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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Carbondale police investigate second shooting in 12 hours

Carbondale police investigate second shooting in 12 hours

By Staff report

August 27, 2016

A second gunshot victim was taken to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale on Saturday afternoon.

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