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String of auto thefts hit Carbondale

By Tyler Davis, @TDavis_DE

April 17, 2015

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...

Grill started ‘Animal House’ fire, fire department says

By Tyler Davis, @TDavis_DE

April 15, 2015

A grill that was insufficiently extinguished has been deemed the cause of a fire that destroyed the structure at 208 W. Hospital Drive, a home known as the “Animal House.”“It was due to misuse of a barbecue grill on the...

Wisconsin and Duke square off for all the glory Monday. Which team wins and why?

By Sports Desk

April 5, 2015

March Madness ends Monday with the NCAA championship game. Wisconsin and Duke square off for all the glory. Which team wins and why?  Aaron Graff - Sports Editor Wisconsin wins because of experience. Duke beat Wisconsin by ...

Plan to privatize higher education proposed

By Tyler Davis, @TDavis_DE

March 29, 2015

The Illinois public higher education system could have a complete overhaul if one Illinois state senator gets his way.State Sen. Bill Brady, R-Bloomington, is working on legislation that will convert Illinois’ public univer...

Opinion: Maintaining power remains police’s top priority

By Tyler Davis, @TDavis_DE

March 22, 2015

“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...

Board of Trustees discusses furlough payments, renovations

By Austin Miller, @AMiller_DE

March 19, 2015

The SIU system will have its lowest funding since the 1980s if GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner’s Feb. 18 budget proposal passes.At Thursday’s Board of Trustees meeting in Carbondale, SIU President Randy Dunn reacted to the budget proposal...

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