Shoppers Rush in for "Best Buys"

CARBONDALE-- Some people in Southern Illinois are jump starting their holiday shopping by hitting the stores this Thanksgiving Day. Read More »

Best Buy Opens Early For Black Friday

CARBONDALE -- Some in Southern Illinois are spending their Thanksgiving night at the stores, kicking off Black Friday shopping a little early. Read More »

Deer Donations Down

CARBONDALE -- The Illinois Department of Natural Resources reports hunters harvested nearly 52,000 deer last weekend. That's down from close to 56,000 in 2013. Jackson County had the highest numbers in the state with about 1,500. Read More »

SIU Women Score Big Win Over Memphis

CARBONDALE-- The SIU women notch a huge home win over Memphis 82-75 behind a double-double 23 point, 15 rebound effort from Dyana Pierre. Read More »

Teen In Custody After Firing Shotgun at Father

JACKSON CO. -- A 17-year-old from rural Murphysboro is in a juvenile detention center charged with firing a shotgun at his father. Read More »

The Newman Center in Carbondale Prepares for Thanksgiving

CARBONDALE-- The Newman Center in Carbondale is working on final preparations for their community Thanksgiving feast. Read More »

Protests In Carbondale Call for Fair Justice System

CARBONDALE -- Protestors took to the streets of Carbondale Tuesday. The Racial Justice Coalition began a march from SIU to the downtown area that drew dozens of people. Read More »

SIU Plans for Possible State Budget Cuts

CARBONDALE -- Colleges and universities across the state have been told to get ready for more potential financial difficulty. Read More »

World Bird Sanctuary Brings Show to Local School

CARBONDALE -- Students at Carbondale Middle School got a special treat Tuesday morning. Read More »

Shop Local: Small Business Saturday

MURPHYSBORO -- We've heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Local businesses hope you'll participate in Small Business Saturday. Read More »

Moccia Introduced as NMSU Athletic Director

LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO-- SIU A.D. Mario Moccia is leaving SIU to become athletic director at his alma mater, New Mexico State. Read More »

Crashes Cause Traffic Backup on Route 13

CARBONDALE -- Two separate crashes caused a big traffic backup on Route 13 in Carbondale. Read More »

Future of Jackson County Rehab and Care Facility

MURPHYSBORO -- The Jackson County Board reached a deal with Sovereign Health for a residential rehab center that would treat addiction and behavioral health issues, but some are concerned it's not the right fit for the community. Read More »

Moccia Named AD at New Mexico State

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico State has a new athletics director. President Garrey Carruthers introduced on Monday Southern Illinois athletics director Mario Moccia as the school's next athletics chief. Read More »

Carbondale Man Pleads Guilty to Crack Cocaine Conspiracy

WSIL -- A Carbondale man has pleaded guilty to selling crack cocaine. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: Nov. 24, 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 »

Shots Fired in Murphysboro

MURPHYSBORO -- Police are looking for suspects after shots were fired into the Valley Ridge Housing Complex Saturday night. Read More »

SIU Football's Upset Bid Comes Up Short

NORMAL-- The SIU football team closes their season with a loss to 7th ranked Illinois State 44-29. Read More »

Fire Destroys Murphysboro Home

JACKSON CO-- Fire officials say a Murphysboro house is a total loss. A fire tore through the home early Saturday morning. Read More »

Woman Attacks Murphysboro McDonalds Manager

MURPHYSORO -- A woman is accused of attacking a manager at the Walnut Street McDonalds in Murphysboro. Read More »

Lady Indians Tip-Off Classic--Day 3

DU QUOIN -- Johnston City, Steeleville, and Murphysboro posted wins Friday at the Lady Indians Tip-Off Classic. Read More »

Pension Fix Found Unconstitutional

CARBONDALE -- Political Analyst John Jackson says state leaders didn't have a backup plan and now they're in a corner. For now state employees seem happy with the ruling. Read More »

Get Covered Illinois Targeting Millennials with New Ad

JACKSON CO. -- We're almost a week into the open enrollment period for 2015 insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act and officials in Illinois are targeting younger people. Read More »

Sex Offender Alderman Removed

JACKSON CO -- Murphysboro city council members removed Ronald Nolan from his position as alderman. Earlier this week Nolan pleaded guilty to kidnapping and sexually abusing a woman in 2013. Read More »

Hunting Safety Tips

WSIL -- As firearm deer season approaches and more people are heading outdoors we're talking about the best ways to stay safe. Read More »

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