10 hrs ago
Abe Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum Seeks Director of Exhibits
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is seeking "a creative, energetic and experienced Director of Exhibits to lead the institution's exhibit programs and initiatives and serve as a key member of the senior management team."
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19 hrs ago
Woman, 24, dies in Riverton fire; son injured
The Sangamon County coroner's office says 24-year-old Brittany J. Sullivan died Thursday morning after the fire in an apartment.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Sangamon County GOP endorses Dillard-Tracy ticket in 2014 GOP primary
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Sheriffa s Department: DIRT is Making a Difference
Most major crimes have declined in the last year and Sangamon County Undersheriff Jack Campbell says the Drug Interdicition Response Team, or DIRT, has played a big role.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Slow beginning to early voting across Illinois
CHICAGO – Voters trickled into the polls Monday, the first day of early voting for primary contests that'll help determine Illinois' next governor, a U.S. senator and numerous local offices.
State Supremes Move to Consolidate Pension Law Challenges
All four of the pending lawsuits challenging the state's pension reform law will be consolidated in downstate Sangamon County, the Illinois Supreme Court has ruled.
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Sun Mar 02, 2014
2 men charged in Springfield double killing
SPRINGFIELD – Sangamon County authorities have charged two men in the New Year's Eve 2012 killing of two people in their Springfield apartment.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
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Authorities in central Illinois have charged two men in the 2012 slayings of two people in their Springfield apartment.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Murder Charges Filed
Sangamon County State's Attorney John Milhiser today filed first degree murder and armed robbery charges against two men.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
The Daily Gazette
Retiree groups want lawsuits consolidated
In recent weeks, lawyers for the four groups of state retirees that filed class-action lawsuits have asked the state Supreme Court to allow them to present their cases as one.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
WHBF-TV Rock Island
Retiree groups want pension lawsuits consolidated
Lawyers representing the respective groups of state retirees who filed class-action suits have asked the Supreme Court to allow them to present their cases as one.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Lincoln Daily News
Oh, and happy anniversary
Well, everyone was caught quite by surprise when during last week's Logan County Board meeting, legislative chair Jan Schumacher said that it is ours.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
The Logan County Herald
2013 county crop yields released
Logan County averaged 198.1 bushels per acre and Sangamon County averaged 198.2. Menard and DeWitt Counties were among a group not having individual county numbers due to acreage being below reportable numbers as an individual county.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
4 suspected tornadoes hit central Illinois
Officials with the agency's office in Lincoln say they're reviewing preliminary reports of four twisters that struck Thursday afternoon.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Ex-inmate says staff attacked him during seizure
In a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday, Richard E. Haley Jr. says staff at the jail in Springfield knew he suffered from chronic epilepsy and provided him medical attention during previous seizures.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Identity of Fatal Early Morning Crash Released
Sangamon County Coroner Cinda Edwards released the identity of the victim killed wreak at Dirksen and South Grand early this morning .
Home Buying Assistance Extended for Veterans
The state's "Welcome Home Heroes" has helped hundred of veterans and their families realize the American Dream.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Hotline Dedicated to Phone, Web Scams Unveiled
Because of a recent surge of scam artists working the phones and sending bogus emails asking for information, Sangamon County Undersheriff Jack Campbell says his department now has a hotline dedicated to handling just those type of complaints.
County board may consider raises for some
Champaign County Board members, meeting Tuesday night as a committee of the whole, may consider a plan to bump up the salaries of the county clerk, treasurer, sheriff and county board chair, effective Dec. 1. Salary increases for officials to be elected in the November general election must be approved no later than May - at least 180 days before ... (more)