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Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 12:07 am

Brown faces 30 years for shooting

 After more than four years in the Sangamon County jail, Oscar Brown is headed for prison.A jury last Thursday convicted Brown in connection with the killing of Charles Rice, who was 38 when he w...
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 12:06 am
The Springfield Public Schools Foundation will host “One Eighty Six Books,” its first-ever pop-op book shop, on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 8 a.m.to 4 p.m. at the Old Capitol Farmers Market at 407 E....
Friday, Oct. 6, 2017 04:02 pm

City takes action on liquor license

Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder has reduced hours at the Wet Bar, a downtown watering hole that’s known as much for fights and disturbances as drinking. Effective immediately, the bar at 221...
Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 12:08 am

Aldermen collect campaign money

 With no election on the horizon, Springfield aldermen gathered last week at Saputo’s restaurant to snack on hors d’oeuvres and collect checks from labor and construction interests.Seven alde...
Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 12:07 am

Booster club owes six figures

 The Springfield High School Booster Club owes more than $300,000 for artificial turf that’s already been installed, according to the club’s financial statements and documents filed with the...
Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 12:06 am
Brittany Wagner, star of the Netflix documentary series Last Chance U and academic adviser to East Mississippi Community College Lions football team, will speak at noon Saturday, Oct. 7, at Springfiel...
Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 12:05 am
The Illinois Department of Agriculture hosted 32 international dairy producers and veterinarians from seven countries in an effort to increase export sales for the Illinois dairy industry. Individuals...
Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 12:54 am

Frank Edwards wants to replace Jimenez

Former Springfield alderman Frank Edwards wants to be a state legislator. Edwards confirms that he’s in the running to replace Rep. Sara Wojcicki Jimenez, R-Leland Grove, in the House of Repre...
Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 12:07 am

“This is an elder abuse ATM”

 With documented losses well into the six figures, Illinois State Police continue to investigate a theft case that already has resulted in a prison sentence.Coliene Moore, 69, was hit with a rest...

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