SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — One of Illinois' most comprehensive — and contentious — pieces of criminal justice legislation is scheduled for another cleanup, after it was both venerated and vilified during the fall election campaign.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Chance Moore scored 19 points as Missouri State beat Middle Tennessee 75-51 on Saturday.
Moore shot 8 for 9, including 3 for 4 from beyond the arc for the Bears (2-1). Alston Mason shot 5 for 11, including 4 for 7 from beyond the arc to add 16 points.
CHICAGO (AP) — A central Illinois man who pleaded guilty to felony charges for his role in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S Capitol was charged with first-degree murder Wednesday in the death of a woman killed in a wrong-way car collision on Nov.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A federal judge has approved a nearly $58 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit filed in response to the deaths of dozens of veterans who contracted COVID-19 at a Massachusetts veterans home.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Jason Shelley threw for 221 yards and a touchdown and Missouri State beat Youngstown State 25-22 on Saturday night in a game featuring seven lead changes.
Missouri State's 92-yard scoring drive in the fourth quarter, capped by Shelley’s 9-yard touchdown pass to Tyrone Scott with 8:23 remaining, proved to be the game-winning score.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Appellate Court Justice Mary O'Brien has won election to the state Supreme Court, increasing the court's Democratic majority in a year that Republicans hoped they would swing control their way.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Chance Moore scored 18 points as Missouri State beat Missouri Science & Technology 82-47 on Wednesday night.
Moore had six rebounds for the Bears (1-0). Alston Mason shot 5 for 6, including 3 for 4 from beyond the arc to add 13 points.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Wednesday that his reelection a day earlier indicates that voters want Illinois “to be a beacon of hope and opportunity and caring” and declared his desire to serve the state as governor while dismissing the idea that he is eyeing the White House in two years.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. J.B. Pritzker sailed to reelection Tuesday but in a triumphant victory speech, sounded more like a candidate for president with the clarion call, “Are you ready to fight?” in warning against extremism and former President Donald Trump’s “treasonous insurrection,” which he said too many Republicans embrace.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A pregnant Arkansas woman who thought she was going to a job interview was instead killed in Missouri by a woman who wanted to claim her baby, federal authorities said Friday.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ Horace Mann Educators Corp. (HMN) on Thursday reported third-quarter earnings of $13.9 million.
On a per-share basis, the Springfield, Illinois-based company said it had net income of 33 cents.
A 73-year-old convicted sex offender has been charged in connection with the 1966 disappearance and death of a 10-year-old Massachusetts girl, a prosecutor said Thursday.
Donald Mars was arraigned on a charge of first-degree murder in the death of Betty Lou Zukowski, who left her Chicopee home on the evening of May 26, 1966 and was found beaten to death several days later in the Westfield River in West Springfield, prosecutors said in Hampden Superior Court in Springfield.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) _ Eversource Energy (ES) on Wednesday reported third-quarter net income of $349.4 million.
On a per-share basis, the Springfield, Massachusetts-based company said it had profit of $1.
$6 million awarded in asbestos lawsuit against Ford, others
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis jury has ruled that Ford Motor Co. and other companies must pay $6 million to a Missouri family over claims that a woman’s death was caused by asbestos exposure, including from dust generated during brake repairs.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis jury has ruled that Ford Motor Co. and other companies must pay $6 million to a Missouri family over claims that a woman's death was caused by exposure to asbestos, including from dust generated during brake repairs.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Jason Shelley threw three touchdown passes and Missouri State scored five rushing touchdowns as the Bears roared to a 64-14 rout of winless Western Illinois on Saturday.
Missouri State scored on all seven of its first-half possessions, including six touchdowns after Jose Pizano converted a 22-yard field goal on the opening possession.
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — Union workers at the timber company Weyerhaeuser have ended their strike and could be back on the job as early as next week in Oregon and Washington.
More than 1,000 employees took to the picket line for 46 days because of sticking points over health care costs in union negotiations, KLCC Radio reported Saturday.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A mountain lion that roamed residential neighborhoods in Springfield was sedated Friday and taken to an Indiana sanctuary that houses big cats, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources said.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is urging the public to avoid contact with a mountain lion that's been detected in the state capital using technology that tracked the rare animal to Springfield's west side.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) _ O'Reilly Automotive Inc. (ORLY) on Wednesday reported third-quarter profit of $585.4 million.
The Springfield, Missouri-based company said it had profit of $9.17 per share.
Others receiving 12 or more points: Cincinnati Princeton 23. Mason 17.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A company that publishes three newspapers in Ohio has named a media industry veteran as its new publisher.
Suzanne Klopfenstein will formally assume her new role with Cox First Media on Jan.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman who released a swarm of bees on sheriff's deputies as they tried to serve an eviction notice is facing multiple assault and battery charges, authorities said.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) _ Great Southern Bancorp Inc. (GSBC) on Wednesday reported third-quarter net income of $18.1 million.
On a per-share basis, the Springfield, Missouri-based company said it had net income of $1.46.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman is facing multiple assault and battery charges for allegedly releasing a swarm of bees on a group of sheriff's deputies, some of them allergic to bee stings, as they tried to serve an eviction notice, authorities said.
Others receiving 12 or more points: Centerville 35. Cleveland Heights 28.
Basketball Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombo is undergoing treatment in Atlanta for a brain tumor, the NBA announced Saturday.
Mutombo has been one of the NBA's global ambassadors for years, and recently appeared at Hall of Fame enshrinement events in Springfield, Massachusetts and a pair of preseason games in Saitama, Japan.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man who said he killed his wife and in-laws because they “wouldn't leave" entered a guilty plea Thursday in the case.
Others receiving 12 or more points: Perrysburg 38. Centerville 37.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Nic Baker threw two touchdown passes, Javon Williams Jr. ran for two scores and Southern Illinois defeated Missouri State 38-21 on Saturday.
The Salukis fell behind 14-0 in the first quarter before reeling off the next 38 points to remain tied for first place in the Missouri Valley Football Conference.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by employees of the Massachusetts veterans' home at the center of a devastating COVID-19 outbreak in 2020 who said their constitutional rights were violated because they were forced to work in “inhumane conditions."
Others receiving 12 or more points: Cincinnati Elder 45. Fairfield 20. Springboro 17.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Two former executives of a Missouri health nonprofit have pleaded guilty to their roles in a corruption scheme that ensnared several Arkansas elected officials and lobbyists, federal prosecutors said.
Others receiving 12 or more points: Cincinnati Princeton 45. Gahanna Lincoln 19. Medina 18. New Albany 13. Fairfield 12.
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Five firefighters were injured while battling a house fire in Ohio over the weekend, authorities said.
Officials said the blaze was reported in a home in Springfield at about 2 p.m.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Mark Gronowski threw a career-high four touchdown passes and South Dakota State defeated Missouri State 28-14 on Saturday in a Missouri Valley Football Conference opener matching top-five FCS teams.
Albany 36, Platte Valley 34
Appleton City/Montrose 75, College Heights Christian 44
Others receiving 12 or more points: Medina 20. Cincinnati Princeton 18. Gahanna Lincoln 13. New Albany 13. Springboro 12. Grove City 12.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri woman who was acquitted in July of killing her teenage daughter but convicted of abandoning the girl's corpse was sentenced Thursday but will be released from prison soon.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Democrats who run state government celebrated while announcing that tax-rebate checks — totaling more than $1.2 billion — on Monday began heading to 6 million taxpayers.
Others receiving 12 or more points: Dublin Jerome 38. Clayton Northmont 36. Cleveland Heights 15.