A fourth-quarter strip sack Saturday on SIU quarterback Matt DeSomer by Youngstown State defensive end Justus Reed at the 2:44 mark sealed the 28-20 victory at Saluki Stadium for the penguins.
Brandon Banks, 31, was convicted for the murder of Marsha Brown, also of Cape Girardeau. The jury also found Brown guilty of aggravated discharge of a firearm, and possession of a weapon by a felon.
“This win is going to affect the team for the next few years,” said SIU WR Israel Lamprakes after SIU's 44-34 comeback victory over Western Illinois University at Saluki Stadium Saturday. “The next few years, everything is changing (for the program). It’s happening. It’s a blessing. It’s a beautiful thing.”
Kempfer, 50, was charged with delivery of cannabis, delivery of cocaine, possession with intent to deliver cannabis and possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine.
During the course of the investigation, officers found about 90 grams of cannabis, and more than 400 grams of crystal methamphetamine inside the vehicle.
Lauren Stinde, 23, pleaded guilty at her arraignment appearance Monday in Jackson County Court for her involvement in the murder of Robin Stief, according to Jackson County State's Attorney Michael Carr.
Cancer mortality rates in Southern Illinois are about 40 percent higher in than in other parts of the state, according to an official with the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.
A one-time police dispatcher perhaps most known because of the mysterious 2012 death of his girlfriend, Molly Young, was sentenced last week to 14 days in jail for a recent DUI charge.
When Laura and Brent Campbell first noticed something wasn’t quite right with their 22-month-old daughter, Julianna, they had no idea the storm they were about to face. Tests revealed a parent’s worst nightmare: a cancerous brain tumor.
The Carbondale Community High School marching band will hold a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 23 in the parking lot of the high school.
Reports of multiple injuries and scattered property damage are coming in today after a power outage sparked a rowdy student gathering outside dorms on the SIU campus last night. A power outage around 9:30 p.m. prompted more than 1,000 residents of Schneider, Mae Smith and Neely halls to assemble outside, leading to a disturbance that blocked off traffic to the east side of campus.