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Murphysboro man indicted in October shooting death

Murphysboro man indicted in October shooting death

By Daily Egyptian staff

April 12, 2017


Filed under Crime

A 28-year-old Murphysboro man was indicted Wednesday on charges that he and another person fatally shot a city man and wounded another in October. Cortez L. Turner, 28, of Murphysboro, was charged with first-degree murder in the Oct. 24 shooting death of Detrick Yurnell Rogers, 38, of Murphysboro....

Person suffering from possible life threatening wound after shooting in Carbondale

Person suffering from possible life threatening wound after shooting in Carbondale

By Daily Egyptian staff

April 5, 2017


Filed under City, Crime, News

Carbondale police are investigating after a person reported being shot in the city. At 10:37 p.m. Tuesday, officers responded to the Memorial Hospital of Carbondale in reference to a person suffering from a possible life threatening gunshot wound. The person, who was not identified by police, was...

Second suspect charged in connection to burned body found in August

Second suspect charged in connection to burned body found in August

By Bill Lukitsch

October 14, 2016


Filed under Crime

A second suspect has been charged with concealing the death of a woman whose burned body was found by police in a wooded area near a Carbondale auto repair shop more than one month ago. Robert Dennis, 25, was charged Friday with one count of concealing a homicidal death and is in custody at Jackson...

Woman charged in connection to body found on fire in Carbondale

Woman charged in connection to body found on fire in Carbondale

By Daily Egyptian staff

October 11, 2016


Filed under City, Crime, More Headlines, News

A Collinsville woman was arrested Monday in connection to the death of a woman whose body was found on fire in Carbondale in August, authorities said. Tiesha D. Anderson, 22, was charged Tuesday with one count of concealment of a homicidal death, according to the Jackson County State's Attorney's...

Carbondale police arrest man in early Wednesday stabbing

Carbondale police arrest man in early Wednesday stabbing

By DailyEgyptian.com staff

October 5, 2016


Filed under Crime

Police arrested one man Wednesday after he allegedly stabbed an acquaintance multiple times inside a residence in northeast Carbondale, police said. About 4:20 a.m., officers responded to the 400 bock of James and Thelma Walker Avenue for reports of the stabbing. They found a single victim inside...

SIU student held on $150,000 bond for possession of child pornography, police say

SIU student held on $150,000 bond for possession of child pornography, police say

By Bill Lukitsch

October 4, 2016


Filed under Crime

A 21-year-old SIU student accused of possessing child pornography is being held on $150,000 bond in Jackson County Jail. Skyler M. Durbin, a senior from Payson studying forestry, is charged with six felony counts of possessing photographs that depict children under the age of 13 performing various...

Carbondale police investigate attempted sexual assault

Carbondale police investigate attempted sexual assault

By Daily Egyptian staff

October 3, 2016


Filed under Crime

The woman reported she was attacked during a Sunday morning jog, police said.

Cape Girardeau man found guilty of 2014 murder in southern Illinois

Cape Girardeau man found guilty of 2014 murder in southern Illinois

By Staff report

September 22, 2016


Filed under Crime

A 30-year-old Cape Girardeau man was found guilty Thursday of first degree murder for fatally shooting a woman in southern Illinois in early 2014, the office of Jackson County State’s Attorney Michael Carr said. A Jackson County jury returned a guilty verdict for Brandon L. Banks of first...

SIUC police investigate on-campus sexual assault

SIUC police investigate on-campus sexual assault

By Staff report

September 15, 2016


Filed under Crime

SIUC police are investigating a sexual assault involving two students, university officials said. The victim told police the assault happened about 1 a.m. Thursday in Schneider Hall, according to a campus alert email. The incident was reported to the Department of Public Safety on Thursday afternoon. Police...

Carbondale man sentenced for impersonating cop, threatening public official

Carbondale man sentenced for impersonating cop, threatening public official

By Staff report

September 9, 2016


Filed under Crime

A Carbondale man was sentenced earlier this week to three years in prison for threatening a public official and impersonating a police officer, the Jackson County State’s Attorney's office announced today. Arseny Shlyapintokh, 39, was sentenced Wednesday in Jackson County court after he pleaded...

Carbondale police seek help identifying body

Carbondale police seek help identifying body

By Luke Nozicka

September 6, 2016


Filed under Crime

Carbondale police still don't know the identity of a body that was found last week near a creek on East Main Street, police said Tuesday morning. The body was discovered Aug. 30 in the 900 block of East Main near Piles Fork Creek and Midas auto repair shop after officials responded to an active...

Body found in Carbondale after Tuesday morning fire

Body found in Carbondale after Tuesday morning fire

By Luke Nozicka

August 30, 2016


Filed under Crime

A body was found near a creek on East Main Street after officials responded to a fire Tuesday morning, police said. Just after 8 a.m. Carbondale police and fire personnel were called to the scene of an active fire in the 900 block of East Main Street near Piles Fork Creek and Midas auto repair...

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