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5-year-old girl shot in Carbondale

5-year-old girl shot in Carbondale

By Staff Report, News Desk

October 7, 2019

City of Carbondale police officers responded to a shooting on the 400 block of E. Chestnut Street around 11:26 a.m. Monday.

Gallery: Barbecue competition gets in Murphysboro’s grill

Gallery: Barbecue competition gets in Murphysboro’s grill

By Isabel Miller, Photo and Multimedia Editor

September 21, 2019

It was the 32 annual "Praise the Lard" barbecue competition in Murphysboro on Saturday.

Photo of the day: Crab Orchard clean-up

Photo of the day: Crab Orchard clean-up

By Carson VanBuskirk, Staff Photographer

September 21, 2019

Community members came together to participate in the Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge Cleanup in Marion on Saturday.

Crab Orchard tags monarchs to track migration south

Crab Orchard tags monarchs to track migration south

By Elizabeth Biernacki, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2019

“It’s very important to tag [monarchs] because it’s the only butterfly so far that the scientific community has found that does a migration round trip, for example, like birds,” Dana Malave Miller, a ranger at the park, said.

JB Pritzker grants clemency to deported combat veteran Miguel Perez

JB Pritzker grants clemency to deported combat veteran Miguel Perez

By Kallie Cox, News Editor

September 4, 2019

Illinois Governor JB. Pritzker granted clemency to combat veteran Miguel Perez Jr. on Friday, Aug. 30, according to a release from the Office of the Governor. Perez served two tours in Afghanistan as a Special Forces Mechanic before being injured in an explosion and suffering a traumatic brain injury and PTSD.

One injured after shooting Friday night in Carbondale

One injured after shooting Friday night in Carbondale

By Staff Report, News Desk

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.

Gallery: From bumper cars to bull riding, a day at the fair

Gallery: From bumper cars to bull riding, a day at the fair

August 18, 2019

August 10th marks Kids Day during the Springfield Illinois State Fair. Kids 12 and under got in free to the Illinois State Fair to enjoy programming aimed at educating and entertaining.

Photo of the day: Sweet tooth solo

Photo of the day: Sweet tooth solo

By Carson VanBuskirk, Staff Photographer

July 18, 2019

Christone "Kingfish" Ingram played tonight's Sunset Concert at Turley Park. Ingram is an American blues guitarist and singer from Clarksdale, Mississippi.

Photo of the day: You heard me right; school’s around the corner

Photo of the day: You heard me right; school’s around the corner

July 16, 2019

Over 100 children were given physicals, vision screenings or immunizations. Shawnee Health Care will be having another back-to-school exam service on Thursday in Marion. Christopher, of Marion, hopes that the turn out today will prompt more back-to-school events with Shawnee.

Senator Duckworth speaks to community members at town hall

Senator Duckworth speaks to community members at town hall

July 15, 2019

Senator Tammy Duckworth participated in a town hall meeting on Friday with the Paul Simon Institute at SIU. The Senator discussed her work in Congress with Institute Director John Shaw is serving as moderator.

Gallery: LEGO camp inspires children to build

Gallery: LEGO camp inspires children to build

By Isabel Miller, Photography and Multimedia Editor

July 9, 2019

During the five day LEGO camp children will complete projects that explore energy supply, transfer, accumulation, conversation and consumption. Instructor Nicholas Lach has been working at the LEGO camps for almost a decade. He enjoyed instructing the camps so much he changed his career to teaching. “It definitely challenges them in ways different than classrooms, they do have the interaction with other kids but they also learn how everyday machines work, how they’re built, how they're designed,” Lach said.

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