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Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016 12:05 am
A crowd-sourcing campaign via kickstarter.com is underway to renovate and reopen Southtown Sound (formerly South Town Studio). The recording studio, located across the parking lot from the Black Sheep...
Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 02:40 pm

Source says assistant wants top job

Tim Bass, head of the U.S. attorney’s public corruption unit based in Springfield, is angling for the top job, a source says.Bass would neither confirm nor deny that he’s interested in taking over...
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...

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