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Local couple works to feed those in need with community garden Video included

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UNION COUNTY -- Food pantries all across our area sometimes have a tough time filling their shelves. But one southern Illinois couple has come up with a unique solution.

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Woman looking for answers after pet cat is killed Video included

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CARBONDALE -- An unusual type of shooting has a Carbondale woman looking for answers.

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Woman arrested for sexual exploitation of a minor Video included

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WILLIAMSON CO. -- A woman hired as a babysitter is charged with sexually exploiting a child.  

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Instead of budget, Illinois lawmakers vote on trivial matters Video included

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WSIL -- After two days of the special legislative session, Illinois lawmakers appeared no closer to reaching a budget agreement on Thursday. Instead they spent time on trivial matters.

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Engines rev for Street Machine Nationals Video included

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DU QUOIN -- Thousands of people are expected to descend upon the Du Quoin State Fairground this weekend for an annual event. 

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Callie On The Job: Ameren Illinois Video included

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MARION -- Electricity is something we typically don't think about until we're left without it. Callie goes to work with Ameren Illinois to learn what linemen do every day to ensure your power stays on in this week's Callie On The Job. 

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Maddie on the Move: Rock climbing Video included

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MAKANDA -- Southern Illinois is full of beautiful bluffs and rock formations.

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Research crews test weather balloon at SIU ahead of eclipse Video included

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CARBONDALE -- Thursday, researchers from Louisiana State University met at Saluki Stadium to test a weather balloon like the one they'll use to monitor the solar eclipse in Carbondale.

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Traffic fatalities on the rise in Illinois Video included

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WSIL -- The number of people killed in deadly crashes in Illinois has been on the rise for several years, according to data from the Illinois Department of Transportation.

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Marion man starts internet service to combat low speeds Video included

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MARION -- When News 3 asked viewers about their experiences with Frontier internet this month, we received an overwhelming response. Most came in the form of complaints identical to ones we found filed at the Better Business Bureau.

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Mt. Vernon man arrested on heroin charges

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MT. VERNON -- A "knock and announce" search warrant led to one man's arrest early Thursday morning. 

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Police looking for suspect in Carbondale robbery

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CARBONDALE -- Carbondale police are investigating a robbery that happened Tuesday evening. 

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Anna fireworks event canceled

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ANNA -- Mayor Steve Hartline announced Wednesday that the annual fireworks display has been canceled. 

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Carbondale man wanted after shots fired

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CARBONDALE -- Carbondale Police are looking for a man they believed fired shots at another man during an argument. 

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I-57 reopened after deadly crash in Union County Video included

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UNION COUNTY -- Illinois State Police have identified the victims of Wednesday morning's deadly crash on Interstate 57 in Union County. Eric Barnett, 25, of Adrian, Michigan was behind the wheel of a 2002 GMC Yukon.

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Passer-by saves driver from exploding truck Video included

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JOHNSON COUNTY -- A truck fire broke out along Interstate 24 Tuesday afternoon in Johnson County.

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School districts brace for year three with no budget Video included

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HARRISBURG -- Harrisburg school leaders made last-ditch efforts to continue education as it braces for another year without state funding.

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Murray Energy to sue HBO comedian Video included

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WSIL -- Murray Energy is suing HBO and comedian John Oliver over this weekend's segment on coal. 

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New app helps folks find farmers markets Video included

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WILLIAMSON CO. -- A mobile website has been developed so that you can easily find where to get fresh and local produce. 

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Illinois budget battle: What's at stake? Video included

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As Illinois lawmakers meet in a historic special session, people who operate and depend on agencies that receive state funding are keeping a close eye on developments.

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How effective are special sessions? Video included

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CARBONDALE -- Historically, special sessions to decide a state budget, like the one that started Wednesday, have not been successful.

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Timeline shows Hodgkinson's attack Video included

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WSIL -- New details have emerged from the FBI concerning the Belleville man who opened fire on a GOP baseball practice, gravely injuring a congressman.

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Benton man injured after crashing concrete truck

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PERRY COUNTY -- A Benton man has major injuries after crashing a concrete truck in Perry County. 

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FBI: Congressional shooter acted alone

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WSIL -- More information about the investigation into a Belleville man who shot and gravely injured a congressman in northern Virginia was released Wednesday. 

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Gov. Rauner's address proves division still present in legislature Video included

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WSIL -- Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner made an impassioned plea Wednesday's special session. He called the next 10 days the most important legislative session in Illinois history. 

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Anna City Council rejects alcohol at public gatherings Video included

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UNION CO. -- The debate over beer sales at the Union County Fair came to a head Tuesday night.

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Local shelter looks to place cats in good homes Video included

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WSIL -- June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month, and a Murphysboro shelter wants to help you find the right cat for your home.

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Teens repair roofs for low-income residents Video included

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WEST FRANKFORT -- Some low-income homeowners are getting much-needed home repairs thanks to the kindness of strangers.

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Carbondale holds eclipse forum to hear from citizens Video included

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CARBONDALE -- With just 61 days to go until the big total eclipse, the City of Carbondale wants to know what questions people have. Tuesday, they held a public forum to help answer some of those questions.

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Supreme court ruling sparks local discussion Video included

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WSIL -- A recent supreme court ruling overturned a North Carolina law banning social media use among sex offenders.

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School funding town hall meeting scheduled Video included

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HARRISBURG -- Folks interested in school funding will get their chance to ask questions about recent developments in an upcoming town hall meeting. Harrisburg Superintendent Mike Gauch will host the meeting to fill parents in on a Senate bill that may help.

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  • BBB: Avoiding Vacation Scams

    BBB: Avoiding Vacation Scams

    Thursday, June 22 2017 9:53 AM EDT2017-06-22 13:53:27 GMT

    WSIL -- You may be dreaming about vacations or weekend getaways. The Better Business Bureau warns travelers to be aware of rental scams that could play havoc with vacation plans.

    WSIL -- You may be dreaming about vacations or weekend getaways. The Better Business Bureau warns travelers to be aware of rental scams that could play havoc with vacation plans.

  • Warrant Wednesday: June 21, 2017

    Warrant Wednesday: June 21, 2017

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 3:52 PM EDT2017-06-21 19:52:23 GMT

    JEFFERSON COUNTY -- Jefferson County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help finding people with outstanding warrants. 

    JEFFERSON COUNTY -- Jefferson County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help finding people with outstanding warrants. 

  • 2017 Miss Illinois visits WSIL

    2017 Miss Illinois visits WSIL

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 9:49 AM EDT2017-06-21 13:49:03 GMT

    WSIL -- There's a new Miss Illinois.  Abby Foster from Danville won the crown during the Miss Illinois pageant which was held in Marion. 

    WSIL -- There's a new Miss Illinois.  Abby Foster from Danville won the crown during the Miss Illinois pageant which was held in Marion. 

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  • Snake in the truck

    Snake in the truck

    Thursday, June 22 2017 12:35 PM EDT2017-06-22 16:35:20 GMT

    WSIL-TV -- A bull snake in Texas goes for a wild ride on the hood of a pickup.  Take a look at this!

    WSIL-TV -- A bull snake in Texas goes for a wild ride on the hood of a pickup.  Take a look at this!

  • Llama drama

    Llama drama

    Thursday, June 22 2017 12:29 PM EDT2017-06-22 16:29:12 GMT
    WSIL-TV -- Take a look at this llama drama as deputies in Solano County, California chase down a llama on the lam.
    WSIL-TV -- Take a look at this llama drama as deputies in Solano County, California chase down a llama on the lam.
  • Robber caught in the act

    Robber caught in the act

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 1:40 PM EDT2017-06-21 17:40:10 GMT

    WSIL-TV -- Surveillance cameras catch a robber in the act and wait until you see who comes to the rescue.  You've gotta "take a look at this!"

    WSIL-TV -- Surveillance cameras catch a robber in the act and wait until you see who comes to the rescue.  You've gotta "take a look at this!"

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