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2014 Community Thanksgiving Dinners

WSIL – Community-wide Thanksgiving meals are planned across southern Illinois. Read More »

Historic Mt. Vernon Building to Become Recreation Center

MT. VERNON -- Mt. Vernon city leaders are laying out plans to restore a historic building. The city will use more than a million dollars in grant money to renovate their armory. 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 »

Mt. Vernon Man Boycotts Local Gas Stations

MT. VERNON -- One man is leading a charge against high gas prices. Read More »

Mt. Vernon Couple Arrested for Child Abuse

MT. VERNON -- A Mount Vernon couple is behind bars, charged in the beating of 3-year-old Lukas Burris. Read More »

Two Behind Bars for Child Assault

JEFFERSON CO. -- Two people are behind bars for battering a three-year old child. Read More »

One Killed in Jefferson County Crash

JEFFERSON CO. -- A Clinton County man is dead after a traffic accident late Wednesday night. Read More »

Fatal Accident on Interstate 64

JEFFERSON COUNTY -- A Centralia man is dead after he was hit by a semi on Interstate 64. Read More »

Mt. Vernon To Demolish Problematic Apartments

MT.VERON -- Mt. Vernon city leaders are cleaning up by tearing down. Their plan involves getting rid of some apartments on the city's southside. Read More »

Benefit for Josie McCoy

MT. VERNON -- A 5-month-old Mt. Vernon baby born with a very rare liver disease is in desperate need of a transplant. Read More »

Nationwide Increase in Homeless Children

JEFFERSON CO -- A new report is shedding light on a startling trend among American children. One in 30 kids nationwide goes to sleep at night without a permanent home. Read More »

Woodlawn Brings 4th Place Trophy Home

NORMAL -- The Woodlawn Lady Cardinals fell to Cissna Park 20-25, 25-23, 25-17 in the third place match at the 1A State Volleyball Tournament. Read More »

Woodlawn Falls in Semis

NORMAL -- The Woodlawn Lady Cardinals lost their semifinal match against Hartsburg-Emden 25-19, 25-22. Read More »

Signing Day

WSIL -- Several area high school seniors used the first day of the November signing period to make their college choices official. Read More »

Mt. Vernon Toddler Critically Beaten

MT. VERNON -- A Jefferson County toddler is in critical condition after nearly being beaten to death. Read More »

Woodlawn Volleyball Enjoying Historic Season

WSIL -- Woodlawn's volleyball team is enjoying a historic 2014 season. The team currently has a record of 33-2 and is on a 28 game winning streak. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: Nov. 10, 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 »

Mt. Carmel Pulls Away Late To Advance To The Quarterfinals

NASHVILLE -- The Mt. Carmel Golden Aces defeat the Nashville Hornets 44 to 30 after taking charge in the second half to advance to the Quarterfinals. Read More »

Woodlawn Wins Volleyball Supers, Headed to State

VALMEYER-- The Woodlawn volleyball team advanced to their first state tournament, after capturing the 1A supersectional against New Athens in three sets. Read More »

Bikers Bring Toys to Jefferson County Kids

JEFFERSON COUNTY-- A group of people hit the road Saturday to bring some holiday cheer to children. Read More »

12 More Illinois Counties on Ash-Borer Quarantine

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois Department of Agriculture has expanded its list of counties on the emerald ash borer quarantine list. Read More »

Woodlawn Volleyball Wins Sectional Title

LOUISVILLE -- Woodlawn's volleyball team faced Cisne in a sectional title game on Thursday. Read More »

Jefferson County Ballot Issue

JEFFERSON CO -- Anger and confusion over a consolidation vote in two area school districts. The problem had nothing to do with combining the two districts. Some voters in Dodds were given the wrong ballot. By the time the problem came to light it was too late to correct their votes. Read More »

Vote 2014: Jefferson County Sheriff

JEFFERSON CO. -- Voters in Jefferson County have selected Travis Allen as their next sheriff. Read More »

Jefferson County Voters Weigh In on School Consolidation

JEFFERSON CO. -- Voters across Jefferson County have weighed in on school consolidation referendums. Read More »

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