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Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 12:08 am

City keeps shooting self in foot

 October wasn’t a good month for the city of Springfield.First came a damning report commissioned by Sangamon County, whose hired consultant, tasked with figuring out ways to improve the local...
Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 12:07 am

Claims negligence led to mishap

 A man critically injured a year ago when a traffic pillar fell on his head near the Old State Capitol has sued Springfield and the state of Illinois, saying that he has suffered permanent brain...
Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 12:05 am
 Saturday evening marked the start of the Illinois Symphony Orchestra’s 25th anniversary season, as well as the debut of new ISO music director Ken Lam. The season kicked off with a varied prog...
Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 12:01 am

Intermittet fasting produces amazing results

 I was talking with my bandmates during our break the other day about the death of Tom Petty, Gregg Allman and all the other music heroes we have lost in the last year. The conversation morphed i...
Monday, Oct. 30, 2017 05:41 pm

Rosario case among concerns

 By an overwhelming margin, Springfield police officers have said that they have no confidence in Chief Kenny Winslow. “Police officer morale over the last few years has gotten so low tha...
Friday, Oct. 27, 2017 12:43 am
Hundreds of people turned out for the inaugural Best Of Springfield party at the BOS Center on Thursday, Oct. 26. It was 1985 all over again, and there were many celebrity sightings including Flavor F...
Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 08:29 pm

Closures expected next week

Springfield will take a step toward becoming a quieter place as the city gets set to close railroad crossings at five intersections on Third Street. The Illinois Commerce Commission has approved ...
Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 08:03 pm

Arbitrators say Springfield cops can live outside city

 A panel of arbitrators has decided to side with the Springfield police union over the question of a residency requirement for city police officers. A written decision has not yet been issu...

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