Suspects Sought in Carbondale Ulta Beauty Theft Investigation

CARBONDALE – Carbondale Police are seeking the identities of two suspects wanted in a retail theft investigation. Police say around 12:30 p.m. on Feb. 1, the two suspects entered Ulta Beauty inside University Mall in Carbondale, concealed several items of merchandise and left the store without offering payment. The first suspect was wearing blue jeans,

Rauner to Deliver Budget Address Today

SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner will deliver in front of state lawmakers his budget address today at noon in Springfield. Click on the links below to either listen to or watch the governor’s address. https://www.illinois.gov/RaunerLive http://www.illinoisradionetwork.com/stream.html

Benton Awarded Housing Rehabilitation Grant

BENTON – The Benton City Council announced at Monday night’s meeting that the city has received a housing rehabilitation grant through the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. According to City Clerk Brook Craig, the grant will be administered by Crosswalk Community Action Agency. The grant amount is $450,000. It is a two year