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Stewart Sets American Record In Weightlifting Competition

CARTERVILLE -- Carterville resident Brady Stewart has been competing in weightlifting for the past 15 years. He recently competed at the Arnold Classic Pro Bench Press Championships. Read More »

Route 57 Ramps Impacted By Sem- Crash

MARION -- Another day for frustrating delays for drivers traveling northbound on Interstate 57 Friday. Read More »

I-57 Reduced to One Lane After Semi Crash

WILLIAMSON CO. -- A heads up for drivers who travel Interstate 57. Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane near Johnston City for a while. Read More »

Bricks Fall From Carterville City Hall

CARTERVILLE -- A portion of Carterville City Hall and the road beside it will be closed for repairs after bricks fell from the building early Thursday morning. Read More »

New IDHA Program Provides Homebuyer Assistance

MARION -- The Illinois Housing Development Authority offers first time home buyers several options for financial assistance. A program called "Welcome Home Illinois" expired in November, but in March IHDA introduced a new program called "At Home Illinois." Read More »

Lightning Damages 2 Hurst Homes

HURST -- Wednesday night's storms caused extensive damage to two homes in Williamson County. Read More »

Drivers Ed Teachers Adapt to Teen Distracted Driving

WILLIAMSON CO. -- Every year, new distracted driving laws promise to keep our roads safer. That means drivers education teachers have to stay on their toes to keep up. Read More »

Van Fire Causes Traffic Delays

WILLIAMSON CO. -- A vehicle fire caused a traffic backup on Route 13 Thursday. Read More »

Flooding Closes Johnston City Schools

JOHNSTON CITY -- Johnston City Schools were out Thursday because of flooding at one of the grade school buildings. Read More »

Death of Johnston City Woman Under Investigation

FRANKLIN CO. -- Franklin County authorities are investigating the death of a Johnston City woman found in an overturned vehicle. Read More »

Lightning Strikes Hurst Home and Nearby Tree

HURST -- A home in Hurst suffered severe damage after lightning struck, sparking a fire. Read More »

Police Chase Spans Multiple Counties

WSIL -- A police chase that spanned through five southern Illinois counties has ended with two people being arrested. Read More »

JALC Holds Annual Job Fair

CARTERVILLE -- Hundreds of people looking for work got a jump start on their job search Wednesday when John A.Logan College held a job fair on campus. Read More »

Marion Man Found Guilty of Gun Possession

JACKSON CO. -- A Marion man has been found guilty of unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon. Read More »

Try Scuba at Two Upcoming Events

WSIL -- You don't have to travel to Florida, Hawaii or some other far away place to go scuba diving. Read More »

Affordable Care Act Deadline Extended

WSIL -- If you missed the deadline to enroll in a health care plan under the Affordable Care Act, the deadline has been extended in Illinois. Read More »

Carterville Man Behind Bars for Drugs and Stolen Gun

WILLIAMSON CO. -- A Carterville man is behind bars for having drugs and a stolen gun. Read More »

Power Suppliers Struggle with Pending Carbon Emission Limits

MARION--Talks of several environmental regulations at both the federal and state level could impact the power supply in our region. Read More »

South Side Lumber Breaks Ground on Expansion Project

HERRIN -- South Side Lumber has been a mainstay in Herrin since 1946, and now it's expanding. Tuesday, owners and supporters held a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the next phase. Read More »

IDOT Pushes Message of Work Zone Safety

WSIL -- This is National Work Zone Awareness Week, and the Illinois Department of Transportation is calling attention to work zone safety. Read More »

Carterville Man Arrested on Drug, Weapons Charges

WILLIAMSON CO. -- A Carterville man is facing drug and weapons charges. Read More »

Ask Amy: Torch Lite

MARION -- Lighting up small, dark places can be a challenge, especially if you need to be hands free. Read More »

Smothers Beats Alma Mater at Collegiate Alma Mater

CARBONDALE -- Former Saluki Clint Smothers' Warren Township baseball team beat his high school alma mater, Marion, 10-4 in a game played at SIU Monday. Read More »

Winter Weather Causes Damage to Two Government Buildings

MARION -- Marion City Hall and the Jackson County Courthouse have suffered severe winter damage. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: March 23, 2015

WSIL -- A popular spot in Jackson County has landed at the bottom of this week's Restaurant Report Card. Read More »

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