Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014



Robber on the Loose
SALINE COUNTY -- Two Harrisburg restaurants have been targeted in strong-arm robberies in recent days. The suspect went after female workers outside the store and stole bank bags.

Medical Marijuana Deal Reached in Pinckneyville
PERRY CO. -- Another local community is pitching a plan to grow medical marijuana. Investors have reached a deal with Pinckneyville to try to open a cultivation center.

Walmart Stuff the Bus
BENTON -- School starts next month and Walmart stores are collecting supplies for needy kids.

Jefferson County Finds Salt for Upcoming Winter
MT. VERNON -- Salt is in high demand, and county road officials are struggling to find suppliers. Jefferson County was able to place an order but at a high price.

More People Making Illinois Their Destination
CYPRESS-- Tourism numbers out this month show more people are coming to Illinois for leisure and business.

Marion Man Pleads Guilty in Deadly Crash
MARION -- A Marion man has pleaded guilty to his role in a deadly traffic accident.

Back-to-School Supply Drives and Giveaways
WSIL -- As kids head back to the classroom, several organizations are working to make sure they have the supplies they need.

Rend Lake Fishing Report: July 29, 2014
WSIL -- Here is the Rend Lake fishing report for the week of July 28, 2014.

Orientation Session at Southeastern Illinois College
HARRISBURG -- Students who are pursuing higher education lined the halls of Southeastern Illinois College for orientation day.

One Person Dead After Franklin County Crash
FRANKLIN CO. -- The Franklin County Sheriff's Department is investigating a deadly crash.