Chicagoans Board Amtrak's Eclipse Express To See Total Eclipse In CarbondaleThe last time there was a total solar eclipse visible coast-to-coast in the U.S. was 1918, which might explain the hype for Monday’s eclipse
Carbondale, IL Planning For Massive Eclipse Crowd50-60,000 people are expected to watch the solar eclipse from Carbondale, which is the closest location from Chicago for optimal viewing.
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.
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.