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Unsettled pattern shaping up with spring-time showers and t-storms Video included

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WSIL -- A cold front will stall over southern Illinois this afternoon resulting in a few scattered showers and t-storms. Best chances for storms will come close to the Route 13 corridor. 

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US expands probe into air bag failures to 12.3M vehicles

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DETROIT (AP) - Vehicles made by Toyota, Honda, Kia, Hyundai, Mitsubishi and Fiat Chrysler from the 2010 through 2019 model years are included in the probe.

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Mike Absher takes seat as Marion mayor Video included

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MARION (WSIL) -- Hundreds gathered at the Marion Cultural and Civic Center for a passing of the torch as the new mayor takes office. 

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Donated backpacks to be stuffed with school supplies

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CARBONDALE (WSIL) -- Carbondale Community High School (CCHS) is proud to announce the collaboration with Key Club and Circle K of SIU Carbondale to collect backpacks for students in need.

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Free Comic Book Day comes to southern Illinois

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WSIL -- Free Comic Book Day is May 4, and southern Illinoisans can get free comics from three local retailers.

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Carbondale Park District to hold event ten years after the derecho

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CARBONDALE (WSIL) -- On Wednesday, May 8, the Carbondale Park District, Touch of Nature, Keep Carbondale Beautiful, and Green Earth are holding an event to commemorate the May 8, 2009 derecho which devastated parts of southern Illinois ten years ago.

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SSM Health introduces new Medical Laboratory Technician program Video included

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MT. VERNON (WSIL) -- Officials at SSM Health hope you'll take advantage of an open house to learn more about a new program they're offering.

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Locals recycle on Earth Day 2019 Video included

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CARBONDALE (WSIL) -- Each year, Americans make more than 200 million tons of garbage or enough to fill Busch Stadium from top to bottom twice a day. That's according to statistics from the Environmental Protection Agency.  

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Southern Illinois remembers Bob Butler Video included

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MARION (WSIL) -- Southern Illinois legislators and community leaders are sharing their memories of former Marion Mayor Bob Butler.

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Target recalls wooden toys

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WSIL -- Target is recalling nearly 500,000 wooden toy vehicles because they can pose a choking hazard to children.

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Easter Bunny fight caught on camera

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ORLANDO, Fla. - Many people say the sun and/or the heat make(s) people in Florida do some strange things, and new video going viral on social media proves it.

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Video released of suspect in 2017 killings of Indiana girls

In this Feb. 22, 2017, file photo, Indiana State Police Peru post public information officer Tony Slocum provides the latest details of the investigation into the murders of teenage girls Liberty German, left, and Abigail Williams in Delphi, Ind. Indiana In this Feb. 22, 2017, file photo, Indiana State Police Peru post public information officer Tony Slocum provides the latest details of the investigation into the murders of teenage girls Liberty German, left, and Abigail Williams in Delphi, Ind. Indiana
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Indiana State Police also released a new sketch of the suspect, which State Police Superintendent Doug Carter said was produced thanks to "new information and intelligence" collected during the investigation into the killings of 14-year-old Liberty German and 13-year-old Abigail Williams.

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Former Marion Mayor Bob Butler passes away Video included

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MARION (WSIL) - Former Marion Mayor Bob Butler has passed away.

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Free assistance available for veterans in need

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WSIL -- A non-profit group will be in Marion and Mt. Vernon this week helping veterans in need. 

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Illinois lawmakers propose bill to ensure fair water rates

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CHICAGO (AP) - Legislation has been proposed in the Illinois General Assembly that would require a review of water rates statewide to ensure they are affordable and fair.

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Social Security won’t be able to pay full benefits by 2035

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(CNN) – The combined trust funds of Social Security and Medicare will be tapped out by 2035, according to an annual report released Monday by trustees of the government’s two largest entitlement programs.

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Work begins on Illinois 149 in West Frankfort

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WEST FRANKFORT (WSIL) -- Work is underway on Illinois 149 in West Frankfort.

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Columbine honors 13 lost with community service, ceremony

(AP Photo/Thomas Peipert, File). FILE - In this March 23, 2019, file photo, origami cranes, a symbol of peace, hang in the Columbine High School library in Littleton, Colo., near where several survivors and family members of the victims gathered to spe... (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert, File). FILE - In this March 23, 2019, file photo, origami cranes, a symbol of peace, hang in the Columbine High School library in Littleton, Colo., near where several survivors and family members of the victims gathered to spe...
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A Colorado community is marking the 20th anniversary of the attack on Columbine High School that killed 13 people and injured 24 others with community service projects and a remembrance ceremony. More>>

Local baseball team donates $1,220 for honor flight Video included

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MARION (WSIL) -- A young local baseball player wanted to give back to the Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois and this weekend he did by raising more than $1,200 with his team.  

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Record attendance for sunrise service Video included

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ALTO PASS (WSIL) -- More than a thousand people turned out for the Easter Sunday Sunrise Service at the Bald Knob Cross of Peace.

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Kentucky State Police conducting death investigation of an inmate

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PADUCAH, KY.--- A death investigation is underway in Paduach after an inmate was found dead. 

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Beautiful Easter Sunday

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It's going to be a beautiful day! 

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Carterville woman remembers days following Columbine Video included

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WSIL -- Saturday, April 20th marks the 20th anniversary of the mass shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado. On this day in 1999, twelve students and one teacher were killed. 

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Storms in South kill girl in Florida, bring tornado threat

(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Sonya Banes looks at damage caused by a large oak tree that crashed through the ceiling of her mother's house in Learned, Miss., Thursday, April 18, 2019. Several homes were damaged by fallen trees in the tree lined communi... (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Sonya Banes looks at damage caused by a large oak tree that crashed through the ceiling of her mother's house in Learned, Miss., Thursday, April 18, 2019. Several homes were damaged by fallen trees in the tree lined communi...
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Strong storms are roaring across the South on Friday, after killing two Mississippi drivers and a woman in Alabama and leaving more than 100,000 people without power across Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas. More>>

UNSUNG HERO: Harrisburg teens help feed the hungry Video included

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HARRISBURG (WSIL) -- A Harrisburg Middle School student is inspiring others by his volunteerism.

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Bald Knob Cross of Peace to host Sunrise Service

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ALTO PASS -- The Bald Knob Cross of Peace will host its 83rd annual sunrise service Sunday morning. 

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Fire strikes Herrin home for second time in nine months Video included

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HERRIN (WSIL) -- A house fire destroys a home in Herrin just nine months after another fire at the same home killed a mother and daughter.

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Metropolis hosts first-ever Super City Brew Fest

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METROPOLIS, Ill. -- The City of Metropolis is hosting a festival that features breweries from across the region, state and nation Saturday.

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Mt. Vernon Police search for theft suspects

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MT. VERNON (WSIL) -- Police are searching for a suspect, who stole jewelry from a Mt. Vernon business. 

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Local reps to host town hall meeting about proposed income tax plan

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MURPHYSBORO (WSIL) -- State Representatives Terri Bryant and Patrick Windhorst will host a town hall meeting Monday, April 22 in Murphysboro to discuss Gov. Pritzker's proposed progressive income tax plan.

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New Therapy may help with Post Traumatic Stress

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(CNN) – . The technique is called Accelerated Resolution Therapy, or ART, and it involves using eye movements to desensitize a person to a memory. 

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Refuges propose changes to hunting programs

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(WSIL) – Two southern Illinois wildlife refuges are proposing changes to their hunting programs.

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NOAA: Hurricane Michael upgraded to Category 5

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WSIL -- Scientists at NOAA’s National Hurricane Center have concluded that Hurricane Michael was a category 5 with 160 mph at the time of landfall on October 10, 2018.

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Fire Marshal investigating early morning house fire

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HERRIN (WSIL) -- At 4:40 a.m. Friday, Herrin Fire Department was dispatched to a home on fire in the 700 block of North 18th Street.

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IDNR arrests and cites four for unlawfully taking 114 bass

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Jackson County (WSIL) -- Illinois Conservation Police officers arrested four individuals for unlawfully taking 114 bass.  

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Route 127 reopens Friday morning

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UNION COUNTY (WSIL) -- A detour on Illinois Route 127 south of Alto Pass is ending earlier than expected.

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Recent scares prompt concerns for school safety funding Video included

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WSIL -- After a recent rash of scares at local schools, administrators want more money to beef up security.  

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New leaders get heated at first city council meeting Video included

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HARRISBURG (WSIL) -- The new Harrisburg City Council met Thursday night for the first time with all new commissioners. 

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Actor John Schneider helps local radio station raise money for St. Jude Video included

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CARTERVILLE (WSIL) -- An actor you may recognize from "The Dukes of Hazzard" stopped in southern Illinois Thursday to help raise money for St. Jude. John Schneider used his music to help with the cause. Country music station Z100 held a John Schneider “Walk a Mile in My Shoes” contest to raise money for the organization. Watch the video to see the show at River Radio. More>>

Mueller reveals Trump's attempts to choke off Russia probe Video included

(AP Photo/Kevin Wolf). Special counsel Robert Mueller drives away from his Washington home on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Outstanding questions about the special counsel's Russia investigation have not stopped President Donald Trump and his allies from ... (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf). Special counsel Robert Mueller drives away from his Washington home on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Outstanding questions about the special counsel's Russia investigation have not stopped President Donald Trump and his allies from ...
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What will and won't be available to the public just one part of brewing controversy ahead of redacted Mueller report's release. More>>

Illinois schools receiving 5,000 trees from IDOT

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SPRINGFIELD -- The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is giving out 5,000 seedlings to schools in Illinois this week in honor of Earth Day on April 22.

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Illinois and Missouri politicians react to Mueller Report

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WSIL -- In anticipation of and following the public release of a heavily-redacted version of the Mueller Report today, area politicians released statements throughout the day.

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Local political expert weighs in on Mueller Report Video included

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WSIL -- Paul Simon Public Policy Institute political expert, John Shaw, joined us on News 3 at 6:30 p.m. to give his analysis of the redacted Mueller Report. 

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Perry county residents voice budget concerns Video included

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PERRY COUNTY (WSIL) -- Dozens of residents and leaders came out Thursday to voice their opinions to the county board about its proposed amended budget unveiled earlier in the week. 

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Illinois tax policy to blame for population exodus: nonpartisan group

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WSIL -- For the first time on record, every metropolitan area in Illinois lost people last year, according to newly released U.S. Census Bureau data.

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Bost Alerts School Districts to Classroom Safety Grant Deadline

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (WSIL) -- U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) announced that applications for up to $500,000 in federal school safety grants will be accepted through May 31st.

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Trial delayed in child porn case

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ANNA (WSIL) -- A trial has been delayed for a man charged with sexually abusing a child and taking inappropriate photos.

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Wreck caused by driver making illegal U-turn on interstate Video included

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FRANKLIN COUNTY (WSIL) -- Wednesday afternoon, Illinois State Police said a driver slowed down to make a U-turn on the interstate near Sesser, causing a semi to swerve into the median to avoid hitting the car.

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New judge assigned to Union County murder case Video included

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ANNA (WSIL) -- William Wasmund is scheduled to go on trial next month, but Judge Mark Boie was just promoted to a seat on the Fifth District Appellate Court.

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Woman accused of spiking Illinois state trooper's drink

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RUSHVILLE, Ill. (AP) - A central Illinois woman has been charged with using an unidentified substance to spike the sports drink of an Illinois State Police trooper.

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US claims for unemployment aid hit lowest level since '69

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this April 12, 2019, file photo morning clouds cover Capitol Hill in Washington. On Thursday, April 18, the Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this April 12, 2019, file photo morning clouds cover Capitol Hill in Washington. On Thursday, April 18, the Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week.
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Paris prosecutors investigating if short-circuit caused Notre Dame fire

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(CNN) – Paris prosecutors are investigating if an electrical short-circuit caused the fire that ripped through Notre Dame Cathedral.

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McConnell proposes national minimum age of 21 for tobacco

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he plans to introduce legislation to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 nationally, rating the health initiative as one of his top priorities.

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Visiting Snake Road? Leave the snakes alone

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(WSIL) -- The U.S. Forest Service is warning visitors to Snake Road that gathering or removing reptiles is against the law.

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Road work planned on Interstate 64

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CLINTON COUNTY (WSIL) – Lane closures will be between 6 p.m. and 9 a.m. on weekdays and all day on Saturday and Sunday.

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More charges for man accused of claiming to be missing child

(Hamilton County Sheriff's Office via AP). This undated photo provided by the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office in Cincinnati shows Brian Rini.    A day of false hope has given way to questions about why Rini would claim to be an Illinois boy who disapp... (Hamilton County Sheriff's Office via AP). This undated photo provided by the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office in Cincinnati shows Brian Rini. A day of false hope has given way to questions about why Rini would claim to be an Illinois boy who disapp...
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An Ohio man accused of claiming to be a missing child from Illinois is facing new charges. More>>

IL Senate passes bill requiring Kindergarten for 5-year-olds

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SPRINGFIELD (WSIL) -- Senate Bill 2075 would mandate that all Illinois parents enroll their 5-year-olds in kindergarten, starting in the 2020-2021 school year. 

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County-wide art show planned in Franklin County Video included

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FRANKLIN COUNTY (WSIL) -- Zeigler Royalton art teacher Michael Berry is working with educators from across the county to create the first Franklin County High School Art Show.

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Heavy rain and a temperature drop later today

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WSIL -- Rain will continue for the rest of the day with very few breaks. A cold front will move through this afternoon taking temperatures from the 60s back into the low to mid 50s by late afternoon.  

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Crash cleared on Interstate 57

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FRANKLIN COUNTY (WSIL) -- Franklin County Emergency Management officials say there is a semi accident in the median near northbound mile marker 78, north of Sesser. 

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Easter Egg Hunts in our area

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WSIL -- Below are Easter Egg hunts in our area that we have been notified about.

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Durbin urges USDA to increase enforcement of illegal puppy mills

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) has urged the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to increase enforcement of the Animal Welfare Act to prevent operation of illegal puppy mills throughout the country.

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Joppa school officials speak out on how they handle threats Video included

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JOPPA (WSIL) -- School officials speak out on how they handle threats.

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Perry County sheriff reacts to proposed budget cuts Video included

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PERRY COUNTY -- Sheriff Steve Bareis says he was prepared to make $420,000 in cuts from his budget, but was flat out angry when he saw that county board members want to slash it by $1.4 million.  

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Education Secretary DeVos visits Kentucky school recovering from shooting Video included

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MARSHALL COUNTY, Ky. (WSIL) -- U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited Marshall County High School in Kentucky today to award a grant nearly a year after the school shooting killed two teens.

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Mental health expert sought in attempted murder case Video included

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MT. VERNON (WSIL) — The lawyer for a man charged with attempted murder in Mt. Vernon said he wants an expert to look at the suspect’s mental conditions. Victor Serrano is accused of kidnapping and nearly beating a pregnant woman to death in December. Defense attorney Joe Cervantez said Serrano has mental health issues that may have played a role in Serrano’s behavior in December. Prosecutors believe he attacked a pregnant woman, then led police on a high-speed cha...

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Experts discuss ways to combat growing drug problem Video included

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CARTERVILLE (WSIL) -- Hundreds of health, education, and law enforcement professionals gathered at John A. Logan College Wednesday to discuss drug trends in Southern Illinois. 

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Man arrested following multi-county chase

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WSIL -- A man is in the Union County Jail tonight, after leading police on a chase from Jonesboro all the way down 127 to Sandusky, Illinois.

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Shawnee National Forest hosting open house to discuss Lake Glendale trail system

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HARRISBURG – The Shawnee National Forest is asking for your input on mountain bike use at Lake Glendale.

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Local judge appointed as Appellate Justice

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UNION CO. (WSIL) -- A southern Illinois judge has been appointed to the Fifth District Appellate Court.  

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Storms and heavy rain expected Thursday

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WSIL -- A few sprinkles and maybe even an isolated shower are possible through late morning, but most will remain dry.  A warm, but a windy afternoon with temperatures back into the middle 70s. 

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VA schedules health care town hall in southern Illinois

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CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) - Spokesman Kevin Harris says the town hall is being held in light of the VA Mission Act of 2018, designed to improve veteran access to health care.

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House fire reported in Mt. Vernon

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JEFFERSON COUNTY (WSIL) -- Firefighters battle a house fire in Mt. Vernon late Tuesday night.

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New details about referee attacked at basketball tournament Video included

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PADUCAH, Ky. (WSIL) -- A basketball coach from Michigan faces news felony charges for punching a Paducah referee during a basketball tournament earlier this month. 

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Vietnam Veterans Moving Wall coming to Marion Video included

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MARION (WSIL) -- As part of the nation's continued commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, the Moving Wall returns to southern Illinois. It's a half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.

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Major water main break in Harrisburg

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HARRISBURG (WSIL) -- The mayor of Harrisburg is asking residents to avoid the area of Mill St. and Sloan St. because crews are trying to find and repair a major water main break.

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Local growers hope frost season is over Video included

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METROPOLIS (WSIL)  -- The chance for frost is becoming slimmer as we shift later into the spring months but as we found out Monday morning it can't yet be ruled out.
 

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Flooding continues to cause problems for road crews Video included

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ALEXANDER COUNTY (WSIL) -- Ever since the Len Small Levee breached in 2016, water covering roads has been a major issue when the Mississippi River is up.

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Bost seeks input on infrastructure spending Video included

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MARION (WSIL) -- U.S. Rep. Mike Bost, R-Illinois, visited with local economic groups to get their input on infrastructure spending.

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Perry County Board proposes $1.3M in cuts this year Video included

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PERRY COUNTY (WSIL) -- On Tuesday, Perry County board members proposed an amended budget of $4.1 million. That's a nearly $1.3 million cut for just this year.  

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Business expands into old Bombardier plant Video included

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BENTON (WSIL) -- A manufacturing business in Benton plans to expand into a nearby plant, left vacant several years ago.

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Mom remembers teen killed in crash Video included

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ALEXANDER CO. (WSIL) -- Two teens are dead after a head on crash in Alexander County. 

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FBI searching for woman who threatened Columbine High School

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LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) - Authorities said Tuesday they are looking for an 18-year-old woman suspected of making threats against Columbine High School, just days before the 20th anniversary of a mass shooting that killed 13 people.

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Twitter user hopes to find man and child in Notre Dame picture

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PARIS, France (WSIL) -- A photo taken on the same day as the devastating fire at Notre Dame Cathedral is going viral on twitter.

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Free admission to National Parks Saturday

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WSIL -- If you want to take advantage of the weather this weekend, you can take advantage of free admission at all National Parks on Saturday.

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H&M children's bathrobes recalled

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WSIL -- H&M is recalling children's hooded bathrobes because they fail to meet the flammability standard for children's sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.

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Register now for Feed Your Neighbor 5K

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CARBONDALE (WSIL) -- If you like fitness runs and want to help out your community, you may be interested in the Neighborhood Co-op's annual Feed Your Neighbor 5k.

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Ben & Jerry's voluntary recall

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WSIL -- If you like Ben & Jerry's, you may want to check your freezer if you are allergic to nuts.

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Former SIU employee charged with possession of child pornography

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CARBONDALE (WSIL) -- A federal jury indicted Pejman Kamkarian, a former IT Specialist, with possession child pornography involving a child under the age of 12. 

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  • Tesla CEO plans to hand the car keys to robots next year

    Tesla CEO plans to hand the car keys to robots next year

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:52 AM EDT2019-04-23 15:52:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File). FILE- This Oct. 3, 2018, file photo shows a Tesla emblem at the Auto show in Paris. Tesla CEO Elon Musk appears poised to transform the company’s electric cars into driverless vehicles in a risky bid to realize a bold v...(AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File). FILE- This Oct. 3, 2018, file photo shows a Tesla emblem at the Auto show in Paris. Tesla CEO Elon Musk appears poised to transform the company’s electric cars into driverless vehicles in a risky bid to realize a bold v...
    (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File). FILE- This Oct. 3, 2018, file photo shows a Tesla emblem at the Auto show in Paris. Tesla CEO Elon Musk appears poised to transform the company’s electric cars into driverless vehicles in a risky bid to realize a bold v...(AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File). FILE- This Oct. 3, 2018, file photo shows a Tesla emblem at the Auto show in Paris. Tesla CEO Elon Musk appears poised to transform the company’s electric cars into driverless vehicles in a risky bid to realize a bold v...
    Tesla CEO Musk is expected to provide a deeper look into the company's self-driving technology but experts are skeptical it can do what he says.
    Tesla CEO Musk is expected to provide a deeper look into the company's self-driving technology but experts are skeptical it can do what he says.
  • Video released of suspect in 2017 killings of Indiana girls

    Video released of suspect in 2017 killings of Indiana girls

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:52 AM EDT2019-04-23 15:52:40 GMT
    (J. Kyle Keener/The Pharos-Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2017, file photo, Indiana State Police Peru post public information officer Tony Slocum provides the latest details of the investigation into the murders of teenage girls Liberty...(J. Kyle Keener/The Pharos-Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2017, file photo, Indiana State Police Peru post public information officer Tony Slocum provides the latest details of the investigation into the murders of teenage girls Liberty...
    (J. Kyle Keener/The Pharos-Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2017, file photo, Indiana State Police Peru post public information officer Tony Slocum provides the latest details of the investigation into the murders of teenage girls Liberty...(J. Kyle Keener/The Pharos-Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2017, file photo, Indiana State Police Peru post public information officer Tony Slocum provides the latest details of the investigation into the murders of teenage girls Liberty...
    A spokesman says Indiana State Police will release "very significant information" about the 2017 deaths of two teenagers who were killed during a hiking trip.
    A spokesman says Indiana State Police will release "very significant information" about the 2017 deaths of two teenagers who were killed during a hiking trip.
  • A Trump Fed choice steps aside, and another faces new doubts

    A Trump Fed choice steps aside, and another faces new doubts

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:52 AM EDT2019-04-23 15:52:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File). FILE - In this June 20, 2014 file photo, Herman Cain, CEO, The New Voice, speaks during Faith and Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority event in Washington. Trump says Herman Cain withdraws from consideration for Fed seat a...(AP Photo/Molly Riley, File). FILE - In this June 20, 2014 file photo, Herman Cain, CEO, The New Voice, speaks during Faith and Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority event in Washington. Trump says Herman Cain withdraws from consideration for Fed seat a...
    (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File). FILE - In this June 20, 2014 file photo, Herman Cain, CEO, The New Voice, speaks during Faith and Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority event in Washington. Trump says Herman Cain withdraws from consideration for Fed seat a...(AP Photo/Molly Riley, File). FILE - In this June 20, 2014 file photo, Herman Cain, CEO, The New Voice, speaks during Faith and Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority event in Washington. Trump says Herman Cain withdraws from consideration for Fed seat a...
    President Donald Trump says 2012 presidential candidate Herman Cain has withdrawn from consideration for a seat on the Federal Reserve's board amid a focus on past scandals.
    President Donald Trump says 2012 presidential candidate Herman Cain has withdrawn from consideration for a seat on the Federal Reserve's board amid a focus on past scandals.
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  • Video released of suspect in 2017 killings of Indiana girls

    Video released of suspect in 2017 killings of Indiana girls

    Monday, April 22 2019 5:49 PM EDT2019-04-22 21:49:01 GMT
    In this Feb. 22, 2017, file photo, Indiana State Police Peru post public information officer Tony Slocum provides the latest details of the investigation into the murders of teenage girls Liberty German, left, and Abigail Williams in Delphi, Ind. IndianaIn this Feb. 22, 2017, file photo, Indiana State Police Peru post public information officer Tony Slocum provides the latest details of the investigation into the murders of teenage girls Liberty German, left, and Abigail Williams in Delphi, Ind. Indiana
    In this Feb. 22, 2017, file photo, Indiana State Police Peru post public information officer Tony Slocum provides the latest details of the investigation into the murders of teenage girls Liberty German, left, and Abigail Williams in Delphi, Ind. IndianaIn this Feb. 22, 2017, file photo, Indiana State Police Peru post public information officer Tony Slocum provides the latest details of the investigation into the murders of teenage girls Liberty German, left, and Abigail Williams in Delphi, Ind. Indiana

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Indiana State Police also released a new sketch of the suspect, which State Police Superintendent Doug Carter said was produced thanks to "new information and intelligence" collected during the investigation into the killings of 14-year-old Liberty German and 13-year-old Abigail Williams.

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Indiana State Police also released a new sketch of the suspect, which State Police Superintendent Doug Carter said was produced thanks to "new information and intelligence" collected during the investigation into the killings of 14-year-old Liberty German and 13-year-old Abigail Williams.

  • Parents who starved and shackled children sentenced to life

    Parents who starved and shackled children sentenced to life

    Monday, April 22 2019 10:12 AM EDT2019-04-22 14:12:31 GMT
    (Watchara Phomicinda/The Orange County Register via AP, Pool, File). FILE - In this June 20, 2018, file photo Louise Turpin, left, and her husband, David Turpin, right, appear for a preliminary hearing in Superior Court in Riverside, Calif. The Turpins...(Watchara Phomicinda/The Orange County Register via AP, Pool, File). FILE - In this June 20, 2018, file photo Louise Turpin, left, and her husband, David Turpin, right, appear for a preliminary hearing in Superior Court in Riverside, Calif. The Turpins...
    (Watchara Phomicinda/The Orange County Register via AP, Pool, File). FILE - In this June 20, 2018, file photo Louise Turpin, left, and her husband, David Turpin, right, appear for a preliminary hearing in Superior Court in Riverside, Calif. The Turpins...(Watchara Phomicinda/The Orange County Register via AP, Pool, File). FILE - In this June 20, 2018, file photo Louise Turpin, left, and her husband, David Turpin, right, appear for a preliminary hearing in Superior Court in Riverside, Calif. The Turpins...
    A California couple who starved a dozen of their children and shackled some to beds face sentencing for years of abuse.
    A California couple who starved a dozen of their children and shackled some to beds face sentencing for years of abuse.
  • Mt. Vernon Police search for theft suspects

    Mt. Vernon Police search for theft suspects

    Friday, April 19 2019 6:39 PM EDT2019-04-19 22:39:42 GMT

    MT. VERNON (WSIL) -- Police are searching for a suspect, who stole jewelry from a Mt. Vernon business. 

    MT. VERNON (WSIL) -- Police are searching for a suspect, who stole jewelry from a Mt. Vernon business. 

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