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Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 12:01 am

New exceptions for police to record conversations

 Police in Illinois could soon have broad new powers to listen to private conversations under a bill passed by the state legislature last week. The bill addresses an Illinois Supreme Court ruling...
Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 12:01 am

In Illinois you can be convicted for it

 It seems simple enough.People convicted of driving under the influence of drugs in Illinois should actually be under the influence of drugs. But that isn’t always the case. And so the Illinois...
Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 12:01 am
 The popular but controversial Uber ridesharing service may soon expand to Springfield. Uber ran advertisements online this week seeking drivers in Springfield – likely a sign that the company ...
Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 12:01 am
 Calvin “It’s Not Me” Christian III has always insisted that he is not the brainchild behind Springfield Leaks, the on-again-off-again website that thrives on anonymity and inside-the-yello...
Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 12:01 am
Curses, foiled againOntario resident Kai Xu was charged with smuggling after border agents at the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel discovered more than 50 turtles strapped to his body and hidden between his leg...
Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 12:01 am
 As we coolly creep into December, rapidly approaching the year 2015, the Springfield music scene shows its depth, diversity and caring in a variety of ways.Jingle Jam, featuring local musicians...
Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 12:01 am

City leaders welcome Middle East billionaire’s investment in downtown

 What do Beirut, Budapest, Dubai and Springfield have in common?All three cities have – or will soon have – hotels owned by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, a billionaire who lives in Dubai, dabbles ...
Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 12:01 am

Judge overturns decision to keep her on the job

A Sangamon County Circuit Court judge has rejected the decision of an arbitrator who decided that Sherry Waldron should keep her job as a sheriff’s deputy despite being accused of stealing plants an...
Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 12:01 am
 The General Assembly is poised to do something about bobcats running rampant by allowing hunters to shoot or trap the varmints for the first time since the 1970s, when a dwindling population for...

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