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  1. 3 accused of plotting to kill 3 others make court appearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Daily Herald

    Three Kansas men who are under investigation in last month's shooting of an Illinois police officer have appeared in court on charges accusing them of plotting to kill three other men. The Salina Journal reports that 22-year-old Alex Karcher, 22-year-old Xavier McCray and 24-year-old Xavier Lewis met Monday in Saline County District Court with the judge who will handle their cases.

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  2. Marion mother sues, claims special ed student locked in roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 13 | Daily Herald

    The mother of a southern Illinois special education student has filed a federal lawsuit claiming her child was inappropriately locked in a small room at school. The Southern Illinoisan reports that Marionna Felts-Ping filed the lawsuit as a co-defendant with her son, identified in the lawsuit as J.P. Felts-Ping's lawsuit claims a teacher and teacher's aide unnecessarily confined her son in a small room for extended periods. 6 comments

  3. Southern Illinois peach crop triumphs over weather extremesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 7 | Daily Herald

    ST. ELMO, Ill. -- It was an up-and-down-again winter and spring for southern Illinois peach growers.

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  4. Deputies in Illinois' Union County start using body camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | Daily Herald

    Sheriff Scott Harvel said last week that his deputies started wearing the cameras July 1. The Southern Illinoisan reports that Harvel says deputies will be required to wear the cameras at all times while they are on duty. They must activate the recording devices during any interactions with the public.

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  5. Bob Odenkirk, Melissa McCarthy among Emmy nominees with suburban tiesRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2016 | Daily Herald

    The Emmys sent plenty of love to stars and others with local ties when nominations were announced Thursday morning. Among those getting a nod were: • Bob Odenkirk, former resident of Naperville.

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  6. SIU plans to remove algae from Campus LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Daily Herald

    Southern Illinois University plans to remove toxic algae from Campus Lake in hopes people can get back on the water next year. The Southern Illinoisan reports officials at the Carbondale university have closed the lake for the past three summers because of blue-green algae.

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  7. Crown Point man works smarter by going to PurdueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Daily Herald

    In 2008, when the economy tanked, Mark Lasik, of Crown Point, said it looked like many jobs were going offshore. "I was at Verizon and they offered me another job, but what was to stop me from being in the same position a few years later? I took the severance money and went back to college."

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  8. 1 person killed, 1 injured in Southern Illinois plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | Daily Herald

    One person was killed and another is listed in critical condition after a single-engine plane crashed at a Southern Illinois airport. WSIU-FM reports two people were on board when the crash occurred around 4:30 p.m. Friday at Williamson County Regional Airport.

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  9. Police identify maker of racist video, say no link to SIURead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | Daily Herald

    Authorities say an anonymous video calling for racial violence at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale was made by a Chicago-area man with no connection to the campus. The video led to heightened racial tensions after it was posted on YouTube in April.

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  10. SIU campuses expect enrollment dip, blame SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | Daily Herald

    Southern Illinois University is expecting another dip in enrollment this fall. Officials are blaming unrest and uncertainty with the state budget.

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  11. Protests target racism, debt at Southern Illinois UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | Daily Herald

    Several hundred Southern Illinois University protesters have rallied against student debt and racism following recent incidents including an anonymous video calling for violence against black students. The Monday march in Carbondale was conceived as a one-day strike to call attention to economic issues.

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  12. SIU-Carbondale chancellor condemns racist videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | Daily Herald

    The leader of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale is threatening legal action and condemning an anonymous YouTube video that calls for the lynching and beating of black students. Interim Chancellor Brad Colwell also asked students in an email to not distribute the YouTube video, in which a masked speaker attributes the message to the campus' Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.

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  13. Southern Illinois University add major in brewingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | Daily Herald

    The Southern Illinoisan reports the Illinois Board of Higher Education approved the new Bachelor of Science degree in March. Matt McCarroll, director of the Fermentation Science Institute at the university, says students will start the major in the summer.

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  14. Illinois professor to lead review of state's inmate programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | Daily Herald

    A professor at Southern Illinois University has been recruited by the Illinois Department of Corrections to review the effectiveness of every offender program aimed at reducing recidivism. A team led by criminology professor Daryl Kroner will evaluate which programs are effective and which fall short, Illinois Department of Corrections spokeswoman Nicole Wilson told the Southern Illinoisan .

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  15. Mother presses Carbondale for answers about student's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Daily Herald

    The mother of a Southern Illinois University student who died after fighting a driver with whom he had hitched a ride from a late-night party is pressing Carbondale elected leaders for more details about the circumstances that led to his death. Lovely Varughese told the Carbondale City Council on Tuesday that she's been given conflicting accounts of where and how her 19-year-old son from suburban Chicago was found in February 2014.

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  16. Appellate court judge dies after battle with cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Daily Herald

    Illinois Appellate Court Judge Laura Cha-Yu Liu died Friday after a long battle with breast cancer at age 49. The first Chinese-American woman to be elected judge in Illinois and the first Asian-American to serve on the Illinois Appellate Court; Liu was known for her work for equal access to the courts for non-English speakers, as well as her volunteer work and awards she garnered in the legal community, her family said in a statement. She was born July 19, 1966 in downstate Carbondale, where her parents were foreign exchange students.

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  17. Prisons chief: Illinois needs rethinking on drug offendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Daily Herald

    Acting agency Director John Baldwin spoke at the 13th annual Southern Illinois Drug Awareness Conference, held at John A. Logan College. Baldwin said Thursday the increase in Illinois' prison population over the past four decades is largely due to a rise in those behind bars for problems related to substance abuse.

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  18. Woman shot by police in Marion hostage standoff sues cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Daily Herald

    A woman who was shot by police after being taken hostage is suing the city of Marion and members of its police department and the Williamson County Sheriff's Office. The Southern Illinoisan reports that Samantha Holmes filed the lawsuit Monday over an April 28, 2015, incident at her apartment.

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  19. SIU launches probe after complaints of racist commentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | Daily Herald

    Reports of racial epithets by some Southern Illinois University students at Carbondale campus residence hall forums have prompted an investigation by school officials. University spokeswoman Rae Goldsmith tells The Southern Illinoisan the inquiry was launched in response to a formal complaint.

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  20. Police chief resigns after discussing case on FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Daily Herald

    A southern Illinois police chief has resigned after he discussed an open criminal investigation into a home invasion and robbery on the department's Facebook page. Anna Chief Scott Rice tells the Southern Illinoisan that his resignation is not related to social media comments in which he suggested the robbery victims had brought the crime onto themselves by growing marijuana in their home.

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