More details emerge about the events surrounding Earl Moore Jr.’s death
By Dean Olsen
Two Springfield emergency medical service workers remain jailed after their failed attempt Feb. 6 to get a judge to reduce their bonds for first-degree murder charges in the suffocation death of Earl Moore Jr. Sangamon...
A move to make southern Illinois' Shawnee National Forest a national park and climate preserve
By David Blanchette
When a tree falls in this forest, the sound it makes is definitely being heard. A grassroots proposal fueled by opponents of logging and other concerns is gaining traction to transform the 289,000-acre Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois into a national park and the nation's first climate preserve...