Candidates Hand Out Cash

WSIL -- Governor Pat Quinn was in Mt. Vernon Friday, where he presented the city with more than one and a half million dollars to turn the old armory building into a rec center. Read More »

New Terminal Coming to Williamson County Airport

MARION -- After seven years of planning, the Williamson County Airport is finally getting a new terminal. Congressman Bill Enyart joined airport officials Friday to break ground on the new facility. Read More »

One in Five Households on Food Stamps

MARION -- New statistics show the state jobless rate is dropping, but the number of people looking for food help is on the rise. Roughly one in five families in Illinois rely on food stamps. Read More »

Construction Along Route 13 Impacting Businesses

CARTERVILLE -- Construction along Route 13 has forced many drivers to alter their routes and that has meant less traffic going by some businesses. Read More »

Lawsuit Filed Against Gun Range

MARION -- Just days after Tombstone Gun Range's rife range reopened, a lawsuit has been filed against the company. Read More »

Road Crews Race to Beat Winter

CARTERVILLE -- With winter quickly approaching, contractors say they can't afford to slow down on road construction along Route 13. Read More »

Work Nearly Complete at Marion Rec Center

MARION -- Construction continues on Marion's new rec center. But delays mean it won't be open until after the first of the year. Read More »

Marion Teens Build Habitat For Humanity Home

MARION -- Marion High School students have partnered with Williamson County Habitat For Humanity to build a home. Read More »

Cobden Advances to Regional Championship

GOREVILLE - The Cobden Appleknockers advanced to the Goreville 1A Volleyball Regional Championship game with a 20-25, 25-12, 25-15 win over Goreville Tuesday night. Read More »

Boehner Stumps For Bost In Marion

MARION -- Southern Illinois takes center stage in national politics, as the Speaker of the House of Representatives comes to support a local congressional candidate. Read More »

Trial of Former Carterville Band Director Delayed

MURPHYSBORO -- The trial of a former Carterville band director accused of taking inappropriate pictures has been delayed. Read More »

Marion Prison Inmate Charged with Assaulting Correctional Officer

BENTON, Ill. (AP) - A Maryland man serving a 60-year federal prison sentence has pleaded not guilty to charges he assaulted a correctional officer in Illinois. Read More »

Marion Police Investigating Retail Theft

MARION -- Police in Marion need help identifying a theft suspect. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: Oct. 27, 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 »

More Businesses Move to Herrin TIF District

HERRIN -- New businesses will open soon in Herrin, while others expand. Some attribute the economic growth to the city's two TIF districts. Read More »

Vandals Slash Tires of Marion Business

MARION -- Police say vandals in Williamson County caused thousands of dollars worth of damage to a local business. Read More »

Carterville Veteran Heads to D.C.

CARTERVILLE -- The number of veterans from World War II is quickly dwindling. But, a program that honors senior veterans and their service is helping these heroes connect with their past. Read More »

Marion Soccer Wins Regional Championship In Overtime

CARBONDALE -- Carbondale's soccer team played host to Marion in a regional championship game on Saturday. Read More »

Music, Fellowship Bring People Together in Marion

MARION -- Music filled the streets of Marion Saturday afternoon. Read More »

Herrin Tigers Shut-Out The Central Breese

HERRIN -- The Herrin Tigers topped Breese Central by 49 points as they end the shut-out game 49-0. Read More »

Johnston City Wins Black Diamond Title

MCLEANSBORO-- Johnston City dominates Hamilton County 47-6 to win the Black Diamond title. Read More »

Carterville Ends Season Undefeated

WEST FRANKFORT -- The Carterville Lions beat the West Frankfort Redbirds to finish the regular season 9-0 for the second straight season. Read More »

New Mining Technology on the Market

WILLIAMSON CO. -- New equipment designed to help protect coal miners against black lung disease is now on the market. It's the work of SIU researchers. Read More »

Unsung Hero: Karen Kilmer and Jaylynn Williams

MARION -- A mother and daughter are being called heroes after helping save a man's life when he had a seizure. Read More »

Elevated Expectations

CARTERVILLE -- With a deep, talented, and experienced roster, the John A. Logan Volunteers have high expectations for the upcoming season. Read More »

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