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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 12:07 am

DCFS child placement audit finds problems

 Troubled kids in Illinois spent weeks in psychiatric hospitals and emergency shelters unnecessarily over the past two years. That’s one of the problems at the Illinois Department of Children a...
Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016 12:08 am

Citizens voice concerns on pollution

 Don Hanrahan of Springfield remembers spending his childhood summers playing outside in Forest Park Hills subdivision, just across Spaulding Dam from the city power plant. He says that before Ci...
Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016 12:07 am
 A Springfield-based home décor company won its copyright claim last month against two prominent retailers.Although there are still a handful of issues to resolve, the lawsuit dealing with an al...
Friday, Sept. 2, 2016 02:57 pm

Master sergeant was driving 108 mph

The Illinois State’s Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor’s office expects to investigate a fatal collision between a Decatur woman who died shortly after the May accident and an Illinois State Police m...
Friday, Sept. 2, 2016 09:47 am

Says he was disciplined for reporting rape

A former inmate will collect $450,000 to settle his lawsuit filed after he was disciplined for reporting that he had been repeatedly raped by a cellmate....
Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 12:10 am

Campaign for 99th District seat in full swing

 Tony DelGiorno, the sole Democrat to defeat a Republican for a seat on the Sangamon County board in 2012, is hoping history will repeat itself this fall as he faces Rep. Sara Wojcicki Jimenez in...
Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 12:09 am

A Jewish scholar addresses differences in belief

 If religion were based on logic, it would be Sudoku.“In Sudoku, everybody can get the same answer if you’re patient enough, if you’re smart enough and if you have an eraser,” said Amy-Ji...

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