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Marion Bar Damaged in Fire

MARION -- A Marion business is damaged after a late night fire. It happened at Pips 2 Bar around 11 p.m. Tuesday. Read More »

Turkey Talk in the Studio

CARTERVILLE -- Many folks will sit down to a turkey dinner at some point this holiday season. A Carterville family has turkey every day. Read More »

Marion Man Sentenced for Role in Fatal Crash

WILLIAMSON CO. -- A Marion man will not serve prison time for his role in a deadly crash. Read More »

Charities Gear Up for Giving This Holiday Season

MARION -- Local charitable organizations are gearing up to reach out to children and families in need. Read More »

Thanksgiving Travel Expected to Be Most Since 2007

MARION -- More than 46 million people are expected to hit the roads this year for Thanksgiving, the highest number in seven years. Read More »

Turkey Fryer Fires

WSIL -- Turkey is usually the highlight of every Thanksgiving meal, but if you're not careful how you cook it, it could end in flames. Read More »

Marion, Mt. Vernon Score Opening Night Wins

CARTERVILLE-- Marion and Mt. Vernon won their opening night games at the Pyramid Plus Tourney. Read More »

Herrin Swears in New Mayor

HERRIN -- The city of Herrin has a new mayor as of Monday night. Read More »

Volunteers Prepare for Thanksgiving Dinner

HERRIN -- Preparing a Thanksgiving dinner and all the sides can take time. But when you're making food for an entire city it means several days of cooking. Read More »

Herrin Teen Injured in Saturday Crash

WILLIAMSON CO. -- A Herrin teenage remains in the hospital after being seriously injured in a crash Saturday morning. Taylor Davie, 16, is being treated at Cardinal Glennon in St. Louis. His family has been by his side and waiting for him wake up. Read More »

Cooking Thanksgiving without Getting Sick

WILLIAMSON COUNTY -- The Bi-County Health Department is warning against food borne illnesses at Thanksgiving. Read More »

Marion Resident Pleads Guilty to Meth Offense

WSIL -- Shannon L. Connett, 36, pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine. Read More »

Marion Man Facing Charges After Traffic Stop

WILLIAMSON CO. -- A Marion man is facing multiple charges after a traffic stop in Energy. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: Nov. 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 »

2014 Community Thanksgiving Dinners

WSIL – Community-wide Thanksgiving meals are planned across southern Illinois. Read More »

Plumbing Problems Post-Thanksgiving

WSIL -- Thanksgiving dinner can put a lot of pressure on the family cook, but it can also take its toll on your plumbing. Read More »

Herrin Football Falls in Semis

HERRIN-- The Herrin football team had their season come to an end, falling in the state semis to four-time defending state champ Rochester, 28-9. Read More »

Lady Indians Tip-Off Classic--Day 3

DU QUOIN -- Johnston City, Steeleville, and Murphysboro posted wins Friday at the Lady Indians Tip-Off Classic. Read More »

Herrin, Marion Win At Lady Wildcat Invitational

MARION -- Herrin took down Vienna 58-34 and Marion beat Carterville 53-47. Read More »

Herrin Paints Town For Football

HERRIN -- Folks in Herrin are preparing to host the first football semi-final game in our area in nearly a decade. Read More »

Herrin Ready For Semifinal Game Against Rochester

HERRIN -- The Herrin Tigers are one win away from the 4A state championship game. Standing in the way, 4-time defending champion Rochester. Read More »

IL Ranks High for Smoking Laws, Lags in Lung Cancer Deaths

WILLIAMSON CO. -- Illinois is taking big steps to create smoking bans and set up programs to help people kick the habit. While the state ranks at the top for efforts to discourage smoking, the death rate from lung cancer still lags behind. Read More »

Cellphones For Soldiers

State Rep. John Bradley, D-Marion, and nonprofit Cell Phones For Soldiers Inc. are asking residents to help troops call home by donating gently-used cellular phones. Read More »

Unsung Hero: Diane Leslie

HERRIN -- A Tunnel Hill woman drives to Herrin several days a week to work at Helen Honey's resale shop. Not only does she assist the clients that work there from Our Directions, but she offers help to the customers too. Read More »

Haynes Playing Many Roles In Herrin's Success

HERRIN -- Herrin's football team is gearing up for its showdown against Rochester in the semifinals on Saturday. One player that has played a big role in the Tigers' success this season is Josh Haynes. Read More »

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