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Ashley Independence Day Celebration

ASHLEY -- The Ashley Community Committee held its first event Sunday inviting Ashley natives and those in the surrounding area to join in on the fun. Read More »

History Flying In Mount Vernon

MOUNT VERNON -- A piece of flying history has landed in Mt. Vernon this weekend. Read More »

Mt. Vernon Man Headed to Prison for Choking Juvenile

WSIL -- A Mt. Vernon man will head to prison for choking a Hamilton County juvenile. Read More »

B-17 Bomber Lands in Mt. Vernon

MOUNT VERNON -- Community members and veterans braved the rain Thursday morning as the Experimental Aircraft Association rolled in with the Aluminum Overcast bomber. Read More »

Neighbors Relieved After Drug Bust

MT. VERNON -- Police seized more than 6 pounds of Marijuana, heroin and drug paraphernalia from a Mount Vernon home. They arrested 34-year old Desmond Taylor, but say more arrests could follow. Read More »

Jefferson County Man Behind Bars on Pot Charges

JEFFERSON CO. -- A Jefferson County man is behind bars for pot charges. Read More »

Man Arrested for Meth, Burglary Spree

JEFFERSON CO. -- Jefferson County Police have arrested a man wanted for both meth manufacturing and for leading authorities on a nearly year-long burglary spree. Read More »

Mt. Vernon Police Searching for Shooting Suspect

JEFFERSON CO. -- Mt. Vernon Police are searching for a suspect wanted in connection to a shooting. Read More »

Mt. Vernon Police Searching for Theft Suspect

JEFFERSON CO. -- Police are searching for a suspect who robbed a Mt. Vernon restaurant early Wednesday morning. Read More »

Job Squad: July 1, 2015

WSIL -- Time for a look at who's hiring across the region in this week's Job Squad report. Read More »

Missing 13-Year-Old Illinois Girl Found Near Overnight Camp

WATERLOO, Ill. (AP) - Searchers have found a 13-year-old girl who went missing for more than a day after a taxi dropped her off at a southern Illinois overnight camp. Read More »

Emergency Officials Investigate Fatal Mt. Vernon Fire

MT. VERNON --Emergency officials are still investigating a fire that engulfed a home in Mount Vernon Sunday, killing 47-year-old Tamara Malin. Read More »

Several Hurt In Jefferson County Crash

JEFFERSON CO.-- Several people are hurt and a man is behind bars after a crash Saturday night. Read More »

Woman Dies In Mt. Vernon House Fire

MT. VERNON -- A 47 year-old female has passed away after her home caught fire Sunday. Read More »

Storms Strike Southern Illinois

WSIL -- Some residents woke up to a mess Friday morning after severe thunderstorms swept through the area overnight. Read More »

Daycare Workers Rally Against Subsidy Cuts

MOUNT VERNON -- Vetoes from the Illinois Governor come as unions keep turning up the heat on the Governor to keep money coming for some of their pet programs. Read More »

Teen Killed in Washington County Crash

WASHINGTON CO. -- One person was killed in a crash in Washington County Tuesday evening. Read More »

Construction Causes Traffic Delays on Route 142

JEFFERSON CO. -- Work has begun Monday on a portion of Route 142 near Mt. Vernon. Read More »

Weather Leaves Mark on Southern Illinois

WSIL -- Possible tornadoes and hours of rain pelted southern Illinois on Friday. Read More »

RLC Children's Center Lending Hand to Those Affected By SIU Cuts

JEFFERSON CO. -- Earlier this week, SIU Carbondale announced the closure of its Childhood Development Laboratory due to declining enrollment and state budget cuts. But other schools in the area hope to step up and provide those opportunities. Read More »

Region Prepares For Flood Flight

PERRY COUNTY -- Torrential rainfall is already leading to flooding and with the a tropical depression on the way, more flooding is likely. Read More »

Mt. Vernon Man Charged with Sexual Abuse, Assault

WSIL -- A Mt. Vernon man is facing sexual abuse charges in Hamilton County. Read More »

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