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Gallery: Protesters in Louisville Kentucky march for third night following grand jury’s decision in Breonna Taylor case

June Wells, Breonna Taylor's second cousin, marches through Louisville, Ky. on Sept. 26 in protest of the grand jury decision to indict former Louisville police officer Brett Hankison.

By Jared Treece and Nicolas Galindo

September 26, 2020

Hundreds of demonstrators assembled in downtown Louisville Friday to protest the death of Breonna Taylor and the grand jury's decision in her case on Wednesday.

Photo of the day: SIU students protest grand jury’s decision in Breonna Taylor case

A police car follows the Breonna Taylor march down W. Main St. in Carbondale ILL.

By Leah Sutton, Photo Editor

September 24, 2020

On Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020 around two dozen SIU students and community members organized a march to protest the death of Breonna Taylor and the decision of the Kentucky grand jury regarding her case.

Grand jury indicts one former officer with ‘wanton endangerment’ in Breonna Taylor death

Grand jury indicts one former officer with 'wanton endangerment' in Breonna Taylor death

By Staff Report, News Desk

September 23, 2020

A Kentucky grand jury released its recommendations for the Breonna Taylor case and indicted one officer on Wednesday.

Q&A with Jackson County State’s Attorney candidate Joe Cervantez

SIU alumni Joe Cervantez, Jackson County State's Attorney candidate, marches with protesters and later gave a speech about how has has dealt with systematic  racism first hand as a defense attorney during the March on Washington  event that was put on by four different local organizations on Friday, Aug. 28, 2020 in Carbondale, IL.

By Nick Hasenstab, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2020

Joe Cervantez  served in the Carbondale community as an attorney for eight years and will be running against the incumbent State’s Attorney Michael Carr who has been serving since he was elected in 2012.

Crime Report: Five people arrested on armed robbery charges in Carbondale

Carbondale Police and Fire responded to the scene on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019 at the railroad crossing at Route 13 and Main Street in Carbondale. At approximately 6 p.m. Carbondale Police responded to the railroad crossing in connection to an individual being struck by a train.

By Janae Mosby, Staff Reporter

August 22, 2020

Five people were arrested on Aug. 19 in relation to an armed robbery in the 700 block of East Main Street.  The police responded to the armed robbery at 1:46 p.m. and they say the victim was beaten with a firearm and robbed, according to a release from the Carbondale Police Department. The suspects fl...

Carbondale police investigate homicide at North Robert A. Stalls Avenue

Carbondale Police and Fire responded to the scene on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019 at the railroad crossing at Route 13 and Main Street in Carbondale. At approximately 6 p.m. Carbondale Police responded to the railroad crossing in connection to an individual being struck by a train.

By Keaton Yates, Staff Reporter

August 17, 2020

Officers responded to another shots fired report on the 1000 block of North Robert A. Stalls Ave. where they found a gunshot victim. While life resuscitation measures were attempted, the victim passed away at the Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, the victim’s identity is not being released at this time.

Carbondale Police investigate early morning robbery

Carbondale Police and Fire responded to the scene on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019 at the railroad crossing at Route 13 and Main Street in Carbondale. At approximately 6 p.m. Carbondale Police responded to the railroad crossing in connection to an individual being struck by a train.

By Bethany Rentfro, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2020

Carbondale police officers responded at 1:13 a.m. on Feb. 28 to the 300 block of S. Marion St. in reference to an armed robbery. 

Carbondale Police search for missing juvenile

Ayden N. Van Hook, age 17

By Staff Report, News Desk

February 26, 2020

The Carbondale Police are attempting to locate a missing juvenile who was last seen on Feb. 25 around 4 p.m. on Walnut St., according to a press release.

“Enough is enough” concerned residents speak out about gun violence at city council meeting

Carbondale City Hall (Jacob Wiegand | @jawiegandphoto)

By Jacob Lorenz, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2020

A shooting took place between two individuals Sunday near the Eurma C. Hayes Center and while no one was injured, residents who live on the northeast side of town are saying enough is enough.

It takes a village: Carbondale community comes together to discuss gun violence

The community of Carbondale held a meeting discussing topics such as Carbondale shootings and how the community can get more involved with the youth. The meeting was held at the African American Museum at the Carbondale University Mall on Thursday, Nov. 14 2019.

By Kallie Cox, News Editor

November 14, 2019

After multiple shootings in the past month in Carbondale, community members gathered to discuss solutions to the city’s gun violence epidemic.

Police arrest second individual in connection to Keon Cooper shooting

Left to right: Olando Sheron, 24 years old of Sikeston, Missouri; Thomas Durell Evans, 30 years old of Cape Girardeau, Missouri; Tyren Johnson, 21 years old of Sikeston, Missouri. Johnson and Evans are both being held in Missouri, pending extradition to Illinois.

By Staff Report, News Desk

November 14, 2019

Cape Girardeau deputies arrested a man on Monday on charges of of concealing or aiding a fugitive in connection to the shooting death of Keon Cooper.

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