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S. Ill. man sentenced to 100 years for '13 killing
A southern Illinois man was sentenced to 100 years in prison after he was convicted first-degree murder for the shooting death of a 20-year-old former Marion High School football standout.
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13 hrs ago
Carbondale City Council Delays Action On Residential Businesses
Carbondale city officials are holding off on changes to zoning laws. The City Council met Tuesday and the board decided not to take action on a proposal to amend a residential zone so vacated buildings can be used as new businesses.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
University Sit-In Shakes the Pillars of Big Coal
The pillars of Big Coal are crumbling in St. Louis this week -- according to Wall Street analysts , and as an extraordinary grassroots movement holds Peabody and its university hosts and investors accountable for its legacy of ruin amid climate change , a failed regulatory system , and a proposed strip mine expansion that will effectively destroy ... (more)
Fri Apr 18, 2014
SIU Student's Family Questions Mysterious Death
The family of a Southern Illinois University student who died under mysterious circumstances are demanding answers to who he died.
Restoration of Buckminster Fuller's Dome Home Breaks Ground
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New Bike Paths Heading to Illinois
A bike path will be added along part of the new frontage road being built along Route 13 in Carterville.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
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SIU board considers tuition freeze at Edwardsville campus
The SIU board of trustees met Thursday in Carbondale, and its Finance Committee voted to recommend no increase in tuition for freshmen entering the university this fall.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Mistrial Ordered Again In Murder Case
A judge has declared a mistrial in the case of a man accused of a Carbondale slaying more than seven years ago.
First woman warden at Menard Correctional Center named
A 20-year veteran of the Illinois Department of Corrections was named Warden of Menard Correctional Center on Wednesday, April 16. Kim Butler is the first woman ever to serve as warden of maximum-security MCC.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Pay It Forward: Sweet Treat Delivery
Cupcakes and cookies from Larry's House of Cakes were delivered to the nurses and staff at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.
Trial begins in 2007 southern Illinois killing
A trial has begun for a man who's accused of a slaying that took place more than seven years ago in southern Illinois.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Prosecutors review case of SIU student's death
Prosecutors are reviewing the case of a Southern Illinois University student found dead two months ago in a wooded area near the school.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Lacy Set To Begin Murder Trial Again
A murder suspect is scheduled to appear in Jackson County Court Tuesday. 29-year-old Elijah Lacy is accused of murdering Falon Taylor in Carbondale on January 6, 2007.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Police Rescue Man From Car In High Water
A man was rescued from his vehicle that was stranded in high flood waters Friday morning in Carbondale.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Two Carbondale Men are Homeless and Looking for Work
Drive through Carbondale and it's hard to miss homeless people on street corners.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Field Fires In Southern Illinois Prompt Cautions
Authorities in Franklin County are using a recent spate of apparently suspicious field fires to warn residents that dry conditions could court disaster.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
16th Annual SIH/SIU Health Policy Institute
The 16th annual Southern Illinois Healthcare/Southern Illinois University Health Policy Institute will be held on Friday, May 16, 2014 .
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Two Men Sentenced For Liquor Store Burglary
In Jackson County, two men will spend over a decade in prison for burglary. The State's Attorney's office says 54-year-old Frank Hopkins and 49-year-old Scott Aud, both of Carbondale, previously pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a burglary at Pick's Liquors on East Grand Avenue in Carbondale on December 17. Hopkins was sentenced to 14 years ... (more)
Bayside Barber Shop opens on Front Street
With its sweeping view of Liberty Bay, Gene Bryant's barbershop may have the best view of any barbershop in Poulsbo.