Details are few regarding an early morning shooting this week in Carbondale that seriously injured one person. Police responded around 5:18 a.m. Thursday, May 19 to a small apartment complex at 905 W. Sycamore St., just across the street from the former National Guard Armory, regarding a complaint of shots fired.
The director of SIU’s respected Paul Simon Public Policy Institute will step down later this year.
A vehicle passenger who attempted to hide a handgun in his driver’s purse when the police pulled them over was sentenced this week to two years in prison.
Even after the release this week of a detailed plan for addressing diversity issues on campus, SIU administrators are still on the hot seat when it comes to racism on campus.
A juvenile was arrested at Carbondale Community High School after he allegedly pointed a gun at a woman and her daughter while in traffic.
The anonymous committee that has done the most to articulate the grievances feeding the planned May 2 student strike on the SIU campus has its roots in Carbondale’s radical and philosophical counterculture.
From race and the economy to a simple sense of disconnect between neighbors, citizens have plenty of theories regarding what is driving a spate of violence in Carbondale.
Recent incidents of gun violence in Carbondale gave city officials much to discuss this week, with all agreeing the community needs to work together to find a solution.
One of the suspects in the Easter morning shooting incident that killed one and injured another has turned himself in to authorities and will make his first court appearance Monday.
City leaders tackled a brief agenda Tuesday evening that included expanding a shared economic enterprise zone.
A Carbondale man was sentenced to 65 years in prison last week for his role in an armed robbery in late 2014 at a local trailer park.