News Flash

Posted on: December 1, 2020

City of Carbondale Announces Holiday Lights Contest

Let it Glow

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale is excited to announce the kick-off of the Third Annual ‘Let It Glow’ Holiday Lights Contest! 

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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: November 12, 2020

The Laborer's Care Charity Donates $50K to Carbondale Warming Center

Warming Center Donation- web

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – Through generous private donations, The Laborer’s Care (TLC) charity raised $50,000 to donate to the Carbondale Warming Center. Because of TLC’s fundraising efforts, the Warming Center will b...

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

Notice of Special Seasonal Leaf Collection Program

Leaf Collection

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: October 20, 2020

City of Carbondale Reminds Residents of Increased COVID-19 Mitigations

Gov Seal and City Logo - 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALEOn Monday, October 19, the Governor’s Office and the Illinois Department of Public Health announced that Region 5, which includes Jackson County, has activated the state’s mitigation plan due...

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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: December 1, 2020

Put a Freeze on Winter Holiday Fires

Winter Holiday Fires

It's fun to decorate for the winter holidays, but holiday decorations can increase your risk for a home fire. As you deck the halls this season, be fire smart.

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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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Fire Carousel
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Holiday Safety Toolkit

Holiday Tool Kit

The Carbondale Fire Department encourages you to take a few moments as you decorate this year to make sure your holidays are safe.

CHRISTMAS TREE SAFETY TIPSBefore you bring your live tree into your home, trim at last 2 inches off the trunk to expose fresh...

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Fire Carousel
Posted on: November 2, 2020

Kids in the Kitchen

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As you prepare your holiday meal, the Carbondale Fire Department would like to share a guide from the NFPA for ideas on what different age groups can do around the kitchen.

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Posted on: November 1, 2020

COVID-19 Holiday Season Safety Tips

Holiday Safety

With the holidays fast approaching, the Carbondale Fire Department would like to share the Illinois Department of Public Health's recommendations on how to celebrate safer during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • When planning travel, consider the mode of transportat...
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Fire Carousel
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: November 24, 2020

Candidate Filings for Carbondale City Council

City Council Election Packets

The filing period for the 2021 Consolidated Election has closed.

Nine candidates have filed their nominating petitions for Carbondale City Council Members which will appear on the April 6 ballot.

  1. Carolin Harvey, 109 S. Tower Road
  2. Nathan Colombo, 229 Hunt Roa...
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News Flash

Posted on: November 20, 2020

Carbondale Police Department Collecting Toys and Coats for Annual Christmas Store

Christmas Store- web

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

CARBONDALE – The Carbondale Police Department needs your help in collecting new coats and toys for children in our community. The department is again hosting the Annual Coat Drive and Christmas Store, which are great opportu...

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Police Carousel
Posted on: November 17, 2020

Carbondale Police Department Arrest Summary

Arrest Summary

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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Police Carousel
Posted on: October 8, 2020

Lateral Police Officer Program

PD Badge

The City of Carbondale's Experience/Lateral Police Officer Program is initiated for qualified full-time sworn law enforcement officers.

Applicants for lateral appointment to the position of Police Officer must meet the followingminimum qualificati...

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News Flash

Posted on: December 1, 2020

Safe Exchange Zone

The City of Carbondale Police Department designated the visitor parking lot as a Safe Exchange Zone.  The parking lot on the south end of the police department can be used for any type of exchange the public may need including custody exchanges a...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2020

Aggravated Assault Investigation

On 11-26-2020 at approximately 6:06 p.m., officers of the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to the 400 block of West Jackson Street in reference to a report of an attempted robbery.  Officers learned two black male suspects approache...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: November 26, 2020

Train Crash

On 11-25-20 at approximately 10:48 p.m., officers of the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to the area of the railroad crossing on Main Street.  Officers learned a driver mistakenly drove a passenger vehicle onto the railroad tracks,...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2020

Update - Home Invasion/ Aggravated Battery with a Firearm.

On 11-08-20 at approximately 9:30 pm, City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 500 block of South University Avenue regarding a victim with a gunshot wound to their leg.  The investigation revealed the victim is an acquaintance of the ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Carbondale Police Department Collecting Toys and Coats for Annual Christmas Store

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

CARBONDALE – The Carbondale Police Department needs your help in collecting new coats and toys for children in our community. The department is again hosting the Annual Coat Drive and Christmas Store, which are gre...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Missing Juveniles

The City of Carbondale Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating two missing juveniles, Isaiah L. Pryor and Kyshon L. Frye.

Isaiah was last seen on 11/19/2020 at approximately 1:00 a.m. in the 600 block of North Carico S...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: November 17, 2020

Robbery Investigation

On 11-16-20 at approximately 11:54 p.m., officers of the City of Carbondale
Police Department responded to the 800 block of East College Street inreference to a report of a robbery.  Officers learned the suspect lured the
victim to the rear o...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Robbery Investigation

On 11-12-20 at approximately 5:35 p.m., officers of the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to the 1400 block of East Walnut Street in reference to a report of a robbery.  Officers learned the suspect grabbed the victim and a struggle ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Update-Home Invasion/ Aggravated Battery with a Firearm.

On 11-08-20 at approximately 9:30 pm, City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 500 block of South University Avenue regarding a female with a gunshot wound to her leg.  During the course of the investigation, detectives identified and ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2020

Home Invasion/ Aggravated Battery w/ Firearm

On 11-08-20 at approximately 9:30 pm, City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 500 block of South University Avenue regarding a victim with a gunshot wound to their leg.  The investigation revealed three male acquaintances known by the...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2020

Attempted Theft Investigation

On 11-05-20 the City of Carbondale Police Department was made aware of two suspicious people who were trying to steal items from a person’s mail box and vehicle.  The victim had his personal data hacked at his place of employments and l...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: November 6, 2020

Unlawful Use of Weapon by Felon/ Poss. Controlled Substance.

On 11-06-20 at approximately 1:42 a.m., a City of Carbondale Police Officer observed two males with flashlights suspiciously looking around a parking lot in the 1200 block of E. Grand Avenue.   The males were identified as Victor Riley, 19 years ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: November 5, 2020

Criminal Trespass to Residence Investigation

On 11-05-2020 at approximately 6:25 a.m., Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 500 block of East Willow Street in reference to a report of a home invasion in progress. Officers learned the suspect fled east toward the 800 block of North Wall Street...

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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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