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Local Banks Protect Against Hackers

MARION -- Banks are always trying to stay ahead of hackers, who are looking for new ways to tap into personal and financial records. Read More »

Marion Students Learn and Grow in Outdoor Lab

MARION -- Washington Elementary School in Marion has an outdoor learning lab where students help maintain a flower and vegetable garden. Read More »

Marion Police Investigating Burglary

MARION -- Marion Police are asking for help identifying a burglary suspect. Read More »

More Prison Time For "Hockey Mask Bandit"

WSIL -- Becky Jo Stodghill pleaded guilty Wednesday to robbing the Comfort Inn on Reed Station Road in Carbondale in November 2010. She was immediately sentenced to 15 years in prison. Read More »

Carterville Man Arrested at JALC

CARTERVILLE -- A routine patrol of the John A. Logan College campus leads to the arrest of a Carterville man. Read More »

Meth Lab Found in Herrin Home

HERRIN -- Two Herrin residents are facing charges after police found an active meth lab in their home. Read More »

Water Bills Skyrocket in Freeman Spur

WILLIAMSON COUNTY -- Skyrocketing water bills are causing frustration for some folks in Williamson County. Residents in Freeman Spur say their bills have more than tripled. Read More »

"Double Dream Hands" Performer Leads Herrin Students

HERRIN -- Elementary students spent Tuesday dancing and singing with a special guest who led the musical fun. Read More »

Database to Help Recover Lost Property

MARION -- The Marion Police Department has a new way to help people recover their stolen property. Read More »

Stearns Sentenced to 75 Years

MARION -- A Williamson County woman has been sentenced to 75 years in prison for the murder of her father. Read More »

2014 Sack Hunger Campaign

WSIL-TV -- It's time again to Sack Hunger! For the third straight year, WSIL is helping fight hunger in southern Illinois with the Sack Hunger campaign at local high school football games. Read More »

Johnston City Mayor Does Ice Bucket Challenge

JOHNSTON CITY -- Johnston City Mayor Jim Mitchell has completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Read More »

Raising Awareness for ALS

HERRIN -- Staff at the Orthopaedic Institute of Southern Illinois got in on the ice bucket challenge Monday where the disease hits close to home. Read More »

Heat Forces Schools to Make Changes

WILLIAMSON COUNTY -- The hottest days of the year arrived just as school resumed, and it has some districts adjusting their plans. Read More »

Miners Take Series Over Florence

MARION -- The Southern Illinois Miners beat the Florence Freedom 8-4 Sunday. Read More »

Reagan Tribute Dinner Back in Marion

WILLIAMSON CO. -- The Republican party made their way to Williamson County for the Ronald Reagan Tribute Dinner. Read More »

Miners Fall To Freedom

MARION -- The Southern Illinois Miners played host to the Florence Freedom on Friday night. Read More »

Marion Football Accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

MARION -- Marion's football team accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Friday night. Read More »

Miners Can't Complete Sweep

MARION -- The Southern Illinois Miners missed a chance to complete a sweep of the Frontier Greys, falling 8-3. Read More »

Anchor Memory Center Groundbreaking in Marion

MARION -- Work's underway on a new facility for people dealing with memory loss. River to River Residential Community in Marion broke ground today on a new memory center called the Anchor. Read More »

Illinois Reaches Settlement Over "Shoddy" Home Loans

MARION -- Illinois will get about $300,000,000 in a settlement with Bank of America for selling faulty mortgages. Read More »

Deadly House Fire Under Investigation

PITTSBURG -- Williamson County authorities are investigating a deadly fire that took the life of 48-year-old Pittsburg resident Jeffrey Glover. Read More »

Parkway Manor Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge

MARION -- The Ice Bucket challenge is sweeping across Southern Illinois. Today, Parkway Manor in Marion took part in the fundraiser for the ALS Association. Read More »

Truck Crashes In Marion Town Square Plaza

MARION - A driver faces charges for crashing into a building in Marion. The crash happened about 12:30 a.m. Thursday on Town Square Plaza in Marion. Read More »

Illinois' Improving Jobs Picture

CHICAGO (AP) - Unemployment fell in all 12 Illinois metro areas in July. It was the fourth straight month of falling jobless rates across the state's metro areas. Read More »

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