If baseball really wants to shorten games, perhaps it should consider adopting other softball rules. Softball games, for example, are usually played in six innings, so reducing a baseball game from nine to six innings would, on average, shorten a baseball game by one hour and eliminate the need to stop serving beer after the seventh inning.
The Jackson County Health Department will close for one day a week and cut employees’ hours later this fall, in large part because of the ongoing state budget impasse.
Police have arrested a juvenile in connection with the armed robbery of the Murphysboro MotoMart last weekend.
Law enforcement agencies say they soon will begin releasing further documents related to the 2012 death of a Carbondale woman in a police dispatcher’s apartment.
An SIU student who was on the receiving end of police pepper spray during Saturday’s disturbance at Aspen Court Apartments says the encounter between police and partiers only turned nasty after officers started going after people filming officer activities with cell phones.
The man who leveled a series of threats against SIU in 2012 and 2013 pleaded guilty to four charges last week in federal court.
A 23-year-old Carbondale man has pleaded guilty to an aggravated DUI charge stemming from an incident last year in which a bicyclist was killed.
In a seven-page finding dated July 24, 2015, an attorney from the office of the Illinois Attorney General’s Office concluded in no uncertain terms that Carbondale PD violated the law.
A house of cards that started falling when a Carbondale property owner drew the scrutiny of investigators has continued, most recently, with a Florida man being sentenced to prison on a count of extortion.
Carbondale has been named among the state’s top 10 commuter cities by a website offering consumer insurance analysis.
The city council has voted to permanently lift restrictions on Halloween in Carbondale that have stood, in one form or another, for two decades.