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Christina Medley was shot in her left leg outside her Springfield home in 2016. After doctors inserted a rod, a flesh-eating virus developed, prompting several... [Read More]
Springfield is represented at the 2018 PyeongChang, South Korea Olympics. While our "Olympian" isn't a contender, he takes care of them. Dr. David Jeong, director... [Read More]
Coach Doug Collins had tears of joy last week after the Lanphier High School girls basketball team won its first regional title since 2006.It was... [Read More]
Two local teams enter Tuesday's wrestling dual team sectionals looking to move on to the IHSA dual team state final tournament.Seventh-ranked Chatham Glenwood (20-2 and... [Read More]
Two years ago, Mayor Jim Langfelder's office announced it would collaborate with Gov. Bruce Rauner's office and Secretary of State Jesse White's office to commemorate... [Read More]
Anthony Rizzo's parents were among the first homeowners in Parkland, Florida. The Chicago Cubs first baseman has watched his tight-knit community grow and change dramatically.... [Read More]
The Illinois Department of Human Rights has set up a new hotline for victims of sexual harassment. Callers can report sexual harassment through the toll-free number,... [Read More]
Illinois residents can celebrate the state's 200th birthday by choosing the 200 most significant people, places and things in state history in online voting coordinated... [Read More]
Here are this week's Animal Protective League pets of the week. For more information on these and other animals available for adoption, visit or... [Read More]
A Springfield man was seriously injured Sunday night after the car he was driving went off Interstate 72 near Jacksonville and overturned.Illinois State Police reported... [Read More]
Federally funded after-school programs that serve about 1,500 students in Springfield are once again on the chopping block in President Donald Trump's budget proposal.This is... [Read More]
The Illinois State Museum in Springfield ushers in a new year with some changes, including a new director.Robert Sill will serve as interim director after... [Read More]
Eureka High School has weathered three straight scoring outbursts by opposing players to reach a girls basketball supersectional for the first time since 2012.The Hornets'... [Read More]
Missouri Southern State won a home run fest 8-5 against the University of Illinois Springfield Sunday.Nick Stokowski's two-run homer gave UIS a 2-1 lead in... [Read More]
To get to the Class 4A Champaign Centennial Sectional, Chatham Glenwood High School had to beat two teams it hadn't this season.To get to the... [Read More]
Something to know about him: Grant Johnson, of Springfield, says he has two full-time jobs. One is being an event administrator at the University of... [Read More]
Over the years, 10-year-old Tori Zobus of Sherman has been involved in a lot of activities such as dance, soccer, basketball, tennis and Girl Scouts.A... [Read More]
The village of Rochester is considering breaking ties with Springfield's City Water, Light and Power and joining a co-op of central Illinois communities banding together... [Read More]
Andy Kuba is a real estate investor. Brad Skertich is a school superintendent. Ron Hampton is a financial analyst for a college school of business.... [Read More]
Four teens suspected of stealing eight cellphones from a T-Mobile store in Springfield also are wanted for stealing phones in Forsyth, Crime Stoppers Coordinator Mike... [Read More]
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