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Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016 12:00 am
Sometimes, experiments just don’t work out. The Old Capitol Farmers Market in downtown Springfield is moving its Wednesday hours back to the morning after a brief stint in the evening. The move foll
Cap City
Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016 12:00 am
Last week, President Barack Obama commuted the sentences of 214 federal inmates, potentially freeing a Springfield man given a life sentence for possessing crack cocaine in 1997. Obama’s move also s
Cap City
Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016 12:00 am
Jeff Parsons has avoided further trouble – at least for now – after an Illinois Times article raised questions about his ability to pay the $12.3 million judgment against him. On Aug. 2, U.S. Dist
Cap City
Thursday, July 21, 2016 12:00 am
Getting around Springfield without a car just got a bit easier. The Springfield Mass Transit District announced last week that they’ve integrated their bus schedules with Google Maps and several oth
Cap City
Thursday, July 21, 2016 12:00 am
A cool concept devised by Native Americans will play a central role in the community garden at Butler Elementary School in Springfield this coming school year. Based on the idea of “companion planti
Cap City
Thursday, July 14, 2016 12:00 am
There’s bad blood among the troops in the Sangamon County sheriff’s office. Deputy Travis Koester called the cops on June 2 to report that he’d just been confronted by Deputy Travis Dalby at a g
Cap City
Thursday, July 14, 2016 12:00 am
Attorneys for former employees of Jeffrey “I’m Broke” Parsons, who made and lost a fortune buying and selling precious metals and other valuables, may not read IT, but judges apparently do. Pars
Cap City
Thursday, July 7, 2016 12:00 am
Goodbye, eyesores. The Springfield City Council approved the purchase in June of 71 properties from Sangamon County to demolish the buildings for blight relief under a program started in 2012.  T
Cap City
Thursday, July 7, 2016 12:00 am
A Springfield woman has been sentenced to prison by a Nevada judge for passing bad checks worth $160,000 at casinos. In April, the same woman was sentenced to 46 months in federal prison in an unrelat
Cap City
Thursday, June 30, 2016 12:00 am
Springfield police handled a bizarre standoff earlier this month when a man wielding a baseball bat allegedly began attacking his neighbors. Gregory Bosie of Springfield was arrested on June 15, follo

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