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The long-awaited roundabout at Archer Elevator Road and Iles Avenue opened to traffic on Monday. We saw some motorists drive right through it like a... [Read More]
A mobile home was destroyed but nobody was injured when a fire broke out early Tuesday morning, the Springfield Fire Department said.Fire Chief Barry Helmerichs... [Read More]
Apparently building a moonbuggy wasn't hard enough.Pana High School students this year are setting out to build a solar-powered car from scratch and race it... [Read More]
Editor's note: This is the latest in a periodic feature intended to verify the truthfulness of statements made by Illinois public officials and candidates. These... [Read More]
The State Journal-Register presents the All-Metro and All-Prairie Boys and Girls Golf Teams, featuring the top players from the 2017 season from schools in the... [Read More]
The union that represents Springfield police officers on Monday questioned a report issued last week by the city inspector general that detailed the department's response... [Read More]
Some central Illinois candidates are going to have to defend the validity of the petitions they filed to enter the March 20 primary elections.Steven Westerfield... [Read More]
A 32-year-old Springfield man is accused of throwing a dog at a wall and threatening to kill a woman during a drunken outburst Saturday, according... [Read More]
The A-C Central Education Association and school board appear to have avoided a possible strike involving non-teaching staff members.A union spokesperson said the majority of... [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]
The Pleasant Plains High School girls basketball team is getting back to its winning ways.Caroline Jachino led Plains with 14 points while Asya Smith added... [Read More]
Jack Clarke, who was publisher of The State Journal-Register and its predecessors for 29 years until his retirement at the end of 1996, died Saturday... [Read More]
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin urged Illinoisans Sunday seeking health insurance under the Affordable Care Act to take action before Friday's deadline.Durbin spoke to reporters while... [Read More]
The State Journal-Register presents the All-Metro Boys Soccer Team, featuring the top players from the 2017 season from schools in the SJ-R coverage area with... [Read More]
Why you should know her: While Mary Beaumont of Springfield has been a dietitian and Good Housekeeping magazine product tester/writer, her lifelong passion has been... [Read More]
The 11th Street extension just looks like it could open any day.Work started early this year on the approximately half-mile link between Stevenson Drive and... [Read More]
In 2015, the Center for Public Integrity ranked states on the level of their public integrity.Overall, Illinois scored a D+, which wasn't all that bad... [Read More]
The State Journal-Register presents the All-Prairie Boys Soccer Team, featuring the top players from the 2017 season from schools in the SJ-R coverage area with... [Read More]
A 62-year-old Carlinville man was killed in a house fire Sunday morning.The Macoupin County Coroner's Office pronounced Clarence A. Turner dead at the scene at... [Read More]
Sacred Heart-Griffin went 20-for-28 from the free-throw line, while Rochester went only six of seven, helping SHG defeat Rochester 60-53 to stay undefeated in the... [Read More]