Carbondale Police Officer Shot, Wounded During ChaseThe Carbondale Police Department says in a news release that the shooting occurred late Sunday after officers on patrol heard shots fired and drove toward the gunfire.
Family Of Pravin Varughese Holds Vigil In Daley PlazaThe family of a Southern Illinois University-Carbondale student found dead in subzero cold more than a year ago gathered with families of other unsolved missing persons and murder cases Saturday in Daley Plaza.
Family Of Pravin Varughese To File Complaint With Justice DepartmentThe 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.
Morton Grove Mayor To Carbondale: Re-Examine Student's Mysterious DeathThe 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.
Morton Grove Officials Supporting Family Of SIU Student Who Died Under Suspicious Circumstances 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.
Bond Hearing Set For Chicago Man Charged With SIU ThreatsA 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.
Family Of Pravin Varughese Hopes Answers Coming After Police Chief’s FiringMonday'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.
Mother Files Lawsuit In Death Of SIU StudentA 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.
Missing SIU Student Found DeadPravin 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.
SIU Basketball Team Stranded On Bus On I-57About 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
Chicago-Hub Amtrak Trains To Get Free InternetThe 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 Proving More Popular For Illinois TravelersAmtrak 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.