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Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019 02:24 pm

Suspected of stealing while jailed

Adam Lopez, former Springfield School Board member who’s been jailed since November on suspicion of stealing from people who entrusted him with money to invest, is in trouble again. Multiple ...
Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019 01:39 am

Pot company aims for second Springfield store

Operators of a downtown Springfield medical marijuana dispensary are working on opening a second outlet within city limits. Chris Stone, CEO of HCI Alternatives, confirmed that the company has i...
Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019 02:40 pm

Classic rock returns to fair grandstand

As British bands from the classic rock era go, Bad Company isn’t one that instantly rises to the top, compared with, say, Led Zeppelin or Pink Floyd. Along with a lot of other groups, Bad Comp...
Friday, Aug. 9, 2019 12:51 am

Changes hands after foreclosure

The downtown Wyndham Centre hotel has changed hands. Crescent Hotels and Resorts, which had been managing the property that went through foreclosure last year, no longer has the hotel in its por...
Friday, July 26, 2019 06:53 pm

Club Station House closing called off

Tomorrow’s grand finale party at Club Station House, Springfield’s oldest gay bar, has been canceled. Ryan Bandy, the bar owner, says that developers who want to erect a hotel on the site h...
Thursday, July 25, 2019 03:22 pm

Museum hires former WICS meteorologist

Joe Crain, fired in June as meteorologist for WICS television, has been hired by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum as director of public programming. It’s a new position at t...
Friday, July 19, 2019 11:30 am

Club Station House would move

Ryan Bandy, owner of Club Station House, says he has a July 31 closing date to sell the site of Springfield’s oldest gay bar to developers of a proposed hotel. Bandy said that he has identifie...
Thursday, July 18, 2019 08:31 pm

Simpson says she won't mount court challenge

April 2 aldermanic elections are finally over, with Shawn Gregory, a political newcomer, becoming the Ward 2 alderman after the Springfield City Council tonight declared a tie. After a tie was...
Monday, July 8, 2019 07:12 pm

Will head UIS journalism program

   Jason Piscia, digital managing editor for the State Journal-Register, will depart the paper next month to become head of the Public Affairs R...
Friday, June 21, 2019 02:28 pm

Fraud suspected at police charity

The Illinois State Police Heritage Foundation, a private nonprofit that’s helped fund the new downtown memorial park to fallen police officers, has frozen bank accounts and reported a suspected c...


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