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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 12:07 am

DCFS child placement audit finds problems

 Troubled kids in Illinois spent weeks in psychiatric hospitals and emergency shelters unnecessarily over the past two years. That’s one of the problems at the Illinois Department of Children a...
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 12:06 am
With the second Obed and Isaac’s scheduled to open in Peoria on Sept. 26, the Conn’s Hospitality Group is being honored by Landmarks Illinois for the Springfield company’s work in historic prese...
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 12:05 am
Central and southern Illinois have some serious work to do when it comes to getting healthy. According to the 2016 County Health Rankings compiled by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Inst...
Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016 12:08 am

Citizens voice concerns on pollution

 Don Hanrahan of Springfield remembers spending his childhood summers playing outside in Forest Park Hills subdivision, just across Spaulding Dam from the city power plant. He says that before Ci...
Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016 12:07 am
 A Springfield-based home décor company won its copyright claim last month against two prominent retailers.Although there are still a handful of issues to resolve, the lawsuit dealing with an al...
Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016 12:06 am
Randy Blue, deputy inspector general for the Illinois Secretary of State’s office, is facing discipline at work after pleading guilty to driving while intoxicated.A 12-year-old girl suffered a leg i...
Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016 12:05 am
The Springfield City Council this week loosened a local law against synthetic marijuana, commonly called K2, even as Illinois and other states are cracking down on the substance said to be more danger...
Friday, Sept. 2, 2016 02:57 pm

Master sergeant was driving 108 mph

The Illinois State’s Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor’s office expects to investigate a fatal collision between a Decatur woman who died shortly after the May accident and an Illinois State Police m...

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