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Posted on: December 7, 2018

City of Carbondale to Offer Free Parking During the Holidays

Free Parking

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale is giving the gift of free parking this holiday season.

Beginning Monday, December 10, visitors will be able to park in the following locations at no cost for up to two hours:

  • On-Street Metered Parkin...
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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: December 4, 2018

Road Closure Due to Sanitary Sewer Replacement

Road Closure

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

Due to this work, East Oak Street, between Illinois Avenue and Washington Street, will be closed until Wednesday, December ...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: November 26, 2018

City of Carbondale to Host Holiday Lights Contest

Let it Glow

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale is excited to launch its first holiday lights display contest.

Share photos of your holiday lights display with us on Facebook @ExploreCarbondale now through December 17. The cont...

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Practice Fire Safety This Holiday Season

Christmas

As you deck the halls, the Carbondale Fire Department wants to remind residents to practice fire safety this holiday season.

Things such as Christmas trees and other decorations, decorative lighting, increased use of extension cords and wrapped presents ar...

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Fire
Posted on: December 3, 2018

Winter Emergency Preparedness Kits

Final Winter Survival Kit

With winter upon us, the Carbondale Fire Department would like to remind everyone to be prepared to take care of yourself and those around you. Emergency Preparedness Kits should be prepared with at least three days' worth of essentials for your family an...

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National Weather Service Fire
Posted on: November 29, 2018

Outdoor Warning Siren Testing

Tornado Siren Testing

Outdoor warning sirens are tested on the first Tuesday of each month at 10 a.m. During inclement weather, sirens will not be tested. If a siren is sounded other than during a scheduled test, this alarm indicates an actual emergency. 

Remember, a w...

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3 Stories
Posted on: December 6, 2018

Nominations Needed for 2019 Spirit of Dr. King Community Service Award

MLK Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The MLK Planning Committee is accepting nominations for the Spirit of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Award.

The award recognizes an individual or group that exemplifies the character and legacy...

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

Remember to Move Your Vehicles During Winter Weather

Emergency Snow Route

A snow emergency is declared when an accumulation of snow and/or ice exceeds two inches.  

Permanent signs are posted on the streets that are designated as Emergency Snow Routes. These streets are given primary attention during snow, sleet and ice...

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Home
Posted on: November 27, 2018

Refuse and Recycling Holiday Collection Schedule

Trash Can

Due to the holidays, the refuse and recycling collection schedule will be delayed by one day during the weeks of Christmas and New Year's. The following is the Holiday schedule:

  • Monday, December 24 / Monday Route
  • Tuesday, December 25 / Christmas Day Holiday...
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3 Stories
Posted on: December 6, 2018

Boys & Girls Club Donation

Boys and Girls Club

The Carbondale Police Officer’s Association Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 192 and staff at the Carbondale Police Department presented a $1,200 check to the Boys and Girls Club of Carbondale, thanks to a special fundraiser. To participate, each officer d...

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Police
Posted on: November 21, 2018

House Watch

House Watch Final

While traveling or away from home...take advantage of the Carbondale Police Department's House Watch Program. Download the House Watch Request and submit to the Carbondale Police Department at 501 S. Washington Street.   

While you are aw...

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Police
Posted on: June 13, 2018

Citizen's Police Academy

PD Badge

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: November 26, 2018

Local Business Forgery Suspects

walmart frogery 3

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

Police Non-Emergency Phone Number Down

The main CPD non-emergency phone number, 618-457-3200, is not currently working.  Crews are working to fix this issue at this time.  Please use 618-549-2121 for contacting us with any non-emergency issue.  Thank you for your pat...

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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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