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News Flash

Posted on: January 16, 2021

Region 5 Returns to Tier 1 Mitigations Allowing for Limited Indoor Dining

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The Illinois Department of Public Health announced on Saturday, January 16, that Region 5, which includes Jackson County, has reentered Tier 1 mitigations of the Restore Illinois Plan. The Tier 1 mitigations all...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: January 15, 2021

City Partners with IDOT to Host Disadvantaged Business Workshop

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale has partnered with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) to host a Disadvantaged Business Workshop to help businesses with DBE certification and prepare them to participate in t...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Preservation Commission Seeking Nominations for Historic Preservation Awards

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale Preservation Commission is honored to sponsor the Annual Historic Preservation Awards. Any property located within Carbondale city limits is eligible for a Historic Preservation Award. Car...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2021

City Accepting Funding Applications From Community Organizations

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The City of Carbondale is now accepting funding applications from community organizations/agencies for the City’s Fiscal Year 2022 (May 1, 2021 – April 30, 2022).

A fillable application is available here. It can also be found under the ...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Christmas Tree Recycling Program

Tree Recyling

The City of Carbondale Forestry Division will conduct its’ Curbside Christmas Tree Recycling from January 4, 2021 thru January 29, 2021. Residents desiring to participate in this program should place their Christmas Trees curbside on th...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: December 22, 2020

IDOT Announces Additional $300,000 in Funding for SIMMS

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale is pleased to announce the Illinois Department of Transportation, Office of Intermodal Project Implementation (IDOT-OIPI) will provide an additional $300,000 in state funding for the Southern Illino...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: December 16, 2020

City of Carbondale Renewed as Bronze-Level Bicycle Friendly Community

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – Today, the League of American Bicyclists honored the efforts of the City of Carbondale to build better places for people to bike with a Bronze-level Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) award. The City of Carbondale...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: December 16, 2020

Solar Installation Begins at Three City of Carbondale Facilities

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale is pleased to announce construction is beginning on three solar energy projects! Solar panels will be installed at the Civic Center, the Public Safety Center, and the Southeast Waste Water...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2020

City of Carbondale Offices Closed to the Public Until Further Notice

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – Due to a significant increase in active COVID-19 cases in Jackson County, the City of Carbondale will be closing offices to the public until further notice beginning Tuesday, November 17. 

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: October 29, 2020

Notice of Special Seasonal Leaf Collection Program

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Carbondale’s Special Seasonal Leaf Collection Program will be offered during the months of November, December, and January. Calls for the vacuum collection service will be accepted from November 1, 2020, through January 31, 2021. The fee during ...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: October 22, 2020

UPDATED LIST: Support Carbondale Restaurants and Bars Amid COVID-19 Restrictions

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CARBONDALE - Support our bars and restaurants by ordering curbside, delivery, or pick-up! Thanks to Southern Illinois Eats, here is the most up-to-date list of Carbondale restaurants offering safe ways to patronize their business.  If you are a r...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: July 31, 2020

City Ordinance Requires Face Masks In Public

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – In response to the recent tide of new coronavirus cases in Jackson County, on July 30, 2020, the City Council unanimously approved an ordinance requiring face masks in all public places within Carbondale city li...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2020

Small Business Stabilization Grants Available For Certain Carbondale Businesses Affected by COVID-19

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – In an effort to assist Carbondale’s small businesses, the City of Carbondale, in partnership with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), is making the Downstate Small Busi...

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News Flash

Posted on: January 5, 2021

Put a Freeze on Winter Fires

Carbon Monoxide

Half of all home heating fires occur in December, January and February. To avoid hazards that may increase your family's risk of having a home fire, please:

  • Install and test carbon monoxide alarms at least once a month
  • Have a qualified professional...
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Posted on: January 5, 2021

Tips to Limit Your Exposure to Hazardous Household Chemicals

Household Chemicals

Knowing how to handle household products containing hazardous materials or chemicals can reduce the risk of injury.

  • ONLY STORE HOUSEHOLD CHEMICALS IN PLACES CHILDREN CAN'T GET TO THEM
  • Save the national poison control number in your cell phone and p...
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Posted on: December 31, 2020

Space Heaters are a Leading Cause of Home Fires

Space Heater Safety

Be warm and safe this winter by following these tips when using a heating source, such as space heaters:

  • Keep anything that can burn at least three-feet away from heating equipment,like the furnace, fireplace, woodstove, or portable space heater
  • Have a thre...
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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Prepare for Cold Weather

Cold Weather

The Carbondale Office of Emergency Management wants to make sure you are prepared for cold weather. Below are some tips from the National Weather Service.

  • Check the forecast at weather.gov or your favorite weather app, station, etc. so you'll know when to ...
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Posted on: October 12, 2020

Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon Monoxide Danger

In the home, heating and cooking equipment that burn fuel can be sources of carbon monoxide.

Often called the invisible killer, carbon monoxide is an invisible, odorless, colorless gas created when fuels (such as gasoline, wood, coal, natural gas, propane,...

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News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: December 14, 2020

Consolidated General Election on April 6, 2021

City Council Election Packets

On April 6, 2021, the City of Carbondale will hold an election to select three (3) City Council Members for four-year terms. This election is for the City Council seats presently held by Council Members Carolin Harvey, Jeff Doherty, and Jessica Bradshaw.&...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Entry-Level Police Officer Application Deadline: Monday, March 1, 2021 at 5:00 P.M.

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The Patrol Officer is a uniformed position sworn to enforce all laws and ordinances for which the department is responsible, protect the lives and property of all persons, and maintain peace and order within the City of Carbondale. The Patrol Officer must...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Carbondale Police Department Arrest Summary

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Click the image above to view the latest Arrest Summary from the Carbondale Police Department.

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Posted on: October 28, 2020

Lateral Telecommunicator

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The City of Carbondale's Lateral Telecommunicator is a regular, full-time, non-sworn position in the Police Department responsible for receiving telephone and in-person complaints and requests for police services from the Public. In addition, the...

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News Flash

Posted on: January 15, 2021

Aggravated Discharge of Firearm/ Unlawful Use of Weapon

On 01-14-21 at approximately 4:59 p.m., City of Carbondale police officers responded to the area of the 400 block of South Poplar Street regarding a black male firing a handgun at known acquaintances in the area.  The suspect fled the area on foo...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Criminal Damage to Property Arrest

Over the last four months, the City of Carbondale Police Department has been actively investigating numerous criminal damage to property complaints of car tires being damaged.  During the lengthy investigation, officers and detectives identified ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Armed Robbery

On 01-14-21 at approximately 10:50 a.m., The City of Carbondale Police Department received a report of an armed robbery that occurred in the 800 block of E. Grand Avenue.  Officers learned the victim arranged an on-line meeting with some acquaint...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Armed Robbery

On 01-07-21 at approximately 12:08 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 1100 block of East Main Street regarding a complaint of an armed robbery.  The victim reported he agreed to meet with acquaintances he communicated with ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Unlawful Use of Credit Card Investigation

The City of Carbondale Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a suspect involved in an Unlawful Use of Credit Card investigation.  On 08/17/20, the victim reported losing their wallet and its contents at a l...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: December 29, 2020

Armed Robbery

On 12/28/20 at approximately 11:32 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to a business in the 700 block of N. Giant City Rd. regarding an armed robbery at that location.  The victim reported a black male suspect displayed a handgun a...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2020

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm Investigation

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm

 On 12/25/2020 at approximately 11:20 p.m., City of Carbondale Police officers responded to the 500 block of South Beverage Street in reference to a report of shots fired. Officers learned unknown suspects shot at...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2020

Motor Vehicle Theft Investigation

Motor Vehicle Theft Investigation

 

On 12-26-20 at approximately 1:30 a.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to the area of the 300 block of East Walnut Street in reference to a report of motor vehicle theft.   Officers learned...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: December 23, 2020

Missing Runaway Person - Located

The City of Carbondale Police Department is happy to report that Devante Agnew met with officers at the Belleville Police Department Illinois on 12-22-2020.  Agnew was found to be in in good health, uninjured and was with family. We thank the com...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: December 23, 2020

Missing Person Recovered

The City of Carbondale Police Department is happy to report that Garren Wolf was located without incident and uninjured by authorities in Harrisburg, Illinois on 12-22-2020.  We thank the community for your assistance with this investigation.

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: December 22, 2020

Criminal Damage to Property/Tire Slashing Suspect

The City of Carbondale Police Department is investigating several tire slashing criminal damage to property incidents from the last few months.  Officers collected still images from a nearby surveillance video camera which shows the suspect. &...Read on...

Police-Press Releases
Posted on: December 22, 2020

Missing Person Investigation

On 12-20-2020 at 2:32 a.m., officers of the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to the 2400 block of South Illinois Avenue in reference to a report of a missing adult.  Officers learned Garren Wolf, 19 years old, who also goes by &...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: December 22, 2020

Motor Vehicle Theft Investigation

On 12-21-20 at approximately 10:00 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to the area of the 900 block of West Main Street in reference to a report of motor vehicle theft in progress.   Officers learned the victim’s vehicle ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: December 21, 2020

Missing Person - Located

The City of Carbondale Police Department is happy to report that Rosalyn Yates was located without incident and uninjured by authorities in Centerville Illinois on 12-20-2020.  We thank the community for your assistance with this investigation.

Pr...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: December 21, 2020

Missing Runaway Juvenile Investigation

On 12-20-2020 at 2:14 p.m., officers of the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to a residence in the 2000 block of West Gray Drive in reference to a report of a missing runaway juvenile.  Officers learned Devante D. Agnew, 16 years ol...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: December 18, 2020

Endangered Missing Person

The City of Carbondale Police Department is investigating an endangered missing person case.  Rosalyn Yates, a 37 year old black female, (5’06, 125, black hair, brown eyes) was last contacted by family members on Sunday, December 13, 20...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: December 17, 2020

2020 Community Christmas Store

The City of Carbondale Police Department hosted our 19th annual Community Christmas Store for Carbondale residents from December 7th through December 15th.  The program benefits families with children from ages 1 year old to 10 years old and who ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 5, 2020

Aggravated Battery with a Firearm Investigation

On 10-02-2020 at approximately 2:13 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Department officers responded to the 800 block of N. Marion in reference to a report of shots fired.  Officers learned unknown suspects fired shots in the area from a moving vehi...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 5, 2020

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm Investigation

On 10-04-2020 at approximately 9:33 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Department officers responded to the 400 block of E. Snider in reference to a report of shots fired.  Officers learned unknown suspects fired shots in the area from a moving vehi...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 30, 2020

City of Carbondale Names Interim Chief of Police

CARBONDALE – City Manager Gary Williams has named Deputy Chief Stan Reno as the Interim Chief of Police. Deputy Chief Reno will replace Chief of Police Jeff Grubbs, whose last day is today, September 30.

Deputy Chief Reno was born and raised in C...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Aggravated Battery with a Firearm Investigation

On 09-26-2020 at approximately 2:49 a.m., City of Carbondale Police Department officers responded to the 800 block of West High Street in reference to a report of shots fired.  While responding, officers learned two victims with non-life threaten...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 22, 2020

Missing Adult

On 09-21-20, the Carbondale Police Department was notified that Robin Williams, white female, 41 years old, of West Frankfort was last seen in Carbondale before May of 2020. Williams is a white female, 5”00”, 120 lbs. Williams may be w...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Missing Adult

On 08-29-20, the Carbondale Police Department was notified that Marvin Simpson, 42 years old, of St. Louis, Mo was last seen in Carbondale on 08-26-20. Marvin was last seen in the Tatum Heights area at approximately 11:00 p.m. Marvin is 5’08&...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Missing Juvenile

The City of Carbondale Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile, Edgar E. Rivera, age 15. Edgar was last seen on 07-10-2020 at 2:00 a.m. in the 1200 block of West Main Street. Rivera is described as ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Criminal Damage to Property

Criminal Damage to Property

 

On June 28, 2020 at approximately 6:00 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers monitored a group of approximately 30 people demonstrating and marching through the City as a part of a planned protest. Officers assisted...

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