Carbondale City Council on Tuesday passed a resolution adopting a set of shared values drafted by the state chapter of the NAACP and state law enforcement leaders.
MURPHYSBORO —Justice David K. Overstreet and the Illinois Supreme Court on Wednesday announced the appointment of Steven M.J. Bost as an at-la…
Former Illinois State Sen. Paul Schimpf, a Republican who represented Illinois' 58th Senate District for the last four years, announced on Monday he is running for governor in 2022.
CARBONDALE — A unanimous vote Tuesday by Carbondale’s City Council has raised the city’s adult-use cannabis tax to its maximum, 3%.
Under legislation being considered in Indiana, an employer could not retaliate against a woman for asking for pregnancy accommodations, but the employer still would be under no obligation to provide the requested assistance.
Justin Maze, the newly appointed Williamson County circuit clerk, is spending time job shadowing the employees in his office and learning from them.
A judge in Williamson County on Jan. 14 ordered Herrin School District No. 4 to put $2.7 million back into its capital projects fund after it misused sales tax money that under state law had to be earmarked for facilities projects.
The Williamson County Board appointed a new circuit clerk during its meeting Thursday morning.
Wednesday’s presidential inauguration was a quiet affair in Southern Illinois, but left many thinking on the future of politics not just at the national level but here at home, too.
U.S. Rep. Mike Bost of Murphysboro voted against President Donald Trump's second impeachment Wednesday as the U.S. House of Representatives voted 232 to 197 to impeach the president for “incitement of insurrection.”
On June 28, Mark and Patricia McCloskey say they felt threatened by a group of protesters who entered Portland Place, a private street in the …
IDOT has pledged an additional $300,000 to the building of a downtown Carbondale transportation hub.
Carbondale City Council voted last week to allow bars to sell to-go alcoholic beverages while indoor dining and drinking is banned in the state due to COVID-19.
The Jackson County Health Department will have the ability to enforce Illinois’ COVID-19 mitigation measures after the County Board voted Tuesday night to amend its public health ordinance.
A Northwest Indiana man accused of murder escaped from custody in a McDonald's drive-thru, where the agent transporting him had pulled in to get food for the prisoner before taking him to jail, authorities said.
MURPHYSBORO — As COVID-19 case positivity rates and hospitalizations remain high in Southern Illinois, Jackson County officials are trying to …
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb is temporarily suspending all non-emergency, inpatient surgeries at the state's hospitals after proclaiming Wednesday the state "is on fire" with COVID-19 cases.
State Sen. Dale Fowler has been tapped by the governor to represent Southern Illinois on a newly created anti-poverty commission.
Justice David K. Overstreet took the oath to become a member of the Illinois Supreme Court on Thursday afternoon. Overstreet was elected in Southern Illinois' 5th Judicial District.
Joe Cervantez made history Tuesday after being sworn in as the first person of color to serve as the Jackson County state’s attorney.
Some Perry County government offices are closed due to a COVID-19 outbreak, while Carbondale city government offices are closed to the public as a precaution as COVID-19 cases rise around the region.
Mark and Patricia McCloskey, who were photographed confronting protesters passing by their St. Louis home, are suing over an image they said contributed to their “significant national recognition and infamy.”
In 2016, Franklin County saw something it hadn’t before — the previous Democratic stronghold went for Republicans down the ballot. That trend continued this past Tuesday when more Republicans picked up county-level seats around Southern Illinois.