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Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 12:10 am

Judicial candidate’s actions questioned

 A federal bankruptcy judge says that a case involving a candidate for Sangamon County Circuit Court judge is riddled with questions.“I don’t know what’s true or not true here, but I look a...
Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 12:09 am

Could marijuana replace opioids for pain?

 More than 165,000 people died between 1999 and 2014 from an opiate overdose in the United States. Tim McGraw likes to point out that the number of people who died from marijuana overdose during...
Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 12:07 am

Jury rejects murder charges

 Oscar Brown, the trigger man in a 2013 east side slaying, beat first-degree murder charges last week, escaping what could have been a life sentence.After deliberating a little more than three ho...
Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 12:06 am
Two important but contradictory votes took place on Tuesday, leaving the fate of the historic YWCA building unclear. First, the Springfield Historic Sites Commission voted 7-1 to deny a request by the...
Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 12:05 am
Got pills? If you’re not using them, you might want to consider bundling them up this Saturday and taking them to a proper disposal site to help celebrate National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, s...
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...


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