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Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 12:36 am

Judge criticizes McFarland

Gary Schmitt, who killed his father with a rock, then nearly killed two women with a knife, will remain locked up at McFarland Mental Health Center instead of being released to a Springfield group...
Friday, Oct. 11, 2019 03:56 pm

ALPLM foundation CEO resigns

Carla Knorowski, chief executive officer of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation, has resigned. In a press release, the foundation says that Knorowski has accepted a position as p...
Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019 02:21 pm
Gov. J.B. Pritzker has named five appointees, including former U.S. Rep. Ray LaHood, to a board charged with overseeing the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. The appointments ann...
Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 06:17 pm

Lowe fired from ALPLM

Alan Lowe, executive director of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, has been let go. No reason for Lowe’s departure was given in a memo to staff distributed today and informing employe...
Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 12:29 am

Jury convicts despite no victim testimony

Body camera footage proved enough to convict Samuel Rosario, a former Springfield police office, in a Sangamon County courtroom on Wednesday. The jury convicted Samuel Rosario of official miscon...
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...


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