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 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.
A vehicle passenger who attempted to hide a handgun in his driver’s purse when the police pulled them over was sentenced this week to two years in prison.
Even after the release this week of a detailed plan for addressing diversity issues on campus, SIU administrators are still on the hot seat when it comes to racism on campus.
A juvenile was arrested at Carbondale Community High School after he allegedly pointed a gun at a woman and her daughter while in traffic.