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Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 12:01 am
A group that provides peer support to veterans is looking for Springfield-area volunteers.Organizers from Illinois’ Warrior to Warrior program, a nonprofit operated by Health and Disability Advocate...
Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 12:01 am

Newsquirks 2/20/14

Curses, foiled again• British authorities said habitual burglar Daniel Severn, 27, got his foot caught while climbing through a bathroom window of a house in Howden and wound up hanging upside down ...
Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 05:00 pm

Trustee wants money from Todd Green

Local car dealer Todd Green has wrongly sold a jet partly owned by failed entrepreneur Jeffrey Parsons, according to a bankruptcy trustee who is asking for a $250,000 penalty against Green. One h...
Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 12:01 am
 The way the state distributes money to schools is unfair and too complicated, according to recent findings of the state’s Education Funding Advisory Committee.The committee of legislators, whi...
Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 12:01 am
 A plan to cut Illinois’ corporate income tax in half to create more jobs won’t work out, according to budget expert Ralph Martire. Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan introduced a bill Ja...
Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 12:01 am

Head shop owner protests raid

 The owner of a Springfield head shop says he fears bankruptcy in the wake of a raid by federal agents who emptied his store of pipes and suspected synthetic marijuana.That Traveling Treasures on...
Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 12:01 am

Promises change in sheriff’s office

 A write-in candidate for Sangamon County sheriff is hoping to take advantage of an apparent split in the Republican Party that has two candidates competing for the post in the upcoming GOP prima...
Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 12:01 am
 Cancer in kids is one of life’s cruelest realities, but folks in central Illinois are working to change that. Zoe Pramuk of Decatur successfully fought cancer with the help of Dr. Gregory Bran...
Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 12:01 am
 Nelson Center Ice Arena is set to be filled with activity on Feb. 15 as hundreds of young hockey players take to its ice.The Springfield Youth Hockey Association is hosting a youth hockey skill ...
Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 10:34 am

Tased epileptic sues jail guards

A man with epilepsy has sued three Sangamon County jail guards, saying that he was tasered in the jail last year while helpless after suffering a seizure....

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