Union / Johnson

Anna Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Murder

JONESBORO -- A Union County man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for murder. Read More »

6th Annual P'urhepecha Festival Kicked Off in Cobden

COBDEN -- The P'urhepecha Festival held their 6th annual weekend celebration. Read More »

Heat Endangers Pets at Union County Animal Control

UNION CO. -- The summer heat continues to cause problems for cats housed at Union County Animal Control. Read More »

Unsung Hero: Plentiful Packs

ANNA -- Karen Collier prepares "Plentiful Packs" of food each week for hungry children and families in Anna. Read More »

P'urhepecha Festival Returns to Cobden

COBDEN -- Spanish culture will take over Cobden this weekend. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: July 27, 2015

WSIL -- Qin Guan Restaurant in Carbondale is our low scorer this week. The Jackson County health inspector gave the Chinese restaurant 78 after finding 18 violations. Read More »

Sole Sistas of the 618 Recruiting Girl Runners

WSIL -- Sole Sistas of the 618 is a running group for women. Now the group is reaching out to school-age girls in our region. Read More »

Culture of Corruption in Southern Illinois Government?

MARION -- There seems to be a trend of Southern Illinois government workers ending-up in handcuffs. An SIU graduate student is now researching the issue. Read More »

One Killed in Union County Crash

UNION CO. -- Illinois State Police are investigating a fatal traffic crash in Union County. Read More »

Missouri Man Charged with Kidnapping, Assaulting 12-Year-Old

WSIL -- A Missouri man is facing charges in two southern Illinois counties after police found him Friday with a 12-year-old girl who had previously been reported missing. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: July 20, 2015

WSIL -- Martin's Catering is the low scorer this week. The Franklin County health inspector gave the Benton business a 78. Read More »

Missing 12-Year-Old Girl Found

WSIL -- The Johnson County Sheriff's Office says David Sheppard and the 12-year-old girl have been located. Read More »

Wet Conditions Increase Mosquito Population

ANNA -- It's been a very wet summer so far, leaving lots of standing water, which means prime breeding ground for lots of mosquitoes. Read More »

Job Squad: July 15, 2015

WSIL -- Time now for a look at who is hiring across the region. Read More »

Police Searching for John Deere Burglar

JOHNSON CO. -- Johnson County Police are searching for clues to solve a break-in that took place over the weekend. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: July 10, 2015

WSIL -- We begin this week in Jackson County. The inspector there gave Mo Wallace Barbecue and More a 76. Read More »

Wet Weather Impacts Orchards

COBDEN -- Where heavy rain is taking a toll on many area crops, one local orchard has been in the business for five generations, so they know the drill all too well. Read More »

Local Animal Shelter Raising Money for New Building

WSIL -- There's a great need in the community for cats and dogs to find loving homes. Many come to shelters after being found on the streets. Read More »

Accident Slows Traffic on I-24 West

JOHNSON COUNTY -- Illinois State Police are on scene of a single vehicle accident along Interstate 24 West. Read More »

Levee Repairs to Begin Soon

JACKSON CO. -- The levee system in the bottoms, along the Mississippi River, have presented serious problems for years. They've needed numerous repairs. Those repairs appear to be coming soon. Read More »

Anna Police Searching for Shoplifting Suspect

UNION CO. -- Anna Police are searching for a shoplifting suspect. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: July 6, 2015

WSIL -- June health inspection reports are still coming in, so we have one more round of May reports. Read More »

Cobden Outlasts Century To Win Sectional Crown

CARBONDALE -- Cobden beat Century 9-5 in ten innings to win the Webber Township 1A Baseball Sectional, in a game moved to SIU. Read More »

Anna-Jonesboro Captures Fairfield Track and Field Sectional Title

FAIRFIELD -- Fairfield high school hosted a class 1A boys track and field sectional on Friday. Read More »

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