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Murphysboro man arrested in fatal shooting

Murphysboro man arrested in fatal shooting

By Daily Egyptian staff
November 2, 2016
Filed under City, More Headlines, News

The Murphysboro man wanted as a suspect in an October shooting that left one man dead and injured another has been arrested, authorities said. Juwan K. Jackson, 26, of Murphysboro, was found Tuesday near Decatur after a week-long search led by Murphysboro police, the Jackson County State’s Attorney’s...

SIU’s starting guard has ’50-50′ chance to play in season opener

SIU’s starting guard has ’50-50′ chance to play in season opener

By Sean Carley
November 2, 2016
Filed under Basketball, More Headlines, SIU Men's Basketball, Sports

Saluki men's basketball may be without one of its key players when the season begins next week. Coach Barry Hinson said starting point guard Mike Rodriguez has a "50-50" chance of playing Nov. 11 against Wright State. Rodriguez is recovering from a knee injury he re-aggravated two weeks ago. "I...

Levels nightclub closed indefinitely, owner says

Levels nightclub closed indefinitely, owner says

By Daily Egyptian staff
October 31, 2016
Filed under City, More Headlines, News

Levels nightclub closed its doors indefinitely Saturday, its owner said. Greg Knoob, whose son Austin took over the business last December, said Monday his worsening chronic illness prevents him from continuing to run the business. The venue on East Grand Avenue opened as a club in 1985....

Police: Carbondale woman charged with murder in burned body case

Police:  Carbondale woman charged with murder in burned body case

By Bill Lukitsch
October 31, 2016
Filed under More Headlines, Showcase

A Carbondale woman has been arrested on charges of first degree murder for the killing of a Mt. Vernon woman whose burned body was found in August, authorities said. Lauren L. Stinde, 23, of Carbondale, is charged with murdering and concealing the death of Robin L. Stief, according to a news release...

Carbondale woman arrested in Sunday night stabbing

Carbondale woman arrested in Sunday night stabbing

By Bill Lukitsch
October 31, 2016
Filed under City, More Headlines, News

A Carbondale woman was arrested Sunday night for allegedly stabbing a man found in the front yard of a home in Northwest Carbondale, police said. Ahminya A. Overall, 34, of Carbondale, was arrested on a charge of aggravated domestic battery, authorities said. Police said the victim, described as...

Former Saluki drafted to NBA Development League

Former Saluki drafted to NBA Development League

By Sean Carley
October 30, 2016
Filed under Basketball, More Headlines, SIU Men's Basketball, Sports

SIU basketball's leading scorer last season is one step closer to fulfilling his NBA dreams. Former Saluki guard Anthony Beane was selected with the 26th overall pick to the Oklahoma City Blue of the NBA Development League. His draft rights were then traded to the Austin Spurs later in the day, acco...

Decades later, former DE editor remembers his influence on Carbondale’s black community

Decades later, former DE editor remembers his influence on Carbondale’s black community

By Cory Ray
October 26, 2016
Filed under Campus, More Headlines, News

It is the goal of most journalists to spark change in their community, and that's exactly what Bill Hollada did. Hollada entered the Daily Egyptian newsroom in 1947 and eventually became the managing editor before ultimately becoming the paper's editor-in-chief. "We wanted to have a newspaper that had...

Saluki football notebook: Scouting the Missouri State Bears

Saluki football notebook: Scouting the Missouri State Bears

By Sean Carley
October 26, 2016
Filed under Football, More Headlines, SIU Football, Sports

After a brutal loss at homecoming to an Indiana State team in the bottom half of the conference, SIU football gets another chance against a lower-half conference foe. The Salukis will travel to take on Missouri State at 2 p.m. Saturday in Springfield, Mo. Last season's matchup resulted in a 73-26...

Murphysboro shooting victim dies in hospital

Murphysboro shooting victim dies in hospital

By Bill Lukitsch
October 26, 2016
Filed under City, More Headlines, News

One of two men shot early Monday by a Murphysboro man has died from his injuries. Detrick Yurnell Rogers, of Murphysboro, died Tuesday at a St. Louis-area hospital, according to police. He was 38. Police are searching for Juwan K. Jackson, 26, of Murphysboro, as a suspect in the shooting. An arrest...

Police: Murphysboro man wanted for shooting 2

Police: Murphysboro man wanted for shooting 2

By Bill Lukitsch
October 25, 2016
Filed under City, More Headlines, News

An arrest warrant has been issued for a Murphysboro man suspected to have participated in a shooting that injured two people early Monday, authorities said. Juwan K. Jackson, 26, is sought for multiple felony charges including aggravated battery with a firearm and possession of cannabis with intent to de...

Sheila Simon, Sen. Dick Durbin talk budget impasse, early voting at SIU

Sheila Simon, Sen. Dick Durbin talk budget impasse, early voting at SIU

By Daily Egyptian staff
October 25, 2016
Filed under Campus, More Headlines, News

Democratic candidate for State Senate Sheila Simon was joined Tuesday afternoon by U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and a group of her supporters for a campaign stop at the university. Passersby collected around Morris Library as more than a dozen Simon supporters rallied on the front steps to encourage SIU...

SIU men’s hoops picked fifth, women’s fourth in MVC preseason poll

SIU men’s hoops picked fifth, women’s fourth in MVC preseason poll

By Sean Carley
October 25, 2016
Filed under Basketball, More Headlines, SIU Men's Basketball, Sports

The SIU men's and women's basketball programs are expected to finish in the middle of the pack after coming off bounce-back seasons. Saluki men's basketball was picked to finish fifth in the Missouri Valley Conference while the women's team was picked to finish fourth, according to the conference's...

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