Local: News

News

municipal_east_2

Edwards Running for City Treasurer

Springfield could see a new treasurer in 2015. Current City Treasurer Jim Langfelder has been reportedly eyeing the mayor’s office.…

washington_tornado_2

Confusion, Frustration for Illinois Residents Affected by Weather

People displaced by Sunday’s tornadoes in Washington, Ill., are being kept out of what’s left of their homes indefinitely.

MARCUS B FIFER

Police Net Heroin, Marijuana in West Side Drug Bust

A Springfield man is behind bars on drug charges after police found a good amount of heroin and marijuana.

jail

Springfield Man Sentenced to 14 Years for Child Porn

A Springfield man is facing 14 years in federal prison for receiving child pornography in the Fall of 2012.

lincoln

Historians: Mystery Surrounds Gettysburg Address

We are observing the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, and there is some mystery about it.

check presentation 4

$36k Going to Springfield Schools for Technology Needs

Thousands of dollars will be heading to Springfield schools to help fund technology needs in the district. The 2013 Horace…

Aubrun

Auburn Ambulance Services Hopes for Donations

Auburn’s ambulance service is running out of money.

springfield fire dept

Springfield FD On Scene in Washington

The Mutual Aid Box Alert System has been activated in the wake of Sunday deadly tornado outbreak, and Springfield firefighters are responding.

state_capitol_1

$670k Copper Doors a Security Risk?

Copper-plated doors at the state Capitol that drew criticism for their price are now raising security questions.

washington_tornado

Six Illinois Deaths from E-F4 Tornadoes

Peoria area and far southern Illinois hardest hit

Recent Headlines

in Local

New Ad Campaign Criticizes Kirk

mark_kirk

Environmentalists are taking to television to spread the word about how much they disagree with U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.)

in Local

Springfield Mass Transit District Unveils Revamped Website

SMTD web

The Springfield Mass Transit District has unveiled a new website that one of its creators says should help make looking for routes and departure times much easier than before.

in Local

Two Arrested for Series of Robberies

policetape2

Two people have been arrested for a series of suspected robberies in the Seven Pines Road and Gaines Mill areas.

in Local

Teen Injured in Suspected Drive-By Shooting

gun

A teenager was injured when police say someone started shooting.

in Local

Alleged Toilet Paper Thief Arrested

toilet_paper

Roderick Chester, 50, faces charges of burglary and theft.