Miners Can't Complete Sweep

MARION -- The Southern Illinois Miners could not complete a three-game sweep of Gateway, as the Grizzlies rallied to win 8-4 Wednesday night. Read More »

Kidnapping Suspect in Custody

WSIL -- Eldorado Police say Sonny Pilgrim has been taken into custody. Read More »

Carterville Beach May Reopen as Day Use Area

CARTERVILLE -- A former recreational area in Williamson County could see new life. There's talk of reopening the old Carterville Beach as a day use area. Read More »

Cooler Temperatures Affect Area Pools

MARION-- Several rounds of cooler-than-normal temperatures recently mean a slump in summertime activities that depend on hot weather. Read More »

Marion House Fire Under Investigation

MARION -- Authorities are investigating a suspicious house fire in Marion. Read More »

Breaking It Down for National Dance Day

CARTERVILLE -- Many people across the country will be tapping their feet this weekend in honor of National Dance Day. And a local studio wants to get even more people involved. Read More »

Burke's Blasts Lead Miners Past Gateway

MARION -- Chris Burke homered twice and drove in four to lead the Miners to a 6-0 win over the Gateway Grizzlies. Read More »

Local Groups Urge State to Speed Up Fracking

WILLIAMSON CO. -- Frustration is growing for groups hoping to bring hydraulic fracturing and the possibility of jobs to southern Illinois. Read More »

Miners Open Nine Game Homestand With Win

MARION-- The Southern Illinois Miners rallied in the eighth inning to top the Gateway Grizzlies in their series opener 4-1. Read More »

Police: No Serial Rapist in Marion

WILLIAMSON COUNTY-- Rumors have been spreading in recent days, about a serial rapist in Marion. Police say, that's just not true. Read More »

IDOT Prepares to Open Marion Route 13 Overpass

WILLIAMSON COUNTY -- A major lane shift is expected to impact traffic on Route 13 in Marion. Drivers will soon get to travel on a new overpass. 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 »

New in the Neighborhood: July 21, 2014

WSIL -- Some people across our region are taking the plunge and opening a news businesses. Read More »

GEO Wraps Up With Criterium Race

CARTERVILLE-- The three stage Greater Egyptian Omnium wrapped up with the Continental Tire Criterium at John A. Logan college. Read More »

Salt Shortage Impacts Local Highway Departments

WSIL -- Winter is still several months away, but the preparation starts now. Local highway departments typically purchase their road salt during the summer. This year, they're running into some roadblocks. Read More »

Marion Railroad Overpass Opening This Week

WILLIAMSON CO. -- Drivers in Marion should get ready for some changes. Read More »

Pet Wellness Center Goes to the Dogs

HERRIN-- Man's best friend was the center of attention in Herrin Saturday. Read More »

WWII Bomber Attracts Hundreds for Day of Aviation

MARION -- A piece of aviation history was back on display at the Williamson County Airport Saturday. 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 »

Hoping to Boost Summer Lunch Programs

MARION -- Officials with the USDA and the Illinois Hunger Coalition were in Williamson County to increase participation in the summer lunch program. Read More »

Eliminating A Downtown Eyesore

JOHNSTON CITY -- Complaints about a vacant building have been coming in for several years now, but Johnston City leaders may have a new solution. Read More »

B-24 Bomber Open to the Public in Marion

MARION --Time is running out to tour "Diamond Lil," a B-24 bomber made in 1941. Read More »

Farmers Seeing Weeds Become Herbicide Tolerant

PITTSBURG -- Farmers across the Midwest have noticed an alarming trend that continues to get worse every year. Weeds that are developing resistance to popular herbicides. Read More »

Garnati Golf Day Tournament Helps Child Advocacy Groups

WILLIAMSON COUNTY -- An annual golf outing in Williamson County raised more than $20,000 for victims of child abuse. Read More »

Road Work Along Route 13 in Carterville

CARTERVILLE -- Crews are now working around the clock on a stretch of Route 13 in Williamson County. Read More »

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