Day of Fun at Carterville Block Party

CARTERVILLE -- Folks in Carterville took to the streets Friday to get to know their neighbors. The town's annual block party brought together firefighters, policemen, and elected officials to the parking lot behind city hall. Read More »

Carterville City Hall Repairs Finished

CARTERVILLE -- Crews finished repairing City Hall after bricks fell from the building in late March. Read More »

Herrin Hospital Unviels Plans to Expand

HERRIN -- Herrin Hospital plans upgrades and an expansion to its surgical operating rooms. Read More »

Woman Behind Bars For Baseball Bat Attack

MARION -- A Herrin woman will go to prison for beating her boyfriend with a baseball bat. Read More »

Crews Respond to Crash on I-57

WILLIAMSON CO. -- First responders called in a medical helicopter to a crash on Interstate 57 on Thursday. Read More »

State Cuts Start to Appear in Local City Budgets

MARION -- For most local cities, final budgets for next year are due within the week. Read More »

Friends Mourn the Loss of Marion Murder Victim

WILLIAMSON CO. -- Those close to the man shot to death in Marion Monday night tell News 3 they remain in shock tonight as they mourn his loss. Read More »

Dozens March Against Child Abuse

VIENNA -- It was perfect weather for a walk outside and one group in Vienna took advantage of it, for a good cause. Read More »

Logan's Payne and Woods Sign With Missouri

CARTERVILLE -- John A. Logan sophomore basketball players, Russell Woods and Martavian Payne are continuing their basketball careers at the University of Missouri. Read More »

SIU Softball Captures Win Against Evansville

CARBONDALE -- SIU's softball team played host to Evansville on Wednesday. Read More »

EXCLUSIVE: Gun Crime Victim at Heartland Hospital Recounts Ordeal

LAKE OF EGYPT -- The 71-year-old victim of a gun crime at Heartland Hospital sat on his porch in the chilly breeze Wednesday evening as the sun went down and told the story of what led to the lockdown at the hospital Tuesday afternoon and the arrest of a 74-year-old suspect. Read More »

Murder Suspect Makes First Appearance in Court Wednesday

MARION -- Wednesday morning 34-year-old Jack Thomas, Junior made his first appearance in Williamson County court. Read More »

Thatchcot House Named on Illinois' Most Endangered List

HERRIN -- One of the most historic buildings in Williamson County is now on a list of the most endangered buildings in Illinois. Read More »

How Much Sun Damage Do You Have?

CARBONDALE -- As it warms up outside many of us are thinking about the sun and the damage it can do to your skin. But, the truth is the sun is out there year round and you could have more UV damage than you think. Read More »

Road Work Planned on Route 13

WILLIAMSON CO. -- IDOT is warning drivers about nighttime lane reductions on Route 13 in Williamson County. Read More »

First Ever Cure PSP 5K Run/Walk

WSIL -- Sign up is under way for the first ever Cure Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Run for Hope. Read More »

Job Squad: April 22, 2015

WSIL -- There are plenty of places hiring in this week's Job Squad Report. Read More »

Injury Overshadows Battle of Unbeatens

CARTERVILLE -- In a matchup of unbeatens, Nashville and Carterville ended up tied 3-3 in a game that was suspended in the ninth inning due to a potentially serious injury. Read More »

Top Drag Boat Racer Calls Southern Illinois Home

CREAL SPRINGS-- Creal Springs mechanic and resident Scott Lumbert is a top professional drag boat racer. Read More »

Marion Mayor Demands Fixes to "The Hub"

MARION -- Mayor Bob Butler calls them "irritations" and "aggravations." Problems at The Hub that led to some stern, blunt talk with the co-owner of the company that manages it for the city. Read More »

Marion Launches New Smartphone App

MARION -- If you live in Marion you can now report road problems and other damage without even making a phone call. Read More »

Burial Reimbursement Cut for Poorest Families

MARION -- People who struggle to pay for funeral costs will no longer get help from the state. Read More »

One Person Shot, Killed in Marion

WSIL -- White County Sheriff Doug Maier says Jack Thomas Jr. was taken into custody just after 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at an apartment on Oak Street in Carmi. Read More »

Marine Veteran Hauled Before Union Board after News 3 Interview

MARION -- A Marine veteran who conducted an interview with News 3 about unemployment issues facing those who served their country was called before his local union's executive board Monday night. Read More »

Crews Repair Bridge Over Lake of Egypt Road

WILLIAMSON CO. -- People heading to the Lake of Egypt may need to find another way to get there. The bridge over Lake of Egypt road shut down today for repairs. Read More »

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