1908 Race Riots


City meeting over Carpenter Street artifacts set for Monday

By Seth A. Richardson, State Capitol Bureau Posted May 7, 2015 at 4:04 PM Updated May 7, 2015 at 5:21 PM The city of Springfield will hold a meeting Monday to gather public comments on what to do with a historically significant site unearthed near the 10th Street rail project.Remnants […]


State lawmakers want information about Carpenter Street artifacts

By Doug Finke – State Capitol Bureau A group of minority lawmakers alleged Thursday that archaeological artifacts uncovered as part of the Carpenter Street railroad underpass project were kept under wraps after their discovery. At a Statehouse news conference, Rep. Al Riley, D-Olympia Fields, referred to what he said was […]