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|On Duty 12/18/17Pantagraph.com / 3 h. 5 min. ago more|
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|Bags of HopeWAND / 5 h. 24 min. ago more|
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - St. Paul's Lutheran Church filled backpacks with food on Sunday.
|Springfield Hospitals impose flu restrictionsWAND / 7 h. 21 min. ago more|
SPRINGFIELD, Ill (WAND) With an especially bad flu season this year Springfield hospitals are taking extra precautions.
|CIRA cancels flights due to Atlanta airport power outagePantagraph.com / 9 h. 50 min. ago more|
BLOOMINGTON — A power failure at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Sunday is causing some issues for passengers at Central Illinois Regional Airport in Bloomington.
|Anti-social: BN teens, teachers talk about blocking cyber bullyingPantagraph.com / 16 h. 5 min. ago more|
NORMAL — Gone are the days when bullying was confined to school hallways and playgrounds. Today, children are constantly connected through a web of social media that follows them home, making bullies inescapable.
|PFOP: In 1955, downtown Bloomington 'dressed in holiday style'Pantagraph.com / 17 h. 5 min. ago more|
Back in 1955, Bloomington was less than half its current size, toys were still made in America, stores offered free home delivery of everything from women’s hats to men’s slippers, and any serious holiday shopping had to be done downtown.
|Goodfellow Fund donors 12/17/17Pantagraph.com / 17 h. 5 min. ago more|
|Instagram favorites: Best Pantagraph photos of 2017Pantagraph.com / 19 h. 5 min. ago more|
Do you follow The Pantagraph on Instagram? We've compiled 12 great pictures from our Instagram account in case you needed any more reason to give us a follow!
|ISU board OKs bonds for Cardinal CourtPantagraph.com / 20 h. 5 min. ago more|
NORMAL — The Illinois State University board of trustees issued $60 million in bonds Saturday to refinance debt and acquire the Cardinal Court housing complex, with an eye toward savings related to proposed changes in federal tax law.
|Local groups fund party, gifts for unemployed familiesPantagraph.com / 20 h. 5 min. ago more|
BLOOMINGTON — Hundreds of children blew off some holiday steam while parents took a moment to relax on Saturday at the 35th annual Children’s Christmas Party for Unemployed Families.
|Challenges follow defendants who serve as own lawyersPantagraph.com / 20 h. 35 min. ago more|
BLOOMINGTON — Jeffrey Martin spent most of last Tuesday afternoon sitting cross-legged on the floor of a darkened McLean County courtroom, asking questions of a witness who had accused him of aggravated battery.
|Job well done: ISU graduates ready for future, holiday leisurePantagraph.com / 20 h. 50 min. ago more|
NORMAL — Christmas came early to more than 1,000 hard-working Illinois State University graduates through the gift of a college degree.
|Bicentennial: Peoria settlement sacked, burned during War of 1812Pantagraph.com / 22 h. 5 min. ago more|
Editor’s note: The weekly Illinois Bicentennial series is a joint project of the Illinois Associated Press Media Editors and Illinois Press Association. More than 20 newspapers are creating stories about the state’s history, places and key moments in advance of…
|Robert RinkenbergerPantagraph.com / 23 h. 5 min. ago more|
Robert L. “Bob” Rinkenberger, 71, of Fox Lake, passed away Dec. 4, 2017, at JourneyCare, Woodstock.
|Kenneth D. LindleyPantagraph.com / 23 h. 5 min. ago more|
Kenneth D. Lindley, 85, of Minonk, passed away 4:30 p.m. Thursday (Dec. 14, 2017) at his home, closely following the love of his life to eternal rest.
|William J. RadaPantagraph.com / 23 h. 5 min. ago more|
William J. "Bill" Rada, 57, of Normal, passed away Wednesday (Dec. 13, 2017) from a fall.
|Nearly 50 tow truck drivers in Springfield to honor fallen tow brotherWAND / 1 d. 8 h. 22 min. ago more|
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - Nearly 50 tow truck drivers in Springfield on Saturday.
|Police make arrest in attack of 70-year-oldSpringfield News / 2 d. 1 h. 44 min. ago more|
Officers identified the suspect as 27-year-old Andrew J. Brady. United States Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Brady on a warrant for aggravated battery in Decatur around 10 p.m. Tuesday night.
|University of Illinois students dial up the Christmas cheerWAND / 2 d. 4 h. 50 min. ago more|
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) — When that hotline bling, that can only mean one thing for Jason Bilas — it’s time to sing another Christmas carol.
|Charleston Police looking for two men who robbed a pharmacy at gun pointWAND / 2 d. 6 h. 30 min. ago more|
Charleston, Ill. (WAND)- The Charleston Police Department is looking for two men who robbed Well Creek Pharmacy.
|Time is running outSpringfield News / 2 d. 6 h. 38 min. ago more|
Saturday's the next mailing deadline to assure Christmas delivery to APO, FPO, and DPO addresses. United States Postal Service Springfield spokeswoman Sue Litterly says there are other deadlines for the holiday season.
|Divorce and PetsWAND / 2 d. 11 h. 7 min. ago more|
ILLINOIS (WAND)- Divorcing couples in Illinois can now have a judge determine custody of their pets under a new law.
|Final day to enroll in Affordable Care Act health insuranceWAND / 2 d. 11 h. 34 min. ago more|
ILLINOIS (WAND) - Today is the final day to enroll for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
|Car fire causes minor damage to homeWAND / 2 d. 11 h. 50 min. ago more|
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) – A fire left a Champaign car heavily damaged on Friday morning.
|UAW Local 751 donates to area shelters, food banksWAND / 2 d. 12 h. 1 min. ago more|
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The men and women of UAW Local 751 dropped of food donations to area homeless shelters and food distribution centers Friday.
|Veterans celebrate holidays togetherWAND / 2 d. 12 h. 19 min. ago more|
The Macon County Veterans Assistance Commission celebrated the season with a special gathering Friday.
|Decatur man found guilty of torturing, raping womanWAND / 2 d. 12 h. 25 min. ago more|
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - A jury found Demariel T. Cunningham guilty of raping and torturing a woman in April.
|Second suspect in menorah vandalism case chargedWAND / 2 d. 12 h. 28 min. ago more|
URBANA, Ill. (WAND) - A second student from the University of Illinois has been accused of damaging the menorah at the Chabad Center for Jewish Life on campus in October was formally charged. .
|Argenta-Oreana High School improvements underwayWAND / 2 d. 15 h. 8 min. ago more|
ARGENTA, Ill. (WAND) – Upgrades to Argenta-Oreana High School are finally underway.
|Movie theaters brace for Star Wars rushWAND / 3 d. 4 h. 40 min. ago more|
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) — The Force is strong with fans enduring long lines in frigid winter temperatures — just to see a movie about a galaxy far, far away at a theater just down the street.
|Letter: Playing with fire - The State Journal-RegisterGoogle News / 3 d. 5 h. 50 min. ago more|
Letter: Playing with fireThe State Journal-RegisterAs the special counsel work of Robert Mueller moves closer to the Oval Office, we are hearing a drumbeat from some who seem intent on undermining his work. Every possible flaw of Mueller is being exploited to “prove” he's a “fraud” and his work an anti ...and more »
|Illinois Has Worst Pension Burden In America - Patch.comGoogle News / 3 d. 18 h. 38 min. ago more|
Patch.comIllinois Has Worst Pension Burden In AmericaPatch.comIt's good to be the best at something. Unless that something is wracking up pension debt. The latest pension report by Fitch Ratings reveals Illinois has the largest pension burden of all 50 states, putting the debt at $151.5 billion. The credit rating ...
|Keeping an eye on cops - City seeks to disable recording gearIllinois Times / 4 d. 2 h. 58 min. ago more|
Keeping an eye on cops - City seeks to disable recording gear Lost in a brouhaha over recording equipment that can’t be turned off in Springfield police interview rooms is a fairly basic question.What advantage is there to having a recording system that can be...
|Kathleen Parker: Women's rage unleashed - The State Journal-RegisterGoogle News / 4 d. 6 h. 44 min. ago more|
The State Journal-RegisterKathleen Parker: Women's rage unleashedThe State Journal-RegisterThe ball got rolling in 2016 when former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright quipped that there was a “special place in hell for women who don't help each other.” At the time, she was introducing Hillary Clinton at a New Hampshire campaign event ...and more »
|Springfield man arrested in connection with attack of 70-year-old - The State Journal-RegisterGoogle News / 4 d. 11 h. 28 min. ago more|
The State Journal-RegisterSpringfield man arrested in connection with attack of 70-year-oldThe State Journal-RegisterAuthorities have arrested a 27-year-old Springfield man in connection with the Tuesday attack that seriously injured a 70-year-old man. Andrew J. Brady of the 2200 block of South 12th Street was located by the United States Marshals Violent Fugitive ...and more »
|New IL Program Advances FFs' Med Training - Firehouse.com (press release) (blog)Google News / 4 d. 17 h. 45 min. ago more|
Firehouse.com (press release) (blog)New IL Program Advances FFs' Med TrainingFirehouse.com (press release) (blog)Dec. 13--Laying on the floor of his home Tuesday afternoon, 6-year-old Junior was unresponsive after suffering a heart attack. A crew from Springfield's Fire Station No. 6 rushed in, took their positions and started chest compressions. A tube was put ...
|Police: Man attacked, then found on streetSpringfield News / 5 d. 7 h. 16 min. ago more|
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. A man is in hospital care after police say they found him down on a Springfield street.
|New Mother Jones marker dedicated at I-55 rest areaSpringfield News / 5 d. 9 h. 37 min. ago more|
A variety of dignitaries on Monday dedicated a new historical marker for famed union activist Mother Jones and coal-miners' union movement at the southbound Interstate 55 Coalfield rest area south of Springfield, Illinois. In addition, Ireland's consul general to Chicago and the Midwest participated in a wreath-laying ceremony that day at the Mother Jones Monument , just off Route 66 in Union Miners Cemetery in Mount Olive, Illinois.
|Man's body reportedly found in Springfield - Belleville News-DemocratGoogle News / 5 d. 11 h. 47 min. ago more|
Belleville News-DemocratMan's body reportedly found in SpringfieldBelleville News-DemocratWICS Channel 20 reported that police blocked South 12th Street at Melrose, and a witness said a man's body was found. The man reportedly had blunt-force trauma to his head. The site is less than 2 miles south of the Old State Capitol and the Lincoln ...Springfield police investigating report of injured manThe State Journal-Registerall 6 news articles »
|Don Polson: Utopianism, partner of despotismSpringfield News / 5 d. 14 h. 1 min. ago more|
The inherent and historic conflict, an existential struggle, between the individual and the state has always been with us-only more intensely so over the last 100 years since the rise of the Marxist/Leninist movement of international Communism.
|Past: Shred-gate. Present: Secret Recording-gate?Springfield News / 5 d. 18 h. 42 min. ago more|
The police union in Springfield - already unhappy with the leadership of Chief Kenny Winslow - is in no mood to give the city a pass over a recording system in the interrogation rooms that was going 24-7 without informing anyone. The city's inspector general last week said the recordings are now under lock and key and suggested no harm may have been done, and Mayor Langfelder praised the chief for his quick response.
|Illinoisans Mistakenly Told Obamacare Not Available To Them - Patch.comGoogle News / 6 d. 13 h. 6 min. ago more|
Patch.comIllinoisans Mistakenly Told Obamacare Not Available To ThemPatch.comConsumer advocates on Monday reported that some Illinois residents who tried to sign up at HealthCare.gov erroneously got a message telling them they are likely eligible to buy a health plan, "but none are available to you in your area." That's not ...and more »
|Former Springfield newspaper publisher diesSpringfield News / 6 d. 16 h. 30 min. ago more|
Jack Clarke, the longtime publisher of The State Journal-Register and its predecessors until he retired in 1996, has died. He was 83. Clarke born in Mattoon and grew up in Springfield and Chicago.
|Casie Milner Named 2017 ALMH Employee of the YearSpringfield News / 6 d. 18 h. 45 min. ago more|
ALMH Emergency Room Nurse Casie Milner of Springfield, Illinois has been named the 2017 Employee of the Year at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
|'I'm not in charge': Illinois governor's words may haunt bidSpringfield News / 7 d. 3 h. 46 min. ago more|
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner raised eyebrows, then questions about whether he misspoke after he declared "I am not in charge" of the state. The Republican, who's seeking his second term in 2018, made the unusual declaration last week, telling reporters he's "trying to get to be" in charge of Illinois but has been blocked by his political nemesis, longtime Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan.
|Durbin pushes ACA sign-upSpringfield News / 7 d. 8 h. 26 min. ago more|
To U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin , the Affordable Care Act and the Republicans' tax overhaul are now linked. Durbin, promoting ACA sign-ups in Springfield, says removing the individual mandate will mean fewer insured, thus fewer subsidies.
|Springfield's Frank Lloyd Wright house open late in DecemberSpringfield News / 7 d. 17 h. 19 min. ago more|
Christmas at the Dana-Thomas House State Historic Site in Springfield means decorating with floral designs using native plants and earth tones. The house will stay open until 8 p.m. for Wednesday night downtown holiday walks in December.
|Tree replacement plan at Illinois fairgrounds continuesSpringfield News / 7 d. 17 h. 19 min. ago more|
More than 200 young trees have been planted over the last three years at the Springfield, Illinois, fairgrounds as part of a four-year donation program. The replacement program began after hundreds of fairgrounds trees were lost to emerald ash borer infestations, age and storms.
|Car crashes into Rosati's Pizza - The State Journal-RegisterGoogle News / 9 d. 7 h. 5 min. ago more|
Car crashes into Rosati's PizzaThe State Journal-RegisterNo one was injured Friday when a man crashed a car into the front of Rosati's Pizza at 2934 S. Sixth St. The car knocked out the front plate glass windows and ended up inside the restaurant where it hit free-standing, non-structural, wall. The incident ...and more »
|Artists in motion - A blurry group show in Springfield, a sharply focused photography exhibit in Jacksonville and a significant farewellIllinois Times / 11 d. 2 h. 55 min. ago more|
Artists in motion - A blurry group show in Springfield, a sharply focused photography exhibit in Jacksonville and a significant farewell Last weekend, the Pharmacy Gallery and Art Space presented “Blur,” its most recent show featuring work by its member artists. Several of the items on display seemed to take the show’s titl...
|City officials sued over coal contract - Lawsuit says CWLP overpaying for fuelIllinois Times / 11 d. 2 h. 56 min. ago more|
City officials sued over coal contract - Lawsuit says CWLP overpaying for fuel A Springfield couple is suing Mayor Jim Langfelder, corporation counsel Jim Zerkle and two City Water, Light and Power officials, saying they wrongly convinced the city council to approve a 2016...
|Persistent resistance - Area protests mounted against Senate tax bill, Net Neutrality voteIllinois Times / 11 d. 2 h. 57 min. ago more|
Persistent resistance - Area protests mounted against Senate tax bill, Net Neutrality vote One month into the second year of Donald Trump’s presidency, resistance efforts in response to various policies of his administration have shown no sign of slowing. This week, Springfield has...
|Money for nothing - Developers pay, but roads not fixedIllinois Times / 11 d. 2 h. 58 min. ago more|
Money for nothing - Developers pay, but roads not fixed The city of Springfield has secured nearly $2.9 million from developers to pay for road improvements, but most of the money hasn’t been spent.Just two of 10 road projects for which the city ha...
|Springfield police take down 'sophisticated' pot operation - The State Journal-RegisterGoogle News / 12 d. 16 h. 17 min. ago more|
The State Journal-RegisterSpringfield police take down 'sophisticated' pot operationThe State Journal-RegisterSpringfield police said Tuesday hundreds of marijuana plants being grown inside an abandoned building at the intersection of Eighth Street and South Grand Avenue were primarily used to make edible marijuana products. Police last week arrested two men ...and more »
|2017 faith-based Christmas and seasonal events in Springfield, Illinois - The State Journal-RegisterGoogle News / 16 d. 14 h. 42 min. ago more|
The State Journal-Register2017 faith-based Christmas and seasonal events in Springfield, IllinoisThe State Journal-RegisterA celebration of the upcoming season from Springfield Area Pagans. Free. 698-8177. www.facebook.com/spfldap. Dec. 8-9: Live Nativity. 7-9 p.m. Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 2645 Old Jacksonville Road. Unique drive-through presentation featuring holiday ...and more »
|Payback time - Mayor suggests TIF loans, not grantsIllinois Times / 18 d. 2 h. 59 min. ago more|
Payback time - Mayor suggests TIF loans, not grants Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder says that monies from tax increment financing accounts should be distributed as loans instead of outright grants that don’t have to be repaid.“We need to go...
|Tune in now, comrade - Liberal couple broadcasts nationwideIllinois Times / 18 d. 3 h. ago more|
Tune in now, comrade - Liberal couple broadcasts nationwide He could be anywhere. In front of you in the HyVee checkout line, or maybe behind. Go to church? Careful, now: The man known as Driftglass is an usher. The church’s name, like Driftglass’s t...
|A miracle cure - Inmate rises from hospital bedIllinois Times / 26 d. 2 h. 59 min. ago more|
A miracle cure - Inmate rises from hospital bed Sometimes, it pays to get your butt kicked. Ask Michael Goldsberry, erstwhile denizen of the Sangamon County jail.Goldsberry, who has a history of drug offenses and a problem with methamphetamin...
|Innocence Project receives grant for DNA testingIllinois Times / 26 d. 3 h. ago more|
Innocence Project receives grant for DNA testing It was recently announced that the Illinois Innocence Project (IIP) will receive a $641,000 federal grant, part of a United States Department of Justice Bloodsworth grant. The grant is named in...
|Can I see your papers? No! - ALPLM ends interlibrary loansIllinois Times / 32 d. 2 h. 57 min. ago more|
Can I see your papers? No! - ALPLM ends interlibrary loans A copy of A Survey Of The Ishams In England And America: Eight Hundred And Fifty Years of History and Genealogy is in the wind.Published in 1938, the 672-page tome that traces the ancestry of the Isha...
|City takes aim at Poplar Place - Proposal to fix streets draws fireIllinois Times / 32 d. 2 h. 58 min. ago more|
City takes aim at Poplar Place - Proposal to fix streets draws fire Nyree Morris says that she has no problems with her landlord in Poplar Place, where she’s lived since January, but she is nonetheless moving.Repairs and maintenance, Morris says, aren’t a problem,...
|Stair climbing duoIllinois Times / 38 d. 23 h. 58 min. ago more|
Stair climbing duo It is noon. Terry Purcell of Springfield and John (Oz) Osborn of Rochester stand at the bottom of the stairs of a 14-story building, ready to race to the top – for the 10th time in the past ho...
|The little museum that couldIllinois Times / 39 d. 2 h. 57 min. ago more|
The little museum that could It was July 13, 1864, when Wilmer Dickerson of Jacksonville came across a chilling sight while marching through Georgia.After nearly three years as a Union soldier, Dickerson had been through se...
|Killer gets 38 years - Fender bender ended in deathIllinois Times / 39 d. 2 h. 59 min. ago more|
Killer gets 38 years - Fender bender ended in death Tears flowed on both sides of the courtroom well this week as a man convicted of killing a man with Springfield roots was sent to prison more than four years after the fact.Sangamon County Assoc...