Daily Egyptian

Suspect arrested after possible attempted abduction at Macy’s in Carbondale

By Staff Report, News Desk

September 9, 2019

Carbondale police officers responded to a call regarding a possible attempt to abduct a child at Macy’s department store in the University mall on Sept. 8 at approximately 3:53 p.m.

One injured after shooting Friday night in Carbondale

One injured after shooting Friday night in Carbondale

By Staff Report

August 31, 2019

Police are investigating a shooting that took place just before 10 p.m. Friday night on the 300 block of East Hester Street. One received non-life-threatening injuries according to a release by the SIU Department of Public Safety.

Carbondale police identify victim in ongoing death investigation

Carbondale police identify victim in ongoing death investigation

By Staff Report, News Desk

May 17, 2019

The 37-year-old woman found deceased early Friday morning has been identified as Kristin Duncan of Murphysboro. Carbondale Police responded to a call at approximately 1:49 a.m. Friday to the 800 block of West Mill Street where they found Duncan deceased inside a trash chute.

One injured after Carbondale shooting Thursday morning

One injured after Carbondale shooting Thursday morning

By Staff Report, News Desk

May 2, 2019

One person was injured after a shooting on the 700 Block of South Lewis Lane early Thursday, according to a Carbondale Police news release.

Man arrested in connection to Carbondale shooting which injured 4

Man arrested in connection to Carbondale shooting which injured 4

By Staff Report, News Desk

April 25, 2019

“Our officers and our investigators have done a tremendous job resolving a traumatic and senseless incident.  One part of that was identifying and removing this violent offender from the community," Jeff Grubbs, Carbondale Police chief, said through the release.

‘There was blood everywhere:’ Student recounts attempt to help shooting victim

‘There was blood everywhere:’ Student recounts attempt to help shooting victim

By Brian Munoz, Editor in Chief

April 16, 2019

“I want them to know their son wasn’t alone, someone was there trying to help him,” Cantrell said. “I can’t stop thinking about that.”

SIU employee charged with possession of child pornography

SIU employee charged with possession of child pornography

By Brian Munoz, Editor in Chief

April 16, 2019

A Southern Illinois University employee was charged with one count of child pornography in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois.

Victim, bystanders speak out after four shot in Carbondale over weekend

Victim, bystanders speak out after four shot in Carbondale over weekend

By Brian Munoz, Editor in Chief

April 15, 2019

“Don’t worry about it, I’m the only one that should be afraid and I’m not,” Diamond said. “As soon as I can, I’ll be right back out there in the biergarten having a drink.”

Four shot, injured outside ABC Liquors in Carbondale

Four shot, injured outside ABC Liquors in Carbondale

By Brian Munoz, Editor in Chief

April 12, 2019

Carbondale Police responded to a shooting between ABC Liquors and Tres Hombres Mexican Restaurant and Bar shortly after 10:00 p.m. in Carbondale.

Police respond to ‘disturbance’ at mayor’s house Saturday night, Henry responds

Police respond to ‘disturbance’ at mayor’s house Saturday night, Henry responds

By Staff Report, News Desk

April 1, 2019

Police responded to a disturbance on West Hill street late Saturday where a disturbance was found to have come from Mayor John "Mike" Henry's house, according to a Carbondale Police news release. "The investigation revealed a disturbance was occurring between the Mayor and his wife," the release said. "The officers remained at the scene until officers from the SIU Department of Public Safety responded to complete an independent investigation at the request of the Carbondale Police Department."

Cyntoia Brown, convicted at 16, granted clemency after killing man who picked her up for sex

Cyntoia Brown, convicted at 16, granted clemency after killing man who picked her up for sex

By Kallie Cox, Staff Reporter

January 7, 2019

“Imposing a life sentence on a juvenile would require her to serve at least 51 years before even being eligible for parole consideration is too harsh, especially in light of the extraordinary steps Ms. Brown has taken to rebuild her life,” Bill Haslam, Tennessee governor said.

Jackson County judge vacates Gaege Bethune’s murder conviction

Jackson County judge vacates Gaege Bethune’s murder conviction

By Campus Desk, Staff Report

September 17, 2018

A Jackson County Judge vacated Gaege Bethune's murder conviction for first-degree murder with aggravated battery in the death of SIU student Pravin Varughese, according to WSIL News. The 12-person jury did not find Bethune guilty on the second charge noted – first-degree murder with an aggravated ...

The student news site of Southern Illinois University