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Graduate assistant dies Wednesday

By Luke Nozicka, @LukeNozicka

October 23, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Fiyinfoluwa Onarinde, a graduate student and teaching assistant in English, died Wednesday, SIU's spokesperson Rae Goldsmith said.Goldsmith did not know the cause of Onarinde's death. She said Onarinde, 31, was from Nigeria. This was hi...

Mayor to students: Don’t drink so much

By Sam Beard, @SamBeard_DE

October 14, 2015

Filed under News

Carbondale Mayor Mike Henry wants students to step up their drinking game, and no, he does not mean chug more booze.Having been dubbed "Drunktober" on social media, Unofficial Halloween — which begins Friday — is followed by Ho...

Two-car crash sends nine to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale

By Cory Ray, @coryray_DE

September 21, 2015

Filed under City, News

Nine people involved in a rollover car accident were taken to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale with non-life threatening injuries Monday morning.Shortly before 9 a.m, a vehicle driving north on South Illinois Avenue ran a tra...

Three men sentenced to various charges

By Heather Cachola, @HCachola_DE

August 24, 2015

Filed under City, News

A man was sentenced to charges related to a robbery of a Citgo gas station that occurred in June, Jackson County State’s Attorney Michael Carr announced Monday. Quovadis D. Myers, 18, was charged with robbery — a class tw...

February pizza delivery robber convicted

By Marissa Novel, @MarissaNovelDE

May 4, 2015

Filed under News

A man responsible for robbing several pizza delivery drivers in February has been convicted of armed robbery and attempted armed robbery.The Carbondale Police Department was notified on Feb. 22 by a local restaurant delivery driver that ...

String of auto thefts hit Carbondale

By Tyler Davis, @TDavis_DE

April 17, 2015

Filed under Campus, City, News

Five vehicles on the east side of the city were stolen in a 24-hour period starting Monday night, according to the Carbondale Police Department.Sgt. Corey Kemp said three motorcycles and two vans were stolen, and the vans were recovered in St. L...

Opinion: Maintaining power remains police’s top priority

By Tyler Davis, @TDavis_DE

March 22, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

“To protect and serve” is emblazoned across countless cop cars across America, but serving and protecting has not been the reasoning behind every ticket administered by the police. Sometimes officers need to remind citizen...

Civil suit delayed in Molly Young case

By Branda Mitchell, @BrandaM_DE

February 9, 2015

Filed under News

A hearing in the wrongful death suit filed by Larry Young against his daughter’s former boyfriend Richard Minton has been delayed until Feb. 24 because of the judge’s connection to the case.Molly Young, Larry Young's daught...

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