Friday, Oct 31, 2014



2014 Trick or Treat Schedule
WSIL -- With Halloween quickly approaching, News 3 has compiled a list of trick or treat dates and times in communities across the region.

Bryant-Kilquist Race Gets Buzz for Ad Accusations
CARBONDALE -- One of the most talked about races on next week's ballot isn't getting talked about because of the issues.

Crashes Shut Down I-57
MT. VERNON -- Two separate crashes have shut down Interstate 57 in Mt. Vernon Thursday night.

Lawsuit Filed Against Gun Range
MARION -- Just days after Tombstone Gun Range's rife range reopened, a lawsuit has been filed against the company.

Authorities Identify Eldorado Man Killed in Apartment Fire
SALINE COUNTY -- The Saline County coroner says 64-year-old Donald Baker was killed in a Wednesday night fire at an apartment complex in Eldorado.

Local Town Looking into New Amtrak Station
Du QUOIN -- The city of Du Quoin is looking into the possibility of a new Amtrak station at the site of the current building which once functioned as a bank.

West Frankfort in Need of On-Call Firefighters
WEST FRANKFORT -- The West Frankfort Fire Department responds to approximately 2,000 calls a year. And, they need more on-call firefighters to help.

Halloween Costume Safety
BENTON -- It's a big weekend for kids and Halloween events. But, the costume your child is wearing could give you a real fright if they get near an open flame.

Touring the Fall Foliage in Southern Illinois
WSIL -- Fall colors are peaking across the area providing breathtaking views.

2nd Round of Illinois Marijuana Patients to Apply
CHICAGO (AP) - Aspiring medical marijuana patients whose last names start with M through Z can soon apply to the Illinois Department of Public Health for a registry card.