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Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019 12:06 am
As the big day nears for GateHouse Media, parent company of the State Journal-Register, some folks are worried. On Nov. 14, stockholders in Gannett and New Media Investment Group, which runs Gatehouse...
Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019 12:05 am
Following the example of departments elsewhere, the Springfield Police Department has instituted a Safe Passage program wherein folks who’ve fallen prey to drugs or alcohol can get help by showing u...
Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019 12:06 am
Before we know it, leaves will turn, it’ll be dark by supper and frost will be on pumpkins, if not inside homes, which are getting tougher to keep warm without taking out second mortgages. City Wate...
Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019 12:01 am
The owner of Osaka, a Japanese restaurant on Wabash Avenue, might be relying on Grubhub for awhile after being sentenced to six months of home confinement for tax evasion. The sentence entered against...
Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019 12:05 am
What do the state Supreme Court and Roodhouse have in common? Both lie in areas that have gotten picked on during the war on drugs, according to the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opport...
Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019 12:06 am
Compass for Kids, the after-school program and summer learning camp for Springfield homeless and low-income children, has been awarded a $25,000 grant from State Farm insurance. The Springfield nonpro...
Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019 12:05 am
After long maintaining that deputies should have college experience, Sangamon County Sheriff Jack Campbell says applicants will no longer need college classes to get jobs. He says he’s already done...
Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 12:01 am
On the plus side, the daily paper has begun publishing letters stating the obvious: What in tarnation was the State Journal-Register thinking when it hired Ted Nugent to appear at an outdoor expo set...
Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 12:01 am
A majority of Springfield city council members this week said nice things about plans to tax recreational marijuana and establish zoning to decide where dispensaries will be allowed. During discussion...
Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019 12:06 am
Springfield Police Chief Kenny Winslow this week briefed the city council on the department’s efforts at reducing gun violence, particularly shootings involving proven or suspected gang members. It...


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