The service launches at noon Thursday, meaning residents will be able to request a ride through Lyft by using their mobile device. Users will have to download the application, sign up and then request a ride.
A series of new taxes approved last month fueled even more debate at Tuesday’s meeting of the Carbondale City Council.
A Herrin man will not be charged with reckless homicide following a December 2015 incident in which a car he was driving on Rt. 13 struck and killed two 18-year-old Carbondale boys.
Two men have been formally charged with murder in connection with the March 27 shooting incident that killed Carbondale musician Tim Beaty.
A Carbondale man faces a felony charge of aggravated arson after he burned down his residence Monday morning.
Faced with a total eclipse of the sun, tens of thousands of extra visitors and the start of the fall semester all occurring on the same August day in 2017, officials at SIU say they are working on a plan aimed a relieving anticipated congestion.
The city council signed off on a slew of new consumer-based taxes Tuesday night, all of them purportedly aimed at shoring up skyrocketing police and fire pension obligations and funding a backlog of city infrastructure projects.
Authorities say a teenage driver who hit and killed a 70-year-old man is facing no criminal charges.
The second of two New York men busted in January as part of an identity theft scam operating in Carbondale has been sentenced to several years in prison.
A family argument that escalated into a knife attack landed one man in jail last week.
The director of SIU’s respected Paul Simon Public Policy Institute will step down later this year.