Plane that crashed in Missouri in 2012 hit a tree
Federal investigators say a plane that crashed in northeast Missouri, killing both men on board, hit a tree before crashing.
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Apollo Track Competes in Saluki Invitational
The Apollo Track Program competed in Carbondale IL this weekend at the SIU Saluki Indoor Invitational.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Big pelicans spotted on southern Illinois lakes
Midwest weather hasn't felt much like spring the past two weeks but the big pelicans on a pair of southern Illinois lakes are nonetheless headed north after leaving winter homes on the Gulf of Mexico.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Ill. alderman pleads not guilty to thwarted escape
A southern Illinois alderman has pleaded not guilty to charges he tried to escape while jailed in connection with an alleged sexual abuse and kidnapping.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Deny request to expunge record in murder
A Kendall County judge has denied a downstate man's request to expunge his arrest for the 1970 murder of his girlfriend, of which he was acquitted.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
KSDK-TV Saint Louis
SIU: Most of 250 once-missing computers foundSIU: Most of 250...
Southern Illinois University in Carbondale says it has accounted for most of the more than 250 computers that an audit noted were missing last summer.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Pravin Varughese's family calls for further investigation into SIU student's death
The family of a Southern Illinois University student is calling for police to conduct a more extensive investigation into his death.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
SIU barring smoking in all but a few spots
Smokers at Southern Illinois University will only be able to light up in a handful of places on the Carbondale campus starting this summer.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated Press
Illinois' senior U.S. senator and Chicago's mayor are lauding as revolutionary a $320-million White House initiative under which they say Chicago and Detroit will boost manufacturing innovation.
Coroner: SIU student likely died of hypothermia
CARBONDALE – A coroner says an autopsy shows that a Southern Illinois University student found dead in a wooded area near the Carbondale school likely died of exposure to the cold.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Funeral held for SIU student found dead; Pravin Varughese, 19,...
A crowd of friends and family filled a northwest suburban church for the funeral of a Southern Illinois University student who was found dead earlier this week.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Daniel Ivan Pittenger
A potluck celebrating Dan Ivan Pittenger's life will be held on Saturday, February 22 beginning at 2:30 p.m. at the Davis Memorial Christian Church .
Chilled spiky lizard helps Peruvian park nab a record
In Peru's ManAo National Park, hundreds of types of snakes, frogs, caimans and turtles crawl along the forest floor.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
The Paducah Sun Online Edition
Dunn defends taking president post at SIU
Randy Dunn gestures as he speaks to members of the Florida State Board of Education in 2012 in Tampa, Fla.
Missing Indian-American student found dead in Chicago
Chicago: A missing Indian-American student Pravin Varughese was found dead in a wooded area on Tuesday, nearly a week after he was last seen, according to a media report.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
The Miami Herald
Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapers
The primary election is about a month away, and if you want to have a say in the political process you must register to vote by Tuesday .
Missing SIU Student Found Dead
Authorities say the body of 19-year-old Pravin Varughese was discovered Tuesday in an area off Giant City Road in Carbondale.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Missing student's family offers $15,000 reward
The family of a missing Southern Illinois University student from Morton Grove has offered a $15,000 reward for information into the 19-year-old sophomore's disappearance.
The Daily Record
Former SIU professor takes helm as president about 1 hour
The Southern Illinois University board of trustees named former Illinois state superintendent of education as the school's president on Monday.