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Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 12:13 am
 Show your support for the Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon and the Washington Park Botanical Gardens by attending the 2016 Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular. The annual pumpkin party showcases the 2,016 J...
Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 12:12 am
A female friend of mine just broke up with her billionaire boyfriend. She told me she wasn’t happy. The guy is super picky about whether you put things back in exactly the right spot and doesn’t h...
Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 12:11 am

Fall beers abound

 This is not – repeat, not – a scientific exercise.Professional beer judges will, and do, say that discretion and restraint are necessary to properly judge ales, lagers, porters and so forth....
Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 12:10 am
On Jan. 4, 1843, a throng of curious spectators packed the federal courtroom on the second floor of the Tinsley building in Springfield. Dozens of people – reportedly including newlywed Mary Lincoln...
Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 12:09 am

Caregivers, clients speak at emotional hearing in Springfield

 Tim Summer of Peoria doesn’t want a vacation from his son.Summer cares for his 22-year-old son, Seaver, who requires constant supervision because of his severe disabilities. That means Summer...
Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 12:08 am

State, feds levy big fines

 A Springfield nursing home with a history of problems is facing a six-figure fine from the government and a lawsuit from the widow of a man who died after being thrown from a van’s faulty whee...
Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 12:07 am

Judicial candidate accused of concealing bankruptcy

 A candidate for Sangamon County circuit court judge has been accused of concealing a bankruptcy petition from a Springfield business owner.Ryan Bandy, owner of the Station House bar in downtown...
Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 12:06 am
 A program produced in Springfield recently won a regional Emmy award. Mark McDonald produces Cardia, which explores issues of heart health facing both patients and doctors. The program on WSEC/P...
Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 12:05 am
While officials with the state and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, the biggest union of state employees, hurl accusations and insults at each other while contract neg...
Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 12:04 am
 Some movies make their intentions known from the start. Tate Taylor’s The Girl on the Train certainly falls in that category, as it sets out to keep the viewer back on its heels throughout mos...


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