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.
About 200 Attend Memorial Service for SIU StudentPravin Varughese was discovered in a wooded area in Carbondale nearly a week after he went missing following a dispute with an acquaintance.
Southern Illinois Man Sentenced to 100 Years for 2013 KillingKely Arbuckle was sentenced to 100 years in prison after he was convicted first-degree murder for the shooting death of a 20-year-old former Marion High School football standout.
Saluki Baseball Has a New Look$4.2 million in renovations to Jones Stadium unveiled.
New SIU President To Be Announced Monday The university's board of trustees will announce its appointee on Monday in Edwardsville.
Traveling Vietnam Memorial to Stop in CarbondaleA traveling Vietnam Memorial will be on display in Carbondale for four days this September.
Wintry storm forces closure of SIU-CarbondaleClasses at Southern Illinois University are canceled because of a storm that's left a slick layer of ice under several inches of snow, with more wintry weather on the way.
Southern Illinois Gets Broadband BoostGov. Pat Quinn announces $1.5 million investment in technology.
Southern Ill. Community Likely to Repeal Law Requiring Gun OwnershipMayor Larry Vaughn tells WSIL-TV that the village attorney discovered the ordinance, which he thought had been taken off the books years ago.
FBI Seeks Public Help in SIU Threats CaseCalling the threats "frightening,'' the FBI said Tuesday they were not a harmless prank even though no one was harmed.