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Carbondale police identify victim in ongoing death investigation

Carbondale police identify victim in ongoing death investigation

By Staff Report, News Desk

May 17, 2019


Filed under City, Crime, Latest News, News Briefs

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


Filed under City, Crime, Latest News

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


Filed under City, Crime, Latest News

“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


Filed under City, Crime, Latest News

“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


Filed under Campus, Crime, Latest News

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


Filed under City, Crime, Latest News

“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


Filed under City, Crime, Latest News

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


Filed under City, Crime, Latest News

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


Filed under Crime, Latest News

“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


Filed under Crime, Latest News, More Headlines, News Briefs

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 ...

Carbondale Police respond to gunfire early Friday morning

Carbondale Police respond to gunfire early Friday morning

By Staff Report

August 17, 2018


Filed under City, Crime, Latest News, More Headlines

Carbondale Police responded to gunfire near North Wall Street at East Oak Street early Friday morning. A resident in the 400 block of East Oak Street said that their home was struck by the gunfire, according to Carbondale police. Officers identified the suspect as Traeshonne D. Blythe, 25, o...

Carbondale police investigating death of a 5-year-old after being struck by vehicle

Carbondale police investigating death of a 5-year-old after being struck by vehicle

By Staff Report

August 13, 2018


Filed under City, Crime, Latest News, More Headlines

The Carbondale Police Department is investigating the death of a 5-year-old male child after being struck by a vehicle, according to Deputy Police Chief Stan Reno. The fatal crash occurred near the 500th block of North Wall at 7:55 p.m. Monday evening, according to Carbondale police. "It was determined...

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