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Carbondale Police officer put on unpaid leave for 1 week after selling mugs with photo of local man
“The city would like to remind the community that the behavior that resulted in this discipline is not the standard of conduct that we expect of any city employee, nor the conduct that we will tolerate going forward,” he wrote in a statement to the newspaper. “Further, it’s not reflective of the har
Vienna, IL police attempt to identify two men accused of retail theft
VIENNA, IL (KFVS) -Police in Vienna, Illinois are searching for two men in connection to a retail theft.The police department officials asked for help identifying the individuals in the Vienna Dollar General Store on Thursday, June 21 at 9:35 p.m.Download the KFVS News app:iPhone|AndroidIf anyone ha
Franklin County Sheriff's blotter
The following incidents were obtained from Franklin County Sheriff Don Jones. Note that arrests, charges and citations are allegations only, not findings of guilt.June 6
Carbondale to install kiosk in Washington Street parking lot; it's permit parking only until then
CARBONDALE — Changes to a downtown Carbondale parking lot are soon on the way, according to city officials.According to Carbondale Public Relations Officer Amy Fox, the city removed the parking meters from the Washington Street parking lot prior to the eclipse in August to create space for outdoor c
1 more arrested, 1 still sought in Sunday shooting on Carbondale's Strip
Renard M. Ward, 35, of Jackson, Tennessee, is wanted by police for his involvement in the shooting that happened around the time bars were closing early Sunday morning, according to a news release from Carbondale Police Department. Police said he should be considered armed and dangerous, and asked a
SIU President Randy Dunn to keep his job after 4-4 board split on vote to place him on leave
EDWARDSVILLE — After deliberating on the fate of embattled Southern Illinois University President Randy Dunn in executive session for nearly four hours on Thursday, the SIU Board of Trustees was split on whether to oust the system’s leader.At a special meeting on the Edwardsville campus, the motion
Deputies say woman gave false ID, found with meth
She was arrested at 2:13 a.m. on Benton Road, near Bridge Street. Deputies said they found Mitchell walking along the edge of the roadway and checked on her welfare. They said they asked Mitchell for ID, but she hadn't any, and she instead gave them a false name and social security number.
Jason Seaman serving as grand marshal at alma mater’s homecoming
In a Facebook post, the university wrote, “He’s not only a hero who protected his students during a May school shooting in Noblesville, IN, but also a Saluki who was a leader on the football field and in the classroom.”
Land of Lincoln and NAACP to hold record sealing and expungement clinic
CARBONDALE — The Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, the NAACP Carbondale Branch and the Center for Empowerment and Justice are teaming up to help those with criminal backgrounds obtain a second chance.The groups will host a free expungement and sealing clinic from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday
Homes Recently Listed in the Carbondale Area
Take a look at this home, located in south central Marion, just blocks from Rt 37/Court St. Sellers have made improvements over the years such as adding a half bath upstairs, adding a support beam on main level, Dining room is freshly painted. Roof new in 2009, new HVAC system under maintenance plan
Carbondale man acquitted in 2016 shooting at Evolve apartments
HolmesPROVIDED BY JACKSON COUNTY JAILMURPHYSBORO — A Carbondale man was acquitted by a Jackson County jury Wednesday afternoon for his alleged involvement in a shooting at an apartment complex in April 2016, according to Carbondale defense attorney Christian Baril.Daniel Holmes, 23, was charged with
Murphysboro Fire Department fights 3 fires in 24 hours
Several fire trucks and police cars were on scene of a fire at 2003 Herbert St. at about 9 p.m. on Wednesday.Molly Parker The SouthernMURPHYSBORO — The Murphysboro Fire Department has been busy throughout the past couple of days fighting three different fires in the city.The first fire happened at a
2022’s Rayzhaun Bardo has plenty of Damian Lillard in his game
Rayzhaun Bardois one of the best players from the Marion, Illinois area in the Class of 2022.The 6-foot, 135-pound Bardo, who attends Marion High School, is an explosive combo guard.Bardo has played for the Illinois Bears, Wolfpack of Southern Illinois, Marion Junior High, and Marion High School dur
Yard sale proves a winner for Marion girls soccer team
Nicole Szidik, left, and Paige Newlin man the sales booth at Saturday's yard sale fundraiser held by the Marion High School soccer team.Holly Kee photo
Carbondale police looking for missing man
CARBONDALE, Ill. — Police are looking for a missing man with a cognitive deficiency who left home Monday morning.Police said Tommy L. Ellis walked away from his home on the 900 block of West Burton Street in Carbondale sometime between 7 and 10 a.m.Police said they don't know where he was going or w
What’s up, doc?
CARBONDALE, Ill. — Sharing a stethoscope, three-member teams of high school students clustered around a horse and learned firsthand how to conduct a basic checkup.That started first with learning how to approach and introduce themselves without startling the giant animals. Only then did visiting vet
Veterans voice health care questions at Harrisburg VA town hall
Back in Harrisburg, some say they receive great care, but more say improvements need to be made and soon.
Murphysboro is getting a splash park
MURPHYSBORO — Friends of Murphysboro has been saving money for several years to fund a big project, according to member Brad Fager. On Monday, the group announced plans to construct the Fred Cook Memorial Splash Park.“Fred Cook passed away and left his estate to six different nonprofits,” Fager expl
Another Man Arrested for Role in Carbondale Shooting Incident
Officers believe Graham, Jr. and Ward fired handguns from a vehicle as they fled the area. They are both charged with Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm and Reckless Discharge of a Firearm. Graham, Jr. was also charged with Intimidation and Unlawful Communication with a Witness.
Old Carbondale Water Treatment Plant is getting new life as next home of 710 Bookstore
The bookstore will be located on the second floor of the building with exposed red brick and the absence of several gigantic water treatment tanks. Since the water treatment equipment is gone, 710 manager Randy Johnson said there is about 4,800 square feet of usable space for the retailer.