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Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015 03:28 pm

Ordinance creates five-foot

The Springfield City Council approved new panhandling restrictions Tuesday, prompting a likely lawsuit from the panhandlers who got part of the city’s existing ordinance ruled unconstitutional....
Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015 02:43 pm

Lawsuit against Rauner's cuts forestalls layoffs

State employees targeted for layoff got a temporary reprieve Friday, pending the results of an ongoing lawsuit....
Monday, Sept. 21, 2015 09:30 am
Illinois’ newest Congressman, Darin LaHood, has argued that the U.S. must put more resources into securing the borders to stop the flow of immigrants coming in illegally. Really? More? Between 200...
Monday, Sept. 21, 2015 08:45 am
 The State Journal-Register today offers a useful retrospective on the evolution of the Lincoln Home National Historic Site by Tara McClellan McAndrew. ("Protecting Lincoln's legacy in his n...
Friday, Sept. 18, 2015 09:34 am

Lincoln papers, presidential library in critical condition

On orders from the governor’s office, the IHPA has refused to renew a contract with UIS for the Papers of Abraham Lincoln Project.
Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 04:37 pm

Committee of Sangamon County Board approves deal in contentious lawsuit

The estate of a man who died in 2010 during an encounter with Sangamon County sheriff’s deputies will receive $40,000 in a settlement by a committee of the Sangamon County Board today.
Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 08:58 am
“If no one sees it, it didn’t happen.” These were the words Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger lived and thrived by, a philosophy of denial and evasion upon which he built a criminal ...
Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 12:29 am

Preparing children for this world and the next is tricky

Ordinarily I would not trouble the Roman Catholic church with my opinions. Its sacred books are divinely inspired; my columns, alas, are not. I would happily take my nose out of the church’s busines...
Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 12:28 am
For today’s report, I have a bunch of statistics for you. Wait – don’t run away! Where are you going? Come back here and sit still while I drill these stats into your head. It’ll be fun, and y...


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