Jefferson / Washington

Restaurant Report Card: July 27, 2015

WSIL -- Qin Guan Restaurant in Carbondale is our low scorer this week. The Jackson County health inspector gave the Chinese restaurant 78 after finding 18 violations. Read More »

Mt. Vernon Welcomes PONY Bronco Zone Tournament

MT. VERNON -- Mt. Vernon is hosting the PONY Bronco division zone tournament this weekend. The winner advances to the Bronco World Series in Virgina. Read More »

Highways Dangerous Territory for Farmers

PERRY CO. -- A Washington County man is dead, after an accident involving his farm tractor and a semi. It closed down one lane of route 154 for a number of hours. Read More »

Jackson County Attorney Announces Bid for Illinois Senate Race

MURPHYSBORO -- Jackson County attorney Sharee Langenstein says she'll run for the Illinois Senate seat currently occupied by Dave Luechtefeld of Okawville. Read More »

Kik App Causes Growing Concern

WSIL -- Social media can keep us in touch, but it can also make us vulnerable. Read More »

ISP: Construction Worker Hit By Jeep Near Okawville

WASHINGTON CO. -- Illinois State Police say a construction worker was struck by a vehicle and seriously injured Monday in Washington County. Read More »

Severe Weather Rolls Through Southern Illinois

Viewer pictures from Monday severe weather. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: July 20, 2015

WSIL -- Martin's Catering is the low scorer this week. The Franklin County health inspector gave the Benton business a 78. Read More »

2 Year-Old Ewing Boy Drowns In Family's Pool

EWING -- A two year-old drowned Saturday after falling into the family pool. Read More »

Pilots Prepare For Cross Country Flight

MT. VERNON -- About a hundred people gathered at the Mt. Vernon Airport Saturday as pilots prepared for a cross country flight. Read More »

Mt. Vernon Man Shot, 3 Arrested

MT. VERNON -- Investigators are looking into a Friday shooting that left one person in the hospital and three others behind bars. Read More »

Mt. Vernon Police Investigating Shooting

MT. VERNON -- Mt. Vernon Police say 40-year-old Jerry W. Gill was shot Friday morning at a home in the 900 block of South 24th Street. Read More »

Missouri All-Stars Beat Illinois All-Stars

ST. LOUIS -- Missouri swept the junior and senior all star softball games against Illinois winning 9-2 and 8-5. Read More »

Mt. Vernon Wins Legion District Title

MT. VERNON -- Mt. Vernon Post 141 beat Aviston 8-5 Tuesday to win the 23rd District West championship. Read More »

Splash Park Offers Relief from Summer Heat

MT. VERNON -- With a hot and muggy week ahead, many families in southern Illinois are looking for any way to cool down. Read More »

One Injured in Motorcycle Crash

JEFFERSON CO. -- One person was injured Sunday in a motorcycle crash in Jefferson County. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: July 10, 2015

WSIL -- We begin this week in Jackson County. The inspector there gave Mo Wallace Barbecue and More a 76. Read More »

Major Frontier Internet Outage Affects Thousands

DU QUOIN -- Railroad workers cut one of Frontier Communication's cables Friday night, leading to a major Internet outage that affected tens of thousands of customers in Southern Illinois, according to a company spokeswoman. Read More »

Sheriff Wants Inmate Work Camp for Jefferson County

JEFFERSON CO. -- Inmates in Jefferson County may soon have to do more than just hard time. Sheriff Travis Allen wants to put them to work in the community, as part of a new program. Read More »

Job Squad: July 8, 2015

WSIL -- There are multiple places in the area hiring in this week's Job Squad report. Read More »

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