Illinois Sees Falling Unemployment RateThe metro east unemployment rate fell from 6.4 percent last year to 5.7 percent this past July.
3 Kansas Men Charged With Illinois Officer's ShootingThe three men were arrested Sunday and Monday in Saline County, Kansas.
Update: Wounded Carbondale Officer Stable, Serious ConditionSgt. Amber Ronketto of Carbondale police says they assume the fleeing suspects to be armed with at least a hand gun and a rifle.
Bernie Backers Protest Outside DNC as Hillary Gets NominationTwo interviewed by Associated Press are from Boonville, Mo. and Carbondale, Ill.
Illinois Strip Club Tax Collections RisingDepartment of Revenue reports jump from $406K to $532K per year
Illinois Boy Documenting Tombstones for Eagle Scout ProjectThe freshman at Carbondale Community High School expects to complete the project in the next few weeks.
Protests Target Racism, Debt at Southern Illinois UniversityUniversity and Carbondale police reported no arrests by Monday afternoon as participants chanted in a courtyard in the center of campus.
SIU President Warns of 'Fiscal Cliff'Randy Dunn outlines cuts under Gov. Rauner's proposed budget cuts.
Shooting Victim's Father Wins Access to Crime Scene PhotosCarbondale police violated Illinois public records laws denying Larry Young's requests for records.
Carbondale Reinstates Halloween After Violence in PastThe Carbondale City Council on Tuesday voted to approve lifting all restrictions on Halloween. The last time the city lifted restrictions in 2000 there were days of violent riots that caused costly damage to businesses.
Teen Rodeo Rider Recovering After Freak AccidentA Carbondale teen plans to climb back in the saddle after severing a portion of her thumb in a freak rodeo accident.
SIU Warns of Toxic Algae in Carbondale Campus Lake Southern Illinois University is cautioning people and pets to avoid skin contact with water from the Carbondale campus' lake because of naturally occurring toxic algae.

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