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20-year-old Springfield woman paralyzed by stray bullet
"Never in a million years thought I was going to get a call that she had been shot," Victim's mother, Taira Higgerson said.
Springfield Shop 'n Save stores may soon close
Supervalu Inc, who owns the Shop 'n Save brand, announced this week it's alsoselling 19 of its St. Louis based stores.
Bar hop: Local music in and around Springfield, Sept. 20-26
Please email us the name of your group, the type of music you play, and the time, date, location (with a street address) of your shows to firstname.lastname@example.org. All items must be emailed and must be received by 5 p.m. Friday the week before publication.
Police search for Dollar General armed robbery suspect
He then battered the cashier and fled west out of the store on foot.If you have any information about this armed robbery, you can stay completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, or text us by typing TIP672, then your message and send it to crimes. You can also leave a tip on our web
Springfield lawmaker calls for hearings on Lincoln hat authenticity
SPRINGFIELD — State Rep. Tim Butler said Wednesday the Illinois House should hold hearings to get to the bottom of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation and a hat purportedly owned by Abraham Lincoln that the foundation shelled out millions to obtain.Butler, R-Springfield, called for t
Bank of Springfield Center getting added layer of security
"I think it'd be a smoother transition than having to use the wand,” Jacksonville resident Matthew Murray said. “You'd get people coming in through there a lot quicker. And, you know, if someone's going to bring in something dangerous, that metal detector's going to go off. So, it's probably a good
<em>Stranger Things</em> Star David Harbour Officiates Fan's Wedding Thanks to Twitter Challenge
Ericka Millholland from Springfield, Illinois tweeted at Harbour, asking how many retweets it would take for him to officiate her wedding. Surprisingly, the 43-year-old actor replied the next day, requesting 125,000 retweets, to read a love letter of his choosing, and to cut the first piece of weddi
Police investigating several robberies in Springfield, Jerome and Decatur
Jerome Police are currently investigating an armed robbery at Marathon, which happened across the street and just a day after, another armed robbery took place in Dollar General.
💸 Bills upon bills: The 20 worst deadbeat parents of Illinois
A "deadbeat" parent is classified as those who owe $5,000 or more in past-due child support.These are the 20 parents that owe the most in past-due child support accumulated under an Illinois court or an administrative support order pursuant to Section 12-12.1 of the Illinois Public Aid Code.Source:I
Marathon gas station armed robbery suspect at large
Leland Grove Police Department, the Sangamon County Sheriff’s Department, and Springfield Police are assisting in the investigation.
New Springfield apartment complex on hold after council votes not to rezone
“We’ve got an issue going on where we have multiple people involved. We have SHG because they’re right next to it. They have their concerns. We have the schools that have their concerns, we have the neighbors, we have the neighborhood association. We thought we had something worked out and it fell a
Police are searching for armed robbery suspect in Springfield
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS) —Springfield Police are looking for a suspect from an armed robbery at a Dollar General.It happened Sunday night around 8 pm at the store on 1650 Wabash Avenue.According to police, a male suspect entered the store and showed a weapon.No injuries occurred.And it is unknown wh
One injured in apparent drive-by shooting
Daily Journal/FileKANKAKEE — A man was shot while walking in the area of East Bourbonnais Street and South Lincoln Avenue on Sunday.According to a report, an officer was dispatched to Riverside Medical Center at 8:20 a.m. in regard to a victim being treated in the emergency room for a gunshot wound
Illinois IDs don’t comply with federal laws. You can still board a plane
© Provided by Local News RSS EN-USLICENSE-03XX17-01.jpgSPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Officials say people will be able to board airplanes using current Illinois driver’s licenses and ID cards even though the state won’t be in full compliance with the federal Real ID law by next month’s deadline.TheState Journ
Shooting at block party in Springfield leaves one wounded
Officers were handling the fight when shots were fired. Also, according to SPD, once the shots were fired, a vehicle tried to flee the scene and hit two squad cars.
Illinois Has 9 Of The 50 Best Suburbs In The U.S.: Study
ILLINOIS — On Niche's latest list of America's 50 best suburbs, Illinois snagged nearly 20 percent of the spots. Ranging from No. 3 to No. 49, many of Illinois' suburbs make easy work out of creating great places to live.
Springfield's BOS Center approves metal detector purchase
The board overseeing the Bank of Springfield Center on Monday approved the purchase of eight walk-through metal detectors for $31,586.The amount, to a manufacturing company called CEIA of Twinsburg, Ohio, was the low bid received for the detectors.
Community invited to Bridging the Gap
The free, family-friendly event allows everyone to share fun, food and fellowship with the entire community.
CWLP investing in renewable energy source for Springfield
"This will roughly be about 716 solar panels that will be ground-bounded right there, just south of the substation," Hurley said.
CWLP works to bring solar energy to Springfield
“This was evaluated based on performances, price, as well as warranties we were going to receive with the materials and the overall timeline they can complete the project in,” said Gary Hurley, of CWLP.