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All-inclusive playground to be built in Anna, IL in honor of 1-year-old girl  KFVS

Plans are in motion to construct a new all-inclusive playground to be built at the city park in Anna, Illinois.

Anna, IL city-wide boil order lifted after water main break near car wash  KFVS

ANNA, IL (KFVS) - The City of Anna, Illinois has now lifted a city-wide boil water order after a water main break near a car wash on Friday morning, May 18.

Union County Roundup: Meet the candidates  The Southern

Citizens of Union County will decide a number of local government races this Nov. 6.

Thirteen wrestlers represent Southern Illinois at the state championships  The Southern

When the state wrestling championship opens at the State Farm Center in Champaign Thursday with the Class 1A preliminary matches at noon, eight local ...

Some schools stay open despite below-zero wind chills  WSIL TV

UNION CO., Ill. -- How cold is too cold to keep kids out of school?

Wildcats look to extend playoff string  The Southern

If the Anna-Jonesboro football team is to make their 16th straight playoff appearance, it will have to overcome a shortage of players and a lack of experience.

Shirley J. Elkins  The Vienna TImes

Shirley J. Elkins, age 69 years, a resident of Buncombe, passed away Tuesday morning, December 18, 2018, at 3:45 AM at her home. Shirley was born August ...

SIUC makes new play to boost enrollment with a 'hands-on' day for local high school seniors  The Southern

CARBONDALE — On Sept. 19, Southern Illinois University Carbondale will put its laboratories, racecars, flight simulators and green rooftops on display, hoping ...

Tough test for 5-1 Indians tonight: Undefeated Anna-Jonesboro  Du Quoin Evening Call

DU QUOIN -- The Indians' varsity football team (5-1) is set to face its toughest challenge of the season Friday when it travels to Anna-Jonesboro to take on the ...

Anna-Jonesboro Community High School investigating bullying incident  KFVS

Anna-Jonesboro Community High School leaders are investigating reports of a bullying incident at school.

Local teen hopes telling her story will inspire other young girls being abused  WSIL TV

UNION COUNTY, Ill. -- A Union County teen hopes sharing her story of being sexually abused, can make a difference for other young women.

Changes coming to high school football  WSIL TV

WSIL -- The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) approved a proposal on Tuesday to change who and where football teams could play.

Police investigate sexual harassment claims at MTVHS - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois  WSIL TV

MT. VERNON, Ill. -- Authorities in Mt. Vernon investigate claims of sexual harassment at the high school.

Donald L. Brooks  The Southern

MARION — At the age of 80, Donald Brooks passed away suddenly on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, as the result ...

Southeast Missouri State University is pulling more Illinois students than ever  The Southern

CARBONDALE— Southeast Missouri State University's in-state enrollment is about the same as it was 10 years ago.

Class 1A, 3A high school football playoffs, Round Two  The State Journal-Register

CLASS 1A. ATHENS (8-2) at ARGENTA-OREANA (9-1). WHERE: Argenta-Oreana H.S., 500 N. Main, Argenta. WHEN: 2 p.m. Saturday. AP RANKINGS: Athens ...

A-J's Vaughn is The Southern's Baseball Player of the Year  The Southern

Tyler Vaughn wrapped up a terrific four-year varsity career for the Anna-Jonesboro High School baseball team this spring.

Anna-Jonesboro wins Goreville title  The Southern

GOREVILLE — Someone forgot to tell Johnston City that it was playing its fourth game in three days.

Warrant Wednesday: October 24, 2018  WSIL TV

WSIL -- Multiple sheriff's departments are asking for the public's help finding people with outstanding warrants.

A 16-year-old Anna teen is being honored for saving a man's life  The Southern

16-year-old Kyle McMahan stopped after he saw something strange on the side of I-57. The Union County Sheriff says his stop saved a man's life.


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Wildcats extend their home winning streak to 17 with win over Carbondale  The Southern

ANNA — Anna-Jonesboro-Cobden beat Carbondale 3-0 to extend its home winning streak to 17 games and its season winning streak to five in a ...

Local hunter kills possible record-breaking buck  WSIL TV

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Ill. -- A hunter in Williamson County could be in the running for one of the largest bucks ever shot in America.

History-making A-J/Cobden Wildcats take on Rockford (Keith Country Day) in state semifinals  The Southern

ANNA —The history-writing Anna-Jonesboro/Cobden Wildcats join select company when they take on two-time Final Four state-qualifier Rockford (Keith ...

Holocaust survivor shares message of 'perseverance, determination and hope' with capacity crowd in Anna  The Southern

ANNA — Marion Blumenthal Lazan takes her responsibility as a witness of the atrocities of the Holocaust seriously.

Man arrested, charged with murder  WSIL TV

WSIL -- Illinois State Police (ISP) announced they arrested a man today on murder charges today in relation to a shooting in Pulaski County last week.

Parents call for end to school bullying  The Southern

Just a little more than a year ago, a 15-year-old Cambria boy with aspirations of joining the Army infantry to pay his way through college aimed a 12-gauge ...

Conference realignment talk resurfaces again  The Randolph County Herald-Tribune

Conference realignment talk has apparently come back to the forefront, as officials from several regional school districts are reportedly discussing forming a new ...

Police chase leads to crash in Pulaski County  WSIL TV

PULASKI CO., Ill. -- Two people went to the hospital after crashing their car during a police chase.

Illinois lawmaker introduces mileage tax pilot program - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois  WSIL TV

WSIL -- A Chicago lawmaker wants to fund road repairs by taxing the number of miles you drive.

Franklin County EMA assisting Central Illinois with tornado recovery efforts  WSIL TV

CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Emergency Management officials in Central Illinois are investigating a dozen reports of tornadoes touching down.

Hundreds of new laws coming to Illinois in 2019  WSIL TV

WSIL -- When we ring in the new year, we'll also ring in more than 250 new laws in Illinois.

IDOT getting ready for winter weather  WSIL TV

JACKSON COUNTY, Ill. -- The expected wintry weather has prompted the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) to begin its routine procedures when ...

Illinois lawmakers react to $15/hour minimum wage raise  WSIL TV

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois lawmakers are reacting the the passage of legistlation that would gradually increase the statewide minimum wage to $15 per hour by ...

Disaster drill held ahead of Fort Massac Encampment  WSIL TV

METROPOLIS, Ill. -- Organizers of the annual Fort Massac Encampment expect thousands of people in Metropolis this weekend, and while they don't expect ...

Elkville man arrested for making bomb threats  WSIL TV

JACKSON CO., Ill. -- Justin Bagley of Elkville has been arrested for making multiple bombs threats to places in Taber, Alberta, Canada.

Starr quality: Former child actor Jeff Starr now lives and works in Anna, Ill.  Southeast Missourian

ANNA, Ill. -- Child stars are a curious bunch. Some, such as Jodie Foster or Kurt Russell, have been able to parlay their early successes into long-lasting careers ...

Highlights from second Illinois gubernatorial debate - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois  WSIL TV

CHICAGO -- With election day now just over a month away candidates are making their pitch to undecided voters. In a contentious, often heated debate, Illinois ...

Rules for recording others in Illinois - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois  WSIL TV

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- An Illinois teen is facing felony charges after secretly recording audio of his conversation with the principal. News Three talked with a ...

Pritzker signs orders on union pay increases, transparency  WSIL TV

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Governor JB Pritzker takes action on a few topics on his first full day as governor.

Buckminster Fuller's work highlighted at SIU - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois  WSIL TV

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Former Southern Illinois University Professor Buckminster Fuller is recognized 50 years after his manifesto for a design revolution "A ...

Franklin County EMA back home after helping tornado victims  WSIL TV

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ill. -- Members of the Franklin County Emergency Management Agency (FCEMA) are back from central Illinois after helping Taylorville ...

Panthermania! Pinckneyville spikers pop Chester in two sets to capture regional title in Anna  Daily Register

ANNA -- The Pinckneyville Panthers volleyball team hit no speed bumps transitioning from their successful regular season into the postseason.

Group aims to get more women to run for office  WSIL TV

CARTERVILLE -- The Illinois Women's Institute for Leadership is working to increase the representation of women in politics. "Women need a seat and the table ...

Investigators detail case against man accused of killing parents  WSIL TV

MURPHYSBORO, Ill. -- Testimony begins in the trial of a man accused of murdering his parents in the home they shared in Murphysboro.

Tom Peeler left a lasting legacy as a football coach and teacher  Peoria Journal Star

PEORIA — Tom Peeler was far more than a football coach. He was a husband, a father, a mentor, a teacher, a friend and so much more.On Friday, Peeler died ...

Proposed new emojis more inclusive - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois  WSIL TV

WSIL -- The unicode consortium has 179 proposed draft candidates for the next generation of emoji.

Mickey and friends to help with bedtime routine  WSIL TV

WSIL -- Now that it's back-to-school time, many parents are having trouble adjusting their children's sleep schedules. But there's good news: Mickey and Minnie ...

Charges dropped against Bethune in Varughese death  WSIL TV

MURPHYSBORO, Ill. -- Charges have been dropped against a man accused of killing a SIU student. In June, a jury convicted Gaege Bethune of murder in the ...

Former provost nominated for interim chancellor job at SIUC  WSIL TV

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- The interim president of Southern Illinois University picks a former provost to lead the Carbondale campus.

Doyle Vines  The Southern

COBDEN — Doyle Ray Vines, 67, died at 1:50 p.m. Wednesday, June 24, 2015, in Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion.

'Traveling Bandit' linked to Mt. Vernon bank robbery is caught  WSIL TV

WSIL -- The man accused of robbing banks across the country, including one in Mt. Vernon, is now in custody.

2016 PARCC test results  Chicago Tribune

The Tribune reviewed the passing, or proficiency, rate on the PARCC exams across both reading and math in all grades tested at some 3,700 schools, ...

Man killed in Franklin County hit and run  WSIL TV

FRANKLIN Co. -- A West Frankfort man died in a hit and run crash Saturday morning on Route 37. The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says a passing utility ...

NWS Survey: Three tornadoes touched down Thursday evening  WSIL TV

The National Weather *Service* in Paducah confirmed three tornadoes occurred Thursday evening in northern Cape Girardeau County and far western Union ...

Democrats pick Webb to run for state senate seat  WSIL TV

WSIL -- Democratic leaders in the 59th state senate district picked Goreville Superintendent Steve Webb to be their candidate for the seat.

Player of the Week  WSIL TV

WSIL-TV -- Who was this week's Player of the Week in high school basketball? You decide!

HUD: Cairo families must leave or be locked out  WSIL TV

WASHINGTON – Nearly 35 families living at Elmwood and McBride housing complexes in Cairo, Illinois have a little more than two months to move out or be ...

Scanner traffic gives closer look at officer-involved shooting  WSIL TV

UPDATE AUGUST 23, 2018 at 7:00 P.M.: WSIL -- The man accused of shooting at police and leading officers on a multi-county chase is now charged with five ...

Poplar Bluff factory workers fear additional layoffs  WSIL TV

POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- The Trump administration has promised to bring back American jobs, but now the administration's trade policy-- specifically the steel ...

Durkota named new Du Quoin fire chief - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois  WSIL TV

Du QUOIN -- The city of Du Quoin has named David Durkota as new fire chief. The city council approved Durkota Monday night, he's a 23-year veteran of the Du ...

Three arrested for helping jail escapees  WSIL TV

WHITE COUNTY, Ill. -- Three people were arrested for allegedly assisting jail escapees, Zachery Shock and Johnny Tipton.

Poplar Bluff student killed, hit by school bus  WSIL TV

POPLAR BLUFF -- Friday morning, staff and students at the Poplar Bluff Middle School geared up for another regular school day, however that all changed in an ...

Man found guilty of murder in 2015 Marion shooting  WSIL TV

Williamson County -- The County jury has founded Jack Thomas Jr. guilty of first degree murder.

Head-on collision on Hwy. 51 north of Dowell - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois  WSIL TV

JACKSON CO. -- Two vehicles collided head-on Sunday after on Highway 51 at Beech Road in Jackson County.

Sports Extra  WSIL TV

WSIL-TV-- With the end of basketball, means we bring you highlights from the diamond as baseball and softball season gets underway. Read More ...

Festivals List | SIU |  The Southern

MAY 2014. OLD KING COAL FESTIVAL. Pageant, vendors, talent contest, midway, entertainment, memorial *service*, water fights, Old King Coal and a parade.

Bill proposed to ban assault weapons in Illinois  WSIL TV

WSIL -- A new bill has gun advocates worried about an outright ban on firearms.

Alexander County Housing Authority rated worst in America by HUD  The Southern

CAIRO — The Alexander County Housing Authority is the worst rated public housing authority in America, according to the latest assessment scores released by ...

Records detail officer's inappropriate behavior with women - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois  WSIL TV

MT. VERNON -- A former Mt. Vernon police officer accused of sexual assault has a history of inappropriate behavior with women, according to records obtained ...

Lawsuit filed against SIU Law School by former student  WSIL TV

CARBONDALE -- Southern Illinois University School of Law is facing a federal lawsuit after a former student claims she was coerced into accepting punishment ...

Deadly rollover crash in Carbondale  WSIL TV

WSIL -- Jackson County deputies responded to a vehicle rollover crash in Carbondale. It happened around 7:45 p.m. on Sunday on North Marion Street by ...

SIU community reacts to dorms closing - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois  WSIL TV

CARBONDALE -- SIU's decision to close most dorms on the east side of campus could mean major changes for the economy of that side of Carbondale.

Warrant Wednesday: March 7, 2018  WSIL TV

JEFFERSON COUNTY -- The Jefferson County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help finding people with outstanding warrants.

Crackdown on sending drugs by mail  WSIL TV

WSIL -- Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner believes improved detection and better scrutiny of mail will slow the spread of illegal drugs.

More attractions bringing more people to Shawnee Forest  WSIL TV

WSIL -- Business owners and local tourism bureaus are working to draw people to the Shawnee National Forest and the area surrounding Garden of the Gods.

Mt. Vernon shooting suspect now charged with murder  WSIL TV

MT. VERNON -- Police arrested person of interest 18-year-old Roderick Oats Jr. in connection to the shooting.

Shawnee Mass Transit District celebrates 15 years - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois  WSIL TV

CARBONDALE -- The Shawnee Mass Transit District is celebrating 15 years and 18 million miles in southern Illinois. Shawnee MTD is a state and federally ...

Family, friends remember Crossville man killed by tornado  WSIL TV

CROSSVILLE -- Family and friends gathered at what's left of the home of a man who was killed in Tuesday night's tornado.

SIU to tear down one of its towers  WSIL TV

CARBONDALE -- The towers at SIU have been one of the university's most recognizable features for years.

Marion re-bricking South Market Street - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois  WSIL TV

MARION -- The Marion City Council tweaked its plans to repair a 100-year-old brick section of South Market Street. The city plans to pull up the old bricks and put ...

Body of drowning victim recovered from Kinkaid Lake  WSIL TV

JACKSON COUNTY -- A search is underway at Kinkaid Lake. Officials from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources confirm that they are searching the ...

The Prince of Darkness takes to the stage at Moonstock  WSIL TV

CARTERVILLE -- It was the moment everyone was waiting for: "Are you ready?!?!?" Ozzy Osbourne shouted as he came on stage moments before the eclipse.

Drinking water safety: A tale of two cities  WSIL TV

CARBONDALE -- Where you live in Southern Illinois could determine the safety of your drinking water.

Rend Lake College votes to leave SICCM - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois  WSIL TV

HERRIN -- A tech school collective called Southern Illinois Collegiate Common Market or SICCM for short could see some big changes. It comes after Rend ...

Former Carterville pharmacist indicted on 12 counts - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois  WSIL TV

MARION -- The former owner of Tri-C Medical Pharmacy in Carterville has been indicted on multiple charges for illegally operating a pharmacy.

Arrests made in Jefferson County burglary ring - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois  WSIL TV

JEFFERSON CO. -- Seven people have been arrested in connection with a burglary ring in Jefferson County.

Sisters star in cable hunting show, "Grace, Camo, & Lace"  WSIL TV

HARDIN COUNTY -- Two sisters, Alli and Adriana Armstrong, have turned a passion for hunting into a career. The two girls started hunting with their father from ...

10 arrested in Jefferson County warrant sweep - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois  WSIL TV

MT. VERNON -- The Mt. Vernon Police Department says ten people have been arrested during a warrant sweep in Jefferson County.The arrests come after an ...

Trooper injured in I-57 crash  WSIL TV

JEFFERSON CO. -- An Illinois State Police trooper was injured Wednesday in a crash on Interstate 57.

Local motorcycle club raises money for This Able Veteran  WSIL TV

MARION -- The Fire and Iron Motorcycle Club had their 7th annual poker run and fundraiser Saturday afternoon. The group made stops at different fire stations ...

Court documents reveal more information about Carbondale shootin  WSIL TV

WSIL -- An investigation continues into three Kansas men believed to be suspects in the shooting of Carbondale Police Officer Trey Harris.

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