Illinois Forest Road Closing for Snake, Amphibian MigrationsThe roadway closes every year so that the animals can make their gradual, two-month move from areas where they live during the summer to winter hibernation habitats.
Dozens of Antique Vehicles Destroyed by Overnight FireFirefighters from 13 departments tackled the blaze. Haase says the majority of the personnel were used to shuttle water to the site, which had no access to fire hydrants due to its rural location.
Immigrant with Support in Illinois Town Released on BondLetters of support for Pacheco had poured in from the mayor, police chief and others in West Frankfort, which is solid Trump country but is also where Pacheco was the popular manager of La Fiesta Mexican Restaurant for a decade.
Coroner: 1 Dead in Small Plane Crash in Southern Illinois Authorities say one person is dead after an ultralight plane crash in Mount Vernon.
So IL Peach Crop Beats WeatherCrop had to endure a frigid winter, excessively wet spring and some dry patches this summer.
About 60 Farm Workers Treated After Exposure to PesticidesMount Hope-Funks Grove Fire Chief Eric Fulk says the workers largely suffered skin irritation because they entered the fields too soon after the chemical had been sprayed.
Jury Selection to Begin in Ex-Cop's Murder-For-Hire TrialDrew Peterson is serving a 38-year-sentence at the maximum security Menard Correctional Center in southern Illinois.
Earthquake Felt In Southern IllinoisUSGS says Sunday morning's 3.5 magnitude tremor recorded 37 miles south of Marion.
New DuQuoin State Fair Logo UnveiledThis year's southern Illinois festival will be August 27 - September 5.
Armadillo Spotted at Busch Stadium Might Have Other Friends in the Region
Former Pro Randy Wells Opens Belleville Baseball CenterFormer professional baseball player Randy Wells has opened a baseball academy in southern Illinois and is coaching varsity baseball at a Catholic high school in Belleville.
Body Parts Found at Scene Days After Fiery Truck CrashThe father of a southern Illinois man who died in a fiery weekend crash says a piece of his son's skull and the son's hands were found at the crash site days later.