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More Prison Time For "Hockey Mask Bandit"
Becky Jo Stodghill pleaded guilty Wednesday to robbing the Comfort Inn on Reed Station Road in Carbondale in November 2010.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Illinois 4-H Foundation Awards $7,000 In Scholarships
ILLINOIS 4-H FOUNDATION AWARDS $7,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS Aug. 26, 2014 Source: Univ of Illinois news release Urbana, Ill.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Ex-Evansville teacher's trial starts Jury selection is underway in...
Jordan McGuire, 27, is accused of giving alcohol to a former student and performing a sex act on him against his will in 2012.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Oa Guinn Responds To Dismissal As Carbondale Police Chief
Jody O'Guinn was dismissed as Carbondale Police Chief on Monday. City Manager Kevin Baity says it has nothing to do with any pending investigations or litigation, but O'Guinn refutes those claims, and goes on to say he was asked to resign.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Pravin Varughese's Family Charges Police With Negligence
Pravin's mother Lovely Varughese of Morton Grove, Ill., spoke to journalists. The lawsuit was filed in Jackson County Circuit Court also against a man accused of giving her son a ride before he disappeared.
Carbondale fires police chief following death of SIU student, lawsuit
Downstate Carbondale has fired its police chief, who was recently sued by the family of a Southern Illinois University student from Morton Grove who died under mysterious circumstances in February.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Saluki pride posters available in Carbondale
The Carbondale Chamber of Commerce is attempting to pump up Saluki pride this fall with posters promoting Southern Illinois University.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
GROWMARK Agronomy Services Department Adds New Employees to Team
The Agronomy Information Services Sales Managers will be responsible for the profitable growth of FS Advanced Information Services with FS companies, through their leadership in marketplace development, technical insight and training.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Lawsuit says SIU student killed by someone who gave him ride
The mother of a Southern Illinois University student found dead in February alleges in a lawsuit that the 19-year-old was beaten to death by someone who had given him a ride after a party.
Amtrak Answers Quinn's Call on Revamping Chicago-to-Carbondale Track
Amtrak says it's "happy to do the work suggested" by Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Sen. Dick Durbin, who have jointly asked the rail company to commission a study on adding extra trains to its fast-growing Chicago-Carbondale track.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Carbondale Gas Leak Contained
There's no word yet on what caused a gas leak in Carbondale. It was reported at around 3:00 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, near Giant City Road and Route 13. Some businesses in the area were evacuated, while others were instructed to stay put.
Community Colleges Look at Possibility of 4-Year Degrees
A group of college presidents is studying whether Illinois community colleges should be allowed to offer four-year degrees.
Ruling: SIU-Carbondale owes $1.9M in back pay
An administrative law judge says Southern Illinois University officials in Carbondale bargained in bad faith with unions and owes 1,500 current and former employees $1.9 million in back pay.
Vietnam veterans sought as honor guards
Vietnam War combat veterans are being sought to stand guard over a traveling memorial that will visit Carbondale next month.