Brad Palmer

An article in the Daily Egyptian says documents show Chancellor Carlo Montemagno's daughter and son-in-law were hired for university jobs created for them that they never formally applied for and that were never advertised.

Montemagno's daughter, Melissa Germain, and her husband, Jeffrey, began working in newly created positions soon after the chancellor's hiring.

Two SIU-Carbondale students who are a part of the DACA program remain hopeful about completing their college careers.

That's even though President Donald Trump announced this week he's ending the program, which deferred deportation proceedings for certain young undocumented immigrants.

Fall enrollment at SIU-Carbondale dropped by over 14-hundred students, a decline of nearly nine percent from last fall.

SIU-C's 2017 fall enrollment stands at 14,554.

As part of the Illinois Department of Employment Security's modernization effort, Illinois employers will soon be able to use MyTax Illinois to complete all their unemployment insurance tax processes.

Department director Jeff Mays stopped in Carbondale Wednesday to remind employers about the change coming in less than two weeks.

Ameren Illinois says because of a new state law its customers are saving on their electric bill.

The Future Energy Jobs Act went into effect on June 1st and is expected to reduce Ameren Illinois residential customers' future bills by an average of $1.69 per month over 10 years.

One day after House and Senate Republicans unveiled a compromise balanced budget plan to end the budget impasse, Governor Bruce Rauner Thursday called lawmakers back to Springfield for a special session.

The outgoing Secretary-General of the United Nations chose the SIU-Carbondale campus to make his final public address.

In front of a crowd of around 1,400 people in the SIU Student Center ballrooms Wednesday, Ban Ki-Moon talked about what he has learned in his 10 years as the leader of the U.N. and what he'd like to pass on.

Three men from Kansas have been arrested in the shooting of Carbondale Police Officer Trey Harris.

Carbondale Police say late Sunday/early Monday, Kansas authorities arrested 22-year-old Alex Karcher, 22-year-old Xavier McCray and 24-year-old Xavier Lewis for conspiracy to commit capital murder.

Gov. Rauner Tours Downstate to Tout His Budget Plan

Jun 3, 2016

Governor Rauner toured the state Wednesday to rip the democratic leadership for not approving a balanced budget before Tuesday night's deadline for the spring session.

Administrators at Southern Illinois University Carbondale say they are vigorously investigating the source of a controversial YouTube video that calls for the lynching and beating of black students.

Officials in Jackson County continue to monitor water levels and levee conditions on the Mississippi and Big Muddy Rivers.

A southeastern Illinois company is the first corporation to win the Governor's Award for Contributions in Health and Safety.

Southern Illinois Univeristy Carbondale has a new interim chancellor.

The Board of Trustees Thursday morning approved Brad Colwell after a recommendation from SIU President Randy Dunn.

A day after announcing a decline in enrollment for the fall semester, SIU-Carbondale received some good news.

The university made one of the largest leaps in the 2016 National Universities rankings according to U.S. News and World Report.