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Carbondale police seek help identifying armed robbery suspect

Carbondale police seek help identifying armed robbery suspect

By Daily Egyptian staff

November 30, 2016


Filed under News Briefs

Police are searching for an unknown gunman wanted in connection to an armed robbery that took place early Monday at a Carbondale gas station. The suspect is described only as a man of average build standing 5-foot-9 with a hood and fabric covering his head and face. Photographs from surveillance...

Carbondale police seek public’s help in identifying graffiti suspects

Carbondale police seek public’s help in identifying graffiti suspects

By Daily Egyptian staff

November 29, 2016


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Carbondale police are asking the public for help in identifying two people they say are suspects in a graffiti incident. Just after 7 a.m. Thursday, officers discovered graffiti on Regions Bank at 500 W. Main St., police said in a news release Tuesday. More was found on a building at 609 W. Main...

Police ask for public’s help in identifying aggravated battery suspects

Police ask for public’s help in identifying aggravated battery suspects

By Daily Egyptian staff

November 29, 2016


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Carbondale police are asking the public for assistance in identifying three female suspects they said were involved in battering a 55-year-old man two weeks ago. At 8:33 p.m. Nov. 16, officers responded to the Wal-Mart at 1450 East Main Street in reference to a fight in progress. Police said t...

‘Be the Match’ campaign recruits on campus Tuesday

‘Be the Match’ campaign recruits on campus Tuesday

By Diamond Jones

November 29, 2016


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With the goal of creating life-saving solutions for blood cancer patients, the “Be the Match” campaign is collaborating with SIU to recruit student bone marrow donors. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday in Solicitation Art Gallery #5 on the Student Center's first floor, students will have the opportu...

Man hospitalized after shootout with Marion police

Man hospitalized after shootout with Marion police

November 17, 2016


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A 22-year-old man was sent to the hospital Wednesday night after a shootout with Marion police, authorities said. Marion police were investigating a suspicious vehicle about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of East Warder Street when Joshua Hamad, 22, shot at officers, police said in a news...

Police: Herrin man arrested with meth, cannabis

Police: Herrin man arrested with meth, cannabis

By Daily Egyptian staff

November 17, 2016


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Police arrested a Herrin man Wednesday on two charges of possession and intent to deliver cannabis and crystal meth, Carbondale police said. Kevin Kempfer, 50, is accused of transporting between 30 and 500 grams of marijuana and more than 400 grams of crystal meth with intent to deliver, authorities...

SIU’s financial aid office to host informative loan seminar

SIU’s financial aid office to host informative loan seminar

By Diamond Jones

November 16, 2016


Filed under News Briefs

The post-graduation period for the average student is the process of starting a career and journey to a financially stable lifestyle. That is, until some are hit with student loans six months later. The financial aid office’s “Saluki Cents” will present a seminar for students to understand h...

Two DeSoto women charged with obstruction of justice in Murphysboro shooting

Two DeSoto women charged with obstruction of justice in Murphysboro shooting

By Daily Egyptian staff

November 8, 2016


Filed under More Headlines, News Briefs

Two DeSoto women have been charged with obstruction of justice in relation to the shooting death of a Murphysboro man in late October, according to the Jackson County State’s Attorney’s Office. Kaitlyn Youngberg, 26, and Jacie Marble, 19, are accused of preventing the apprehension of 26-year-old...

SIU selects interim dean of the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts

SIU selects interim dean of the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts

October 25, 2016


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The university has appointed a new interim dean for the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts. Deborah Tudor, associate dean for academic affairs in the college, has been selected as the interim dean pending approval from the SIU Board of Trustees, according to an email obtained by the Daily Egypt...

Dick Durbin, Sheila Simon to talk budget impasse, early voting at SIU

Dick Durbin, Sheila Simon to talk budget impasse, early voting at SIU

October 24, 2016


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U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and State Senate candidate Sheila Simon will talk on campus today about the negative effects Illinois' budget stalemate has had on the university. Durbin, a Democrat from East St. Louis who was elected to his seat in 1996, and Simon, who served as the state's lieutenant governor...

SIU may see $34 million cut from budget

SIU may see $34 million cut from budget

By Anna Spoerre

October 5, 2016


Filed under Campus, More Headlines, News, News Briefs

The university is preparing for another round of cuts if a state budget is not passed for the fiscal year. An email sent last week to faculty members from the Faculty Association obtained by the Daily Egyptian referenced a proposal to cut an additional $34 million from SIU’s budget, which woul...

SIU chancellor appoints new interim associate chancellor for diversity

SIU chancellor appoints new interim associate chancellor for diversity

By Staff report

September 22, 2016


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Interim Chancellor Brad Colwell announced Thursday the selection of Elizabeth Lewin as the new interim associate chancellor for diversity, according to a university press release. The SIU graduate holds bachelor's degrees in speech, drama and English and a master's degree in communications. She...

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