• GM issues another recall

    by  • October 3, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — General Motors has issued another major recall affecting more than 117,000 vehicles. This time it’s for an issue that could cause a vehicle to stall or not start. GM claims that only about 1 percent of the vehicles recalled have the issue. It’s caused by a part of the electronic system...

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    Two arrested in Tuesday SIUC attack by six men

    by  • October 3, 2014

    CARBONDALE — According to SIU police, they have made two arrests in connection with an assault that took place Tuesday on campus. The SIU Department of Public Safety said a total of six men, described as between 5 feet, 10 inches, to 6 feet tall, black and between the ages of 19 and 22,...

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    Few changes made following prison escapes

    by  • October 3, 2014

    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Department of Corrections does not expect to make significant changes to its operations, following the escape of an inmate last week from a minimum security prison in Fayette County. When 21-year-old Marcus Battice escaped from Vandalia Correctional Center, where he was serving time for stealing a car, prison officials issued...

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    Man arrested for videotapping in Carbondale dressing room

    by  • October 2, 2014

    CARBONDALE — According to Carbondale police, a 23-year-old Saline County man has been arrested for taking unauthorized photos in a Carbondale dressing room. Jonathon Quertermous of Harrisburg, is charged with unauthorized videotaping, a Class 4 felony. Police were called to Kohl’s on North Giant City Road last Wednesday for a report of someone taking...

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