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Carbondale Police have identified the person killed in a shooting incident earlier this week.

Officers say he is 25-year-old Cordell Johnson of Cairo.

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A Carbondale man has been sentenced to two years in prison after pleading guilty to possessing a firearm as a previously convicted felon.

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A Carbondale man has been sentenced after pleading guilty to a weapons possession charge.

The Jackson County State's Attorney says 24-year-old Nanshon Gibbs received a two-year sentence for Unlawful Possession of Weapons by a Felon.

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The City of Carbondale Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying suspects involved in retail thefts at both Walgreen’s locations in Carbondale.  

Officers say the suspects stole merchandise from Walgreen’s on West Main Street on December 2nd at 4:00 p.m. and the following day at 4:15 p.m. at the Walgreen’s on South Wall Street.  

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A Carbondale man has been sentenced to prison after he pleaded guilty to the charge of Unlawful Use of Weapons.

The Jackson County State's Attorney says 22-year-old Quinn Payne-Brandon received a one-year sentence.

Carbondale Police are searching for two suspects wanted for invading a home Wednesday evening.

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A Cape Girardeau man has been arrested on charges of Concealing or Aiding a Fugitive related to the death of Keon Cooper in Carbondale earlier this month.

Carbondale Police say 30-year-old Thomas Durrell Evans, Jr. is currently in the Cape Girardeau County Jail awaiting extradition to southern Illinois.

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A Centralia man is in the Jackson County jail charged with residential burglary.

Carbondale Police say officers responded to a residence on South Maple Street around 9 p.m. Wednesday.

With the holidays approaching scams tend to pop up more frequently.

Scams can happen anytime, anywhere and any place.

They come in many forms like an email, a text message, phone calls, even door to door.

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A Wichita, Kansas man has been sentenced to nine years in an Illinois prison for charges related to the 2016 shooting of Carbondale Police Officer Trey Harris.

The Jackson County State's Attorney says 28-year-old Matthew Manley pleaded guilty to Conspiracy to Possess with the Intent to Deliver more than five thousand grams of a substance containing cannabis.

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Carbondale Police are searching for a suspect in a weekend shooting incident.

Officers say 38-year-old Antonio Watson of Carbondale got into an altercation along with two other men in the 600 block of West Main Street shortly before dawn on Sunday.

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A jury has found a Carbondale man guilty in a shooting incident earlier this year.

The Jackson County State's Attorney says 28-year-old Jody Pullen faces a potential sentence of 31 to 55 years in prison.

A 5-year-old girl was shot in Carbondale Monday morning.

Police say at around 11:26 a.m., officers responded to the 400 block of East Chestnut Street in reference to shots fired.

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A Chicago man has been arrested for a possible attempt to abduct a child at University Mall in Carbondale.

Police say 23-year-old Argenis Hernandez of Chicago is charged with Stalking and Disorderly Conduct.

The person killed by a train Monday evening in Carbondale has been identified.

Police say 57-year-old Beverly Carvell of Carbondale died when she apparently walked in front of a northbound Canadian National freight train at the crossing on Main Street. It happened around 6:00pm.

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A Carbondale man has been sentenced to prison for violating his probation on an aggravated battery charge.

The Jackson County State's Attorney says 32-year-old Joshua Stephens received an eight-year prison term.

Carbondale Police are searching for a suspect in a strong armed robbery at a local business.

Officers responded to a business in the 1900 block of West Main Street on Sunday night. They learned an unknown suspect battered the victim and stole property.  The suspect fled east from the business.

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A Carbondale man faces significant prison time after a jury found him guilty of Armed Robbery and Aggravated Battery with a Firearm.

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A Jackson County jury found a Carbondale man guilty of Threatening a Public Official and Criminal Trespass.

The Jackson County State's Attorney says 46-year-old Daniel Robert Hamilton received a 4 1/2 year prison sentence.

Carbondale Police still have little information on the suspects from a shooting incident last weekend.

Officers responded to a parking lot in the 300 block of South University Avenue at around 3:40 Saturday morning.

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A Carbondale man wanted in a shooting incident last month has been arrested in Ridgely, Tennessee.

Carbondale Police say 32-year-old Ricky Richardson is currently jailed in Lake County, Tennessee awaiting extradition to Illinois.

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The missing 7-year-old girl from Carbondale has been found alive.

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A Carbondale man is headed to prison after pleading guilty to a charge of reckless homicide from an incident last summer.

The Jackson County State's Attorney says 57-year-old Gary Starks was sentenced to 30 months in prison.

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A Carbondale man is headed to prison for being a felon in possession of a weapon.

The Jackson County State's Attorney says 22-year-old Jonquel Gaston received a two-year sentence after pleading guilty to the offense of Unlawful Possession of Weapons by a Felon.

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A Kansas man has been sentenced for charges related to the 2016 shooting of a Carbondale police officer.

The Jackson County State's Attorney says 24-year-old Alex Karcher received a 27-and-a-half year prison.

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A Jackson County jury convicts a Carbondale man for his role in a shooting incident in 2017.

Carbondale Police are searching for two suspects wanted for robbing a pizza delivery driver at gunpoint.

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The Carbondale Police Department is asking for help in identifying a suspect in a retail theft investigation last month at Circle K Gas Station on East Walnut Street.

Officers say on November 17th, the suspect stole merchandise from Circle K Gas Station and fled on foot. 

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A Belleville man has pleaded guilty to aggravated discharge of a firearm.

The Jackson County State's Attorney says 29-year old Jeremy Spivey faces up to 15 years in prison.

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A Carbondale man has been sentenced for the offense of unlawful use of weapons by a felon.

The Jackson County State's Attorney says 24-year-old Demarcus Jones pleaded guilty and received a two-and-a-half year prison term.

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