Southern Illinois


St. Louis Eateries Featured on ‘Bizarre Foods’ Show

“Our bizarre food was toasted raviolis and jello shots,” says Jenny Dean, an employee at Joyce’s Corner, a walkup window at Soulard Market. “They’re pretty strong jello shots.”


Illinois Governor Pat Quinn makes his remarks during the opening at the state fair in DuQuoin, Illinois on August 23, 2013.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Southern Illinois Gets Broadband Boost

Gov. Pat Quinn announces $1.5 million investment in technology.



Budget Cuts Could Cause Safety Concerns for So. IL

The safety of southern Illinoisans could be put at risk if congressional budget cuts force federal prosecutors to take extended furlough days, the U.S. attorney for the region said.


Southern Illinois Family’s Syrup Making Mistaken for Meth Lab

Drug agents showed up at her home near Anna on Wednesday morning saying they fielded a report that a meth-making operation was on the Union County property.


Former Illinois Adjutant General William Enyart

Rep. Enyart Weighs In On East St. Louis Crime

“We need to look at education; we need to look at public safety; we have to look at the infrastructure of the cities,” he said.


Breast Cancer

New Siteman Cancer Center Opens in South County

If you need cancer treatment and you live in southern Illinois or in South St. Louis County, you now have a new option.



Federal Judge in Southern Illinois to Retire

63-year-old U.S. District Judge G. Patrick Murphy has told President Barack Obama in writing that he’ll step down on Dec. 1.


Sheila Simon

Illinois Lt. Governor Weighs In On Guns

“I think what we need to look at is from the point of view of ‘how do we keep ourselves safe,’ and that’s a different answer, depending on where you are in the state.”


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Man, 34, Gets Reduced Sentence In Park Sex Attack

Keith Recklein was resentenced Wednesday in Madison County in the 2008 attack on the woman at Horseshoe Lake State Park.


Tornado damage in Harrisburg, Illinois. March 15, 2012 (Getty/Scott Olson)

Monuments Dedicated To Harrisburg Tornado Victims

The monuments to victims of the Feb. 29 tornado were dedicated Thursday outside Harrisburg Medical Center.




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