, a new, Springfield-based choral ensemble founded as an outlet for local music teachers and professional singers. According t...


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