WAKO News

LAWRENCEVILLE ACCIDENTS

Lawrenceville Police have completed their investigation of two recent accidents. The first occured Wednesday about 4:40 p.m. in the 2200 block of James Street. A 2004 Chevrolet pickup being driven

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LOCAL AND AREA ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department arrested three out of county subjects Thursday. 35 year old Ricky Brandt of Allendale South Carolina was charged with Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine.

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BRIDGEPORT CITY COUNCIL

The Bridgeport City Council will soon have a new member. They approved the appointment of Brad McDaniel to the council at their regular session Tuesday night. He will replace Chuck Lemeron who

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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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