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Heavy police presence on Ash Street, Lincoln Avenue
SPRINGFIELD (WICS/WRSP) —As of around 8:40 p.m. Thursday, a heavy police presence is reported on Ash Street and Lincoln Avenue.Springfield Police Department is currently on scene.We'll have more information shortly.
Multiple crews respond to field fire
PETERSBURG, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) —Multiple crews responded to a field fire Saturday afternoon.The fire happened on Curtis Blacktop road in rural Petersburg.The Petersburg Fire Department said they don't know what caused the fire at this time or how much damage was caused.However, they believe strong win
Springfield soccer advances to Sectionals with win over Rochester
Springfield soccer advances to Sectionals with win over RochesterROCHESTER, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) - —A regional championship and staying alive in the postseason was on the line for both the Springfield High Senators and the Rochester Rockets. It will be the Senators who continue on with their 1-0 win ove
Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin avenges last year's loss to MacArthur
"I think we ran the ball with some authority on that first drive and credit to them — they made some adjustments," MacArthur coach Derek Spates said. "We had some self-inflicted wounds that we can't have against these teams. In the three games we have lost, we have helped teams along and you can't d
Supervalu to close remaining Shop 'n Save stores
LOCALSupervalu to close remaining Shop 'n Save storesIn addition, the company plans to close its distribution center on Hazelwood Avenue in mid-November, since the center exclusively serves Shop 'n Save stores.
Shots fired in domestic disturbance
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Lincoln Magnet School reports 5% truancy rate
The school enrolled 311 students in the 2016-17 school year, and average daily attendance was at 96 percent for the year, the Illinois State Board of Education reported. The average daily rate of attendance across the state was 94 percent.
Woman says man broke into her home, made eggs, bathed
This photo provided by Limestone County Public Jail shows Tyler Love. An Alabama woman says Love broke into her house, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, and made himself breakfast, took a bath, and washed his clothes. Love is now back at the Limestone County jail on a charge of burglary. He had been released
Landlords want more help from Housing Authority
"A mess. It's destroyed. I mean, I can't believe somebody would, one, live like this and two, do this to somebody's property."
What others are saying: Springfield plan achieves respectful preservation of riot artifacts
No one likes to remember the bad chapters of our history. But to try to forget means we do not learn the lessons those painful times taught us.That's why finally having a proposed agreement about what to do with the remains of homes burned down during the 1908 Springfield Race Riots is an achievemen
Enos Elementary School reports 16% truancy rate
The school enrolled 344 students in the 2016-17 school year, and average daily attendance was at 92 percent for the year, the Illinois State Board of Education reported. The average daily rate of attendance across the state was 94 percent.