Man possibly linked to missing women had contact with police

...trying to circulate information to see if Neal Falls, of Springfield, Oregon, can be linked to any other crimes against women...testing were found three years later off Interstate 55 near Springfield, Illinois, more than 1,600 miles away."Any leads that...
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Sleuths trace fate of 1st black male slave freed by Lincoln

...steps, but finding his gravesite required the help of a curator at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois, and a historical researcher in Minnesota."We are 99.9 percent certain that this is William H. Costley...
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Police & Fire for Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015

...the theft of a rifle from his home in the 17400 block of Point Lena Loop Road sometime since mid-April. The pre-WWII Springfield .30-06 is worth $500.? At 10:54 p.m. Friday, a 62-year-old man reported his black Ford Ranger was rifled...
Feds propose more safety valves for gas lines

...first company responding to the scene of a gas explosion in Springfield, Massachusetts, in November 2012 that injured at least...eight accidents that killed 10 people since 1998, including Springfield.The valves also could help reduce emissions of greenhouse...
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Last words from slain Marine to girlfriend: 'ACTIVE SHOOTER'

...onlookers away. said Sullivan, 40, grew up in Springfield, Massachusetts.The Pentagon said he had been enlisted...and another representing the Marine Corps hung outside a Springfield restaurant owned by Sullivan's brother Joseph."He was...
Other states hold special sessions on budget

...Alaska; Kim Chandler in Montgomery, Alabama; Gary Fineout in Tallahassee, Florida; John D. Hanna in Topeka, Kansa; Kerry Lester in Springfield, Illinois; and Marc Levy in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, contributed to this report.
New conductor carries baton from Los Angeles

...Symphony 15 years ago. Pickett is now music director and conductor for both the Topeka Symphony Orchestra in Kansas and the Springfield Symphony in Missouri.Replacing a conductor as popular as Pickett was a bit nerve-wracking, Smith said, but she relaxed...
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Today In Sports History for March 20

...of unbeaten teams, Long Island U. defeats Loyola of Chicago 44-32 to win the National Invitation Tournament.1940 - Springfield College makes only eight of 63 shots from the field (12.7 percent) against Indiana, setting the NCAA Division I Men's...
Illinois governor signs gay marriage bill, making it No. 16

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday signed a historic measure into...It's possible the measure will be voted on when lawmakers return to Springfield after the New Year, though they face a light schedule before the March...
Today In Sports History

JANUARY 201891 - The International YMCA in Springfield, Mass., is the site of the first official basketball game. Peach baskets were used, but it wasn't until 1905 that someone...


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