Jefferson / Washington

Mt. Vernon Thanksgiving Preps

MT. VERNON -- One church in Mt. Vernon is making sure no one goes without a Thanksgiving meal. Read More »

Jefferson County Swears In New Sheriff

JEFFERSON COUNTY -- For the first time in more than a decade there is a new sheriff in Jefferson County. On Wednesday, Travis Allen was sworn in, replacing longtime sheriff Roger Mulch. Read More »

Hudson Named New Ina Police Chief

JEFFERSON CO. -- The Village of Ina has a new police chief to take over for the soon-to-be Jefferson County Sheriff. Read More »

Fire Destroys Jefferson County Town's Only Grocery Store

JEFFERSON COUNTY -- A Jefferson County business was destroyed in an overnight fire. Fire officials say the Village Market in Bluford went up in flames early Tuesday morning. Read More »

Mt. Vernon Church Begins Thanksgiving Meal Prep

MT. VERNON -- Preparations are underway for a big Thanksgiving celebration in Mt. Vernon. 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 »

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