Alexander / Pulaski

Judge Declares Mistrial in Murder Case

CAIRO -- An Alexander County murder case ended Friday in a mistrial. Read More »

Illinois' Improving Jobs Picture

CHICAGO (AP) - Unemployment fell in all 12 Illinois metro areas in July. It was the fourth straight month of falling jobless rates across the state's metro areas. Read More »

Classes Will Start Late at Meridian Schools

MOUNDS -- Meridian teachers were set to begin the school year Friday, but they'll have to wait another week. Read More »

Cairo Students Start First Day of School in New Uniforms

CAIRO -- Cairo students returned to classes Thursday with a completely new look. All students in the district are now wearing uniforms. Read More »

School Addition Won't Be Ready for Semester Start

WOLF LAKE -- Shawnee School District is shuffling around students for the new year. The district broke ground on a new elementary wing last fall. However, the building won't be ready for the first day of classes next week. Read More »

Carbondale Church Group Lends a Hand to Cairo Residents

CAIRO -- The View Church of Carbondale are helping one Cairo woman with her plans to create a new community center. Read More »

Search Warrants Show Cairo Bank Robber May Have Had Help

ALEXANDER CO. -- Court documents released this week reveal stunning new information about the May attack at Cairo's First National Bank. Read More »

Meridian Boys Basketball Names New Coach

MOUNDS-- Erik Griffin was named the new boys basketball coach and athletic director at Meridian High School. Read More »

Grant Will Help With Child Mental Health Services

CARTERVILLE -- A child advocacy group wants to bring more mental health experts to Southern Illinois. Read More »

Meridian School Construction Plans Await Approval

MOUNDS, IL.-- Elementary students will soon have their own classroom again. Read More »

Sports Commentary: Your Kid's Not a Pro

WSIL -- Sports Director Darren Kinnard believes parents are a major problem in youth sports today. Read More »

Hundreds Honor Fallen Veterans In Mound City

MOUND CITY -- Mound City residents kicked off Memorial Day weekend with an annual ceremony honoring the meaning of the holiday. Read More »

Harnish Visits Century

ULLIN -- Indianapolis Colts backup quarterback Chandler Harnish and SIU quarterbacks coach Nick Hill, spoke with Century Elementary students on Friday. Read More »

Sesser-Valier Moving On To Super Sectionals

NORRIS CITY-- The Sesser-Valier Red Devils were able to take down the Cairo Pilots in their IHSA Sectional matchup. Read More »

Meridian Outlasts Madison in OT

MOUNDS -- The Meridian Bobcats needed overtime to beat the Madison Trojans Saturday night, 76-71. Read More »

State Police Answer FAQ Concerning Illinois Conceal Carry

Illinois State Police has released a list of frequently asked questions concerning conceal carry law in Illinois. Read More »

DQ State Fair Announces Four Free Music Concerts

DU QUOIN - Country music artists Gretchen Wilson, Darryl Worley, Aaron Tippin and Uncle Cracker will present free concerts at 2013 Du Quoin State Fair. Read More »

Indiana Man Facing Child Abduction Charge

KARNAK -- An Indiana man is behind bars accused of trying to lure a child into his car. Read More »

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