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.
Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Thursday evening just north of the SIU Communications Building.
A youth mentoring program first started 22 years ago will close as a result of the lack of a state budget.
Citizens of Carbondale now may operate golf carts on many city streets following action last week by city leaders.
An Illinois lawmaker is advancing legislation, dubbed “Molly’s Law,” that would stiffen penalties against public bodies that fail to comply with orders to release information through the state Freedom of Information Act.
There is a solution to Illinois’ budget crisis, but it requires unity and willingness to act. Right now, in Illinois, that solution is to fast-track pass the LaSalle Street Tax, House Bill 106.
A Carbondale man was sentenced to 21 years in prison Wednesday for robbing a Carbondale gas station at gunpoint last year while wearing a dress and a wig, making off with less than $100 and two packs of cigarettes.
Two years later, closure remains elusive in the case of an SIU student found dead under mysterious circumstances.
Two Carbondale men face a range of felony charges after an alleged armed robbery that occurred more than a week ago.
The family of a Carbondale woman found dead in 2012 under questionable circumstances notched a victory this week in its quest to obtain Illinois State Police records regarding that agency’s investigation.
The SIU student who sustained a gunshot wound in a Saturday evening robbery says this week that he feels lucky to be alive.