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Zeigler Police Investigating Attack

ZEIGLER -- A Franklin County woman feels lucky to be alive after she was attacked by a man in her own home. Read More »

Road Work in Benton Expected to Cause Traffic Delays

BENTON -- Road work on West Main Street in Benton is expected to cause traffic delays. Read More »

West Frankfort Celebrates 100 Years of FCHS

WEST FRANKFORT -- It's been one hundred years since Frankfort Community High School had its first graduating class back in 1914. To mark the occasion, the district is holding an all-class reunion. Read More »

Home Invasion Under Investigation in Zeigler

ZEIGLER -- Authorities in Zeigler are investigating a home invasion. Read More »

West Frankfort Hoping To Step Up On Defense

WEST FRANKFORT -- The high school football season kicks off Friday in Illinois. West Frankfort is looking to bounce back after finishing last season with an 0-9. Read More »

More Prison Time For "Hockey Mask Bandit"

WSIL -- Becky Jo Stodghill pleaded guilty Wednesday to robbing the Comfort Inn on Reed Station Road in Carbondale in November 2010. She was immediately sentenced to 15 years in prison. Read More »

Benton Volleyball Rolls Past Carbondale

BENTON -- Benton's volleyball team played host to Carbondale on Tuesday night. Read More »

2014 Sack Hunger Campaign

WSIL-TV -- It's time again to Sack Hunger! For the third straight year, WSIL is helping fight hunger in southern Illinois with the Sack Hunger campaign at local high school football games. Read More »

SVW Volleyball Tops Goreville In Opener

SESSER-- The SVW volleyball team won their season opener in straight sets over Goreville. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: Aug. 25, 2014

WSIL -- There are hundreds of places to eat in Southern Illinois. News 3 takes a closer look at what's going on in the kitchen when you sit down for your favorite meal. Read More »

Renovations Unveiled at Christopher Elementary School

CHRISTOPHER -- Students at Christopher Elementary are back in class, a week later than most kids in southern Illinois. The late start was planned as kids and teachers move into newly renovated and expanded classrooms. Read More »

Franklin County Woman Sentenced on Meth Charge

WSIL -- A Franklin County woman has been sentenced to more than 5 years in prison for making meth. Read More »

Rend Lake Fishing Report: August 25, 2014

WSIL -- Here is the Rend Lake fishing report for Monday, August 25. Read More »

Several Departments Respond to Overnight Fire in West Frankfort

WEST FRANKFORT -- The State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating an early morning fire in West Frankfort. Read More »

Firefighters Brave Summer Heat at House Fire

FRANKLIN CO. -- The scorching heat on Saturday made it tough on firefighters in West Frankfort. Read More »

CZR Focused On Ground Attack

CHRISTOPHER -- The CZR Bearcats are hoping their ground attack will help them get to postseason. Read More »

Zeilger Fire Chief Offers Reward for Stolen Pager

ZEIGLER -- A Franklin County fire chief is offering an award after a theft. Read More »

Benton Camp Reaches out to Kids in Ferguson, Missouri

BENTON -- A local camp plans to host a group of children from Ferguson, Missouri. 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 »

Cockrum Looking Forward to "Home" Race

DU QUOIN -- Benton's Shane Cockrum hopes a little home track advantage will help him in the Southern Illinois 100 ARCA series race Labor Day at the Du Quoin State Fair. Read More »

West Frankfort Working to Fix Alert Sirens

WEST FRANKFORT -- West Frankfort is having problems with its storm warning sirens. The city discovered the problem during a test . Read More »

New Motorcycle Poker Run Rules in Franklin County

FRANKLIN COUNTY -- A new Illinois law is simplifying the rules for motorcycle poker runs by eliminating high state fees and taxes, so now local communities are sorting out how to handle the events. Read More »

Rend Lake Fishing Report: August 20, 2014

WSIL -- Here is the Rend Lake fishing report for August 20, 2014. Read More »

Heavy Rain Leads to Cars in Flooded Areas

HAMILTON CO. -- Rain pounded parts of the region early Sunday morning, leading to several accidents where cars were trapped in water. Read More »

Motorcyclists Brave Rain for Veterans' Scholarships

FRANKLIN COUNTY-- Motorcycle riders gathered in Royalton on Saturday to support military members returning to college. Read More »

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