One of SIU’s apparently less-than-distinguished former students showed up on primetime television Sunday evening. On the Oct. 12 episode of “The Simpsons,” Marge Simpson opens a sandwich shop franchise in Springfield but faces difficulty when it comes to finding good employees. That’s when Gil Gunderson, Springfield’s perennially down-on-his-luck sad sack, comes walking in with his resume in hand.
The man charged with threatening to blow up buildings and rape and behead students at SIU won’t be going free just yet.
Police are seeking two suspects who reportedly barged into a Carbondale home armed with guns.
For the second election in a row, Carbondale will have a wide-open race for mayor — and some already are expressing interest.
Police arrested a Marion woman last week after a short vehicle chase.
Three former employees of the Williamson County Circuit Clerk’s Office were indicted this week on charges of theft and official misconduct.
Six SIU students face charges of sexual assault following two incidents reported last weekend.
Police are investigating a shooting that occurred early Wednesday morning and left one person with a serious injury.
The 19-year-old who shot a parent at a Carbondale alternative school earlier this year has pleaded guilty to a charge of aggravated battery with a firearm.
A former business official and treasurer with Carterville schools was sentenced last week to a year and a day in federal prison for stealing funds from the district.
A Carbondale man faces a felony charge after police found him allegedly in illegal possession of a handgun late last week.