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Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 12:00 am

Removal from cases signals action, expert says

 Authorities won’t say what, if any, steps are being taken to determine whether a federal judge deserves punishment for conversing about a pending case with a paralegal in the U.S. attorney’s
Fall Guide
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 12:00 am

Fall is fine for motorcycles

 Save for Bambi, it’s hard to beat autumn as the best season for motorcycling in Illinois.There’s nothing like having venison still on the hoof jump out in front of you to ruin an otherwise p
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Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 12:00 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.
Upon Further Review
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 12:00 am

ALPLM foundation threatens auction

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum doesn’t belong to the public.The institution built with tax dollars belongs to big shots. Just ask the big shots.“After it belongs to us, it is
Friday, Aug. 17, 2018 12:00 am

Order comes after ex parte emails found

U.S. District Court Judge Colin Bruce has been barred from presiding over criminal cases due to ex parte communications with an employee of the U.S. attorney’s office about a criminal case while
News
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 12:00 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
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Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 12:00 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
Upon Further Review
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 12:00 am

The Holy Goalie shoots and scores

 Bishop Thomas Paprocki has curious ways of looking at the world.Homosexuality is sinful. Muslims are the enemy. Exorcism works. These sorts of stances have earned Paprocki plenty of WTFs since h

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