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  • The Minie Ball
    The Minie Ball Changed Civil War Tactics
    The most revolutionary and the most destructive invention in the Civil War was invented by a Frenchmen Claude-Etienne Minié. His conical shaped bullet was made of soft lead. The ball had a hollow base that expanded when fired. The expansion...
  • Man stabs women over dog poop dispute.
    Springfield man viciously stabs two women over dog poop dispute
    A mother and daughter from Springfield, Mass. are recovering at the hospital after an argument about dog feces escalated to violence Saturday morning, November 8, 2014, according to The Republican.The two women, 46 and 23, were confronted by...
  • Cats rescued from hoarder's house in Springfield
    More than 35 cats rescued from hoarder's house in Springfield
    Animal rescuers were busy gathering 37 cats from a hoarder's home in Springfield, Mass., over the weekend, according to MassLive. It took them three days to get all of the cats out of the house that was described as a “horror scene....
  • Police report:  Ohio mother kills sons then self.
    Police: Separated Ohio mother shoots and kills sons, then self
    According to the Springfield News-Sun, Rachel Johnson, 31 of Ohio, fatally shot and killed her two sons, 10 and 7, then shot herself Wednesday. Springfield schools were two weeks into the opening of the 2014-15 school year, and tragedy struck on...
  • Light up your weekend at GlowGolf in Springfield, Missouri
    Light up your weekend at GlowGolf in Springfield, Missouri
    In a world where technology is overtaking the world by leaps and bounds, there is one realm of normalcy that really hasn't been altered. That was until the day I stepped into a mini-golf oasis, GlowGolf in Springfield, Missouri.I decided it...
  • Springfield Illinois
    Celebrating summer in Springfield, Illinois
    Come one, come all to Springfield, the state capital of Illinois! This city is a heartland favorite. Not only is it the hub of the state’s political on-goings, it’s Lincoln country, a stop on the historic Route 66, and where the state...
  • LeNeveu save of the game
    Wolf Pack smother Falcons 2-1, Global Spectrum throws water on Flames story
    The Wolf Pack continued their gritty play last night.They were out shot, sometimes out hustled,but in the end they were not outscored and that's the stat that matters at the end of the night.Danny Kristo got the Pack on the board with his 25th...
  • Nightclub & bar trade show in Las Vegas
    Springfield mayor may have been too quick to blame club owner
    After a shooting early yesterday morning, April 6, outside the Lux Nightclub around closing time left five wounded, Springfield mayor Dominic Sarno held an impromptu press conference blaming the businesses that attract "gangbangers" for...
  • Springfield, Ill. for Lincoln lovers
    Springfield, Ill. for Lincoln lovers
    For Lincoln lovers, there is no destination that offers quite as much as Springfield, Ill. This is where Lincoln came as a young unmarried man to begin his career in the law. It is where he met and married Mary Todd, bought a home and filled it...
  • Springfield Diner elevates diner fare
    Springfield Diner elevates diner fare
    The Springfield Diner located at 720 Baltimore Pike, Springfield, PA 19064, is a diner like Michelangelo was a just a house painter. This the 6,200-square-feet, 225-seat restaurant harkens of diner days of old, but with a touch of finesse that...
  • BENCH SHOT
    Coach Gernander talks on the Hawk's Nest; Pack over run by Falcons 6-1
    The Wolf Pack's head coach was a replacement guest on the Hawk's Nest pre-game show. ESPN's Linda Cohn was the scheduled guest but she unfortunately had to cancel the day before due to a recent injury she suffered. Earlier Friday...
  • Second Amendment handout
    School says it will edit workbook that misrepresents 2A after defending it
    On Tuesday, the Springfield, Ill., Public School District told Examiner.com it had received permission to edit or change a workbook that says the Second Amendment only covers "certain" weapons providing they are registered and the owners...
  • Handout
    Illinois school handout teaches Second Amendment requires gun registration
    According to a workbook handed out to seventh grade students at Grant Middle School in Springfield, Ill., the Second Amendment only allows people to own "certain" guns if they have been registered, Infowars reported Friday. The parent...
  • JT MILLER SCORES on 5 on 3
    Hartford beats first place Springfield for fourth consecutive game
    The Springfield Falcons started off this season as one of the hottest teams in the AHL. That was proven over and over as they beat the Pack six consecutive times to start the season series. That changed ever since January 24. Amazingly the...
  • Milder Times Ahead
    Springfield weather: Sunny and mild Thursday, wet and milder Friday
    It has been talked about since last weekend and that is a warm up toward the end of this week. That is still in the cards and it begins Thursday through Friday and into the weekend. This will come with somewhat of a price with a chance of some...