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State Police Ramp-Up Patrols Over Labor Day

WSIL -- Labor Day weekend is here and that means more drivers will be on the road. Illinois State Police have started a new program for the weekend. Read More »

5K Hosted To Raise Money for SIDS Research

MT. VERNON -- People in Mt.Vernon gathered early Saturday morning to get in some exercise, as well as help a good cause. Read More »

Mt. Vernon Runs Past Carbondale

MT. VERNON -- Mt. Vernon played host to Carbondale on Friday night. Read More »

Carterville Stuns Nashville

CARTERVILLE -- Carterville played host to Nashville on Friday. Read More »

SVWW Wins Big Against Hamilton County

MCLEANSBORO -- SVWW traveled to Hamilton County on Friday night. Read More »

Sack Hunger: Mt. Vernon vs. Carbondale

WSIL -- Week 6 of Sack Hunger takes us to Mt. Vernon, where the Rams will host the Carbondale Terriers. Read More »

No State Funding for Low Income Home Energy Assistance

WEST FRANKFORT -- With colder weather just around the corner, the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program has people already lining up who are looking for help to stay warm in the coming months. Read More »

Sheriff Backs In God We Trust T-Shirts

JEFFERSON CO. -- The Jefferson County Sheriff's Department is taking the "In God We Trust" phrase beyond their squad cars to t-shirts. Read More »

Visitors Dismayed over Southern Illinois Art Gallery Closure at Rend Lake

REND LAKE -- People stopping by the Southern Illinois Art Museum were dismayed upon looking through the locked doors of the exhibition rooms where all of the artwork has been removed. Read More »

Angry Homeowners Demand Answers over Higher Property Taxes

MT. VERNON -- With property prices declining over the last few years in rural Jefferson County, homeowners want to know why their property taxes are about to go up. Read More »

Jefferson County Residents to See Higher Property Tax Bill

MT. VERNON -- Jefferson County officials say many residents will see an increase in their next property tax bill. Read More »

Menards Making Plans for Mt. Vernon Location

MT. VERNON -- Mt. Vernon shoppers may soon have a new spot to pick up hardware and other supplies. Read More »

Dix Assault Suspect Facing Multiple Charges

JEFFERSON CO. -- A man accused of sexually assaulting a woman in Dix last week faces more charges. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: September 28, 2015

WSIL -- Improper heating and cooling temperatures can cost a restaurant big points. That was the case for our low scorer this week. Read More »

Nashville Stays Undefeated While Handing Sparta First Loss

SPARTA -- Sparta played host to Nashville in the battle of the unbeatens. Read More »

SVWW Rolls Past CZR

SESSER -- SVWW played host to CZR on Friday night. Read More »

Marion Runs Away From Mt. Vernon

MT. VERNON -- Mt. Vernon played host to Marion on Friday. Read More »

Grade School Locked Down After Nearby Attack

JEFFERSON CO. -- A Jefferson County school was placed on lockdown after a nearby attack. Read More »

Rend Lake College Hopes to Offer "Drone" Class

INA -- Rend Lake College hopes to expand its curriculum to include a class for drone operators. Read More »

Solar Power Industry Looks to the Future

CARBONDALE -- Solar power activists, investors, and manufactures will hold a forum at the Carbondale Civic Center on Thursday, September 24. Read More »

Job Squad: September 23, 2015

WSIL -- There are a handful of places hiring right now. Read More »

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