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Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 12:10 am

Cameras come to court

The Illinois Supreme Court this week ruled that cameras will be allowed in courtrooms throughout the state.The state’s highest court began allowing cameras and audio recording devices in courts four...
Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 12:09 am

Complaint prompts review of auditor general

The Illinois State Board of Elections is reviewing campaign finance reports filed by auditor general Frank Mautino while he was in the General Assembly.The board probe was sparked by a complaint filed...
Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 12:08 am

Program offers legal help for health issues

 Doctors at SIU School of Medicine have a new tool for improving the health of low-income patients around Springfield: the ability to “prescribe” a lawyer.SIU School of Medicine and Land of L...
Friday, Feb. 19, 2016 10:01 am

Manar’s bill might help CWLP get paid

The State of Illinois owes City Water, Light & Power, Springfield’s municipal utility, $12 million in back pay from the state for electricity and water....
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 12:10 am

Project proceeding despite TIF denial

 Starting this fall, the University of Illinois Springfield will offer housing for graduate students who want to live downtown.A partnership between UIS, Town and Country Bank and Bluffstone, LLC...
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 12:09 am

Sheriff dumps MRAP

 The Sangamon County sheriff’s office has gotten rid of a massive armored vehicle designed to withstand blasts from mines and improvised explosive devices.The department a few weeks ago returne...
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 12:08 am

State has until 2018 before Illinoisans would be barred from planes.

 Illinois is having trouble complying with a controversial federal law on state identification cards, more than a decade after the law passed.If the state doesn’t comply or get an extension by...
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 12:07 am
 Negotiations between newsroom employees and management at the State Journal-Register have not borne fruit despite the aid of a federal mediator who has been called in to help the two sides reach...

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