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Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 12:07 am

Amanda Vinicky, longtime WUIS reporter, on Illinois politics and her new job in Chicago

 As Statehouse bureau chief for Illinois Public Radio, Amanda Vinicky has been a familiar, authoritative voice on WUIS for a decade, providing excellent coverage of state politics and government....
Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 12:06 am
Last week Springfield public school students took part in “The Hour of Code,” a 60-minute program designed as an introduction to developing computer skills. Described as an attempt to “demystify...
Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 12:05 am
After months of uncertainty, the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, a division of the National Archives, has awarded a grant of more than $106,000 to the Papers of Abraham Lincol...
Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016 03:59 pm

Sangamon County prosecutor confirms interest

Sangamon County state’s attorney John Milhiser could be in the running to become U.S. attorney for the Central District of Illinois, a source says.Milhiser, a Republican doesn’t deny that he’s i...
Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016 12:08 am

Charles Palmer served 18 years for a crime he didn’t commit

 “It’s a great day and the journey’s just starting,” said a visibly emotional Charles Palmer of Decatur, surrounded by a jubilant crush of family and friends on Nov. 23. Palmer was releas...
Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016 12:07 am

Urban aquaculturist catches heat

 Randy Jones, who lives across the street from me, isn’t like a lot of people.Early last spring, he started digging in the front yard of the house he shares with his wife, Mary, and her mother,...
Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016 12:06 am
Historic sites in Springfield are gearing up for the holidays with events both somber and joyous. On Saturday at 1 p.m., veterans, friends and families will gather at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at...
Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016 12:05 am
As a past president and founder of Downtown Springfield Inc., Dennis Bringuet of Ace Sign Company has been a big supporter of the organization’s community Christmas tree, which they erect each year...
Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016 12:08 am

City looks at Enos Park neighborhood association

 With the redevelopment arm of the Enos Park Neighborhood Improvement Association behind on property taxes, at least two city officials say the city of Springfield should consider taking over own...
Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016 12:07 am

Hearing set in eight-year battle over Sidney Watkins

 A legal fight for custody of a little girl whose father was murdered eight years ago will continue next week in the courtroom of Cass County Circuit Court Judge Robert Hardwick.Sidney Watkins, 9...

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