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Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 04:10 pm

ALPLM says it will study fan, clock

 A stovepipe hat that purportedly belonged to the Great Emancipator isn’t the only artifact at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum that needs further research to flesh out pr...
Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 12:18 am

Multiple charges for school board member

Springfield school board member Adam Lopez was arrested about an hour ago and booked into the Sangamon County jail on three felony charges.The charges include financial exploitation of the elderly in...
Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018 01:03 pm

Taking job in Indianapolis

John Childress, temporary head of the U.S. attorney’s office for the Central District of Illinois, is leaving.Sharon Paul, spokeswoman for the U.S. attorney’s office in Springfield, confirmed ...
Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018 06:03 pm

Cops tight lipped

Springfield school board member Adam Lopez is under criminal investigation. “We have a report concerning Mr. Lopez, but we are not able to comment on it at this time,” said Lt. Brian Oakes o...
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 06:27 pm

Milhiser tapped as next U.S. attorney

Sangamon County state’s attorney John Milhiser has been nominated to become U.S. attorney in Springfield. Meanwhile, Robin Schmidt, widow of the late John Schmidt, who had just been appointed...
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 10:53 am

Dead inmate's family kept in dark

Nearly two weeks after her younger brother was found dead in his cell at Pinckneyville Correctional Center, Dana Caley wants answers. So far, Caley says, the only information she and other relat...
Thursday, July 12, 2018 05:19 pm

Opening expected next year

Marshalls, the nationwide chain of discount department stores, is coming to Springfield. The store will be built at Sherwood Plaza near the intersection of Wabash Avenue and Veterans Parkway, sa...
Sunday, June 10, 2018 11:22 am

Expert calls for investigation

There is credible evidence of guards physically abusing mentally ill inmates at Pontiac Correctional Center, according to a psychiatrist appointed by a federal court to monitor treatment of mentall...
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 11:42 pm

A history of disciplinary problems

   Police last night arrested a battalion chief with the Springfield Fire Department after he reportedly hurled obscenities at Sherman officers.Chad Bates, 44, spent the night at the Sa...


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