SIU To Host Solar Eclipse Food Festival, Comic ConCarbondale is one of the ideal locations to view the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, as it lies near the greatest point of duration.
Expert Says Voters Share Blame In State's Budget GridlockIf voters are looking for someone to blame for the continued gridlock among the governor and state lawmakers, a political expert said they might want to head for a mirror.
Protests Target Racism, Debt At Southern Illinois University Several hundred Southern Illinois University protesters have rallied against student debt and racism following recent incidents including an anonymous video calling for violence against black students.
Criminal Charges Won't Be Filed In Death Of SIU Student Pravin Varughese A Morton Grove woman whose 19-year-old son died a year ago in Carbondale says the state's attorney has decided not to bring criminal charges against anyone.
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.
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
Poll: More Than 4 In 10 Illinois Voters Support Gay MarriageA new poll estimates that more than four in 10 Illinois voters now support full marriage rights for gay and lesbian couples.
Poll: Illinois Voters Want Reform In State GovernmentAre Illinois voters ready for reform? A new poll suggests the answer is a resounding yes when it comes to state government.
Public Policy Expert: Many Voters Don't Seem Interested In ElectionA public policy expert says many voters do not seem interested in this year’s presidential election – or politics in general, for that matter.
SIU Evacuates Dorms In Dead Of Night Due To Bomb ThreatThree residence halls at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale were evacuated overnight, following a bomb threat.