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Posted on: November 9, 2018

City of Carbondale to Close Intersection for Sanitary Sewer Replacement

Road Closure

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale will continue the replacement of the sanitary sewer along Oak Street on Monday, November 19.

Due to this work, Marion Street will be closed to through traffic from Jackson Street ...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: August 20, 2018

Public Notice of Petition Packets for 2019 Municipal Election

City Council Election Packets

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

CARBONDALE – Petition packets for the upcoming 2019 City Council elections will be available in the City Clerk's Office on Tuesday, August 28.

The 2019 Candidate's Guide is available online at https://elections.il.g...

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Practice Fire Safety This Holiday Season

Final Holiday Fire Safety

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: November 7, 2018

Thanksgiving Fire Safety

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is the leading day of the year for house fires followed by Christmas Day and Christmas Eve. According to the National Fire Protection Association, cooking equipment was involved in almost half of all reported home fires and home fire injuries...

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Fire
Posted on: November 7, 2018

Preparing for Winter Weather

Final Winter Preparedness

With winter approaching, the Carbondale Fire Department encourages residents to prepare for bad weather. 

Driving on snow or ice-covered roads can be extremely dangerous. Before starting a trip when the weather is bad, be sure to check road condit...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Let It Glow!

Let it Glow

Share photos of your holiday lights display with us on Facebook @ExploreCarbondale November 26-December 17. Our team of reindeer will choose the best and brightest. The winner will receive a special holiday yard sign and $50 gift card to Ace Hardware.&...

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Carbondale Community Tree Lighting Ceremony

Carbondale Community Tree Lighting Ceremony

The City of Carbondale is kicking off the week of the Lights Fantastic Parade with the 2nd annual Community Tree Lighting Ceremony on Monday, November 26.The ceremony will begin at 5 p.m. in front of City Hall at 200 S. Illinois Avenue. Light Refreshments...

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

2019 Consolidated Election Pre-Filing Notice

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Notice is hereby given that the Carbondale City Clerk’s Office, located at 200 South Illinois Avenue, Carbondale, Illinois, will accept nominating petitions for one (1) four-year Mayoral term and three (3) four-year City Council member terms for...

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3 Stories
Posted on: November 1, 2018

Coats for Kids

Final Coats for Kids

Help the Carbondale Police Department, Southern Illinois University Department of Public Safety and Saluki Athletics provide area kids (ages 1-8) with winter coats. 

Donations can be made at the Saluki Men's and Women's Basketball Games on the Con...

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Police
Posted on: October 16, 2018

Personal Safety for Women

Personal Safety for Women

Did you know we offer Personal Safety classes for women? Learn hands-on techniques for escaping from an attacker during our workshop sessions.

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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: 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 13, 2018

Police Non-Emergency Phone Number Down

The non-emergency phone number for the Carbondale Police Department (618-457-3200) is currently not working.  It is currently being worked on and we will let you know when it is back up and running.  Please call our secondary non-emergen...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: November 13, 2018

Road Closure Due to Structure Fire

Fire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

CARBONDALE – Route 13 westbound is closed at University Avenue due to a structure fire. Traffic is being rerouted south on U.S. 51.

For more information, contact the Carbondale Police Department at (618) 549-2121.

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: November 8, 2018

Unlawful Use of Weapons Investigation

On 11-07-18 at about 1:52 p.m. Best Buy Employees witnessed two suspects, later identified as Destinee M. Johns (age 19 of Marion) and Lemont PD Brinson (age 20 of Marion) conceal over $200 of merchandise and exit the store without offering payment. Emplo...

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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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