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Franklin County Police Give Body Cameras a Trial Run

FRANKLIN CO. -- Franklin County Police could become the next to pin on body cameras, but privacy laws have them treading lightly. They'll start with a trial run at the jail. Read More »

Rend Lake Fishing Report: April 27, 2015

WSIL -- Here is the Rend Lake fishing report for the week of April 27, 2015. Read More »

Triple Homicide Suspect Arrested in West Frankfort

WEST FRANKFORT -- A man wanted for a triple homicide in Michigan has been arrested in West Frankfort. Read More »

Severe Storms Damage Multiple Southern Illinois Towns

NEWS 3 -- Severe weather hit Southern Illinois late this afternoon damaging homes, toppling trees, and flooding streets. Read More »

Former Christopher Police Chief Dies

CHRISTOPHER -- Former Chief, Jim Trogola, passed away Friday. His visitation is scheduled for Wednesday. Read More »

Adams Sentencing Set for May 29

BENTON -- A West Frankfort man convicted of murdering his wife will be sentenced in May. Read More »

Rend Lake Fishing Report: April 21, 2015

WSIL -- Below is the Rend Lake fishing report for the week of April 19, 2015. Read More »

6 Year Old Recovering, Twin Killed in Crash

WSIL --Members of a close-knit Jefferson County community are in mourning after the loss of six year old Sierra Hess and her grandfather. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: April 20, 2015

WSIL -- Several violations added up quickly for the 4 Way Quick Stop in DeSoto. Read More »

3 People Die in Head-On Collision on 148 Near Sesser

FRANKLIN CO. -- A head-on collision kills three and severely injures another Friday on IL-148 just north of Sesser. Read More »

School Districts to Receive Some Funding Back

WSIL -- As state lawmakers continue to iron out the state's budget problems, school districts across the state got some good news this week. Nearly 600 districts are getting back most of their funding that was cut last month. Read More »

Still No Trial Date for Franklin County Murder Case

FRANKLIN CO. -- On Thursday, Mary Jophlin appeared in Franklin County court for a pretrial hearing, but a judge failed to set a trial date. Read More »

Business Removes Honey Bees From Home

CHRISTOPHER -- Most of us start to worry when we see bees buzzing around our home or place of work. Read More »

Rend Lake Fishing Report: April 14, 2015

WSIL -- Here is the Rend Lake fishing report for the week of April 12, 2015. Read More »

Ask Amy: Spill Daddy

MULKEYTOWN -- Paint spills and splatters can be hard to avoid and clean up can be a nightmare. There may be a way to keep the paint and mess inside the pail. Read More »

Franklin County Meth Program Loses Funding

BENTON - A proposed cut to the Franklin County Juvenile Detention Center's meth treatment program could force the entire facility to close. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: April 13, 2015

WSIL -- Nearly 40 violations were noted at Happy Reunion Restaurant in Carbondale. The Jackson County health inspector gave the restaurant a 65. Read More »

Lucas Captures Top Play In Martin's Moments

WEST FRANKFORT -- West Frankfort's Rheann Lucas made an incredible catch in Friday's game against Murphysboro. Read More »

West Frankfort Baseball Holds On To Defeat Murphysboro

WEST FRANKFORT -- West Frankfort's baseball team played host to Murphysboro on Friday. Read More »

West Frankfort Softball Scores 8 Unanswered Runs To Beat Murphysboro

WEST FRANKFORT -- West Frankfort's softball team played host to Murphysboro on Friday. Read More »

Budget Cuts Force End of After-School Program

SESSER -- Governor Rauner's budget cuts continue to pile up. Now after-school programs are being added to the list. Read More »

No Sales Tax For Franklin County

BENTON --Franklin County voters failed to approve a sales tax after Tuesday's election. Read More »

Kondritz Elected as New Benton Mayor

FRANKLIN CO. -- Benton has a new Mayor after Fred Kondritz defeated incumbent Gary Kraft. Read More »

Sales Tax Increase Fails in Franklin County

FRANKLIN CO. -- A sales tax increase to fund building improvements has failed in Franklin County. Read More »

Kondritz Wins Benton Mayor's Race

BENTON -- Benton residents have a new mayor. Read More »

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