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Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019 12:07 am

Schock prosecutor used emails in complaint about judge

 A legal mess involving U.S. District Court Judge Colin Bruce began in 2017, when the judge dressed down an assistant U.S. attorney who was then lead prosecutor in a corruption case targeting for...
Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019 12:06 am
 A series of events that seems as though it could only be written in a Hollywood script recently played out in the studio of WQNA 88.3 FM. The team at WQNA 88.3 FM, a student- and volunteer-run s...
Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019 12:05 am

City, county leaders spar over Capital Township

 Sangamon County board chairman Andy Van Meter and Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder agreed on at least one thing during a debate last week sponsored by Citizens Club of Springfield.Capital Townsh...
Friday, Jan. 25, 2019 01:45 pm

Jury award comes after government fines

A Sangamon County jury has awarded $6.5 million to the family of Robert Folder, who died in 2014 after a mishap at Lewis Memorial Christian Village in Springfield. Folder, 78, was being loaded i...
Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 12:32 am

Community effort to recognize 1908 race riots nationally underway

 U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, has put his name on a bill that would designate the area where remains of the 1908 Springfield race riots were uncovered as a national monument.  Raci...
Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 12:31 am
Gun dealers around the state have been hit with a new law that will impact more than who buys firearms. Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed Senate Bill 337 on Jan. 17, a holdover piece of legislation from the 1...
Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 12:30 am

Mayor’s relatives join city payroll

At least four relatives of Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder have gotten city jobs since the mayor took office in 2015.A nephew who worked a $10-per-hour temporary job at the public works department in...
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 12:08 am
 The Springfield Police Department is now one of just a handful of law enforcement agencies around the country that has a Homeless Outreach Team.Homelessness isn’t isolated to one part of Sprin...
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 12:07 am
 The Pillsbury Mills neighborhood is next on the list for health care professionals who are attempting to affect positive change in Springfield, block by block.The U.S. Census Bureau estimated th...
Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 12:06 am

City mulls Far East TIF expansion

Springfield visitors who take the South Grand Avenue exit off Interstate 72 may think they’ve ended up in Detroit instead of Illinois’ capital. If those same visitors make a right on to 16th Stree...

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