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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Poplar Camp Beach at Cedar Lake Opens Friday!

Cedar Lake Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – Pack the beach bag - it’s that time of year! The City of Carbondale is opening Poplar Camp Beach at Cedar Lake this Friday, May 27, for the 2022 season.  

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: May 23, 2022

City of Carbondale to Host Annual Memorial Day Service

Memorial Day 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale will host its annual Memorial Day Service at Woodlawn Cemetery to honor the men and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice defending our nation.

On Monday, May 30, at 10:00 a.m., th...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2022

ARPA Public Comment Period Summary

ARPA Summary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The City Council initiated a public comment period to allow residents to submit comments in favor of, or in opposition to, applications for ARPA funding. The public comment period began April 1 and ende...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Register for the 5-On-5 Community Program

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE - The City of Carbondale and the Carbondale Police Department have opened registration for the 5-On-5 Community Program! This program provides five community members and five law enforcement officers an opportunity to have ...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Call for Artists! Mural Project: Welcome, Carbondale!

Welcome, Carbondale! Mural Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Artspace 304 News Release (5-3-2022)

CARBONDALE - Artspace 304 announces a new initiative of the Southern Illinois Mural Project, Welcome, Carbondale! In collaboration with the City of Carbondale, SIUC, loca...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: April 18, 2022

Annual Spring Cleanup Begins May 6

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE - The City of Carbondale’s annual Residential Spring Clean-Up Program will begin on Friday, May 6, 2022 This program allows residents of single-family dwellings up to and including 4-unit buildings to dispose of h...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: April 18, 2022

City of Carbondale Implementing New HR Software to Make Applying Easier Than Ever!

Apply Online- City of Carbondale

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – Applying for employment with the City of Carbondale just got easier! The City of Carbondale has switched to a new human resource management software to assist with recruiting and hiring employees.&n...

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City Hall-Press Releases

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Posted on: May 1, 2022

Always Read the Warning Labels on Cleaning Supplies

Do Not Mix These Cleaning Products

The weather is warming up and that means many will be starting to do some spring cleaning. It’s important to understand what not to mix together. Always read the warning labels on the cleaning supplies and follow the manufactures instructions on proper us...

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Posted on: May 1, 2022

Earthquakes and Preparedness

Earthquake Preparedness

Southern Illinois is located in the New Madrid Seismic Zone. The Office of Emergency Management wants to remind you of the steps you should take before and during an earthquake to be better prepared.  

Before 

  • Develop a family earthquake p...
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Fire Carousel
Posted on: May 1, 2022

Liquid and Steam Burn Like Fire

Burn Awareness

Scald burns from hot liquids and steam comprise 34% of overall burn injuries admitted to U.S. burn centers. 

The Carbondale Fire Department would like pass on these tips from the International Association of Fire Fighters to stay safe:

  • Set your wat...
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Fire Carousel
Posted on: May 1, 2022

Turn Around, Don't Drown

Flooding

Each year, more deaths occur due to flooding than from any other thunderstorm related hazard.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that over half of all flood-related drownings occur when a vehicle is driven into hazardous flood water. The...

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Fire Carousel
Posted on: February 18, 2022

CodeRED Community Notification System

CodeRED

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

JACKSON COUNTY, IL. – Jackson County/Carbondale/Murphysboro is proud to announce the launch of our new CodeRED community notification system to send important alerts and time-sensitive messages to staff members and residents...

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Fire Carousel
Posted on: May 1, 2022

Tips For a Safe Ride

School Bus Safety

Did you know accidents involving school buses take place most frequently at the beginning and end of the school year?

The Carbondale Fire Department would like to pass along "Tips for a Safe Ride" from the National Safety Council:

At the Bus Stop:...

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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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News Flash

Posted on: May 23, 2022

State's Attorney Comments on Gun-Related offenses

JACKSON COUNTY STATE’S ATTORNEY

Joseph A. Cervantez, State’s Attorney

Jackson County Courthouse • 1001 Walnut Street • Third Floor • Murphysboro, IL 62966

(618) 687-7200 • Fax (618) 687-7215

FOR IMMEDIAT...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Missing Person Update

City of Carbondale police officers continued the investigation into the whereabouts of missing person Ashley Curtis, who was reported as missing on 05-03-22.  In the course of that investigation, officers located a deceased female at a residence ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon Investigation

On 05-10-22 at approximately 12:05 a.m., City of Carbondale police officers responded to the area of the 300 block of South Cedarview Street in reference to a report of a suspicious vehicle with the license plates intentionally obscured. Officers located ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Hit and Run Traffic Crash Investigation

On 05-08-22 at 3:50 a.m., officers monitored a gathering of 250 to 300 people in the parking lot of a business in the 300 block of East Walnut Street.  A fight broke out amongst several females in the center of the crowd. Soon after the fight bro...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon Investigation

On 05-07-22 at 2:02 a.m., City of Carbondale police officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation on West Freeman Street near the intersection with South Poplar Street.  During the course of the investigation, officers ar...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Reckless Discharge of a Firearm Investigation

On 05-06-22 at 2:19 p.m., City of Carbondale police officers responded to the area of the 500 block of South James Street in reference to a report of shots fired.  The suspect(s) fled from the area prior to the officers arriving.   No in...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon Investigation

On 05-06-22 at 2:02 a.m., City of Carbondale police officers conducted safety surveillance in the 100 block of North Washington Street in reference to a crowd of people congregating. The officers observed a person involved in a conflict armed with a handg...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Update Reckless Discharge of a Firearm Investigation

City of Carbondale Police detectives continue to follow up on the fight and shots fired that occurred in the 500 block of South Illinois on 04-30-22 at 2:16 a.m. Detectives identified the shooter as Cody A. Dempsey, 28 of Carbondale. On 05-04-22 members o...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Missing Person Investigation

The City of Carbondale Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing adult. Ashley Dawn Curtis, age 39, was last seen on 05-01-22 in the 400 block of East College Street.  Curtis is described as being abo...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: May 2, 2022

Traffic Crash and Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol Investigation

On 05-01-22 at 9:11 p.m., officers responded to the 1200 block of West Main Street in reference to a report of a traffic crash.  Officers found a single vehicle crashed into the front of a business causing extensive damage.  The Jackson ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: May 2, 2022

Reckless Discharge of a Firearm Investigation

On 04-30-22 at 2:16 a.m., City of Carbondale police officers responded to the 500 block of South Illinois Avenue in reference to a report of a fight in progress.  Officers made a quick response and determined the suspects already fled from the ar...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: May 2, 2022

Update - Aggravated Battery with a Firearm

On 04-30-22 at approximately 1:27 a.m. City of Carbondale police officers responded to the 100 block of North Washington Street in reference to a shooting.  During the course of the investigation, detectives identified two of the suspects as Dema...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: April 30, 2022

Aggravated Battery with a Firearm

On 04-30-22 at approximately 1:27 a.m. City of Carbondale police officers responded to the 100 block of North Washington Street in reference to a shooting.   Officers found a large crowd in the parking lot and learned a gunshot victim went to Car...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: April 26, 2022

Unlawful Use of Weapons and Traffic Crash Investigation

On 04-25-22 at 7:28 p.m., City of Carbondale police officers responded to North Illinois Avenue near Charles Road in reference to a report of a single vehicle traffic crash.  During the course of the investigation, officers learned a white Chevro...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: April 18, 2022

City of Carbondale Implementing New HR Software to Make Applying Easier Than Ever!

Apply Online- City of Carbondale

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – Applying for employment with the City of Carbondale just got easier! The City of Carbondale has switched to a new human resource management software to assist with recruiting and hiring employees. 

This n...

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