Sack Hunger 2014: Harrisburg

HARRISBURG -- Our Sack Hunger food drive returns for a third straight year. Read More »

Protests and Activity at Rocky Branch Mine

SALINE COUNTY -- Despite ongoing complaints from homeowners work is moving forward on a new coal mine in Saline County. Peabody coal is now transporting heavy equipment into place for the Rocky Branch mine. Read More »

Renovations Underway at Harrisburg Park District

HARRISBURG -- The Harrisburg Park is getting a new look. Crews are sprucing up the grounds and renovating some facilities. 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 »

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 »

Firefighters Honored at Special Luncheon

SALINE CO. -- More than a hundred people were in Eldorado Sunday afternoon to thank firefighters for their hard work. Read More »

Harrisburg Appoints New Mayor

HARRISBURG -- Dale Fowler is the new mayor of Harrisburg. 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 »

Villas of Holly Brook Groundbreaking

HARRISBURG -- Construction of a new business is underway in Harrisburg. Officials broke ground today for the Villas of Holly Brook community living center. Read More »

Lightning Strike Causes Oil Tank Fire

SALINE COUNTY -- Neighbors woke early Sunday to an explosion after a lightning strike caused oil tanks to ignite. The tanks were still smoldering Monday. Read More »

Lightning Sparks Oil Tank Fire

SALINE COUNTY-- A Sunday morning lightning strike sparked an oil tank fire in Eldorado. Read More »

Eldorado Focused On Running Game

ELDORADO -- Eldorado's football team returns just five starters from a team that finished 7-3 and qualified for the playoffs last season. Read More »

Harrisburg Focused On Making Return To Playoffs

HARRISBURG -- Harrisburg's football team is hoping to bounce back this year, after missing out on the playoffs last season. Read More »

One Injured in Fall at Garden of the Gods

WSIL -- One person was injured Friday in a fall at the Garden of the Gods. Read More »

Indiana Man Falls from the Garden of the Gods

KARBERS RIDGE -- One man is injured after falling from rocks at the Garden of the Gods. Read More »

Eldorado Man Sentenced to 17 Years

HARRISBURG -- A Saline County man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for sexually abusing children. Read More »

Dozens of Jobs Coming to Harrisburg

HARRISBURG-- The Harrisburg City Council approved plans Thursday night for a new assisted living facility. Read More »

Harrisburg Residents Blame Ameren For Power Surge

HARRISBURG -- People in one Harrisburg neighborhood are lashing out at power company Ameren. They say a lack of maintenance on electric lines led to a power surge. And now, the company won't pay for the damage. Read More »

Harrisburg Mayor Dies After Cancer Battle

HARRISBURG -- Harrisburg Mayor Ron Crank has died after a lengthy battle with brain cancer. Read More »

One Person Dead After Saline County Accident

SALINE CO. -- Illinois State Police have released more information about a fatal traffic accident in Saline County. Read More »

Proposal To Ban Sex Offenders From County Fairs

MARION -- Some Illinois lawmakers want to make fairs safer for children by banning sex offenders. Read More »

Harrisburg Man Sentenced to 30 Years

HARRISBURG -- A Harrisburg man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for sexually assaulting a child. Read More »

Grant Will Help With Child Mental Health Services

CARTERVILLE -- A child advocacy group wants to bring more mental health experts to Southern Illinois. Read More »

4 Injured in Saline County Crash

SALINE CO. -- A traffic accident in Saline County sent four people to the hospital Tuesday. Read More »

School Buses Undergo Safety Inspections

HARRISBURG -- Work is already underway to repair and update school buses to make sure they are as safe as possible. Read More »

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