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.
A Carbondale man faces a battery charge after he allegedly threw a dog onto South Illinois Avenue during an argument.
Enrollment on SIU’s Carbondale campus for the fall semester is down almost 700 students from 2014.
SIU has yet another new interim chancellor, and he will be stepping into a bit of a mess.
The Jackson County Health Department will close for one day a week and cut employees’ hours later this fall, in large part because of the ongoing state budget impasse.
Police have arrested a juvenile in connection with the armed robbery of the Murphysboro MotoMart last weekend.
Law enforcement agencies say they soon will begin releasing further documents related to the 2012 death of a Carbondale woman in a police dispatcher’s apartment.
An SIU student who was on the receiving end of police pepper spray during Saturday’s disturbance at Aspen Court Apartments says the encounter between police and partiers only turned nasty after officers started going after people filming officer activities with cell phones.
The man who leveled a series of threats against SIU in 2012 and 2013 pleaded guilty to four charges last week in federal court.
A 23-year-old Carbondale man has pleaded guilty to an aggravated DUI charge stemming from an incident last year in which a bicyclist was killed.
In a seven-page finding dated July 24, 2015, an attorney from the office of the Illinois Attorney General’s Office concluded in no uncertain terms that Carbondale PD violated the law.