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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Carbondale Warming Center to Open Next Week

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – An emergency warming center will open its doors in Carbondale next week.

In December, representatives from the Carbondale Interfaith Council, Carbondale Public Library, Good Samaritan House, Southern Illinois Coa...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: January 9, 2019

Amtrak Changes Due to Track Improvements

Amtrak

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – Amtrak passengers should expect delayed departure times on January 22 due to track improvements by Canadian National Railway.

Train 390 normally operates between Chicago and Carbondale but will stop in Champaign; ...

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

2019 Meet the Mayor Schedule

Meet the Mayor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale is excited to announce the 2019 “Meet the Mayor” schedule.

Sessions will be held every month on Thursday. Times will alternate between 8:30-9:30 a.m. and 1:30-2:30 p.m. ...

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

Fresh Fitness Returns to Winter Farmer's Market

Fresh Fitness

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale, Carbondale Park District and SIU Rec Center are excited to announce Fresh Fitness will return to Carbondale Community High School this winter.

The group fitness classes will be held every ...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2019

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, North Illinois Avenue, from Main to Oak streets, will be closed from January 7-9. The intersection of Nor...

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

Space Heater Safety

Space Heater Safety

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimates that from 2008-2010, portable electric heaters were involved in approximately 1,200 fires per year. Portable electric heaters are high-wattage appliances that have the potential to ignite nearby...

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Fire
Posted on: January 8, 2019

Smoke Detector Installation

Smoke Detector

The Carbondale Fire Department, with support from the State Fire Marshal and Illinois Fire Safety Alliance, will provide and install a free smoke detector and replace smoke alarm batteries at any person's home in Carbondale that cannot afford one.

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: January 8, 2019

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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2 Stories
Posted on: January 7, 2019

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration

MLK Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The 20th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration will be held at the Carbondale Civic Center on Sunday, January 20 at 4 p.m. Doors will open at 3 p.m. for light refreshments and viewing of the co...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Curbside Christmas Tree Recycling Program

Tree Recyling

The City of Carbondale Forestry Division will conduct its Curbside Christmas Tree Recycling Program now through January 31.

Residents desiring to participate in this program should place their Christmas trees curbside on their normal refuse and recycling c...

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3 Stories
Posted on: January 8, 2019

Ride-Along Program

Ride Along Program

The ride-along program offers residents a hands-on opportunity to interact with Carbondale police officers out in the field.

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Child Passenger Safety Inspections

Car Seat Check

Did you know 9 out of 10 car seats are installed incorrectly? The Carbondale Police Department offers free inspections to ensure car seats are installed and used correctly.

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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: January 4, 2019

Business Burglary Investigation

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Burglary Investigation:

On 12-25-2018, the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to a burglary at Illinois Liquor Mart, 829 East Main Street, where the suspects entered the closed business and stole merchandise. The suspects arrived and left in wh...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2019

Missing Person Investigation

Missing Person Update:

On November 07, 2018, 17 year old T.J. Allen was reported missing from Gateway Foundation Treatment Center in Carbondale, IL. Allen is white male, 6 ft. tall, 180 lbs, blonde hair, last seen wearing grey hat, blue jeans, and black sh...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 3, 2019

Armed Robbery Investigation

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2018

Aggravated Battery Investigation

On 12-27-18 at approximately 4:07 PM, the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to the 700 block of S. Lewis Lane in reference to a fight.  Officers found one individual with non life-threatening stab wounds.  The victim, who is...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: December 19, 2018

Retail Theft Investigation

The City of Carbondale Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in a retail theft investigation at Circle K Gas Station located at 315 E Walnut St, Carbondale, IL. On 11-17-2018 at 5:55 p.m. the suspect, pict...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: November 26, 2018

Local Business Forgery Suspects

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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

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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Police-Press Releases