Sunday, Sep 21, 2014



Kid Rock Brings Thousands To Marion
MARION -- One of the biggest names in music took to the stage tonight in Marion as Kid Rock put on a show for thousands at Black Diamond Harley Davidson.

Hundreds Walk to End Alzheimer's in Carbondale
JACKSON COUNTY--In effort to raise awareness for a deadly disease, hundreds were in Carbondale Saturday for the annual Walk to End Alzheimer's.

Riverside Park Hosts 17th Annual Riverside Blues Festival
MURPHYSBORO-- Music lovers gathered at Riverside Park for the 17th Annual Riverside Blues Festival.

Praise the Lard Festival Wraps Up in Murphysboro
Murphysboro -- It's been a big weekend for barbeque in Murphysboro. Teams from around the country showed up to put their skills to the test.

Kid Rock Concert As Big As Expected
MARION -- A crowd of more than 15,000 people are expected Saturday night at Black Diamond Harley-Davidson in Marion to see Kid Rock perform.

State Police Investigating Shooting in Cairo
CAIRO-- Two people were shot and another was taken into custody after a standoff in Cairo.

John A. Logan Hosts 28th Annual Women's Health Conference
WILLIAMSON COUNTY-- More than a thousand women got a hands-on learning experience Saturday, in support of women's health.

Lawmaker Wants Pumpkin to be Official Illinois Pie
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Pumpkins are big business in Illinois. A state lawmaker has a sweet idea for making sure people know it: he wants to make pumpkin pie the official state pie.

Local Shoppers Seek Out New iPhone
CARBONDALE -- The iPhone 6 and 6 plus hit store shelves Friday and Best buy in Carbondale was busy.

Quilt Honors Current Soldier and Former POW
JEFFERSON COUNTY -- People in Bluford gathered Friday for a ceremony dedicated to the armed forces.