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Jackson County Ambulance Negotiating Contract

JACKSON COUNTY -- Jackson County is trying to negotiate a new contract with its ambulance service, but have not yet reached an agreement. Read More »

SIU Student Attacked on Campus

CARBONDALE -- SIU police are investigating the report of an on-campus attack. Read More »

Judge: Suspect in SIU Threats Should Be Released

CHICAGO (AP) - A federal judge has ruled a Chicago man accused of mailing threats of rapes, bombings and beheadings to Southern Illinois University's Carbondale campus should be released pending trial. Read More »

Monty Not Running in 2015

CARBONDALE -- Carbondale Acting Mayor Don Monty will not run for office next year. Read More »

Elverado School Holds Informational Meeting About Consolidation

ELVERADO -- A crowd of parents and teachers gathered at Elverado High School to talk about the district's future. An official with the state school board was invited to lay out the options. Read More »

New K-9 for Carbondale Fire Department

CARBONDALE -- The Carbondale Fire Department gained a new member Tuesday night. Read More »

SIU Hosts Panel Disussion for Minority Students

CARBONDALE-- SIU held its second annual freshman advisement panel Tuesday on campus to help minority first year students transition from high school to college. Read More »

Carbondale Police Investigating Armed Robbery

CARBONDALE -- Police are investigating an armed robbery at a Carbondale gas station. Read More »

Man Charged With Threats Against SIU

JACKSON CO. -- A former SIU student is now facing federal charges for making a series of threats against the university. Authorities arrested 21-year-old Derrick Burns in Chicago Monday. He began studying criminal justice at SIU in 2011 and allegedly used letters to make disturbing threats. Read More »

Driver Runs from Scene of Crash

JACKSON CO. -- One man is under arrest after crashing his SUV near Woodlawn Cemetery in Carbondale. Read More »

School District Keeping an Eye on Funding Formula Debate

WSIL -- An Illinois lawmaker is defending his plan to overhaul the state's school funding. Senator Andy Manar's measure would change the formula and hand out money based mainly on need. Read More »

Candidates Pushing Campaign Ads

CARBONDALE -- Candidates are trying anything and everything to catch the attention of voters and separate themselves from their competition. Read More »

Jackson County Stage Company Presents "Rope"

WSIL -- The Jackson County Stage Company is kicking off its season with a grisly tale of murder inspired by a true story. Read More »

"Raddle the Bottoms" Bluegrass Festival Benefits Cancer Patients

JACKSON COUNTY--Folks traveled to the small community of Raddle Sunday for a bluegrass festival. Read More »

Self Defense Class Against Workplace Active Shooters

CARBONDALE -- A trainer in Jackson County is hoping to teach people how to defend themselves at work. Read More »

16th Ranked Salukis Win Valley Opener

CARBONDALE-- The football Salukis used a strong second half to win their MVFC opener against Western Illinois 34-17. Read More »

Murphysboro Man Arrested for Passing Out at Intersection

MURPHYSBORO-- Authorities found a 20-year-old man passed out at an intersection with a child in the vehicle. Read More »

Herrin Tops Murphysboro in Ohio Showdown

MURPHYSBORO-- Herrin uses a strong second half to pull away from Murphysboro 41-26, for a crucial Ohio win. Read More »

Addressing Vacant Buildings in Murphysboro

MURPHYSBORO -- From old houses to former businesses, dozens of empty buildings can be spotted in Murphysboro. Read More »

Unsung Hero: Cathy Cruz

MURPHYSBORO -- A no-kill shelter in our area is able to give pets special attention, thanks to volunteers. Read More »

Carbondale Man Arrested for Stolen Guns

CARBONDALE -- An investigation into stolen guns leads to the arrest of a Carbondale man. Read More »

Carbondale Wins Dig Pink Game at Marion

MARION -- Carbondale down Marion 12-25, 25-15, 25-14 Thursday night on Dig Pink night in Marion. Read More »

Riem's Big Night Leads Marion Past Carbondale

MARION -- Conner Riem scored a goal and added two assists to lead Marion past Carbondale 3-1 Thursday in boys South 7 soccer action. Read More »

State Representative Candidates Speak Out to Voters

CARBONDALE-- A face off in Carbondale Thursday night between the candidates running for State Representative in the 115th district. Read More »

Murphysboro Police Investigate Hit and Run

MURPHYSBORO -- Murphysboro Police are investigating a possible hit and run traffic crash. Read More »

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