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2nd Arrest in Union County Murder Investigation

UNION CO. -- A second person has been charged with murder in the death of an Anna man. Read More »

Loved Ones Remember James Morrison

ANNA -- Friends and loved ones of 46-year-old James Morrison of Anna are in mourning after his tragic death early Saturday morning. Read More »

Alto Pass Hosts Potty Party Fundraiser

UNION CO. -- Dozens of folks gathered at Alto Vineyards Sunday to raise money to upgrade their local park. Read More »

2014 River To River Relay Race

JOHNSON COUNTY -- Runners couldn't have asked for nicer weather Saturday. Hundreds of them kicked off the 27th annual River To River Relay Race. Read More »

Arrest in Anna Death Investigation

ANNA -- Police officials say they are working a death investigation. As of one o'clock Saturday afternoon, News 3 was told the Union County coroner was still on the scene. Read More »

Shawnee Transit Breaks Ground on New Headquarters

JOHNSON COUNTY -- A local transit service is celebrating a new construction project. The Shawnee Mass Transit District held a groundbreaking on Wednesday for their new headquarters in Vienna. Read More »

Class Act: Protection of All Animals

VIENNA -- The idea of donating to an animal shelter grew beyond anything the sixth grade class at Vienna Grade School ever saw coming. Read More »

Application Backlog Leaves Family without Insurance Coverage

JOHNSON CO. -- Millions of people have signed up for health insurance leading up to the March 31st deadline for the Affordable Care Act. That includes hundreds of thousands in Illinois who may qualify for medicaid. Read More »

Two Tornadoes Touch Down in Union County

UNION CO. -- The National Weather Service confirmed two EF0 tornadoes touched down just northeast of Anna Thursday night. Read More »

Vienna Host First Special Needs Prom

VIENNA -- Vienna High School hosted their first special needs prom Saturday night. Read More »

Massive Burn Project to Restore Forest

UNION COUNTY -- A massive burn project is underway at the Trail of Tears State Forest. It's one of the biggest forest officials have taken on in several years. Read More »

Johnson County Mourns the Loss of Sheriff Candidate Jay Merchant

VIENNA -- Johnson County is mourning the loss of a longtime community member. Jay Merchant. He was one of the men running for sheriff. Read More »

Johnson County Sheriff's Candidate Dies

WSIL -- The democratic candidate running for Johnson County Sheriff has died. Read More »

Johnson County Residents Present 'Bill of Rights' to Board

JOHNSON CO. -- Advocates of a ban on fracking are still pushing for a community "bill of rights" in Johnson County. 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 »

Hundreds Gather to Celebrate Union County Businesses

JONESBORO -- Hundreds of Union County residents had a chance to view area merchants in a unique way Saturday. Read More »

Vote 2014: Union County Sheriff

UNION CO. -- Union County residents have narrowed the field in the race for sheriff. Read More »

Vote 2014: Voters Decide on Electric Aggregation

WSIL -- Several southern Illinois communities had electric aggregation referendums on their ballots Tuesday. Read More »

Harner Wins GOP Nomination for Johnson County Sheriff

JOHNSON CO. -- For the first time in 40 years, there will be a new sheriff in Johnson County. Read More »

Vote 2014: Johnson County Proposition on Fracking

JOHNSON COUNTY- With about half of registered voters visitng the polls Tuesday, residents of Johnson County overwhelmingly struck down a ban on fracking. Read More »

GOP Governor's Race Nears Finish Line

WSIL-- The Republican contest for governor is the most closely watched race as we head into election day. Three of the four candidates stopped in Southern Illinois Monday. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: March 17, 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 »

Carbondale Cruises into Regional Final

HERRIN-- Devontavious Payne's 30 points helped Carbondale to the big 73-46 win over Massac County in the 3A regional semifinals at Herrin. Read More »

Smithsonian Exhibit Comes to Union County

COBDEN -- A traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian is on display in Union County. It is part of the Smithsonian's Museum on Main Street program. Read More »

Goreville Advances To Sectionals

GOREVILLE -- The Goreville Blackcats beat the Zeigler-Royalton Tornadoes 81-69 Friday to advance to the NCOE sectional. Read More »

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