Sangamon County panel OKs $2.6 million settlement
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Mon Aug 18, 2014
Authorities ID woman whose remains found in shed
Authorities say remains found inside a shed in Rochester last month are those of 43-year-old Tracy Trimby of Decatur.
$1.5 million bail for Elgin man charged in string of robberies
A judge set bail at $1.5 million for an Elgin man charged with robberies at Aldi and two at Family Dollar in Elgin in June and August.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Belleville News Democrat
Troy woman who faked cancer faces more charges
An additional felony charge has been filed against a Troy woman accused of lying that she and her son had cancer in order to defraud people out of donations.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Did Abraham Lincoln Engage In The Unauthorized Practice Of Law?
I recently learned that I'm supposedly related to a certain Joshua Short, late of Sangamon County, Illinois.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Pedestrian Hit, Killed by Car on Dirksen Pkwy.
A man was killed early this morning after being hit by a car on Dirksen Parkway near Old Rochester Road early Tuesday.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Survey Shows Most in Sangamon County Like Where They Live
A survey conducted by UIS for the Springfield Sangamon County Regional Planning Commission has been updated since the last time the survey was conducted in 1975.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
The Daily Gazette
Woman takes care of almost two dozen feral cats
Feral cats prowl around July 9 outside the home of Tina Hold in Springfield. Many of the feral cats she feeds scatter after their morning meal but return the next day.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
The Daily Gazette
Woman's remains in shed identified
Illinois State Police Master Sgt. Eric Hall told The State Journal-Register that the woman found in the shed on July 19 was identified through dental records and other evidence.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Numbers released by the Illinois Office of Tourism indicates the Springfield area continues to be a big draw for visitors.
Skeletal remains found in Rochester positively identified
Illinois State Police Investigators announced Wednesday that female skeletal remains found in a residential area in Rochester have been positively identified.
One School District Taking Advantage of New Safety App
Thanks to a donation from a local car dealership, at least one area high school is implementing a new smart-phone app that teachers and law enforcement officials can use in the event of a school shooting.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Crash Leaves One Dead Near Waverly
The Sangamon County Sheriff's Office says he was driving a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee in the 12000 block of Waverly Road.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Rauner sees Il Gop majority in eight years
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Sun Jul 27, 2014
More Illinois counties could join camera program
Half a dozen counties in a central Illinois judicial district could soon join a pilot project that allows cameras in court.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Coroner: Remains Not Biancoa s; Now Says Homicide Likely
Sangamon County Coroner Cinda Edwards says the human remains found in Rochester last weekend do not belong to Michelle Bianco, who's been missing since 2008.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Capitol Fax Blog
Lawyers want expedited pension ruling
Lawyers challenging last year's pension reform law said they will make another attempt to get an expedited ruling in the case in the wake of the Illinois Supreme Court's decision in the retiree health insurance case.
Rejected gun applicants deserve answers from Illinois State Police
Perhaps Illinois' latest sunshine flap, in which citizens are being denied concealed carry permits and FOID cards without explanation, will enlighten more people about the far-reaching perils of government secrecy.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Gunman Prompts Lockdown of Rural Springfield Mobile Home Park
Sangamon County Sheriff's Deputies say a lockdown at the Lincoln Place Mobile Home park in unincorporated Springfield near Riverton has ended.
Edwards: White Femalea s Body Found in Rochester Shed
A human body found in a Rochester storage shed over the weekend has still not been identified, but Sangamon County Cororner Cinda Edwards now confirms it's a white female.