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Mt. Vernon Police Investigating Shootings

MT. VERNON -- Authorities are asking for the public's help solving recent shootings in Mt. Vernon. Read More »

2014 Sack Hunger Campaign

WSIL-TV -- It's time again to Sack Hunger! For the third straight year, WSIL is helping fight hunger in southern Illinois with the Sack Hunger campaign at local high school football games. Read More »

Jefferson County Man Behind Bars for Attempted Murder

JEFFERSON COUNTY -- A Jefferson County man is behind bars on attempted murder charges. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: Aug. 25, 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 »

Rend Lake Fishing Report: August 25, 2014

WSIL -- Here is the Rend Lake fishing report for Monday, August 25. Read More »

Police Investigating Friday Morning Shootings

MT. VERNON -- Police are investigating two reports of shots fired early Friday morning in Mt. Vernon. Read More »

Illinois' Improving Jobs Picture

CHICAGO (AP) - Unemployment fell in all 12 Illinois metro areas in July. It was the fourth straight month of falling jobless rates across the state's metro areas. Read More »

Rend Lake Fishing Report: August 20, 2014

WSIL -- Here is the Rend Lake fishing report for August 20, 2014. Read More »

New Details On Area Hospitals Affected by Cyberhackers

MARION -- New details out may give patients a little relief after the parent company of three area hospitals says it was hacked. Read More »

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in Southern Illinois

WSIL -- The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has people across the country freezing for a good cause. Read More »

Fire, Explosion Destroy Trailer in Jefferson County

JEFFERSON COUNTY -- An explosion and fire destroyed a trailer in northwest Jefferson County tonight. Read More »

Semi Fire Shuts Down Part of Interstate

WASHINGTON COUNTY -- Illinois State Police say a truck carrying food caught fire on Interstate 64 Monday evening. Read More »

Deichman Named Mt. Vernon Police Chief

MT. VERNON -- There's a new police chief in Mt. Vernon. Read More »

Heavy Rain Leads to Cars in Flooded Areas

HAMILTON CO. -- Rain pounded parts of the region early Sunday morning, leading to several accidents where cars were trapped in water. Read More »

Retaining Wall Dispute

MT. VERNON -- A Mt. Vernon couple is taking on city hall after a wall collapse raises safety concerns in their neighborhood Read More »

Ex-Trooper Seeks License for 5th Time

MT. VERNON -- A former Illinois State Police trooper is trying for a fifth time to get his license back after a deadly 2007 traffic crash in southwestern Illinois. Read More »

Mt. Vernon Football Looking To Build Off Last Season's Success

MT. VERNON -- The Mt. Vernon Rams finished last year with a 7-4 overall record. It was the first time the team had qualified for the playoffs since 2008. Read More »

Mt. Vernon Construction Update

MT. VERNON -- Construction bids for the new Mt. Vernon Township High School have been pushed back. Read More »

Fallen Riders Memorial Poker Run

WSIL -- More than a dozen bikers took a ride Saturday to honor the memory of fallen riders. Read More »

United Way Stuffs The Bus in Mt. Vernon

MT. VERNON -- The United Way is hosting its annual Stuff the Bus campaign. Read More »

Working to Fight Drug Abuse

MT. VERNON -- Dozens of concerned citizens met in Mt. Vernon Friday to wage war against drug abuse. Read More »

Waltonville Trapshooting Wins National Championship

WSIL -- Waltonville's trapshooting team formed just over a year ago and recently the team claimed a national championship. Read More »

Rend Lake Fishing Report: August 8, 2014

WSIL -- Here is the Rend Lake fishing report for Friday, August 8, 2014. Read More »

National Night Out in Mt. Vernon

MT. VERNON -- Hundreds enjoyed great weather for the annual National Night Out Event in Mt. Vernon's Veterans Memorial Park. Read More »

Rend Lake Fishing Report: August 5, 2014

WSIL -- Here is the Rend Lake fishing report for the week of August 4, 2014. Read More »

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