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.
A Carbondale man is among the more than 200 federal inmates now facing shorter prison sentences following action this week.
A Carbondale man is just days into a 42-month prison term after he pleaded guilty last week to DUI and spitting on and threatening the police officer who arrested him.
The possibility of any further civil proceedings stemming from the 2012 death of Molly Young now rests in the hands of the appellate court in Mt. Vernon.
A Carbondale man has been sentenced to three years in prison for biting his newborn son last year.
A Carbondale man has been convicted of murder for his role in a shooting death last year and will face sentencing this fall.
The city’s month-old slate of sales tax increases — particularly a contentious new tax on prepared food and beverages — will return to the drawing board next month.
An Evergreen Park man was sentenced to a dozen years in prison last week for arson following a 2015 house fire that gutted a home on West Walnut Street in Carbondale.
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.