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Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018 12:06 am
Macon County activist group SONA (Save Our National Areas, a subcommittee of the nonprofit Community Environmental Council of Macon County) will lead the “RISE for climate, jobs and justice march”...
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 12:07 am

Mom apologizes during hearing

 While Sidney Watkins attended her first day of school as a sixth-grader last week, her mother, Jennifer, had a bad day in court in the latest chapter of a custody battle that began a decade ago....
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 12:06 am

Rail relocation uncovers remnants of 1908 riot

The long-brewing Springfield rail relocation project, which would move the railroad tracks currently on Third Street to 10th Street, has unearthed significant archaeological findings from the 1908 Spr...
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 12:51 am

Sent emails to U.S. attorney staff about pending case

A woman convicted of international parental kidnapping is asking for a new trial on the grounds that U.S. District Court Judge Colin Bruce sent emails to a paralegal in the U.S. attorney’s office...
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 12:08 am

City revisits “historic” ordinance

 The Springfield City Council is poised to water down an ordinance aimed at putting city residents to work on public works projects.The proposal before the council would cut fines for contractors...
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 12:07 am
 Farmers and environmentalists stand around a deep trench dug in a soybean field listening to Donna Brandt from the University of Missouri Soil Health Assessment Center. She climbs into the trenc...
Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 05:06 pm

Victim stabbed 39 times by lover

There were 20 people and five boxes of tissues in the courtroom of Sangamon County Circuit Court Judge John Madonia Friday for the sentencing of Emmaline Osborne, who got 28 years for the 2016 murde...
Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 12:08 am
 There is a fresh coat of paint on the firehouse, roads have been repaved, flowers are in bloom and the 2018 Illinois State Fair is set to open on Thursday, Aug. 9.Fair manager Luke Sailer appear...
Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 12:07 am

Former inmate claims abuse by counselor

 A former Logan Correctional Center inmate has sued three prison employees, saying that she was sexually assaulted by a prison counselor, then suffered retaliation when her claims came to light.T...

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