News Flash

Posted on: April 9, 2020

Mayor Cancels In-Person Meetings

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – On Monday, April 6 the Carbondale City Council declared a civil emergency and pursuant to that order, Mayor Mike Henry has ordered that all in-person meetings of City boards and commissions be canceled through A...

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

City of Carbondale Offices Closed Through April 30

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – Pursuant to the Governor’s stay-at-home order, City Hall, the Civic Center and all other City of Carbondale offices will remain closed to the public through April 30, 2020.

City staff will continue work...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Carbondale Hosting Virtual Food Drive

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale has teamed up with the St. Louis Area Foodbank to host a Virtual Food Drive in response to COVID-19.

The online food drive allows participants to shop for food pantries’ most need...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Carbondale to Extend Local Tax Collection Due Dates

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – In response to the economic impact of COVID-19, the City of Carbondale is making an effort to ease the financial burden on local business owners by extending the due dates for collection of the Motor Fuel, Hotel...

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

City of Carbondale Response to COVID-19 Coronavirus

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale has been monitoring the COVID-19 issue closely over the past few weeks and has maintained close communications with our federal and state health officials, the Jackson County Health Depart...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2020

City of Carbondale Shares Resources with Business Owners Affected by COVID-19 Closures

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale’s Office of Economic Development has compiled a list of resources for businesses and employees impacted by COVID-19. The COVID-19 Business Resource page will continue to be updat...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: February 19, 2020

UPDATE - Water Main Construction Continues Along Sycamore Street

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The completion of the construction of the new water main project along Sycamore Street, from Rural King rear entrance to Oakland Avenue, has recommenced. Beginning April 1, Sycamore will be closed from Glenview ...

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City Hall-Press Releases

News Flash

Posted on: March 31, 2020

Gasoline Safety

Gas Pump Safety

The American Petroleum Institute (API) is aware of a few unusual fire incidents involving self-service customers who were refueling their vehicles in cool or cold, dry weather conditions. These incidents may be related to static electricity build-up and d...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Spring Weather Safety

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With spring comes severe weather and the City of Carbondale Office of Emergency Management would like you to know weather-ready tips.

Please visit the National Weather Service for information on spring storms, severe weather, extreme heat and tornado watch...

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Fire Carousel
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Tour of Carbondale Fire Station #2

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Go on a virtual tour of Carbondale Fire Station #2 with Assistant Chief Jay Crippen and Firefighter Matt Wozniak. Click here for tour.

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

Severe Weather Safety

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Believe it or not, warmer weather has arrived! As exciting as that sounds, warmer temperatures also mean an increased potential for severe thunderstorms, tornadoes and flooding. 

Before Severe Weather

  • Review your family emergency plan with your fam...
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News Flash

Posted on: November 21, 2019

Fire Department Raises Money to Help Local Cancer Patients

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – For the fifth year, the Carbondale Fire Department and Carbondale Professional Firefighters Local 1961 donated money to help cancer patients in need of financial assistance.

On Thursday, November 21, firefighters...

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News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: March 15, 2019

House Watch Program

House Watch Program

Are you going on vacation soon? The Carbondale Police Department offers a House Watch program to assist residents who are away for an extended period of time. 

Police officers check residences daily, looking for suspicious activity or anything out...

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Police Carousel
Posted on: March 15, 2019

Carbondale Police Department Offers Safe Exchange Zone

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If you're looking to finish a sale on Craigslist or Heartland Community Swap, the Carbondale Police Department offers a safe exchange zone for online purchases.

While the Police Department has not investigated any incidents involving meetings where transac...

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Police Carousel
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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News Flash

Posted on: April 7, 2020

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.  The victim reported his card information was used at several businesses in C...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Motor Vehicle Theft Investigation

On 03-31-2020 at approximately 3:00 a.m., officers responded to the 1000 block of West Sycamore Street in reference to a report of a theft of a motor vehicle.  The victim left their unoccupied vehicle running while delivering newspapers on foot a...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Home Invasion - Update

On 03-20-20 at approximately 6:40 a.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 1000 block of West Sycamore Street in reference to a report of a home invasion. Officers learned the suspects entered the victim’s home, battered the vic...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Update: Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm

On 03-27-20 at approximately 6:52 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 700 block of South Lewis Lane in reference to a report of shots fired.  During the course of the investigation, officers identified Charles Brooks, age 30...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Aggravated Discharge of a Weapon - Update

In reference to the shooting incident on 03-23-20 in the 400 block of East Chestnut Street, Carbondale Police detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Deaundre R. Wimberly, 27 years old of Carbondale, for charges of Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm and ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: March 28, 2020

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm

On 03-27-20 at approximately 6:52 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 700 block of South Lewis Lane in reference to a report of shots fired.  The investigation revealed, there was a dispute between two groups of known acquai...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: March 28, 2020

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm - Update

In reference to the shooting incident on 03-23-20 in the 400 block of East Chestnut Street, Carbondale Police detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Josten T. Denwood, 28 years old of Carbondale, for charges of Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm and Unl...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Missing Person - Update

The City of Carbondale Police Department is pleased to announce that Donna Greaves, age 50, has been located safe and sound. In an earlier media release the Carbondale Police Department was seeking the community’s assistance in locating her on b...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Missing Person Investigation

The City of Carbondale Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing person, Donna M Greaves, age 50.  Greaves, pictured below is described as 5’10” tall, weighing 180 pounds, hazel ey...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm

In reference to the previous media release from 03-23-2020, the suspect is identified as, William J. Stewart, 27-year-old male from Carbondale. Stewart was arrested and charged with Possession of a Firearm by a Felon and Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm....

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Aggravated Battery with a Firearm

On 03-23-2020 at approximately 10:30 p.m., officers responded to the emergency room at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale in reference to a report of a victim with a non-life threatening gunshot wound. Officers spoke with the victim who advised he was walkin...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm

On 03-23-2020 at approximately 3:15 p.m., Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 400 block of East Ashley Street in reference to a report of shots fired. The investigation revealed there was a dispute amongst acquaintances in the parking lot, which l...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Home Invasion

On 03-20-2020 at approximately 6:39 a.m., officers responded to the 1000 block of West Sycamore Street in reference to a report of a Home Invasion. Officers met with the victim and learned three suspects forced entry into the victim’s residence ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Unlawful Use of Weapons

On 03-18-2020 at approximately 7:17 p.m., officers responded to the 500 block of South Illinois Avenue in reference to a report of an unlawful use of weapons. Upon arrival, officers were advised a male on a bicycle was confronted by two unknown white male...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Carbondale Police Modify Police Response Protocols

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the City of Carbondale Police Department is modifying police officer responses to calls for police services. If non-emergency police services are requested the department will assign an officer to obtain the info...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: March 12, 2020

Aggrvated Unlawful Use of Weapons

On 03-11-2020 at approximately 10:07 p.m., officers responded to the 200 block of East Larch Street in reference to a report of shots fired. Officers arrived in the area and then heard additional shots fired in the 1000 block of North Robert A. Stalls. Of...

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Police-Press Releases