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On this week's episode of the CS8 Best of Preps Podcast, SJ-R sportswriters Ryan Mahan and Bill Welt talk to Southeast football coach Matt Lauber... [Read More]
Sangamon County Treasurer Tom Cavanagh's car was vandalized Tuesday as it was parked in the lot just to the north of the Sangamon County Complex.Sheriff... [Read More]
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The city of Springfield has scheduled a hazardous waste collection event for city residents from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Illinois... [Read More]
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Vice President Mike Pence is coming to Springfield Friday for a fundraiser for U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville. According to the Sangamon County Republican Party's calendar,... [Read More]
This past summer, I got to spend a week in one of the most magical places on Earth. It may sound impossible, but in this... [Read More]
After months of debate, the Federal Railroad Administration, the city of Springfield and historic preservation agencies have hammered out an agreement over what to do... [Read More]
Sears Holdings Corp. is adding a restructuring expert to its board, raising the specter that the ailing retailer could be preparing for a reorganization filing... [Read More]
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After months of debate, the Federal Railroad Administration, the city of Springfield and historic preservation agencies have hammered out an agreement over what to do... [Read More]
A string of birdie putts eluded Reid Taylor until the very last one.The Sacred Heart-Griffin High School junior cashed in his only birdie on the... [Read More]
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About 1,400 people had voted early and more than 5,200 people had requested mail-in ballots as of Monday afternoon in Sangamon County, indicating a healthy... [Read More]
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First responders, in conjunction with District 186, played out two scenarios during an active shooter drill at Springfield High School on Monday morning.Teachers, administrators and... [Read More]
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First responders, in conjunction with District 186, played out two scenarios as part of an active shooter drill at Springfield High School on Monday morning.Teachers, administrators and student volunteers participated in... [Read More]
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Here are this week's Animal Protective League pets of the week. For more information on these or other animals available for adoption, visit www.apl-shelter.org or... [Read More]
City Water, Light and Power crews have restored power to all customers after an outage that affected more than 2,500 customers after a piece of equipment... [Read More]
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About this story: The weekly Illinois Bicentennial series is brought to you by the Illinois Associated Press Media Editors and Illinois Press Association. More than... [Read More]
Local emergency personnel and District 186 officials will conduct a full-scale training exercise simulating an active shooter scenario from 8 a.m. to noon Monday at... [Read More]
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A Springfield man has sued two police officers and the city, claiming the officers used "excessive force" while arresting him.Willie Flowers, 41, filed suit last... [Read More]
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Why you should know her:Dawn Cobb, who manages the Illinois Department of Natural Resource's cultural resource management program, is an expert on Illinois grave markers.... [Read More]
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A broken bicycle chain revealed that the supposed robbery of the Bank of Buffalo on May 14, 1896, was an inside job, one perpetrated by... [Read More]
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Medha Venigalla and Hannah Riegle of Chatham Glenwood High School did not want their impressive doubles run to end on a sour note at the... [Read More]
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