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Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 07:32 pm
The federal government is demanding more than $61,000 from the Village of Jerome, the village treasurer has resigned and more trouble could be coming.In an Oct. 25 letter to village officials, an admi...
Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 01:24 pm
Sangamon County prosecutors are mulling whether to file charges against nine former Sacred Heart-Griffin students who filled hundreds of paper cups with water and placed them on the floor of a school ...
Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 03:28 pm
Two City Water, Light and Power retirees have reimbursed the city more than $12,000 for power bills going back as far as a decade.The retirees had been paying half what they should have for electricit...
Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 05:09 pm
Mark Bott of Springfield wants to give parents something he hopes they’ll never need. Bott is the founder of Operation Kidsafe, an international program that photographs and fingerprints childre...
Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 12:58 pm
Call it Mosey On The Joliet Express.We here at Illinois Times would love to accompany Gov. Pat Quinn, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood and U.S. Sen. Richard Durbin on a demonstration of an ...
Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 05:19 pm
After a missed grant deadline raised the possibility that several schools in Springfield wouldn’t be able to host a popular after-school program, the Springfield-based Family Service Center step...
Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 10:40 am
Abraham Lincoln’s signature has shown up again in Australia, recalling a tale of piracy and what were likely the last shots of the Civil War. The news that the war was over had not reached Down ...
Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 07:23 pm
The revitalization work continues in Springfield’s Enos Park neighborhood, as volunteers begin the process of turning a handful of old houses into new homes. On Sept. 22, 33 students from Lanphi...
Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 08:35 pm
What do First Lady Michelle Obama, former Gov. George Ryan, the late Tim Davlin, basketball legend Michael Jordan and Illinois Times staff members have in common?All have money waiting for them at the...
Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 05:16 pm
Manufacturers of plastic shopping bags are fighting for their lives in the Illinois Statehouse, following Gov. Pat Quinn’s veto of a bill that would have preempted bag bans. Cities around the st...

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