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Harrisburg, IDOT Search For Answers to Intersection Problems

HARRISBURG -- A Harrisburg traffic improvement made two years ago is causing its own set of problems. The Highway 13 bypass intersection with Poplar street has seen a series of major accidents. Read More »

Green Light for Coal Mine Expansion

SALINE COUNTY -- The County Board has now overwhelmingly approved road changes needed for an expansion at the Cottage Grove Mine. Read More »

"Clothes for Kids" Fundraiser May 8th

COBDEN -- Rustle Hill Winery will host its 5th annual "Cigars and Guitars Under the Stars" event to benefit the Fowler-Bonan Foundation's "Clothes for Kids" program on Thursday, May 8. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: April 14, 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 »

Harrisburg Navy Chief Surprises Family at Cardinals Game

WSIL -- A local family got the surprise of a lifetime when they went to the St. Louis Cardinals baseball game Saturday night, to throw out the first pitch. Read More »

Friends of Chrissy Williams Raising Money

HARRISBURG -- Family and friends of the late Chrissy Williams are trying to raise money. They gathered at the American Legion in Harrisburg Saturday evening. Read More »

Pay It Forward: Kaye Davis and Terry Foster

HARRISBURG -- News 3 took to the streets of Harrisburg to give away $250 in cash. But there was just one catch, the person we gave it to had to pay it forward to someone else. Read More »

Bill Would Guard Against Denial of Disaster Aid

SPRINGFIELD, IL (AP) - Draft legislation would require the state to step in with disaster aid if the federal government denies requests for help. Read More »

Flooding Hurts Homeowners

SALINE COUNTY -- The worst of the flash flooding has subsided, but many areas still have a lot of standing water right now. As more rain falls, some people are fighting to keep their homes dry. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: April 7, 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 »

Parks Awarded Grant Money

WSIL -- Two local park districts will soon see improvements. Mt. Vernon and Harrisburg are getting state money for upgrades. Read More »

Taste of Southern Illinois Packs in Crowds

HARRISBURG -- Harrisburg was the place to be Sunday night for some good eating, as the city welcomed the 16th annual Taste of Southern Illinois. Read More »

A View of Southern Illinois Flooding from Above

WSIL -- News 3 took to the sky Friday to get a different perspective on the flooding. Reporter Hilary LeHew flew along with Black Diamond Harley Davidson Aviation. Read More »

Flooding Impacts Harrisburg Businesses

HARRISBURG -- Flood waters surrounded some businesses in Harrisburg, while others nearby were spared. Read More »

Saline Valley Conservancy District Issues Boil Order

WSIL -- The Saline Valley Conservancy District has issued a boil water order for many of its customers. Read More »

Harrisburg Water Rescue

HARRISBURG -- Fire crews were called out to Harrisburg early Friday morning to rescue a woman from her submerged vehicle. The woman told police her vehicle floated off the road and into a ditch near Walmart. Read More »

Eldorado Eyesore Center of Controversy

ELDORADO -- An Eldorado landlord says a run-down home across the street is hurting her business. City leaders want to help but say their hands are legally tied. Read More »

Carrier Mills School To Reduce Staff

CARRIER MILLS - Carrier Mills School District is reducing school staff. Two full-time positions and one part-time position are being eliminated, and two full-time positions are being reduced to part-time. Read More »

Suspect on the Run after Fleeing from Police

SALINE COUNTY -- The search for an escaped Saline County inmate has ended. State Police say 26-year-old Arnold Cornett was arrested Saturday in Evansville, Indiana after he walked into a rehab facility there. Read More »

Harrisburg Woman Pleads Guilty to Identity Theft

HARRISBURG -- A Harrisburg woman has pleaded guilty to stealing the identity of a senior citizen in her care. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: March 24, 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 »

Community Colleges See Drop in Full-Time Students

WSIL -- It's a dilemma most community colleges are facing. While enrollment fluctuates, students are taking lighter course loads. That means schools take a financial hit. Read More »

Harrisburg School Board Makes Cuts to Deal with Budget Shortfall

HARRISBURG -- Harrisburg school board votes to make drastic cuts to balance the budget. Read More »

Centralia Tops Olney

SALINE-- Centralia defeated Olney 48-34 to win the Saline Regional. Read More »

Purple Reign Ends

DU QUOIN -- The Nashville Hornets beat the defending 2A State Champion Harrisburg Bulldogs 71-49 at the Du Quoin Sectional. Read More »

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