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Posted on: February 19, 2019

Neighborhood Alliance Meeting Set for Feb. 23

Neighborhood Alliance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The 15th Annual Neighborhood Alliance meeting will be held on Saturday, February 23 at the Newman Center in Carbondale.

Doors will open at 9 a.m. for refreshments and information tables. Reports from neighborhood...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: February 1, 2019

Carbondale to Host Information Employment Workshops

Informational Employment Workshops

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale, Southern Illinois Healthcare and Southern Illinois University are teaming up to host two Information Employment Workshops in February.

Workshops dates and locations include: 

  • Febru...
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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: January 11, 2019

UPDATE - Carbondale Warming Center Open

Warming Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The Carbondale Warming Center, located at 705 E. College Street, is open now through April 1. 

The center will be open nightly from 8 p.m.-8 a.m. The center is a safe, warm sleeping place for people who a...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2019

Three Day Road Closure Due to Sanitary Sewer Replacement

Road Closure

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale continues to work on the replacement of the sanitary sewer along Oak Street.

Due to this work, North Poplar Street, from Main to Pecan streets, will be closed to thru traffic on Fr...

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Earthquake Preparedness

Earthquake Preparedness

Whether you are at home, in a classroom or other type of building, it is important to know how to protect yourself during an earthquake.

Some of the largest earthquakes ever recorded in North America rocked the mostly rural central U.S. between December 18...

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Fire
Posted on: January 9, 2019

Space Heater Safety

Space Heater Safety

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimates from 2008-2010, portable electric heaters were involved in approximately 1,200 fires per year. Portable electric heaters are high-wattage appliances that have the potential to ignite nearby comb...

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Posted on: February 21, 2019

City of Carbondale to Host Blood Drive

City Blood Drive

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – Will you bleed for the throne? The City of Carbondale is teaming up with the American Red Cross to host a "Game of Thrones"-themed blood drive on Monday, March 11. 

The blood drive will be held...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

2019 City of Carbondale Consolidated Election

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The 2019 Consolidated Election for Carbondale Mayor and three (3) City Council Members will be held Tuesday, April 2.

Mayoral candidates are:

  • Nathan Colombo
  • John "Mike" Henry

City Council candidates are:

  • Ad...
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Posted on: February 12, 2019

Stephanie Dillow Named New School Resource Officer

Stephanie Dillow

Carbondale Police Officer Stephanie Dillow has been named the new Carbondale Community High School Resource Officer.

Officer Dillow took over the position the last week of January. She can be contacted by email

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Police
Posted on: February 12, 2019

Remembering Retired Lt. Robert Scott

Lt. Robert Scott

Retired Carbondale Police Lieutenant Robert Scott passed away on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. 

"Scotty" worked at the Carbondale Police Department for 30 years until his retirement in 2006, but he never ...

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Police
Posted on: February 12, 2019

New Officers Sworn In

New Officers

Carbondale Police Chief and Carbondale Mayor John "Mike" Henry welcome new officers Kenny Blackburn, Jonathan Arenas, Dylan Yost and Andrew Carter to the force. 

The Carbondale Police Department hosts open testing for entry level police ...

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Police
Posted on: June 13, 2018

Citizen's Police Academy

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Get a first-hand look at the work officers perform on a daily basis by signing up for our Citizen's Police Academy.

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Retail Theft Investigation

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On 01-28-19 the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to a retail theft at Walgreen’s, 1600 W. Main St. in Carbondale. A female entered Walgreen’s and once inside the business, the female concealed multiple bottles of perfume ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 17, 2019

Armed Robbery Investigation

On 01-17-19 at 12:07 PM Carbondale Police received a report of an armed robbery which just occurred at Han’s Market located at 863 E. Grand. The employee reported that the suspect displayed a large knife and demanded money. The suspect then fled...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2019

Business Burglary Investigation

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Burglary Investigation:

On 12-25-2018, the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to a burglary at Illinois Liquor Mart, 829 East Main Street, where the suspects entered the closed business and stole merchandise. The suspects arrived and left in wh...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2019

Missing Person Investigation

Missing Person Update:

On November 07, 2018, 17 year old T.J. Allen was reported missing from Gateway Foundation Treatment Center in Carbondale, IL. Allen is white male, 6 ft. tall, 180 lbs, blonde hair, last seen wearing grey hat, blue jeans, and black sh...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 3, 2019

Armed Robbery Investigation

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2018

Aggravated Battery Investigation

On 12-27-18 at approximately 4:07 PM, the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to the 700 block of S. Lewis Lane in reference to a fight.  Officers found one individual with non life-threatening stab wounds.  The victim, who is...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: December 19, 2018

Retail Theft Investigation

The City of Carbondale Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in a retail theft investigation at Circle K Gas Station located at 315 E Walnut St, Carbondale, IL. On 11-17-2018 at 5:55 p.m. the suspect, pict...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: November 26, 2018

Local Business Forgery Suspects

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The City of Carbondale Police Department is investigating a forgery that occurred on 09-17-18. A pair of suspects cashed forged checks in the name of a local Carbondale business at Walmart in Murphysboro. The police department is seeking the public&rs...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: November 19, 2018

2018 Coats For Kids Program

The City of Carbondale Police Department has partnered with the Athletics Department of Southern Illinois University Carbondale this holiday season to collect NEW coats for boys and girls, ages 1-8 in Carbondale.  The donated coats will benefit t...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2018

Missing Runaway Juveniles

On 11/13/18 at 0719 hours, City of Carbondale police officers responded to Gateway , 1080 East Park Street in Carbondale, in reference to a report of two runaway juvenile females.  Officers learned the juveniles were last seen on 11-13-2018 at ab...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2018

Fatal Traffic Crash Investigation

On 11-16-2018 at 5:36 a.m., officers of the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to the 1000 block of East Walnut Street regarding a traffic crash. Officers found a deceased 59 year old male whose vehicle collided with a tree. The investigation ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Retail Theft Investigation

BestBuy Suspect 2

The City of Carbondale Police Department is investigating a retail that occurred on 10-17-18 at approximately 3:30 p.m. at the Carbondale Best Buy store. The two suspects are middle eastern males approximately 30 to 40 years old. The suspects are shown in...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Disorderly Conduct

On 11-14-18 between 7:00 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. Carbondale High School students in the area of the 800-1000 blocks of West Cherry Street at the bus stops reported suspicious activity.  The students reported that a white male approached them in a vehi...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: November 5, 2018

Unlawful Use of Credit Card Investigation

The City of Carbondale Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in an unlawful use of a credit card investigation at multiple Carbondale and regional businesses. The suspect, pictured below, unlawfully used t...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 30, 2018

Armed Robbery Investigation

Aggravated Robbery Investigation

On 10-29-2018 at approximately 5:00 p.m. Carbondale Police Officers responded to a report of a bank robbery in progress at the First Mid-Illinois Bank inside Schnuck’s, located at 915 West Main Street.  T...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 30, 2018

Armed Robbery Investigation

On 10-29-2018 at about 1:35 p.m. Carbondale Police Officers responded to a report of an armed robbery in progress at Omar’s Food Mart located at 1123 East Walnut in Carbondale. The suspects were reported to be wearing masks and to be armed with ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 29, 2018

Retail Theft Investigation

The City of Carbondale Police Department is
seeking the public’s assistance in identifying suspects in a retail theftinvestigation
 at Dick’s Sporting Goods located at 1250 E Main St, Carbondale, IL. On 10-09-2018...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 25, 2018

Unlawful Use of Credit Card Investigation

The City of Carbondale Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in an unlawful use of credit card investigation at several businesses in the 1200 block of East Main Street. On 10-04-2018 the suspect, pictured...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Armed Robbery Investigation

On
10-10-2018 at about 3:15 a.m., officers with the City of Carbondale PoliceDepartment responded to ZX Gas Station, located at 912 West Main Street in
Carbondale.  Officers learned an unknownsuspect displayed a firearm and demanded money. ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 8, 2018

Attempted Business Burglary Investigation

On 10-05-2018 at about 3:39 a.m., officers with the City of Carbondale
Police Department responded to a burglary alarm at Rural King, located at 1702 WestMain Street in Carbondale.  Officers learned an unknown suspect(s) used
force to enter t...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 2, 2018

Unlawful Use of Debit Card Investigation

The City of Carbondale Police Department is
seeking the public’s assistance in identifying suspects in an unlawful use ofdebit card investigation
 at Roll N Up Liquors, 600 East Main
Street.  On 07-26-2018 the suspect,pict...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2018

Pumpkin Patrol

 

The City of Carbondale Police Department is looking for volunteers this Halloween. On Tuesday, October 30, 2018, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., the police department will be sponsoring a Halloween safety patrol called “Pumpkin Patrol&...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 13, 2018

Citizen's Polcie Academy

The
Carbondale Police Department is taking applications for the Basic CitizensPolice Academy classes. The purpose of the Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA) is to
develop positive relations, better understanding and communications between thepo...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 7, 2018

Retail Theft Investigation

The City of Carbondale Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying suspects in a retail theft investigation at Macy’s, 1237 E Main, Carbondale, IL.   The suspects, pictured below, concealed merchandise ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 7, 2018

Retail Theft Investigation

The City of Carbondale Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying suspects in a retail theft investigation at Kroger, 501 N. Giant City Rd., in Carbondale, IL.  On 08-06-2018 at 12:40p.m the two suspects, pictur...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 6, 2018

Retail Theft Investigation

The City of Carbondale Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying suspects in a retail theft investigation at Best Buy (1270 E Main) Carbondale, IL.   The suspects, pictured below, concealed merchandise and left...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 5, 2018

Hit and Run Traffic Crash

On 09-05-18 at approximately 11:47 a.m., officers with the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to the Carbondale Middle School, 1150 East Grand Avenue, in reference to a hit and run traffic crash. Officers learned from witnesses that a subject ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: August 27, 2018

Aggravated Battery with Firearm Investigation

On 08-25-18 around 1:20 a.m., officers with the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale Emergency Department regarding a male who arrived at the hospital with a life-threatening gunshot wound. Officers identified ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: August 17, 2018

Aggravated Discharge of Firearm Investigation and Arrest

On 08-17-18 around 2:20 a.m., an officer with the City of Carbondale Police Department heard and responded to gunfire in the area of North Wall Street at East Oak Street. Officers learned from a resident in the 400 block of East Oak Street that their resi...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: August 14, 2018

Fatal Traffic Crash Investigation

On 08-13-2018 at 7:55 p.m., officers of the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to the 500 block of North Wall Street regarding a traffic crash involving a pedestrian. Upon arrival, officers located a 5 year old male child who had been struck b...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2018

Retail Theft Investigation

The City of Carbondale Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying suspects in a retail theft investigation at Best Buy, 1270 East Main Street. On 04-21-18 at about 6:10 p.m., a male and female, pictured below, concealed ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2018

Arrest Warrant Obtained for Man in Connection to Aggravated Battery With a Firearm Incident

On 08-06-18, detectives with the City of Carbondale Police Department applied for and were granted an arrest warrant for Nicholas A. M. Hastings, age 23 of Carbondale, in connection with the shooting incident that occurred 08-03-18 in the 800 block of Wes...

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