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Thursday, June 22, 2017 06:36 pm

Former LLCC trustee lied, practiced law without license, board determines

The disciplinary arm of the Illinois Supreme Court has recommended that Kent Gray, a local politician and attorney for Southern View and Illiopolis, be suspended from practice for one year for lyin...
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 12:28 am

Cop suspended for fight files claim

Samuel Rosario, the Springfield police officer charged with official misconduct and battery after fighting a man while on duty in February, has filed a complaint with the Illinois Department of Hum...
Friday, June 16, 2017 11:09 am

Defense attorney helps subdue defendant

James Grimaldi, a Lincoln lawyer, got a continuance the hard way on Wednesday when he helped subdue a defendant in the Logan County courthouse who ended up in an ambulance A courthouse security...
Monday, June 12, 2017 12:12 am

Lincoln papers suspending search

 The Papers of Abraham Lincoln Project is shutting down the search for documents at the national archives in Washington, D.C., where the bulk of papers related to the Great Emancipator have be...
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 03:11 pm

Sentencing set for Aug. 8

Xuesong “Gary” Yang, who once worked as a recruiter of foreign students for the University of Illinois Springfield, has quietly pleaded guilty to raping a 17-year-old Chinese student. The g...
Monday, June 5, 2017 03:31 pm

Quits after contest rigging exposed

Dennis DeRossett, president and chief executive officer of the Illinois Press Association, has resigned. The resignation announced today by the press association comes after Illinois Times revea...
Friday, May 5, 2017 05:12 pm

Claims can't talk about personnel issues

The administration of Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White won’t say whether the agency knew that Candace Wanzo had pleaded guilty to stealing more than $230,000 from Southern Illinois Univers...
Thursday, May 4, 2017 06:14 pm

Investigation underway

Candace Wanzo, a high-ranking official in the Illinois Secretary of State’s office, is under investigation by the office’s inspector general and has been placed on paid leave. The nature of...
Monday, April 3, 2017 02:58 pm

Springfield officer returned to scene of fight

In the wake of a fight with a 19-year-old man who had insulted him, Springfield police officer Samuel Rosario returned to the scene and took responsibility.Rosario was greeted like a friend by Robert...
Friday, March 31, 2017 09:05 am

Found in cell on March 18

A Sangamon County jail inmate has died after an apparent suicide attempt. Tiffany A. Rusher, 27, was rushed to St. John’s Hospital after she was found in her cell at 3:45 p.m. on March 18, acc...

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