Thursday, May 28, 2015



Gov. Rauner Quietly Drops Right-to-Work Zones from Agenda
SPRINGFIELD -- During his campaign and after taking office, Gov. Bruce Rauner often called for right-to-work zones in Illinois. However, that item is missing from the bills that make-up his legislative agenda that was introduced in the General Assembly.

Weather Warrior: Week 3
WSIL -- News 3's own Weather Warrior Tony Laubach has hit the road as he does every severe weather season to chase storms across the country. For eight weeks this summer, he takes us along for the ride.

SIU Names Finalists for Chancellor Position
CARBONDALE -- SIU has named two finalists for its open chancellor position.

Trial Delayed for Man Charged with Cairo Bank Murders
WSIL -- The trial of the man accused of killing two Cairo bank workers has been delayed again.

Multiple Injuries in Route 37 Crash
JOHNSON CO. -- Five people were taken to the hospital after a two-car crash on Route 37 Tuesday night.

Marion Police Promote Safety with New "Public Exchange" Parking Spaces
WSIL -- The recent death of an SIUE student after a Craigslist exchange has led one local police department to make changes locally.

Man Injured in Pulaski County Crash
PULASKI CO. -- A man ended up partially ejected from his SUV Tuesday night while traveling northbound on US 51 at Troester Road.

Illinois School Funding Would Increase in Democratic Budget
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Funding for Illinois' public schools would increase by roughly $240 million next year under a proposal that Democrats are advancing in the Legislature.

Woman Killed After Being Struck by Semi
FRANKLIN CO. -- Police are investigating a fatal crash that happened at a rest area in Franklin County.

Evolve Apartments Near Completion
CARBONDALE -- Construction on a new apartment complex in Carbondale is almost done. Evolve Apartments, located on the Strip, is part of the city's redevelopment plan.