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CZR Rallies to Beat Vienna-Goreville

VIENNA-- Vienna-Goreville had a 16-7 lead at the half, but CZR rallied in the second half for the 35-32 Black Diamond win. Read More »

Red Devils End Playoff Drought

BENTON -- The Murphysboro Red Devils are headed back to the playoffs for the first time since 1996 thanks to a 57-6 win at Benton. Read More »

Ewing-Northern Fire Chief Dies

FRANKLIN CO. -- Ewing-Northern Fire Chief Monty Rea has died. Read More »

West Frankfort Teens Honored For Saving A Woman From Train

WEST FRANKFORT -- Two West Frankfort teens are being recognized for saving a woman from a moving train. Read More »

West Frankfort Gets Millions for Wastewater Treatment Plant

WEST FRANKFORT-- West Frankfort is getting a new wastewater treatment plant. Read More »

Rend Lake Fishing Report: October 14, 2014

WSIL -- Here is the Rend Lake fishing report for Tuesday, October 14, 2014. Read More »

Benton Police Investigating Stabbing

BENTON -- Benton Police are investigating a stabbing that injured two people. Read More »

Charges Filed in Franklin County Shooting

FRANKLIN CO. -- Formal charges have now been filed in connection with a Friday morning shooting in Franklin County. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: Oct. 13, 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 »

Big Crowd for West Frankfort Church's "Fall Shindig"

FRANKLIN COUNTY -- More than a thousand people had quite the Sunday at church. The Second Annual West Frankfort Christian Church "Fall Shindig" provided fried catfish, live bands, and even helicopter rides. Read More »

Mules Clinch Playoff Spot, Tied for the Black Diamond Lead

SESSER -- The Fairfield Mules used a big second half to beat Sesser-Valier/Waltonville/Woodlawn 40-14. Read More »

Tigers Clinch Ohio with Win at West Frankfort

WEST FRANKFORT -- The Herrin Tigers clinched a share of the RIver to River--Ohio and the conference's automatic playoff bid with a 49-6 win at West Frankfort. Read More »

Arrest Made in Franklin County Shooting

FRANKLIN CO. -- One person has been arrested for an early morning shooting in Franklin County. Read More »

West City Water Clerk On Paid Leave

FRANKLIN COUNTY -- West City Water Clerk Jean Bragg is now on paid administrative leave. State police and Franklin County State's Attorney Evan Owens are looking into discrepancies that showed up in a recent audit. Read More »

SVWW's Marlo And Owens Make Dynamic Duo

WSIL -- The SVWW Red Devils are on a three game winning streak. Two players, senior quarterback Nick Marlo and junior wide receiver Ross Owens, have played big rolls in the team's recent success. Read More »

Man Accused of Threatening SIU Remains in Jail

BENTON -- The former student accused of sending threatening letters to SIU will remain behind bars. Tuesday, A federal judge in Benton reversed an order to release him on bond. Read More »

Synthetic Materials Causing Homes to Burn Faster

ZEIGLER — Firefighters have found that lighweight construction materials and chemicals used in furniture cause homes to burn three to four times faster. Read More »

Audit Leads to State Police Investigation

BENTON -- Franklin County State's Attorney Evan Owens has released more information about an investigation underway at West City Village Hall. Read More »

Search Warrant Executed at West City Village Hall

FRANKLIN CO. -- Authorities are releasing few details about a search warrant carried out at the West City Village Hall last week. Read More »

Rend Lake Fishing Report: October 6, 2014

WSIL -- Here is the Rend Lake fishing report for October 6, 2014. Read More »

Royalton Church Rebuilt After Fire

FRANKLIN CO. -- Members of the First Christian Church in Royalton now have a new home. The old church building was destroyed in a 2013 fire. Read More »

SVWW Rallies To Beat Vienna-Goreville

VIENNA -- Vienna-Goreville played host to SVWW on Saturday. Read More »

Murphysboro Routs West Frankfort

WEST FRANKFORT -- Murphysboro rolled past West Frankfort Friday night with a 63-6 win. Read More »

Man Accused of Cairo Bank Murders in Court

BENTON -- A Cairo man accused of killing two bank employees appeared in federal court Wednesday morning. Read More »

Murphysboro Volleyball Wins In Straight Sets Against Benton

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

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