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Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 12:08 am

City keeps shooting self in foot

 October wasn’t a good month for the city of Springfield.First came a damning report commissioned by Sangamon County, whose hired consultant, tasked with figuring out ways to improve the local...
Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 12:07 am

Claims negligence led to mishap

 A man critically injured a year ago when a traffic pillar fell on his head near the Old State Capitol has sued Springfield and the state of Illinois, saying that he has suffered permanent brain...
Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 12:05 am
 Saturday evening marked the start of the Illinois Symphony Orchestra’s 25th anniversary season, as well as the debut of new ISO music director Ken Lam. The season kicked off with a varied prog...
Friday, Oct. 27, 2017 12:43 am
Hundreds of people turned out for the inaugural Best Of Springfield party at the BOS Center on Thursday, Oct. 26. It was 1985 all over again, and there were many celebrity sightings including Flavor F...
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 02:10 pm
 Last fall, a firm called The Development Consortium (TDC) was engaged to launch the Sangamon County Project to examine economic development in the region. TDC has offices in Petersburg and Genes...
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 12:09 am

David Bazan (Pedro the Lion) to play intimate Springfield show Friday

 For more than 20 years, Seattle-based singer-songwriter David Bazan has been wrestling with his demons in public, both as a solo artist and with his near-mythical band Pedro the Lion, which will...
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 12:08 am
 A citywide committee is promoting a resolution affirming the city of Springfield as a “welcoming city that respects the innate dignity of all people,” according to an email circulated by the...
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...

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