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Tuesday, July 21, 2015 03:58 pm

Former sheriff candidate enforcing marijuana regs

Jack Campbell, who lost a bid last year to become Sangamon County sheriff, has been tabbed to run the office tasked with overseeing medical marijuana growers....
Thursday, July 16, 2015 12:12 am
Curses, foiled again• British police recovered a stolen car in Middleton when the two suspects tried driving it into the police station parking garage. Surveillance footage shows the 25-year-old and...
Thursday, July 16, 2015 12:08 am

Hillsboro landowners seek remedy for coal slurry pond

 If Catherine Edmiston of Hillsboro gets her way, coal mining in Illinois could be drastically curtailed.The 86-year-old Edmiston has been fighting for a decade to shut down the Deer Run Mine nea...
Thursday, July 16, 2015 12:07 am
Springfield’s ongoing rail consolidation project could soon take a step forward, even as state lawmakers add a new layer of oversight.Construction on two new underpasses for the 10th Street rail cor...
Thursday, July 16, 2015 12:06 am
Central Counties Health Centers in Springfield has long provided invaluable health care to many people who otherwise couldn’t afford it. Now, CCHC is getting some recognition – in the form of a $1...
Thursday, July 16, 2015 12:05 am
Kidzeum, the proposed Springfield museum for kids, is seeking additional TIF funding from the city of Springfield, with hopes of starting construction as soon as possible. The joint effort between St....
Friday, July 10, 2015 03:56 pm

Judge reduces monthly payment after Parsons again fails to pay

Jeffrey Parsons evaded arrest today for skipping court-ordered restitution to his former employees, but the judge put Parsons on a short leash for the next four months....
Thursday, July 9, 2015 12:08 am
Curses, foiled againPolice arrested gunman Christopher Trail for holding six people hostage at a pharmacy in Red Bay, Ala. He let five of them go but kept pharmacist Donna Weatherford, who said he for...
Thursday, July 9, 2015 12:05 am

Council approval first step in long process for second lake

 Springfield’s long-debated proposal for a second lake appears poised for approval by the city council, but the controversial Hunter Lake would still face hurdles.Mayor Jim Langfelder and eight...
Thursday, July 9, 2015 12:01 am
The Springfield Mass Transit District unveiled a new website design earlier this week, making the site more accessible and adding new capabilities. The new design allows users to view routes on an int...

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