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News
Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 12:00 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
News
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 12:00 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
News
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 12:00 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
Opinion
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016 12:00 am

Dick Durbin a Chicagoan?

We don’t mean to criticize, but Chicago magazine’s just-published list of the 50 most-influential Chicagoans has us a bit baffled.
Feature
Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 12:00 am

Legacy Audio makes noise outside Springfield

 They come from everywhere to these metal warehouse-like buildings with a gravel parking lot, hidden behind a plain-looking fourplex on Sangamon Avenue.Bill Dudleston, owner and founder of Spring
News
Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 12:00 am

Manager of a favorite Obama eatery indicted

 James Oh, a restaurateur who once ran one of Barack Obama’s favorite eateries, has been indicted on five counts of filing false state sales and use tax returns, two counts of failure to file a
News
Monday, Feb. 8, 2016 12:00 am

Union says no members will be laid off

 The state plans to move the Illinois Department of Transportation’s traffic safety division from its current location on North Ninth Street to the agency’s main building on Dirksen Parkway.A
News
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 12:00 am

Troubled mine wants to expand

 Even as an underground fire has forced closure of a Montgomery County mine, the mine operator is seeking state permission to expand mining operations near Hillsboro.The Deer Run mine, owned by S

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