Murphysboro’s long-standing Apple Tree Inn likely will be demolished after coming under new ownership this week. Jackson County court records show that the foreclosure sale of the motel property, located at 200 N. 2nd St., was finalized Monday. The buyer is Columbia, Ill.-based developer Joe Koppeis.
A Carbondale man faces multiple charges after he allegedly robbed a local business at gunpoint and dragged a local police officer about 100 feet with his car as he tried to make his escape.
Two Carbondale men face weapon charges following an incident in which a gun allegedly was pointed at a crowd of people Saturday morning.
A son of migrant farm workers in California and a one-time associate professor at SIU, Juan Felipe Herrera will be the next U.S. poet in chief.
A man was found guilty in Jackson County this week of battery to a police officer and possession of cannabis, among other charges.
A local man is spending his first week in prison after pleading guilty to drunkenly delivering a pizza to, of all places, the Jackson County Courthouse.
The popular Sunset Concert series will return for its 37th year in Carbondale June 18 — and this year’s shows will be followed by a similar upstart series in Murphysboro.
A Carbondale man has been sentenced to 26 years in prison for his role in an armed robbery late last year.
In a recent column (May 6, “Do we really need townships?”), I suggested township government in Illinois needed to be reformed or even ended.
Read the following message addressed to Illinois State Rep. Mary Flowers, and share with your readers.
A circuit judge has dismissed the civil lawsuit filed in the 2012 death of Molly Young in a then-Carbondale Police dispatcher’s apartment.