WAKO News

HOLIDAY FIRE SAFETY TIPS

The Illinois State Fire Marshalls Office has offered some tips to stay safe from fire during this Christmas holiday season. All decorations should be either flame retardant or flame resistant.

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LOCAL AND AREA ARRESTS

Lawrenceville Police arrested an Indiana man on multiple offenses Wednesday. Taken into custody was 40 year old Jacob Morgan of Vincennes. He has been preliminarily charged with Unlawful Possession

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AREA MAN SENT TO PRISON

An area man was sent to prison this week on a child sex charge. 61 year old Keith Johnson of Dieterich was sentenced to 15 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after admitting to making

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LOCAL AND AREA ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department has arrested 38 year old Jennifer Childress of Lawrenceville for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. She was booked into the Lawrence County Jail and was

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