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  1. Illinois universities competing for studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... the country," said Rae Goldsmith, chief marketing and communications officer at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Paul Palian, Northern Illinois University's director of media and public relations, agrees with Goldsmith. And the level of ...

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  2. Judge says suspect in SIU threat case should be releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    A federal judge has ruled a Chicago man accused of mailing threats of rapes, bombings and beheadings to Southern Illinois University's Carbondale campus should be released pending trial. But at a Wednesday detention hearing in Chicago, Magistrate Judge Susan Cox stayed Derrick Burns' release while prosecutors appeal her decision.

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  3. Carbondale police request safety volunteers for Halloween 'Pumpkin Patrol'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | KFVS12

    The City of Carbondale Police Department is looking for volunteers to help with the City's "Pumpkin Patrol." Volunteers will be asked to wear orange safety vests and drive vehicles that say "Pumpkin Patrol" during Trick or Treat hours on Halloween.

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  4. Judge: Suspect in SIU Threats Should Be ReleasedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WSIL

    A federal judge has ruled a Chicago man accused of mailing threats of rapes, bombings and beheadings to Southern Illinois University's Carbondale campus should be released pending trial. But at a Wednesday detention hearing in Chicago, Magistrate Judge Susan Cox stayed Derrick Burns' release while prosecutors appeal her decision.

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  5. Bond hearing set for man accused of SIU threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KFVS12

    A Chicago man charged with mailing threats of rapes, killings, bombings and beheadings to Southern Illinois University's Carbondale campus will get a chance to make his case for being eligible for bond. Twenty-one-year-old Derrick Dawon Burns has been jailed since his arrest Monday on eight federal felonies related to the mailings investigators said were sent over a yearlong span in 2012 and last year.

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  6. Carbondale gearing up for Halloween with 'Pumpkin Patrol'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | KFVS12

    The City of Carbondale Police Department is looking for volunteers to help with the City's "Pumpkin Patrol." Volunteers will be asked to wear orange safety vests and drive vehicles that say "Pumpkin Patrol" during Trick or Treat hours on Halloween.

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  7. FBI says Chicago man threatened beheadings at SIURead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Herald

    A Chicago man charged with mailing threats of rapes, killings, bombings and beheadings at an Illinois university he attended surfaced as a suspect by anonymously calling the FBI and campus police with tips about the letters, an FBI agent alleges in court documents. Derrick Dawon Burns, 21, was arrested Monday on eight federal felonies related to the mailings investigators said were sent over a yearlong span in 2012 and last year, most often warning that Southern Illinois University's Carbondale campus where he studied criminology would be targeted.

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  8. Illinois student threatens college campus beheadings: copsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | New York Daily News

    ... to newly unsealed court documents. The notes threatened violent rampages against students and staff on the Carbondale campus. Burns promised to bomb buildings, and rape and kill anyone nearby. In one letter, he specifically outlined how he'd behead ...

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  9. FBI Releases More Information On SIU Bomb Threat SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WJPF-AM Carterville

    ... a hearing Wednesday. The FBI says Burns drew investigators' scrutiny in July when he separately called SIU-Carbondale police and the FBI and insisted a man called "Big Russ" told him about the threats. The FBI alleges investigators traced those ...

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  10. Man Charged With Making Bomb Threats Against SIURead the original story

    Tuesday | 101.5 CIL-FM

    A Chicago man has been charged with making bomb and violence threats against students, faculty and staff of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. Federal prosecutors announced Monday 21-year-old Derrick Dawon Burns is accused of making the threats on October 10, 2012, October 15, 2012, December 6, 2012, and October 1, 2013.

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  11. Carbondale police look for suspect in armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | KFVS12

    Carbondale police are looking for the suspect in an armed robbery early Monday morning at a business on West Main Street. According to police, a black man in his 20s entered the business in the 900 block of West Main Street and demanded money while holding a gun.

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  12. Carbondale police investigate home burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | KFVS12

    Officers were informed an unknown suspect entered an unlocked home and stole property between 12:15 a.m. and 5:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 27. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Carbondale Police Department at 457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 549-COPS .

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  13. Carbondale police investigate vehicle break-inRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | KFVS12

    Carbondale police are looking for a suspect who broke into a vehicle on the 300 block of East Hester Street on Sept 27. Someone entered an unlocked vehicle and stole property between 12:30 a.m. and 9:45 a.m. on Sept 27. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Carbondale Police Department at 457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 549-COPS .

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  14. Person Dies In Car WreckRead the original story

    Tuesday | Magic 95.1

    ... with making bomb and violence threats against students, faculty and staff of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. Federal prosecutors announced Monday 21-year-old Derrick Dawon Burns is Continue Reading>> Anna, Ill. - A man has been arrested ...

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  15. Man Charged In SIUC Bomb PlotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | RiverBender.com

    A federal grand jury has indicted a Chicago man for a series of bomb and violence threats against Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. 21 year old Derrick Burns is facing eight federal charges of the threats against students, staff and faculty.

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  16. Man Charged With Threats Against SIURead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WSIL

    A Chicago man has been charged with making bomb and violence threats against students, faculty and staff of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. Federal prosecutors announced Monday 21-year-old Derrick Dawon Burns is accused of making the threats on October 10, 2012, October 15, 2012, December 6, 2012, and October 1, 2013.

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  17. Chicago man accused of threatening university studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | My FOX Chicago

    ... filed in the case, a total of seven letters containing the same distinctive handwriting were addressed to SIU in Carbondale between September 2012 and September 2013. At least one of the letters contained a bomb threat that prompted officials at the ...

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  18. Vehicle rollover in Carbondale, driver arrested after fleeing sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | KFVS12

    A vehicle rolled over after colliding with another vehicle and hitting a cemetery fence on Main Street in Carbondale, Illinois just before 6:30 p.m. on Monday. One of the drivers ran from the scene, according to Carbondale Police Lieutenant Mat Dunning.

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  19. Courtesy https://www.flickr.com/photos/ramella/Read the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    ... well as reconstruction and realignment and better access to state highways. Airport Manager Gary Shafer told the (Carbondale) Southern Illinoisan that last week's announcement of a $4.5 million state investment to develop an emergency and critical ...

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  20. Several arrested after Carbondale street fight goes viralRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | KFVS12

    A video has surfaced on YouTube reportedly from late Friday evening to the early morning Saturday depicting a large street fight in downtown Carbondale, Illinois.

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