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Man Reported Missing from West City Area Found

WEST CITY – West City Police say a missing man has been found. A Nixle alert was issued shortly after 5 Monday afternoon for 86-year-old Jimmie F. Robinson. He was last seen around 10:30 Monday morning. Another alert was issued around 9:30 Monday night saying Robinson had been found. Police did not say where Robinson

IDPH Monday Reported 2,102 New COVID-19 Cases in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Monday reported 2,102 new COVID-19 in Illinois, including 11 additional deaths. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,258,736 cases, including 21,384 deaths, in Illinois. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from March 29-April 4 is 3.8%. The preliminary

Carbondale Police to Focus on Distracted Drivers during April

CARBONDALE – April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month across the nation, and the Carbondale Police Department is urging drivers to drop their phones and focus on the road. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a total of 26,004 people died in U.S. crashes involving a distracted driver between 2012 and 2019.  During April, you

Hydrant Flushing Begins Tuesday in Carbondale

CARBONDALE – The Carbondale Fire Department will begin hydrant flushing on Tuesday. Crews will be working weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the following intersections: South Illinois and West Grand Avenues, South Oakland Avenue and West Chautauqua Street and South Wall and East Park Streets. Residents may notice a change in water pressure