The Morton Grove family of an SIU student who died last February says they will file a complaint with the federal government over the police handling of the case.
The official cause of death of Pravin Varughese, 19, was hypothermia. His body was found in a wooded area near the SIU campus, but his family believes Pravin might have been killed.
The family of an SIU student from Morton Grove – a 19-year-old who died in February under cloudy circumstances downstate – is now getting some support from Morton Grove officials.
A Chicago man accused of mailing threats of beheadings, bombings and other violence to Southern Illinois University’s Carbondale campus soon will learn if he can be released on bond.
Monday’s firing of the Carbondale police chief has given new hope to a Morton Grove family – as they look for answers in the death of a 19-year-old SIU sophomore.
A Morton Grove woman has filed a lawsuit against the city of Carbondale, the city’s police chief, and the man she believes killed her 19-year-old son in February.
Pravin M. Varughese, 19, was last seen about 11 p.m. Wednesday in the 600 block of West College Street in Carbondale, according to Carbondale police.
About 6:30 p.m., the team was headed back to Carbondale after finishing their game against the Illinois State University Redbirds in Normal, when the driver of the team bus pulled over on Interstate 57 due to poor visibility
The passenger train company says Wi-Fi will be installed on the Chicago-to-Carbondale and Chicago-to-Quincy lines. It’ll also be expanded to all four roundtrips on Chicago-to-St. Louis trains; those trains also stop in Springfield.
Amtrak provides service from Chicago to St. Louis, and several college towns in Illinois, including Champaign, Carbondale, Bloomington-Normal, and Macomb – and those rides have proven popular.
Three residence halls at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale were evacuated overnight, following a bomb threat.
Two women, ages 20 and 21, both from the Chicago area, drowned early Sunday when the car they were in went into a lake near the southern Illinois town of Carbondale.
Amtrak has filed an official complaint against Canadian National railway for regular delays on the route from Chicago to New Orleans.
The weeklong strike by faculty at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale is over.
Some Amtrak train passengers were quite literally stuck in the middle of nowhere Tuesday, after a fuel problem stalled a train headed from Chicago to Carbondale.
Amtrak’s City of New Orleans train resumes service over its full route Saturday, following nearly a month of service disruptions due to flooding north of Memphis, Tenn.
Southern Illinois University is looking for a few good women.
A new poll finds that 81.3 percent of Illinois voters say the state is headed in the wrong direction.