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Another Prison Guard Attacked

JOHNSON COUNTY-- A guard at the Shawnee Correctional Center was assaulted Friday. Read More »

Unsung Heroes Help Father of the Bride

WSIL -- A southern Illinois newlywed says the kindness of strangers helped save her special day. Read More »

Anna Police Investigating Theft

ANNA -- Police says they've now identified the men wanted in connection with a theft from Walmart. Read More »

Groundskeeper Catches Bald Knob Cross Thieves

UNION COUNTY -- Thieves in Union County were tracked down earlier this week after trying to steal property from Bald Knob Cross. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: July 21, 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 »

Unilli Monster Tour Series

BUNCOMBE -- The Unilli Monster Tour Series made a stop in southern Illinois Saturday night. Read More »

IDOC Garden Program Expands to Reach More People

VIENNA -- The Illinois Department of Corrections distributes fresh vegetables to food pantries and schools across Southern Illinois, thanks to the inmate garden program in Vienna. Read More »

Wineries Recover from Harsh Weather

UNION COUNTY — This year's unusual weather has taken its toll on local vineyards. Read More »

Wolf Lake Couple Pleads Not Guilty in Child Sex Assault

JACKSON CO. -- A Wolf Lake couple has pleaded not guilty to child sex assault charges. Read More »

Helping Johnson County's Veterans

JOHNSON COUNTY — Vienna’s honor wall lists those who’ve served our country. The monument is more than 60 years old and falling apart and veterans need help to replace it. Read More »

Rally Against Prison Overcrowding Dangers

JOHNSON CO. -- A local group rallied Saturday afternoon against the dangers of prison overcrowding. Read More »

Car Off Bluff in Alto Pass

ALTO PASS -- Authorities say a navy blue Yukon XL went over the bluff off of Skyline Drive in Alto Pass. Read More »

Union County Hunters Angry Over Land Block

JONESBORO -- Some Union County hunters say the quickest route to their favorite spot in the Shawnee National Forest is now blocked by no trespassing signs. Read More »

Old Law Creating Confusion for Same Sex Marriage Licenses

ILLINOIS -- Same sex marriage has been legal for a month now in Illinois. However, an old law is causing confusion for some out-of-state couples. The situation leaves county clerks in a tough spot. Read More »

New Trial Date Set in Union County Murder Case

JONESBORO -- Another new trial date has been set in a Union County murder case. Read More »

Migrant Workers Keep Orchards Afloat

UNION COUNTY-- Immigration reform is a hot topic across the country right now. In our region, some local farms say they couldn't stay afloat without help from outside the U.S. Read More »

Trico Rallies Late to Stun Goreville

COBDEN -- Down to its final strike, Trico scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh to beat Goreville 2-1 to capture the Cobden 1A Sectional Championship. Read More »

Webber Township Wins First Baseball Sectional Championship

COBDEN -- The Webber Township Trojans are headed to the 1A state quarterfinals thanks to an 8-4 win over Shawnee in the Cobden Sectional Championship game. Read More »

Beekeepers Learn the Tricks of the Trade in Jonesboro

JONESBORO-- Beekeeping is a growing hobby in the area. On Saturday, a few residents got to learn from the pros. Read More »

Sports Commentary: Your Kid's Not a Pro

WSIL -- Sports Director Darren Kinnard believes parents are a major problem in youth sports today. Read More »

Anna-Jonesboro Pole Vaulter REACHing New Heights

CHARLESTON -- Anna Jonesboro pole vaulter Hannah Reach competed at state track this weekend but her journey to Charleston was unique. Read More »

Cobden's Moore Leads By Example On And Off Field

COBDEN -- Cobden's baseball team is enjoying a solid 2014 campaign. The Appleknockers are currently 18-10. A big reason for the team's success is due to their pitcher. Read More »

Morthland is Ready for Some Football

WEST FRANKFORT -- Morthland College announced Monday that the school will be adding football. The school hired Hall of Fame high school coach Mike Rude to be it's first head coach. Read More »

AJ Soccer Falls in Regional Championship

MARION-- A.J girls soccer's season came to an end with a 5-0 shutout in the regional title game against Gibault. Read More »

Anna-Jonesboro Claims Win Against Harrisburg

CARBONDALE -- Anna-Jonesboro's girls soccer team picked up an 8-1 win over Harrisburg at the Anna-Jonesboro regional. Read More »

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