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.
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.
An unknown culprit or culprits wrought major damage late Thursday night or early Friday morning to the Japanese Garden located on the grounds of the Carbondale Public Library.
Diners at “sidewalk cafés” in Carbondale soon may be able to enjoy alcoholic drinks with their meals, too, following action taken at Tuesday’s meeting of the Carbondale City Council.
An Ullin man faces multiple charges after he allegedly pointed a gun at someone in traffic and fled from officers who confronted him.