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WSIU News Afternoon Update for September 29, 2023 in Carbondale, IL
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Police identify suspect vehicle in hit-and-run that hospitalized a pedestrian in Carbondale
CARBONDALE, IL — Police are asking the public for help locating a SUV suspected in a hit-and-run collision in Carbondale, Illinois that sent a pedestrian to a local hospital earlier this week. Officers responded to a report about the collision in the 400 block of East Walnut Street at...
A traffic stop in Carbondale leads to a weapons arrest
A traffic stop Wednesday in Carbondale led to an arrest on a weapons case from earlier in the week. On Wednesday, Carbondale police officers stopped a vehicle in the 600 block of North Giant City Road for a traffic violation. The vehicle was previously reported to be involved in an unlawful use of weapons complaint from Monday.
Local Sophomore Class of 2026 Successfully Attends Leadership Retreat for Upcoming County Fair
The sophomore class of 2026 recently attended a retreat at Touch of Nature Outdoor Education Center in Carbondale, Illinois. From September 13 to 15, students engaged in activities and prepared for their upcoming role in organizing the County Fair.
UPDATE: Minor injuries reported in Cobden after school bus and tow truck collide
A five-minute-long stretch of Highway 17 closed down on the morning of Thursday, September 28th, after a crash reportedly involving a school bus. Eyewitness accounts from the community report that a tow truck collided with the side of a school bus close to Waterview Road in Cobden just before 8:00am.
Gun found in student’s locker
MARION, Ill. (KFVS) - A student was removed from Marion Junior High School on Wednesday, September 27, after school leaders said a gun was found in their locker. According to the Marion, Illinois Unit 2 School District, the junior high’s administrative team were told at 2:13 p.m. that a student reportedly said they had a firearm in their backpack.
Prosecutors secure confession in 2022 murder
MURPHYSBORO, Ill. (WJPF) – A man has pleaded guilty to murdering his wife last year in Carbondale. Prosecutors say Gregory Hopkins, 30, killed his wife, Gloria Hopkins, 26, in January 2022 at a home in the 1100 block of East College Street. Gregory Hopkins then fled to Los Angeles...
Authorities investigating attempted child abduction
JOHNSON COUNTY — Johnson County authorities are reporting an attempted child abduction in Goreville Wednesday afternoon. According to the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the scene at 2:40 p.m. The sheriff’s office says an unknown black male with a shaved head attempted to abduct a 10-year-old...
Longbranch Cafe and Bakery marks 25 years in Carbondale with ribbon cutting ceremony
Join in the celebration as Longbranch Cafe and Bakery marks a significant milestone of 25 years in Carbondale. Witness the joyous ribbon-cutting ceremony and get a glimpse of the journey that has made this local favorite a culinary landmark.
Carbondale hotel seeks additional parking options
Discover how a Carbondale hotel is tackling its parking problem. This video explores the challenges faced and the innovative solutions being considered to accommodate more vehicles. Tune in to understand the complexities of urban planning in a growing city.
Concerns Raised Over Statements Made at Gathering Outside Murphysboro Middle School
Witness a gathering outside a middle school in Murphysboro that has sparked concerns among locals. Find out what was said that has caused such a stir in the community. Tune in to understand the full story behind this intriguing event.
Ribbon cutting held for new bike path in Carbondale
CARBONDALE, Ill. (KBSI) – A ribbon cutting was held Wednesday evening in Carbondale for the city’s newest bike path. Carbondale Mayor Carolin Harvey attended to share a few words. “Good evening and thank you all for joining us as we celebrate our newest addition to our bike network,”...
Mid-America Music Awards to be held in Marion, IL
MARION, Ill. (KBSI) – The Mid America Music awards will host its inaugural year in Marion, Illinois. On October 5, this event with have 12 different nominees from all over the United States come out and show support. Angie Wyatt is co-producer of the Mid America Music Awards, and...
WSIU Almanac 9.29.23
The Southern Illinois Men's Basketball Golf Scramble is coming up on October 6th at 9am. Teams of 4 will enjoy a great day at Kokopelli Golf Course. https://nilfloorburnu.com/about/. In Carbondale, the free program, "Tribal Recognition, Sovereignty and Land in the Long 20th Century”, will be presented Thursday, October 12th, by...
Old First Southern Bank Building becomes new Marion City Hall
A historic building on the square in Marion has a new owner inside of it serving as the new city hall.
New program helps people stretch funds at the Carbondale Farmers Market
United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s Carbondale Farmers Market introduced a new program to stretch the food dollars of SNAP/EBT recipients called Fresh Produce Food Bucks, thanks to a Nutrition Incentive Program in partnership with The Food Trust in Philadelphia. The Food Trust Fresh Produce Food Bucks program helps...
Saluki Hall of Fame football coach Rey Dempsey is SIU’s 2023 Homecoming grand marshal
CARBONDALE, Ill. — Former Saluki head football coach Rey Dempsey will be the grand marshal for Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s 2023 Homecoming. Dempsey’s illustrious career included coaching for 28 years at various levels, highlighted by leading the 1983 Salukis to the NCAA Division 1-AA National Championship title, the first national title for the gridiron Dawgs. He earned the Division I-AA Coach of the Year honors that year as well.
Shawnee Hills Activity Map 2023
The 2023 Shawnee Hills Activity Map features activities, restaurants, shopping, wineries, breweries and distilleries available in the Shawnee Hills area near the Southern Illinois University-Carbondale campus. (Peyton Cook)
SIU honors 2023 Families of the Year
CARBONDALE, Ill. — Southern Illinois University Carbondale is honoring two families as the 2023 Saluki Family of the Year winners during Family Weekend Celebration (Sept. 29-Oct. 1). Fans cheer on the Salukis during a previous Family Weekend. Among this year’s fans will be the 2023 Saluki Families of the...
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Dogs Today in cobden, IL
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to cobden..