Perry / Randolph

Peterson Seeks to Toss Wiretaps in Murder-for-Hire Case

CHESTER, Ill. (AP) - Drew Peterson wants a southern Illinois judge to exclude wiretap evidence he says was improperly obtained in a murder-for-hire case involving the prosecutor who helped convict the former suburban Chicago police officer of killing his third wife. Read More »

Agriculture Takes Center Stage at Du Quoin State Fair

DU QUOIN -- The 2015 Du Quoin State Fair opens Friday with the theme "Growing Illinois." Read More »

Sign Up Underway for Mardi Gras Queen Pageant

PINCKNEYVILLE -- We're just a few months away from Pinckneyville's Mardi Gras celebration. Read More »

Early Morning Fire in Chester

CHESTER -- Crews from several fire departments are on the scene of a fire in Chester. According to News 3 viewers, the fire is at Wally's Original Restaurant on State Street. Read More »

Organizers Predict Du Quoin State Fair Attendance Numbers

DU QUOIN -- The opening of the 94th Annual Du Quoin state fair is just two days away, and organizers predict attendance turnout. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: August 24, 2015

WSIL -- Chili's in Carbondale is at the bottom of this week's Restaurant Report Card. Read More »

Blechle Ready To Lead Chester

CHESTER -- Chester's football team held an intrasquad scrimmage on Friday night under the direction of first year head coach Jeremy Blechle. Now Blechle replaces former head coach Bryan Lee, who spent the past seven seasons with the Yellow Jackets. Read More »

Pinckneyville Resident Gets Service Award

PINCKNEYVILLE -- A well-known Pinckneyville resident gets recognition for his service to the community. Read More »

Pinckneyville Officials Push for Accountability In Light of Embezzlement Charges

PINCKNEYVILLE --Pinckneyville Rural Fire District bookkeeper Tammy Kellerman has been charged with stealing more than $100,000 from the department over several years. Read More »

Pinckneyville Woman Charged With Stealing $100K from Fire Protection District

WSIL -- A Perry County woman has been charged with stealing more than $100,000 from the Pinckneyville Rural Fire Protection District (PRFPD). Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: August 17, 2015

WSIL -- Mongolian Grill in Marion is our low scorer this week. Read More »

Pinckneyville Focused On Consistency Each Week

PINCKNEYVILLE -- The Pinckneyville Panthers finished last season with a record of 4-5, after beginning the year with three straight wins. Read More »

56th Annual Thresherman's Steam, Gas & Threshing Show

PINCKNEYVILLE -- A big weekend at the Perry County Fairgrounds as the American Thresherman's Steam, Gas & Threshing Show brought thousands to the area. Read More »

D-Line a Saluki Strength

CARBONDALE -- With four experienced seniors, the defensive line figures to be a strength for the Football Salukis this season. Read More »

Perry County Sheriff's Department Trains with Search Technology

PINCKNEYVILLE -- One day after Governor Rauner signed a law to help find missing elderly people, Perry County has taken their own step in that same direction. Read More »

Old Time Farming Takes Center Stage in Perry County

PERRY CO. -- Folks in Pinckneyville have a big weekend ahead of them as the 56th Annual American Thresherman's Association Show takes place. Read More »

Hill Brings Energy to DuQuoin Football

DUQUOIN --The DuQuoin football team is embracing new head football coach and former Indians' standout quarterback A.J. Hill. Read More »

State Fair Officials Prepared in the Event of Severe Weather

DU QUOIN -- In just two weeks, hundreds of thousands of people will head to Perry County for the Du Quoin State Fair, but a storm can quickly turn a fun day into a deadly one. Fair officials have a plan in place to help to keep everyone safe. Read More »

Summer Program Helps Ease Incoming Freshman Students Into High School

PINCKNEYVILLE -- Sometimes the transition from junior high to high school can get tough for teenagers. One Perry County school has started a program to help ease that transition. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: August 10, 2015

WSIL -- Show Me's in Carbondale has been on an accelerated inspection schedule since the first of the year. Read More »

House Call: Kidney Mobile

WSIL -- The Kidney Mobile is making its way to southern Illinois this week. Read More »

Perry County Fatal Crash

DU QUOIN -- A crash in Perry County killed one person and sent two to the hospital. Read More »

Pinckneyville Hospital Given Approval to Move Patients

PINCKNEYVILLE -- Although the ribbon cutting was in June, Pinckneyville hospital leaders have just been given the green light to move patients into the new $26 million facility. Read More »

Teens Arrested for Targeting Du Quoin Squad Cars

DU QUOIN -- Charges have been filed against two teens accused of throwing Molotov cocktails at police cars. Read More »

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