SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A planned mural and crosswalk art project is underway in downtown Springfield after experiencing two years of delays.
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)–Unsealed court records indicate that former Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock was issued a federal grand jury subpoena seeking campaign and congressional records the day before he resigned his seat.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)–A federal appeals court has ruled that regulations in Springfield banning panhandling are unconstitutional, reversing a decision that upheld the city’s panhandling ordinance.
On Friday, a three-judge panel applied a U.S. Supreme Court decision in Reed v. Gilbert to the Springfield case. City officials now have the option of appealing the ruling or changing the ordinance to comply with standards in the Reed case, which doesn’t prohibit signs requesting money or seeking donations.
KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP)–Construction is about to begin on the first station of a planned high-speed rail line between Chicago and St. Louis.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — City officials in Springfield have planned a public meeting to hear comments about what should be done with remnants of a historic event unearthed during a rail project.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A former Springfield school teacher has admitted to having a sexual relationship with a student nearly three years ago.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — More than 100 Springfield residents got a look at the inner operations of their police department at an open house at the city’s police academy.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Speakers at a service commemorating President Abraham Lincoln’s death say his influence is as relevant and as felt today as it was more than 150 years ago.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Burger King has offered to pay the expenses and provide gifts for the wedding of a Springfield area couple with an interesting connection to the fast food restaurant chain.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A new exhibit at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum features more than 40 rare Lincoln items, including two silver medallions from the sides of his Springfield hearse.