Following months of contention and raw discussions of justice, racism and reckoning with the past, city leaders on Tuesday voted to approve a special-use permit that will allow development of a solar energy array on the environmentally contaminated site of a former wood treatment plant to move forward. The former wood treatment plant, located on property now owned by Beazer East Inc., used a large amount of a chemical called creosote.
John “Mike” Henry has gained substantial support in his bid to become mayor of Carbondale, according to a survey conducted this week by the Times.
The city’s two candidates for mayor came out swinging during their first public meeting Thursday night.
An undercover Carbondale Police officer disguised as a pizza delivery driver led to the apprehension of a Carbondale man.
A Carbondale man is accused of assaulting a woman, battering a police officer and attempting to escape from custody Sunday.
Thousands of sex crimes reported to police in Southern Illinois aren’t being prosecuted, even though most victims can identify their attackers.
Carbondale Police say most of the arrests during the recent “Polar Bear” festivities in Carbondale were, as one might expect, for alcohol-related offenses.
Carbondale’s two candidates for mayor in the spring election both say changes should be made to how the city doles out funds to community organizations.
A 3-year-old child died Friday after being hit by a truck in the parking lot of an alternative high school.
Authorities are investigating an armed robbery that took place Sunday evening.
HerrinFesta Italiana has named its honorees for the 2015 event.