Hamilton / Wayne

Man Pleads Guilty To Stealing From Employers

WSIL -- A Wayne County man charged with duping two employers out of more than $350,000 has pleaded guilty to mail fraud. Read More »

Bookkeeper Charged with Stealing Cash from Union

HAMILTON COUNTY -- A McLeansboro woman could spend five years in federal prison for embezzling money from a labor union. Read More »

Luck of the Draw Decides Alderman Winner

MCLEANSBORO -- A ping-pong ball decided the winner of a city alderman race Wednesday morning in Hamilton County. Read More »

Hamilton County Man Sentenced for Escape

MCLEANSBORO -- A Broughton man, already sentenced to seven years in prison, will spend even more time behind bars after failing to report to the Department of Corrections, then fleeing from police. Read More »

Appeal Denied for Man Convicted of Child Sex Crimes

HAMILTON CO. -- An Illinois appeals court has denied a southern Illinois man's request for a new trial. Read More »

Wayne County Man Charged With Mail Fraud

WHITE CO. -- A former manager of a local electric cooperative is accused of stealing money from his employer over a six-year period. Read More »

Three Facing Charges for Hamilton County Burglary

HAMILTON CO. -- Three people could face criminal charges for breaking into a home in Hamilton County. Read More »

Hamilton County Man Behind Bars for Sexual Abuse

HAMILTON CO. -- A Hamilton County man is headed to prison for sexually abusing a teen. Read More »

Lions Outlast Mules, Advance to Benton 2A Sectional Championship

BENTON -- The Carterville Lions advanced to the Benton 2A Sectional championship game by beating Fairfield 69-57. Read More »

Benton Holds Off SVW to Win Regional

BENTON -- The Benton Rangerettes won their own regional, beating Sesser-Valier/Waltonville 66-56. Read More »

Hamilton County, Harrisburg To Meet In Title Game At Harrisburg Regional

HARRISBURG -- Two girls basketball games took place at the Harrisburg regional on Tuesday night. Read More »

Area Signees

WSIL -- Here is a list of area high school athletes that have signed to play in college in the February signing period. Read More »

Stringer Performance Preparing For First Race

MCLEANSBORO -- Stringer Performance is a professional top fuel dragster team that is located in Hamilton County. Read More »

Helm the Hero as Trojans Knock off Wayne City

WAYNE CITY -- Webber Township beat Wayne City 53-52 in overtime to wrap up day one of the Conrad Allen Holiday Tournament. Read More »

Vienna Beats Hamilton County 59-51

VIENNA -- The Vienna Eagles beat Hamilton County 59-51 in the Black Diamond East opener for both teams. Read More »

Pinckneyville, Wayne City, and Hamilton County All Post Wins

MCLEANSBORO -- Pinckneyville, Wayne City, and Hamilton County all won Friday at the Lady Foxes Basketball Tournament. Read More »

Calloni Leads Bearcats to Championship Game

CHRISTOPHER -- The Christopher Bearcats advanced to the championship game of their own Turkey Tournament with a 73-46 win over Wayne City. Read More »

Johnston City Wins Black Diamond Title

MCLEANSBORO-- Johnston City dominates Hamilton County 47-6 to win the Black Diamond title. Read More »

Hamilton County 911 Proposal Triggers Concern

MCLEANSBORO -- A debate over 911 services gets heated as voters face off over life saving improvements, and their possible cost. 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 »

Class Act: Mrs. Folden's Civics Class

HAMILTON COUNTY-- A Hamilton County senior civics class is learning the importance of voting. After many of Mrs. Folden's students voted for the first time in this year's primary, they are excited to vote in the general election this November. 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 »

Fairfield Rolls at E-T

ELKVILLE -- The Fairfield Mules scored early and often to beat Elverado-Trico 42-8 Thursday night. Read More »

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