A piece of East Jackson Street in Carbondale recently made a surprising guest appearance on a network sitcom. The exteriors of Longbranch Coffeehouse and Global Gourmet made brief and surprising appearances in the Oct. 28 episode of the CBS comedy “Mom,” which stars Anna Faris and Allison Janney.
The city alderman and longtime minister accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman in September faces a host of new charges after he allegedly tried to escape from jail last month.
A relatively calm Halloween weekend in Carbondale likely will lead to the City Council allowing three bars on the Strip to open their doors again next year.
Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka has launched a new online database that puts local government financial information at a single location for taxpayer review.
The arrival of a state conceal carry law has opened a new market for providers of the legally required training, and some personnel with the Carbondale Police Department are getting in on the business.
A renewed debate over how Jackson County spends its tourism dollars has the owners of some county lodging facilities crying foul and is raising questions about where some of the money has gone.
A report of an armed suicidal man led police to close off a Carbondale apartment complex Tuesday afternoon.
A prominent local businessman faces imminent prison time after pleading guilty to an antitrust violation stemming from a multiyear effort to rig property tax auctions in Madison County.
Former Jackson County Sheriff Bill Kilquist has confirmed that he will run for the 115th District state legislative seat up for grabs for the first time in almost two decades.
Southern Illinois voters overwhelmingly support a wide variety of reform measures they think may improve Illinois government and politics, according to a new poll by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at SIU.
A downtown fight early Sunday morning landed five local men in jail and facing various charges.